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Gilroy, CA
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Trees play an important role in the health and vibrancy of a community. I grew up in a small Montreal suburb, Candiac, where trees were part of the city’s fabric. A homeowner’s property line was defined by the placement...
At its Jan.17 meeting, the Santa Clara County Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution for full and fair funding for California Public Schools by state lawmakers. The resolution highlights California’s poor national standing in funding for public schools. California...
2017 will be a memorable year for Santa Clara County, especially for water resources management. It was the year that broke our state’s longest dry streak with record-setting precipitation. A year of transition between extremes – from drought to...
Here’s a year in review that all Gilroyans should be proud of. Our City of Gilroy Bicycle Pedestrian Commission has taken part in many aspects for change and advocacy. For the first time we created a Strategic Plan. It’s our...
Starting in January it will cost 50 cents more to take a Valley Transit Authority express bus one way, $20 more for a monthly pass and $220 more for a yearly express pass. But there’s some good news: Some youth...
An American hero came home Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Frank Louis Masoni returned home from the war. Not the Middle East, not the Vietnam War, but World War II. Frank was 20 years old when he volunteered for the Marine...
It’s Thursday morning. The day I dread, as I have to take two trips out during Country Road rush hour. My oldest son needs to get to a friend’s house two miles away on Foothill to get to school...
Our local charter school, Gilroy Prep School (GPS), has had very strong test scores on the CAASPP in both English Language Arts and Mathematics. Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD) is pleased with their achievement. GUSD and GPS have a...

Smoke intercepts football weekend

Fires in the North Bay caused havoc in the South Bay and beyond last week as smoky conditions led to game cancellations across Santa Clara County as well as some headaches for Gilroy teams.
When a South County fire department put out a call for donations for victims of the recent North Bay fires, firefighters were welcomed with an outpouring from area residents.