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Community Voices by John Varela: Valley Water board approves next steps in fixing Anderson Dam

2020-07-06T15:14:07-07:00

Draining reservoir is first step at seismically retrofitting Anderson Dam to  safety levels By John Varela John Varela Valley Water has many critical projects in various stages of development, including flood protection projects, [...]

Community Voices by John Varela: Valley Water board approves next steps in fixing Anderson Dam2020-07-06T15:14:07-07:00

Guest column by Sal Tomasello: Gilroy’s Latino Family Fund YIP Program perseveres through coronavirus pandemic

2020-06-21T09:35:05-07:00

Students prioritize homelessness, hunger, and mental health concerns they want to support By Sal Tomasello Sal Tomasello The Latino Family Fund de Gilroy is a nonprofit organization that raises money and gives back [...]

Guest column by Sal Tomasello: Gilroy’s Latino Family Fund YIP Program perseveres through coronavirus pandemic2020-06-21T09:35:05-07:00

Community Voices by Stand Up for Racial Justice South County: Hundreds march for racial justice in Gilroy and Morgan Hill

2020-06-06T09:29:08-07:00

We must take this energy and motivation to keep on fighting for social justice By SURJ South County On Sunday, May 31, in downtown Morgan Hill, SURJ South County (a chapter of Showing Up for [...]

Community Voices by Stand Up for Racial Justice South County: Hundreds march for racial justice in Gilroy and Morgan Hill2020-06-06T09:29:08-07:00

Community Voices by Marie Blankley: Gilroy City Council cuts Recreation Depart-ment budget by $1.2 million

2020-06-06T08:56:26-07:00

Reduced revenue due to COVID-19 forces city to cut every department Gilroy Junior Guard participants display their certificates after completing the program. Photos courtesy Gilroy Recreation Department By Marie Blankley Marie Blankley [...]

Community Voices by Marie Blankley: Gilroy City Council cuts Recreation Depart-ment budget by $1.2 million2020-06-06T08:56:26-07:00

Community Voices by Avery Hilton: Sheltering in place has saddened 9-year-old, but she’s doing her best to look on the bright side

2020-05-26T07:10:44-07:00

Family has a routine they follow each weekday and the weekends are meant to relax By Avery Hilton Avery Hilton At first I was happy about the shelter-in-place order because I wouldn’t have [...]

Community Voices by Avery Hilton: Sheltering in place has saddened 9-year-old, but she’s doing her best to look on the bright side2020-05-26T07:10:44-07:00

Gilroy seniors must graduate ‘virtually’ due to pandemic

2020-05-25T15:54:11-07:00

Student-led project fundraiser will benefit St. Joseph's Family Center By Isabel Soloaga High school graduation ceremonies are a hallmark of new beginnings and exciting futures for many young people, but the coronavirus pandemic brings challenges. Gilroy [...]

Gilroy seniors must graduate ‘virtually’ due to pandemic2020-05-25T15:54:11-07:00

Guest column by Albert Lambert: Although we can’t gather, there are ways to honor veterans this Memorial Day

2020-05-08T17:08:16-07:00

If we all do a little something to honor Gilroy’s fallen heroes, we will be united and together again Albert Lambert These are certainly challenging times. COVID-19 has touched everyone’s lives in one [...]

Guest column by Albert Lambert: Although we can’t gather, there are ways to honor veterans this Memorial Day2020-05-08T17:08:16-07:00
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