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May 21, 2024

South County Catholic HS plans hinge on LAFCO’s decision

The Diocese of San Jose said  fundraising, a construction timetable and overall project costs have been put on hold until the Local Agency Formation Commission rules on the City of Morgan Hill’s annexation request, by mid-December at the earliest. Proponents of a new Catholic high...

Christopher Ranch endorses tariffs on Chinese garlic

Breaking away from the position of many U.S. farmers, Christopher Ranch, the nation’s premier garlic company, announced on Tuesday, Sept. 18, that it fully supports the imposition of a 10 percent tariff on imported Chinese garlic (under the United States Trade Representative Section 301...

Teachers, district reach agreement

The Gilroy Unified School District late Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, announced it had reached a tentative agreement with the Gilroy Teachers Association on a new labor contract for certificated employees. The agreement covers three years, and provides a 2 percent increase per year, from...

New offer by GUSD could end impasse

Gilroy teachers and their bosses agree they made some headway in contract negotiations last week, with the district claiming this week that “both the district and GTA are optimistic that a tentative agreement will be reached.” The two sides had left an all-day fact-finding session...

Former cop in GHS incident charged

Former Hollister Police Officer Chad Browning has been charged with four crimes in relation to an alleged Sept. 9 crime spree that started with vehicle theft in Fresno and ended with Gilroy Police shooting at him before he could drive onto a local football...

Five South County students named Nat’l Merit Scholar semifinalists

Five South County high school students were selected as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit® Scholarship Program, according to a recent announcement from its NMS Corporation. Four students at Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy (Alan Apte, Samantha Melton, Andrew Dinh and Darice Wong)...

Holsclaw Road: From Gold Rush to the Civil War

This is the story of three brothers who left their 11 siblings and parents at a northwest Missouri homestead in 1849 to head west to California, in search of gold. There is no record of how they got to the Golden State, except that it...

Officer fires gun to stop car

A Gilroy Police officer fired his service weapon at a suspect who drove a stolen vehicle through the Gilroy High School campus where hundreds of children and parents had gathered at midday on Sept. 9, according to authorities. The single shot fired by the officer...

Teachers, parents confront board, district about fair contract

As negotiators with Gilroy Unified School District and Gilroy Teachers Association await their next sitdown Sept. 14 at a fact-finding hearing, a Gilroy High School sophomore offered a student’s perspective on the failed contract talks. Sophomore Christina Suarez submitted a petition signed by 654 fellow...

Gilroy officer shoots at car, no one hurt

A Gilroy police officer fired one shot at an approaching stolen vehicle Sunday morning near youth sporting events at Gilroy High School, and police reported an arrest with no injuries. Gilroy police said they had received a report of vehicle theft that occurred in the...

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