Published in the January 10 – 23, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life

Paula Whang-Ramos leads a group in meditation at the Blue Lotus Meditation Center in Gilroy.

Main story – Meditation center helps practitioners develop inner peace

South County man gets gift of a lifetime — a prosthetic leg

Guest column by Mike Wasserman – 2017 was a very productive year for SC County

Editorial – Sentencing of Sierra LaMar’s killer brings some closure

Around Town … with Robert Airoldi – Dine out locally 5 times in two weeks for a chance to win a $500 prize

Your Insurance … with Brian & Bob – Controlling rising medical costs during your ‘Golden Years’


John Webb, with prosthetist Hector Casanova, takes his first steps with his new prosthetic right leg

Life in San Martin … with Sharon Luna – Holidays are a time for reflecting and showing others that we care

Music in the Air … with Mark ‘Fenny’ Fenichel -A new year breeds new music, new venues and new opportunities

The Bigger Picture … with Marty Cheek – Will artificial intelligence bring out the ‘angels’ or ‘demons’ in us?

Calendar of Events – Published in the January 10 – 23, 2018 issue of Gilroy Life


Robert Airoldi

Robert Airoldi

Editor at Gilroy Life
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