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Preserving the Past: An open letter to William Shatner

Dear Mr. Shatner, Our town was captivated by your gratitude when the Tognetti family returned your lost wallet. In return, I want to share two...
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Preserving the Past: Bringing attention to Juristac

Recently, Pope Francis traveled to Canada to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in the abuse of Indian children. He met with Indigenous groups...
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Preserving the Past: The incendiary case of A. Rosenthal

Old Gilroy refers to the settlement that had built up around John Gilroy’s adobe, on what is now the southeast corner of Pacheco Pass...

Preserving the Past: Don Ygnacio Ortega

It began in the little mining camp of Real de Santa Ana, Baja California. Jose Francisco Ortega had already completed 10 years in the...

Preserving the Past: Bill Economou, local WWI soldier and resort owner

When you enter the Gilroy Veterans Memorial Building on Sixth and Eigleberry, you will see photos of local veterans and awards they have earned....

Preserving the Past: The first ranchers of Gilroy and Santa Clara...

Throughout the centuries the horseman’s blood has run through the veins of our ancestors, from the early days of old Spain to Mexico and...
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Preserving the Past: Bringing history to life

152, the name for the highway spanning Pacheco and Hecker passes, is also the official age of Gilroy. A pandemic hijacked our 150th celebration,...

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