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Attorney General OK’s hospital sale

GILROY—Following the largest review of its kind, California Attorney General Kamala Harris approved the $843 million purchase of six medical facilities including, two in South County, from a Roman Catholic health system nearing financial ruin, but not without rigorous, 10-year conditions.

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Gav cuts unused child development space
Posted: February 27, 2015

GILROY—Gavilan College trustees unanimously approved reconfiguring an “underutilized portion” of the Child Development Center to centralize office space for employees currently housed across campus.

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Volunteers needed to clean Miller Slough
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 1:59 pm

GILROY—As trash piles up in a Gilroy slough, citizens have stepped up to clean the channel that has city and water officials pointing fingers of responsibility while neither takes action.

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Daughters of Charity sues SEIU-UHW, Blue Wolf
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 2:05 pm

GILROY—A Roman Catholic health system has sued opponents who fought the sale of its Gilroy hospital and others, alleging a union and private firm conspired to undermine the $843 million deal.

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UPDATED: Attorney General OK’s hospital sale with conditions
Updated: February 26, 2015 - 4:55 pm

GILROY—Following the largest review of its kind, California Attorney General Kamala Harris approved the $843 million purchase of six medical facilities including, two in South County, from a Roman Catholic health system nearing financial ruin, but not without rigorous, 10-year conditions.

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Officials respond to trashed Gilroy waterway
Posted: February 20, 2015

GILROY—Recent rains helped return water to bone dry streams such as Uvas Creek in Christmas Hill Park. But the rainfall also exacerbated the issue of debris in a seasonal channel that weaves through central Gilroy neighborhoods.

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Request would add 721 acres to Gilroy
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 5:33 pm

GILROY—A request to add 721 acres north of Gilroy to the city is under review by planners after the city council sidestepped most staff concerns and put it on the fast track to an expected summer vote.

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Gilroy teachers reach tentative, 2-year salary pact
Updated: February 13, 2015 - 5:09 pm

Gilroy teachers have reached tentative contract agreement for an 8.5 percent pay hike over two years.

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$18 million project underway along U.S. 101 in South County
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 3:46 pm

GILROY—Caltrans is inching towards completion of an $18 million project to add carpool lanes, meters and traffic surveillance cameras to U.S. 101 on-ramps in Gilroy, Morgan Hill and South San Jose.

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Debris clogs Gilroy waterway
Updated: February 19, 2015 - 6:36 pm

GILROY—When Pat Vickroy called the city in December about mounting debris in a seasonal water channel that weaves through central Gilroy neighborhoods, he thought he’d stumbled on a problem he could tackle.

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Prime wrong about Kaiser's support
Updated: February 10, 2015 - 11:37 am

Contrary to remarks made during a Monday interview with the Dispatch, healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente has not taken an about-face and rescinded its official opposition to the transfer of Daughters of Charity hospitals to for-profit Prime Healthcare.

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Red Barn advocates get more time
Updated: February 05, 2015 - 12:08 pm

GILROY—Advocates for the Red Barn lodged within Christmas Hill Park have bought the aging structure that has been boarded up since the 1990s a bit more time.

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