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Local Scene: May 18 quilt show benefits AAUW

Quilt show benefits AAUW The AAUW Gilroy branch will host a quilt show and lunch from 11am-2:30pm May 18 at the IFDES Hall, 250 Old...

Local Scene: Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super...

Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super Bowl Fans of the San Francisco 49ers are hungry for victory—and for garlic, if a recent...

ICYMI: Garlic Festival events start this weekend

The Gilroy Garlic Festival’s first events since 2019 begin July 23. Planned over two weekends of July 23-25 and July 30-Aug. 1 at Gilroy Presbyterian...

Five more Garlic Fest claims filed against city

Five more victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting—including the family of Keyla Salazar—have filed claims for damages against the city for death, injuries and other trauma suffered as a result of the incident.

DA: Officers ‘saved lives’ at Gilroy Garlic Festival

An investigation into the deadly July 28, 2019 Garlic Festival shooting found that three Gilroy police officers acted lawfully when they fired multiple shots at suspect Santino Legan, striking him several times before he shot himself in the head.

Garlic Festival’s executive director resigns

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that Brian Bowe, who has served as Executive Director for the festival for 14 years, has officially resigned....

Lawsuit: Garlic Fest should use DHS safety guide

Organizers of the Gilroy Garlic Festival did not follow a lengthy list of recommendations from U.S. authorities on how to properly secure large outdoor public gatherings, according to a lawsuit filed by five victims of the July 28 mass shooting at Christmas Hill Park.

Businesses, foundations lead giving to Garlic Festival victims fund

The money came in from all over the country, from customers and employees of giant companies and mom-and-pop stores, from community foundations, from fundraisers...

Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee talks about the Garlic Festival shooting

Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee stopped by the Garlic Festival law enforcement tent at “Gate 3” on Miller Avenue on his way home with...

Police chief names ‘hero’ officers in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Eric Cryar, Hugo Del Moral and Robert Basuino are the Gilroy police officers hailed as heroes for shooting and killing the gunman who murdered three people and injured more than a dozen others at the Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28.