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May 23, 2024

From My Perspective: Come, Lord Jesus

Last month, I wrote about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This, along with recent sermons covering chapters in Revelation and an Eschatology class (study of the end times) has me excited about Christ’s return and my own resurrection.  I already live in anticipation of my...

CDFW names 2023 Wildlife Officer of the Year

Santa Clara County Wildlife Officer Laura Decker was named 2023 Wildlife Officer of the Year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced this week. Decker, who is currently based in the CDFW Gilroy office, began her career with CDFW in 2018. In her short...

Santa Clara Family Health Plan donates $100K to Gavilan College 

Santa Clara Family Health Plan, a community-based health plan in Santa Clara County that creates opportunities for better health and wellness for everyone, has committed $100,000 to Gavilan College to support students pursuing careers in healthcare, says a press release from Gavilan.  The donation is...

CHP: Big rig crash shuts down Hecker Pass Highway

A big rig carrying 40,000 pounds of printer paper toppled into a ravine on Highway 152 (Hecker Pass) just after 9am May 6.  The California Highway Patrol said the male driver, who suffered minor injuries, was traveling from Los Angeles to Watsonville for the PTS,...

Local Scene: Garlic City Car Show, Book Sale for the Library

Fundraiser supports therapeutic riding One Step Closer’s 2024 fundraiser gala will take place 5-9pm June 23 at Coyote Ranch Event Center, featuring line dancing instruction, live auction, BBQ dinner, raffle, open bar and more. Line dancing lessons will be taught by Janet Goddard, to live music...

Gilroy softball keeps rolling

Heading down the homestretch of the season, Gilroy is on fire. With their best season in 13 years, the Mustangs are in first place in the Blossom Valley Athletic League, Mt. Hamilton Division with an 11-2 record. Willow Glen, at 9-2, is in a...

Mayor lauds development, transportation efforts and more in state of city speech

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Slowly but surely, the City of Gilroy has made progress over the past year in its economic development efforts, transportation service improvements and the delivery of other public services—and more is on the horizon. That was Mayor Marie Blankley’s message during her annual State...

As May approaches, Cal Fire offers fire prevention tips

With the month of May beginning this week, with its warmer weather, lower humidity and drying vegetation, Cal Fire is urging Bay Area homeowners to do all they can to protect against fire. “Fires are mostly caused by the human factor,” Cal Fire Battalion Chief...

Local Scene: Fundraiser supports One Step Closer

Fundraiser supports therapeutic riding One Step Closer’s 2024 fundraiser gala will take place 5-9pm June 23 at Coyote Ranch Event Center, featuring line dancing instruction, live auction, BBQ dinner, raffle, open bar and more. Line dancing lessons will be taught by Janet Goddard, to live music...

Religion: Maze of life allows a new start

Do you remember doing mazes as a kid? Maybe you went to a corn maze around Halloween? Perhaps you have been to a restaurant with your child or grandchild and done the small maze on the kids’ menu? Mazes teach us about going the...

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