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Body found in RV fire near Gilroy City Hall

A man’s body was discovered during an investigation into a recreational vehicle fire early March 14 in Gilroy, police said. The man’s remains were found...

New mayor, council members take seats in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill’s new mayor, Mark Turner, and District D Councilmember Marilyn Librers were sworn in and welcomed to the dais at the Dec. 14...

Freels retiring as Gilroy’s city clerk

Shawna Freels is retiring as Gilroy’s city clerk after 14 years at the helm. Freels announced her intentions to the city council in a letter...

City takes a look at homeless issue

The stabbing of a Gilroy pizza restaurant last week by a homeless man with a criminal record fueled a special public meeting Jan. 17...

City, property owners outline plan for dangerous building

GILROY—Criminal action against owners of a dangerous downtown building will be halted if they make progress to address its earthquake safety issues, the city has agreed.

City spells out contacts on unsafe buildings

GILROY—Over the last three years, City Hall employees mailed 51 letters to the owners of the Water Store downtown to alert them about the building’s dangerous condition, according to documents provided to the Dispatch by City Administrator Tom Haglund. The problem is, they all went to the same place.

Gilroy building owners stunned by city warrants

GILROY—City officials weren’t bluffing when the Gilroy Police Department mailed arrest warrants to the owners of two downtown buildings cited as earthquake safety hazards.

Q & A with mayoral candidate Dion Bracco

Q: Why are you running?

City to set sail with steady rise in sewer rates

Gilroy residents and business owners have until Monday to formally protest the city’s plans to raise sewer service rates more than 40 percent over the next five years – a necessary spike, officials say, that will fund anticipated rising costs in maintenance and wastewater operations.