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Red Phone

I’d like you to explain why every house or every other house in Gilroy gets the Dispatch free. I know quite a few people who don’t subscribe and get it free. I’m wondering why that is? I have no problem with it, but maybe next year I won’t subscribe. Thank you.
Red Phone:
The Gilroy Dispatch is currently doing a sampling program throughout the city that provides a weekly copy of the Dispatch to a majority of households. This distribution is not permanent and is done to acquire new subscribers. Only paid subscribers are guaranteed delivery along with special discounts available on certain advertising within the paper as well. It is our hope that non-subscribers will find value in the paper and become subscribers, which helps offset some our costs for reporters and editors who work very hard to provide quality local news and information in your print edition every Friday and everyday at


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