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May 23, 2024

Letters to the Editor: Fourth train in Gilroy; memorial rebuild

Opening more travel options for locals I wish to commend the effort put forth by the mayors of Gilroy and Morgan Hill, and the Valley Transportation Authority and Caltrain in adding a fourth train from Gilroy. A later departure will be beneficial to commuters and...

Letter: Teacher salary data needs clarification

Thank you for reaching out for our comment regarding the negotiations between the Gilroy Teachers Association and Gilroy Unified School District. While we appreciate the article, we found multiple incorrect or misleading statements. We request that corrections be made and that those corrections be...

Letter: Vineyard Christian Preschool’s triumphant comeback

In the wake of the Covid-19 era, Vineyard Christian Preschool’s quite amazing resurgence stands as a testament to the spirit that defines its character. Weathering the storm, this program has proven that even in the face of adversity, its commitment to a nature-filled setting,...

Letter: ‘Modern’ billing system is inefficient

I have been paying my water bill to the City of Gilroy for the past 10 years with my bank’s billpay system, and enjoying the convenience and reliability of both the billpay system and the water we use. However, in January our fair City’s...

Letter: We must ensure equality for online charter school students

As a parent advocate for quality education and equitable opportunities, I firmly believe that all students, regardless of their educational setting, deserve equal access to resources and support. In California, online charter school students have been a growing population, and it is imperative that...

Letter: Landline shutdown puts seniors at risk

My mother relies on her landline to communicate. She has a cell phone, but she has trouble using it, and often misplaces it. She needs a phone that always works and that she’s comfortable using; it’s why she’s kept her landline, even as prices...

Letter: Fill the boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

The men and women of CAL FIRE SCU, South County Fire District, and Morgan Hill Fire will be out conducting a Fill the Boot event to benefit MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) on Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2.  We will be...

Letter: Keep the arts alive

Art saves lives. Healthy communities have a healthy art scene. From Chicago to Boston to Washington, D.C., to Laguna Beach to San Luis Obispo and now to Gilroy, I have seen and participated in “the magic of art.” Gilroy is a canvas just waiting for more...

Letter: Transforming Gilroy

On Jan. 17, 1984, my wife and I moved from our “small” house in South San Jose to Gilroy with our then-3-year-old son, with another on the way. Before getting married, my wife lived with her family in Saratoga and I grew up in San...

Letter: Students learn about vital ag

Recently, students at Charter School of Morgan Hill (a public school for students primarily living in the southern Bay Area) completed a three-month plant sale project. They started a business from the ground up, learning many aspects of entrepreneurship: marketing, operations, finance, human resources...

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