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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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Garlic harvest beats expectations

With nearly 105 million pounds of garlic consisting of more than one billion bulbs, Christopher Ranch’s 2022 season is the strongest it has been...
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‘Beauty’ shines through in latest SVCT show

It’s safe to say that Nicole Yarbrough knows more about “Beauty and the Beast” than the average person. The Livermore resident will star as Belle,...

City responds to ‘mudslinging’ over festival cancelation

When the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced recently that it would not host its traditional event, longtime fans of the city’s iconic event took...
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Association: Garlic festival announcement not tied to Gilroy

Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers were taken off guard Sunday, when an event promoter in San Joaquin County announced that it would host the city’s...
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Guest View: Fear has ended our annual homecoming

Gilroy Garlic. Over the years, the words have become so synonymous it is hard to think of one without the other. Growing up in...
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Organizer: New Fresno garlic festival not a competitor to Gilroy

The organizers of a new garlic festival in Fresno County say the event is not meant to rival Gilroy’s long-standing tradition, but rather, is...

Local Scene: Author reading at Gilroy Gardens, Culinary Academy accepting applications

Author reading at Gilroy Gardens Ken Christopher of Christopher Ranch will hold a live reading of his first book, “Elephant Garlic,” on July 3 and...

Garlic for elephants: Ken Christopher pens book for elementary students

Ken Christopher sat in the library at Las Animas Elementary School, where he was being asked the tough questions. Why did the bear get the...

Christopher Ranch workers get vaccinated

Christopher Ranch employees are receiving their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine March 4-5, and officials plan to vaccinate about 1,000 farmworkers over the...