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DUI checkpoint set for Saturday

SOUTH COUNTY—The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for impaired drivers at a special checkpoint somewhere in southern Santa Clara County Saturday, according to a statement fr…

Is City of Gilroy cleaning private streets?

Is Wild Iris Drive off Mantelli Drive a publically maintained street?  If so, how can they restrict people from walking there?

Local digest events
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 6:24 pm

The Gilroy American Legion Post #217 meets the first Thursday of every month for a business meeting and the third Thursday of every month for a dinner/social at the Veterans Memorial Building, 74 W. Sixth St., Gilroy. For more information, call (408) 607-3280.

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Kids Discover Arts hosts free workshops Saturday

GILROY—For the 26th consecutive year, Gilroy’s elementary school-aged children can take a break from the summer heat and hone their art skills at free workshops Saturday. Kids Discover Art,…

Prep Boys Water Polo: Cougars, Mustangs ready for action

GILROY—The boys water polo teams at Gilroy and Christopher High schools have spent the summer practicing. Now, the Garlic City boys are ready for action and they’ll kick off the competitive season with a game against one another.

Careful planning is needed for good, balanced growth

Since the beginning of time, growth has been unstoppable and it will always be so.  Even in cities that are fully built out, plans are then made to build up. Such is the pressure to develop housing to meet the needs of the ever-growing population in communities across the world, including Gilroy.

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