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Why is Gilroy the last city in the county to ban bags?
Posted: February 10, 2016

Every city in Santa Clara County has a policy banning single-use plastic bags, except Gilroy, which has favored economy over ecology.

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Sandoval Sentenced, No Arrest Yet on Chase
Posted: February 10, 2016

While her victims and the district attorney said they hoped she would get more time, Santa Clara Superior Court Judge Edward Lee sentenced Leticia Gonzalez Sandoval to six years in prison for defrauding locals--many of them hard working immigrants-- of more than $400,000.

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EYESORE of the Day
Posted: February 10, 2016

What's missing from these pictures?

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Gilroy Gets C for Tobacco/ Win an Outlet Scholarship
Posted: February 08, 2016

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Gilroy's Super Bowl
Posted: February 05, 2016

The biggest sporting event of the year is finally here and Gilroy businesses hope it will bring visitors 30 miles south.

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Solar Plan Not So Sunny
Posted: February 04, 2016

A plan to slash the Gilroy school district’s energy bill dimmed slightly when officials discovered the price to repave the sprawling Gilroy High School parking lot will be more than expected.

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A Refugee Prospers in Gilroy
Posted: February 04, 2016

Gilroy’s Waseem Rabih hopes Americans will take a good, fair look at the controversy surrounding Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

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Questions for Councilman Daniel Harney
Posted: February 04, 2016

Daniel Harney, 40, was appointed by six City Council members on Jan. 25 to fill the vacancy left when Mayor Don Gage retired and Councilman Perry Woodward filled his seat. He was chosen over seven highly qualified applicants to serve for 10 months. Harney thinks he will run for election to the office for the following four years. He was sworn in and started to serve immediately after being appointed.

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Early morning high speed chase through Gilroy ends in major accident on 101
Posted: January 30, 2016

An early morning police in Gilroy led to the shutdown of Highway 101 Saturday when the suspects reportedly crashed through a fence and into at least three vehicles, police reported.

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Kid Couture Free
Posted: January 28, 2016

So you lost your job and times are tough; maybe the kids wear threadbare clothes because this week the choice was food or shoes.

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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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