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June 25, 2024

Four-way stops OK’d for 6th and Eigleberry

Sitting at the stop sign on Eigleberry, anticipating a right or left turn onto Sixth Street, is a familiar gamble to Gilroy residents. With an obstructed view caused by cars parked on both sides of Sixth Street, a driver often turns unsure if the...

Canned food drive aids needy families

With a yearlong, school-wide theme of “Changing the World,” third-grade students at Rod Kelley Elementary School decided as their community service project to hold a canned food drive for local needy families for the Thanksgiving holiday. The third-graders partnered with the Salvation Army and even...

Parishioners celebrate Juquila

Costumed dancers, musicians and celebrants parade on Eigleberry Street in Gilroy Nov. 23, beginning the 10th annual all-day celebration of the Virgin of Juquila by the parish group Comite Familias Unidas of the St. Mary Parish. The celebration dates back to 16th century, when...

Vets Center seeks repair funds

At the corner of West Sixth Street and Eigleberry in downtown Gilroy, a venerable old but beloved building is in need of a makeover. The Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall, home of American Legion Post 217 and the John A. Berri Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...

More open space preserved

The Peninsula Open Space Trust and the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority on Nov. 27 announced the purchase of a 159-acre property that widens a vital linkage between the authority’s Rancho Cañada del Oro and Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District’s Sierra Azul open...

Central Coast is target of FDA romaine lettuce probe

Lettuce growers along the Central Coast, including San Benito County, were in the cross-hairs of federal investigators Monday, Nov. 26, less than a week after the government warned consumers, grocers and restaurants nationwide to destroy all romaine lettuce. In a statement, the U.S. Food and...

Shoppers jam Gilroy Premium Outlets

Black Friday was Green Friday at the Gilroy Premium Outlets. Get ready, get set, shop. The Christmas shopping season is on, and on Black Friday, Nov. 23, the "National Day of Shopping," thousands of bargain hunters descended on the Gilroy Premium Outlets to kick off...

Starks works hard to realize dream

Moments before every softball game, Sarah Starks feels at peace. The Christopher High senior has a very good reason for feeling this way.  “My mindset going into every game is I know it’s not necessarily what you do on the field, but at that moment it’s...

Gilroy to step up traffic enforcement

The Gilroy Police Department has received a state grant to help pay for traffic education and more enforcement of traffic violations on the city’s streets. The $76,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety was announced earlier this month.The funds will pay for a...

Family fuels Rivas

Bold. That’s how Robert Rivas, newly elected assembly member to California’s 30th district describes himself, his leadership style and his campaign. “I’m not afraid to make a decision, so long as it’s the right decision to make,” said Rivas said in his first interview...

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