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Letter: No-cost mattress disposal exists for Gilroy residents

In response to “Gilroy needs accessible mattress disposal site” (Gilroy Dispatch, Letters, Jan. 8), The Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress program shares the author’s enthusiasm for establishing a permanent collection site in the city. Our staff is working diligently to make this possible...

Letter: This is what makes Gilroy a great place to live

On Jan. 20 around 9am, I was walking dogs at Miller and Fourth. I noticed a set of keys lying in the street. I picked them up and saw that they included a Lexus key and home or office keys.  I called the police emergency...

Local businesses sue state, county to reopen

Among the plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit are Kirigin Cellars owner Dhruv Khanna and Old City Hall restaurant co-owner Frances Beaudet. Both businesses are in Gilroy.

Flash flood warning issued in parts of Santa Clara County

A flash flood warning has been issued in parts of Santa Clara County on Tuesday by the National Weather Service as heavy rains are expected to start around 10pm.

Police release more details about shooting of Gilroy suspect

San Jose Police identified the man who died in a Jan. 21 officer-involved shooting as David Lee Tovar, who was a suspect in dozens of violent crimes, burglaries and thefts in the South Bay dating back to April 2020, according to authorities. Tovar’s alleged crime...

Outdoor dining can resume in Santa Clara County

Citing decreasing Covid-19-related hospitalizations, California lifted the stay-at-home order statewide Jan. 25, allowing outdoor dining and other activities to resume in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara County has returned to the Purple Tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, which is based on...

Gilroy man dies in collision on Highway 152

A 57-year-old Gilroy man died in a two-vehicle traffic collision on Highway 152 early in the morning Jan. 23, according to authorities.

Officers who took down festival gunman honored

The three Gilroy Police officers who took down the gunman at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in 2019 were awarded the State of California Governor's Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor. Robert Basuino, Eric Cryar and Hugo Del Moral recently received the medals from Assistant Chief...

Christopher Ranch adapting to surge in garlic demand

Christopher Ranch recently planted its 2021 garlic crop for what is expected to be another year of unprecedented demand. The Gilroy-based company also recently opened a new facility in Southern California, which not only serves the southern end of the state, but also the Southwest...

Local Scene: Downtown business association to present resiliency awards, Assistance League accepting grant applications

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Downtown business association to present resiliency awards The Gilroy Downtown Business Association will present its Making Lemonade out of Lemons Resiliency Awards at its virtual Feb. 3 mixer. New this year, the awards will recognize the efforts downtown business owners made in response to the many...