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Fireworks sales heating up

Gilroy residents eager to blow stuff up for a good cause flooded fireworks sales booths on Sunday, the first day of fireworks sales in the city, giving some of the 16 nonprofits licensed to sell fireworks high hopes for exploding profits during their short, four-day sales season.

Hit-and-run victim’s health improving

Hit-and-run victim Joshua Valdez, 22, has started to stay awake for prolonged periods of time and has even started moving his legs on his own, according to his friend Josh Diget.

Woman arrested in hit and run of ‘Joshie’

Five days after police found 22-year-old Joshua Valdez lying unconscious late at night in the middle of a busy Morgan Hill intersection, the comatose local resident’s friends are “relieved” that a suspect was arrested in relation to the hit-and-run that apparently caused his injuries.

Amazing Andrew: Graduation just another milestone

Holding out his ring finger with the mechanical nonchalance of someone who gets pricked by a needle five times a day, Andrew Cabatingan's eyes widen at the momentary nip of pain.

Let freedom ring! Memorial Day parade Monday

Besides getting a jump-start on bumper-to-bumper traffic that will likely clog U.S. 101 for a gazillion hours on Monday, Gilroyans leaving town for Memorial Day weekend have another good reason to head back Sunday night.

SOFTBALL: Gilroy overpowers Sobrato 9-4 in CCS first round

Don’t let the seeds fool you. Gilroy reached the Central Coast Section Division II softball playoffs by the skin of its garlic, winning four of its final six games in Tri-County Athletic League play.

Blood drive May 26 to honor local philanthropist

Lifelong Gilroy resident Richard “Rich” Hoenck has given back to the community throughout his life, and now he wants to contribute in another way: With a blood drive Saturday, May 26.

Wish granted, then it’s a rocky ride to jail

Three years ago, a Gilroy High School senior suffering from lupus beamed when the Make-A-Wish Foundation made his automotive fantasy come true, giving his 1995 Honda Civic a complete makeover including a new paint job, stereo, keyless entry system, shiny gold rims and new tires with a lifetime warranty.

Kudos, mustangs! GHS receives six-year accreditation term from WASC

After being thoroughly scrutinized in March by a committee from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Principal Marco Sanchez found out today that GHS will be given the second highest accreditation term a school can receive. GHS was awarded a six-year accreditation term through 2018, with one mid-term visit in 2015.

Savory studies: GHS is cookin’

When a teenager disappears into the kitchen to whip up some chow, it's fair to assume a hassle-free fix is on the menu: Frozen pizza? Easy Mac? Top Ramen? Toasted bagel? Peanut butter straight from the jar?