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Council pushes back on state housing policies

A number of bills have been introduced by the California legislature over the past few years intended to spur housing development and curb the...
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Fiscal recovery plan working, city administrator reports

As planned, the City of Gilroy has burned through most of its reserve fund intended for economic uncertainties while weathering the pandemic-induced recession. But, as...

City mulling dealership incentives

City officials are working on a plan they hope will give Gilroy a competitive edge in attracting new auto dealerships. The Gilroy City Council on...
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Gilroy extends Hecker Pass proposal deadline

The City of Gilroy extended the deadline for developers to submit their proposal for a recreational-based project along Hecker Pass Highway. The deadline, previously set...

Year in Review 2020: A year of loss, anxiety and hope

As the calendar flipped to Jan. 1, the prospect of 2020 was one filled with dreams of a fresh start and hope for the...

Year in Review 2020: Gilroy seeks developers to advance recreational goals

The City of Gilroy is drawing interest from developers to transform its 536 acres on Hecker Pass, including Gilroy Gardens, into a recreational destination. The...

South County urges Covid-19 safety during holidays

City officials in Morgan Hill and Gilroy are asking residents to resist the urge to travel and attend large gatherings for the upcoming winter holidays, as South County remains a growing hotspot for the Covid-19 pandemic that is surging once again across the nation.
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Jimmy Forbis appointed as Gilroy’s city administrator

The Gilroy City Council appointed Jimmy Forbis as city administrator Oct. 5, shedding the interim label he held for the last seven months. Mayor Roland...
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City: More layoffs imminent if agreements not reached

After agreeing to let go of 21 city employees in June, the Gilroy City Council moved forward with another 14 layoffs July 6. But...

Police chief responds to concerns

Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee and other city officials answered a lengthy list of questions about local law enforcement oversight and accountability in a...