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Gilroy Garlic Festival hands out checks

Gilroy City Councilmember Tom Cline said while he was in Modesto recently, someone asked him if the Garlic Festival had moved to Stockton. The person...
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Garlic Festival organizers dismissed from shooting lawsuit

Editor’s note: This article was updated to reflect the court’s Nov. 16 decision to finalize the decision, as well as additional statements. A Santa Clara...
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PHOTO: Gilroy garlic bread event benefits veterans hall

Jeff Speno (left) joins other volunteers in grilling garlic bread April 15 at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Gilroy. The Gilroy Garlic Festival...
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Gilroy Garlic Festival Association preps for National Garlic Month

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association will mark National Garlic Month with a series of fundraising events in April and beyond. The Association recently announced the...
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Gilroy Garlic Festival’s golf tournament tees off June 23

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced the return of its Golf Classic, teeing off on June 23 at the Gilroy Golf Course. The afternoon of...
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Garlic titan Don Christopher dies

Editor's note: This article was updated and expanded on Dec. 14. Don Christopher, who grew a handful of garlic fields into an internationally recognized brand...
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Insurance remains hurdle for Gilroy Garlic Festival

City officials and Gilroy Garlic Festival representatives gathered for a meeting Oct. 24 to discuss the future of the iconic event and its ongoing...
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Local Scene: Garlic Festival benefit for schools; author talk on Dunne...

Gourmet Alley food benefits local high schools The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association will be offering an abbreviated Gourmet Alley menu at the JV and Varsity...
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New book highlights four decades of Gilroy Garlic Festival history

Throughout its four-decade history, the Gilroy Garlic Festival served as the city’s unofficial leadership academy, where countless volunteers grew up not only in the...
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Garlic Festival opens grant application period

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association is inviting local nonprofit organizations to apply for grants. Grant funds range from $500 to $5,000 per application per year....