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September 24, 2020

Tag: domestic violence

Services still available for domestic violence victims

A prolonged countywide stay-at-home order can prove uniquely challenging to domestic violence victims who are stuck in abusive relationships, as advocates and community service providers have been forced to adapt to public health directives in order to continue to offer services.

Community Solutions to present ‘Historias de Mi Madre’

Community Solutions announced this week that its 12th annual production of Historias de Mi Madre (My Mother’s Stories) will celebrate the grassroots beginnings of...

Tamale fest raises funds for Latino programs

Three years ago, CARAS—the Community Agency for Resources, Advocacy and Services—first opened its doors in Gilroy to offer assistance to the Latino community. The nonprofit organization picked up where MACSA—Mexican American Community Services Agency—left off when it closed its downtown Gilroy office.

Violent attacks around the Garlic Capital

Police responded to several violent incidents over the weekend, involving both strangers and romantic partners. Here are a few events:

Local honored as Legal Advocate of the Year

Community Solutions’ Anita Wilson was presented with the 2012 Legal Advocate of the Year award by the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence last weekend, according to a press release from Community Solutions which is based in Gilroy.

Police briefs: Auto burglaries at Saint Mary’s Church

Gilroy police dealt with and arrested several people over the weekend. Here are some significant incidents:

MH man arrested after attacking girlfriend in bar

A Morgan Hill man was arrested after a brazen domestic violence assault and kidnapping that took place at a downtown bar, police said.

Officer murder-suicide at Gilroy home

Neighbors in a manicured neighborhood off Santa Teresa Boulevard