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Monday, December 9, 2019
On July 20, 1969—50 years ago—a team of about five American soldiers was surrounded by what seemed like hundreds of Vietnamese. As the enemy closed in, all the brave Americans could do was hunker down and wait for the...
The Gilroy Unified School District has been working cooperatively with the Gilroy Police Department since the tragic shooting occurred. Multiple school facilities have been made available for evacuations, space for law enforcement to use as they see fit and...
Gilroy is where my home and businesses are located. My family and lifelong friends also have their families, lives, homes and businesses in the Garlic Capital of the World. We are a close-knit community. My family and I volunteer at the...
It looks like the City of Gilroy isn’t as stable as we thought it was. They are now considering diverting funds to the police department from the recreation department. That’s a good idea, since...
In response to your editorial titled “Unshackle Measure A,” by the end of this year Villas on the Park will be finished. Located in downtown San Jose, the project will house 83 people who...
Here is my comment on your Bullet Train article on May 10, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, Golden Spike Ceremony: I was disturbed by your lack...
Our nonprofit organization is beginning its fundraising drive to create an approved bicycle pump track in Gilroy. The Gilroy City Council last October allowed Garlic City BMX to start planning and seeking donations toward...
Well of course we understand why those who reap the money from the ill-advised Supermassive Black Hole Bullet Train keep on rolling, churning up work to justify their salaries, etc., but why do local leaders allow the...

A hero’s family

When Frank Parra Sanchez passed away at the end of the year, Gilroy lost one of its heroes. According to his brother Ed Sanchez, USAF (ret.) Korean War vet, Frank was on Omaha Beach on D-Day. A month earlier in...
Santa Clara County has improved the Mt. Madonna archery practice range, the flat portion by the parking lot where you sight in your bow. However, 30 percent of the course has now been declared unsafe by ignorant...