Published in the December 27 – January 9, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life

Photo by Marty Cheek
Members of the Christopher High School championship football team salute the crowd during a parade honoring the team and the Gilroy High School football team, which also won a championship.

Main story – Community celebrates two championship football teams

Nonprofit profile – Veterans and their families celebrate Christmas at VFW

Guest column by Melanie Corona – Downtown Gilroy has a lot to offer local consumers

Editorial – Councilman Paul Kloecker remembered for service

Around Town … with Robert Airoldi – New Hope Community Church opens newly remodeled building

Your Insurance … with Michele Campbell -Confused about health insurance open enrollment period? — talk to an agent to find the best plan

Your Garden … with Kate Russell -Great time of year to consider replacing your lawn with native or non-native groundcovers

Music in the Air … with Mark ‘Fenny’ Fenichel – Beloved local music teacher brought the gift of harmony to many

St. Louise Regional Hospital appoints new chief medical officer

Time trails of Tour of California to come through South Valley May 16

Your Estate … with James Ward – What exactly is hospice care and do you know how it really works?

Calendar of Events – Published in the December 27 – January 9, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life