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Investment firm purchases Gilroy industrial building

Mohr Capital, a Dallas-based privately held real estate investment firm, has purchased a 102,466-square-foot industrial building at 8190 Murray Ave. in Gilroy. The property is fully leased to Crothall Healthcare, a subsidiary of the Compass Group, a $26 billion British-based multinational company with operations in...

HollyWellness health fair set for Dec. 23

On Dec. 23, Project MORE will host HollyWellness, a holiday-themed health fair, providing a safe opportunity for community members to receive free wellness testing, vaccinations, wellness kits, and resources from 11am to 5:30pm at San Ysidro Park, 7700 Murray Ave. in Gilroy.  No insurance is...

Gilroy school district certifies budget as cuts loom

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The Gilroy Unified School District received a positive certification for its interim budget over the next year, meaning it will meet its financial obligations for this fiscal year and the next two. However, with declining enrollment and economic uncertainty brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic,...

What Santa Clara County’s sewers reveal about coronavirus

As coronavirus infections skyrocket throughout the nation, scientists are studying the foul sludge coursing through thousands of miles of sewage pipes in Silicon Valley and South Santa Clara County to identify outbreaks before they’re reflected in official case counts.

SCC Exec: ‘Vigorous’ statewide quarantine preferred over mere warnings

While the vaccine brought a glimmer of hope to a dark season, California’s coronavirus surge continues its record-shattering onslaught, with more than 45,000 new cases and 260 deaths in just the past day.

Saint Louise medical staff receive new Covid-19 vaccine

Dr. Roger Chiou of Saint Louise Regional Hospital was the first South County recipient of the new Covid-19 vaccine Thursday afternoon.

Retired Gilroy Fire division chief joins Seaside

Retired Gilroy Fire Division Chief Mary Gutierrez has been hired as Seaside’s fire chief, the city announced Dec. 14. Gutierrez was hired by Gilroy in 2014 and retired in January. Her 31-year career includes service as a battalion chief in the San Jose Fire Department. She holds...

Toy drive collects more than 1K gifts and counting

The Neon Exchange is hosting the House of Toys gift drive, which runs through Dec. 19. More than 1,100 toys, 300 stockings and $2,000 worth of gift cards have been collected and are being distributed by reservation, which can be made through Mt. Madonna YMCA. The...

Christopher High senior catalogues veterans buried at Gavilan Hills

Give Danielle Russell the name of any fallen Gilroy soldier, from the Civil War to present, and she can not only pinpoint the location of their grave at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, but she can also share their personal stories, many of which have...

Local Scene: Gilroy native appears on game show, city offices close

Carrie Campos, a Gilroy native, competed on the nationally televised “Supermarket Sweep” on Dec. 13. Hosted and executive produced by actress Leslie Jones, “Supermarket Sweep” pits teams against each other for the chance to become the winning duo to play in the “Super Sweep,” a...