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Gilroy, CA
Saturday, September 21, 2019
The Uesugi Pumpkin Park is back again this fall for its 34th year in Morgan Hill.
The Gilroy City Council voted unanimously Sept. 9 to amend the city code, adding a new definition of firearms and banning so-called imitation firearms, with some exceptions.   “Imitation firearms”—air guns, pellet guns, and BB guns that resemble real firearms—are increasingly...
The game card reads, “Rush Hour Traffic! Go Directly to Traffic Jam. Do not pass GO. Do not collect $200.” Sound familiar? If you said, “Yes, a little like Monopoly,” you’d be right. This particular Monopoly-style game has a distinctly local flavor—in...
Work on the Monterey Street paving project continued the week of Sept. 10, part of a continued push by the city to revitalize Gilroy’s downtown and make the area more inviting to patrons and businesses. Construction began a month...
A vehicle accident that ended on the railroad tracks at Monterey and Leavesley roads Sept. 8 resulted in extensive damage to the train crossing signal and gate arms that regulate motorists at the busy Gilroy intersection. Union Pacific Railroad crews...
Seven Morgan Hill students and two Gilroy teens have been named as semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program.
Construction of a new Pacheco Reservoir has been given an important thumbs-up in a new environmental impact statement released last month. The project would build a new dam and expanded reservoir on the North Fork of Pacheco Creek that could...
The board of trustees of the Gilroy Unified School District voted Sept. 5 to close its first elementary school in 17 years, and one of its newest: Antonio Del Buono in north Gilroy. The school board vote, with trustee Enrique...
San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson signs a jersey worn by Ryan Dikes of Hollister during a fundraising event Sept. 9 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Gilroy. Several Sharks players and alumni were on hand to meet and...
Five days after taking the oath of office in 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have suspended federal funding for cities and counties across the US, including Santa Clara County, that had declared themselves legal...