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Full Speed Ahead on Gilroy Transit
Posted: May 02, 2016

Perry Woodward is more than the mayor of Gilroy. He’s been on the Valley Transportation Authority for seven years and was its chair last year. He now chairs the Caltrain board. These are two of the most important groups overseeing area transit.

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Tax Judge Finds Elder Abuse, Fraud
Posted: May 02, 2016

Using lies, deceit and abuse, a caretaker bilked an elderly Gilroy man out of nearly $1 million over two years and forced him to live in filth while she enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, then filed fraudulent income tax returns, a U.S. Ttax Ccourt judge ruled.

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Schools Locked Down During Arrest
Posted: April 29, 2016

Gilroy Police locked down  Rod Kelley Elementary School and Mt. Madonna High School while they arrested two suspects nearby.

On April 28, 2016, at 2:05 pm, the Gilroy Police Department learned that Cesar Resendiz was located inside an apartment on the 9000 block of Kern Avenue. Cesar was wanted for a felony warrant and is currently on supervised release. It was also learned that Cesar was in the company of his brother, Daniel Resendiz, who was wanted for multiple misdemeanor arrest warrants.

Officers quickly contained and isolated the apartment, officers reported.

Both suspects exited the apartment and were placed into custody without further incident. The schools were subsequently released from lockdown at about 2:45 pm.

Both Cesar and Daniel Resendiz were later booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail. 

 Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau at (408) 846-0350. Information can be left anonymously.

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Come Envision Gilroy May 3
Posted: April 29, 2016

Gilroy residents can learn more about a possible half-cent sales tax measure to fund countywide transportation at a public meeting Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at Gilroy City Hall.

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Councilman's First 100 Days
Posted: April 29, 2016

“The learning curve is very steep,” said Daniel Harney, regarding his first 100 days as a member of the Gilroy City Council.

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Building Saved from Big Blaze
Posted: April 29, 2016

A team of 53 firefighters quenched a thick burning blaze Saturday evening and saved most of the building that houses the METech Recycling Center.

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Just Say No to Gun Shop
Posted: April 29, 2016

A proposal to put a gun shop downtown in the building that used to house the Pinnacle newspaper has gotten mixed reviews from the community.

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Rebekah Fundraiser Hits $5,500 for Lunch
Posted: April 29, 2016

It was a baby shower, but there was no baby.

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Gilroy Teacher had Previous Complaint
Posted: April 28, 2016

A Gilroy woman said she alerted Gilroy High School officials and police more than a year ago to sexual texts sent by Gilroy High School science teacher Doug Le—who was arrested April 26 on suspicion of soliciting lewd pictures from minors—but nothing was done.

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Is Gilroy Getting Better for Business?
Posted: April 28, 2016

Gilroy has lost small businesses to other cities and frustrated others with what’s seen as hostility and over-regulation that created a seething cold war between City Hall and Main Street.

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Gilroy Area Gets Biggest Women's Golf Tournament

As she looked out at the 6,762 yards of CordeValle’s San Martin golf course, Cristie Kerr, the 11th ranked women’s pro in the world, said it was “tough, but fair.”

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