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July 21, 2024

Religion: Was it not just for this moment?

I was born in the shadow of the Holocaust. My earliest memories are of Holocaust survivors coming to our house, telling their stories to my parents. My father was known for welcoming people and helping them find jobs and become part of the community....

Orgs donate 200 laptops to families in Hollister, Gilroy

The Monterey Peninsula Foundation teamed up with AT&T and Human-I-T to donate 200 laptop computers to the Youth Alliance and their families in Hollister on March 9.  The giveaway was part of the AT&T Connected Learning initiative, which aims to help address the digital divide...

Local Scene: May 18 quilt show benefits AAUW

Quilt show benefits AAUW The AAUW Gilroy branch will host a quilt show and lunch from 11am-2:30pm May 18 at the IFDES Hall, 250 Old Gilroy Street. Treat your mother or friend to a light lunch and a showing of a variety of quilts, from...

Local Scene: Day of the Child at Gilroy Library

Celebrate Day of the Child at the library Celebrate El día de los niños April 20 with a full day of activities at the Gilroy Library. El día de los niños, or Children’s Day, is an annual celebration that recognizes the importance of children, families...

Guest view: Updated district master plan meets water needs

Valley Water is committed to ensuring enough safe, clean water for families, homes, farms and businesses in Santa Clara County today and for future generations.  Our agency is updating the Water Supply Master Plan, which helps identify how to maintain a reliable, clean water supply...

County attempts to eradicate ‘aggressive’ mosquito species

Authorities in Santa Clara County are trying to eradicate an “aggressive” species of mosquito before it can become established, a spokesperson for the county said April 11.  A half-dozen non-native Aedes aegytpi mosquitoes have been detected in East San Jose, according to the county. The...

2024 law makes opiate antagonists more widely available, liability free

As California tackles its fentanyl crisis, two new laws will be taking effect in January that will make drugs that reverse the effects of opioid overdoses easier to access in certain places and update the so-called good Samaritan law to include those who administer...

Garlic City Car Show draws crowds to Gilroy

In downtown Gilroy on June 15, under a warm summer sun, the 2024 Garlic City Car Show unfolded with a blend of nostalgia and innovation.  The streets were lined with classic American and foreign automobiles, immaculately maintained or meticulously restored to their vintage states. Families...

DUI checkpoint scheduled for May 17 in Gilroy

Gilroy Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint next weekend at an undisclosed location within the city limits, according to the Gilroy Police Department. The checkpoint will take place from 7pm May 17 to 1am May 18.  Authorities select DUI checkpoint locations based on data that...

State approves rules that turn sewage into drinking water

In a milestone for creating a major new source of drinking water, California has approved its first standards for turning sewage into potable water supplies delivered to homes and businesses. The State Water Resources Control Board, in a unanimous vote Dec. 19, outlined for the...

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