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May 21, 2024

Mushroom crops yield millions

As the annual Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras approaches, it only seems appropriate to further examine Santa Clara County's second biggest agricultural product, the mushroom. Garlic gets lots of play locally, with Gilroy as the self-designated Garlic Capital of the World and hosting the Gilroy...

City releases some info on policies

Nearly two months after the death of Steven Juarez in police custody, friends and family of the Gilroyan are not giving up in their effort to demand answers from City Hall and its police department. Specifically, Juarez’ family—consisting of several generations of Gilroy residents—wants to...

Limb takes out power, closes Hecker Pass

A falling tree limb at approximately 2:40 pm April 3, took down a quarter mile of high-tension power lines between Burchell Road and Syngenta Flowers on Hecker Pass Road, igniting a one-acre vegetation fire,  knocking out power and closing the road to traffic for...

Primary season kicks off

The most hotly contested local primary on June 5 could be in the 30th Assembly District, which encompasses all of San Benito County, much of Monterey County, and portions of southern Santa Cruz County, and southern Santa Clara County, including Gilroy and Morgan Hill. Incumbent...

“Justice for Stevie” march demands answers

The family of Gilroy resident Steven Juarez and about 100 neighbors and friends took to downtown streets on Saturday morning, March 10, demanding answers about last month’s death of the 42-year-old while in police custody. The emotion-laden "Justice for Stevie" march began at the scene...

City moves to dismiss sex scandal lawsuit

The City of Gilroy said this month that accusations by a former public safety employee that she was harassed and fired for refusing to engage in sexual promiscuity within the Gilroy Police Department are not worthy of the court’s consideration, and should be dismissed. The...

Police warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scams

Police are warning citizens of a new “virtual kidnapping scam” in which a caller or callers have attempted to extract ransom money from unsuspecting local victims in recent days. The Hollister Police Department detailed one attempt at this scam in a Feb. 18 press release....

‘152’ restaurants serve up burgers, breads

Bruce Haller, the well-known owner of Cafe 152 Burger Company and Cafe 152 Bread Company, does not like to talk about himself. But, when the topic of his business, the restaurant business in general, and the challenges of doing business in California are on...

Garlic Festival poster contest takes entries

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association is currently seeking artists for a poster contest and a new queen to reign over this year’s 40th annual celebration. More than 100,000 people attended the Gilroy Garlic Festival in 2017, up 20,000 people from 2016. The three-day event serves...

New housing construction surges

The early winter drought has been good news for local builders and the sounds of saws, drills and hammers are competing with winter songbirds across Gilroy, as several long-awaited housing developments are under construction. Leading the way is The Cannery, a 104-unit affordable living apartment...

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