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From Gilroy Dispatch...
The City of Gilroy is searching for a new city clerk after Thai Pham resigned from the position earlier this month. Pham was appointed Gilroy City Clerk in 2021.
The declining enrollment across Gilroy Unified School District has officials looking at ways to more evenly distribute the number of students across its elementary schools.
LJ Hardwicke will celebrate the release of her first novel, “Red Watson and the Gifted Lands,” with a book signing event.
Supporters of a downtown restaurant are decrying the Gilroy City Council’s December decision to not extend the business’ permit for an outdoor dining area.
The city of Gilroy is looking at cracking down on downtown building owners who have covered their vacant storefronts with plywood for an extended amount of time.
The Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall, 74 West Sixth St., is hosting Veterans Benefit Days on the first and third Fridays of the month through 2024 with extended hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This Gilroy home received a new roof donated by Simmitri and other local roofing companies.
The Gilroy City Council agreed to raise water rates by 6% every year through 2028, beginning Jan. 1.
An inaugural ceremony in Gilroy to recognize people who died over the year while unhoused was staged at Gilroy City Hall.
A developer is hoping to build a 501-unit housing project on Las Animas Avenue, filing a formal application Dec. 14 that cites a state law that allows housing to be built on sites not designated for it.
The $3.9 million grant from the California Department of Transportation’s Clean California Local Grant Program will be used to improve the Gourmet and Railroad alleyways between Fourth and Seventh streets by adding lighting, benches, garbage enclosures, bicycle and pedestrian markings, signage and more.
A split Gilroy City Council elected not to extend a downtown restaurant’s pandemic-era parklet as city officials work to create a set of rules for outdoor dining areas in public parking spaces.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association dished out $65,000 in donations to various organizations during a ceremony at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, continuing its long-standing tradition of giving back to the community.
Brian Canepa of W-Trans, the consulting firm hired by the city in September 2022, said multiple surveys of weekday parking in the broader downtown area revealed that only 44% of the 3,181 spaces were occupied during the peak hour of 10 a.m., noting that was before the new 144-space lot opened on Eigleberry and Seventh streets.
Gilroy officials are looking at updating a decades-old ordinance on food trucks, but some business owners are cautioning city leaders to not make it restrictive for those wanting to sell their wares downtown.
City officials say a housing proposal on Hecker Pass Highway does not meet the criteria for the so-called “builder’s remedy,” a provision of state law that allows developers to bypass local zoning requirements.
The city of Gilroy could pursue legal action against the developer of Glen Loma Ranch, suggesting that it is reneging on its agreement to build a fire station in the housing development.
Students, staff and the public gathered at South Valley Middle School to celebrate the completion of the $90 million transformation of one of Gilroy’s oldest campuses at 7881 Murray Ave.
From Metro Silicon Valley...
A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled that attorneys representing victims of the 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting provided insufficient evidence to take the case to a trial.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that its 2023 payouts to local charities totaled $65,000.
From Morgan Hill Times...
A developer has filed a formal application for 113 homes on land not designated for housing on Hecker Pass Road, citing a state law that allows developers to bypass local zoning.
The Gilroy Unified School District Board of Education approved an agreement with the teachers’ union that increases salaries and lowers class sizes in some grades.
Spectrum donated $5,000 to St. Joseph’s Family Center of Gilroy (SJFC) through the company’s national community philanthropic program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants.
The Gilroy City Council will consider allowing virtual public comments during its meetings, possibly reinstating a pandemic-era policy that let people speak without being physically in attendance.
The Gilroy Center for the Arts has opened its doors for veterans, providing them with a contemplative space to display their artwork and mementos from their time in the service.
The tentative agreement was reached following an all-day fact-finding session with a state-appointed factfinder, according to a joint press release from the district and union.
Local officials gathered at the Gilroy Transit Center to celebrate the return of the bus line that was suspended three years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The council agreed to raise water rates by 6% every year through 2028, beginning Jan. 1
City officials are seeking bids from contractors to construct grant-funded improvements to downtown Gilroy’s alleyways.
Caltrain Electric Train Virtual Community Meeting
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Blankley
Litter Cleanup Day
Community Workshop: Affordable Housing 101
Library Commission Meeting
Downtown Committee Meeting: CANCELED
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