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May 21, 2024

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...

Downtown theater production on hot streak

Despite the few remaining days in February, you still have a chance to catch a performance of the Savannah Sipping Society, the latest production by Limelight Actors Theater at the Gilroy Center for the Arts in downtown Gilroy. “At the core, the Savannah Sipping Society...

No rain may not mean a drought — yet

This may be great weather for weekend fun, but a continued lack of rainfall has state and federal officials worried about a return of drought conditions, after two wet winters. It hasn’t rained a drop here for more than a month, and none is forecast...

SV Clean Energy repays $2.7M loan to cities

The cities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill were among 11 Santa Clara County cities, which, along with the county government, last month were repaid in full the startup loans from Silicon Valley Clean Energy, the public non-profit “community choice” energy agency that now provides...

Nominations open for June primary election

If you have ever considered running for local office in Santa Clara County, now is your chance. Monday kicked off the nomination period for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Primary Election. The nomination period ends on Friday, March 9, but can be extended to Wednesday,...

Performance Foods Group coming to Gilroy

Performance Food Group is moving its food distribution plant from Santa Cruz to Gilroy. The company said it will build a 195,000-square-foot food processing plant on Monterey Road, which will replace its current location in Santa Cruz. The move could mean nearly 60 new jobs in...

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