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July 21, 2024

Business Briefs: Pacific Hills Manor wins award

Pacific Hills Manor, owned and operated by Covenant Care, has

Pedal power in Gilroy

Last week on Bike to Wherever Day, May 16, the city’s Parks & Recreation department hosted an “energizer station” on the levee at Christmas Hill Park.  The PRC has been a sponsor of Bike to Wherever Day for the past three years, according to city...

Local Scene: Adopt a pet for free June 1

Veterans Resource Fair is June 1 The South Santa Clara Valley Memorial District is hosting a Veterans Resource Fair from 9am-1pm June 1 at the Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall, 74 West Sixth Street, in coordination with American Legion Post 217 and Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Local Scene: Academic Honors

Escobedo graduates Gilroy resident Selene Escobedo, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies, graduated from Biola University at the spring 2024 commencement ceremony. The ceremony took place on May 3 and 4.  Quilt show benefits AAUW The AAUW Gilroy branch will host a quilt show and lunch from 11am-2:30pm May...

Realtors hold barbecue for workers

The Santa Clara County Association of realtors held its annual

Business Briefs: Cache-A goes global

Cache-A Corporation, a supplier of small form factor archive

Local Scene: Gilroyans earn academic honors

Gilroyan makes dean’s list Enzo del Carmen, of Gilroy, was named to the dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2023-2024 academic year. Del Carmen is in the new media design program. Full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for...

Santa Clara County’s property values climb 5.4%

Driven by increasing residential values and despite a “troubled” commercial real estate market, Santa Clara County’s overall property assessment roll grew by $35.6 billion, or 5.4% in the last year, according to Assessor Larry Stone’s office. The growth includes an increase of around 5% in...

Sales tax ballot measure headed to Gilroy voters

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Voters in Gilroy will be asked in the Nov. 5 election to approve a quarter-cent local sales tax that would be dedicated strictly to increased police, fire protection and related public safety services.  At the June 17 meeting, the Gilroy City Council voted 6-1 to...

Local Scene: Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge

Preserve celebrates more access with new bridge A newly completed bridge over Llagas Creek at Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve in Morgan Hill extends the park’s existing wheelchair-friendly trail and leads visitors to a grassland day use area surrounded by riparian woodlands.  The Santa...