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April 12, 2024

Local Scene: Teen opportunity fair scheduled for March 23 at Gilroy Library

An event for teens, hosted by teens The Gilroy Youth Commission will host the OpportuniTEEN Fair on March 23 for all high school aged students who are interested in more information about local businesses and organizations.  The inaugural event will feature local companies (including Gap, Gilroy...

March 16 Bach to Blues concert features Kaye Bohler

The annual Bach to Blues concert will take place at the Gavilan College Theater at 7pm March 16.  Back to Blues is a fundraising concert that showcases faculty, students and amazing local talent. This year's guest performers include Kaye Bohler and the Hollister High School...

Gilroy Police arrest suspected drunk driver with loaded firearms in vehicle

Gilroy Police arrested a man who had been driving drunk with two loaded firearms in his vehicle early in the morning Feb. 28, authorities said. Earlier in the week, the same suspect, Markus Beck, had been asked to leave the campus of Luigi Aprea...

Local Scene: State of the City speech scheduled for April 29

Tran makes dean’s list Cathy Tran, of San Martin, was named to the Muhlenberg College dean's list for the fall 2023 semester. Muhlenberg College students and Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Studies students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this...

Local Scene: Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super Bowl

Gilroy Garlic sales spike as 49ers head to Super Bowl Fans of the San Francisco 49ers are hungry for victory—and for garlic, if a recent spike in sales of products from Gilroy-based Christopher Ranch is any indication.  According to a press release from Christopher Ranch, the...

Christopher High vandalized with hate-filled graffiti

Three people broke into a building at Christopher High School in Gilroy late Monday night and wrote “hate graffiti” on the walls, according to police.  The suspects also ransacked several classrooms in the incident that occurred about 11:40pm Feb. 5, says a press release from...

Gilroy FFA members compete in sectional event

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On Jan. 19, 21 Gilroy FFA members traveled to Hollister High School to compete against five other schools at the annual sectional Super Saturday LDE competition.  Through Leadership Development Events, participating FFA members in grades nine to 12 are challenged to develop critical thinking skills...

Enrollment continues to decline at Gilroy schools

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The declining enrollment across Gilroy Unified School District has officials looking at ways to more evenly distribute the number of students across its elementary schools. While nearly half of the district’s schools are expected to have double-digit percentage decreases in five years, Las Animas Elementary...

Gilroy, Christopher high schoolers showcase artwork

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The third annual Garlic City High School Art Show opened Jan. 11 at 6th Street Studios and Art Center, 64 West Sixth St. Students from Gilroy and Christopher high schools are represented in the exhibit, covering a variety of media including photography, ceramics, drawing,...

Newsom outlines plan for state budget deficit

California is in a budget hole, its depth measured not in feet, but in dollars. How deep? A projected $38 billion deficit, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who said Jan. 10 he will declare a fiscal emergency when necessary and unveiled his initial plan to...

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