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Volunteer Opportunities on Boards and Commissions

City boards and commissions were established for the purpose of advising the City Council and providing ongoing input into policies and issues affecting the future of the Gilroy. All persons seeking membership on a board or commission must be a Gilroy resident and may have additional membership requirements. Interested? Click the link below for the recruitment flyer and application. For more information call 408-846-0204.
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Weather hampers travel Monday

Weather hampers travel Monday

GILROY, Calif. Highway 101 is back open after a big rig flipped and shut down lanes near Gilroy.

Sandbags available in Gilroy as storm closes in

Sandbags are available in Gilroy at Chestnut Fire Station, located at 7070 Chestnut Street. You are asked to bring your own shovel.

Humberto Rivas, owber of neglected horses pleads no contest

     Humberto Rivas the horse owner at the center of an animal cruelty case in Gilroy has pleaded no contest to felony charges.

 

     Rivas was charged after several residents complained that his horses were severely neglected.

 

     One concerned neighbor actually bought three horses, and a rescue center bought a dozen more.

 

     The Santa Clara County district attorney says Humberto Rivas will serve 90 days in jail and 5 years’ probation.

    

He also won't be able to own an animal for 10 years.  Rivas will be formally sentenced on January 5th.

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Do you make a mean blueberry pie? CalGiant wants to know about it!

Do you make a mean blueberry pie? CalGiant wants to know about it!

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Just in time for holiday baking season California Giant Berry Farms launched an “All About Pies” national consumer promotion featuring their fresh blueberries and blackberries.

Consumers are encouraged to enter their favorite berry pie recipe featuring California Giant blueberries or blackberries or a combination of both for a chance to win a grand prize of $500.  Additionally, the grand prize recipe will be professionally photographed and featured on www.calgiant.com

Entries have been pouring in since Thanksgiving and the promotion will run through December 14th.  This provides enough time for the winning recipes to be featured during the holidays and allow consumers to try the recipe at home to share with friends and family during the season. 

3.9 quake south of San Juan Bautista rattles the Central Coast

The Central Coast was rattled by a 3.9 magnitude earthquake Friday evening.

The USGS reports the epicenter was 5 kilometers south southeast of San Juan Bautista. The puts the epicenter just inside San Benito County.

No damage has been reported at this time.

This quake hit at 6:17 p.m. and the recent 4.2 quake on November 19 near the same location, has kept residents on edge. Experts say this is a very active part of the San Andreas fault zone.

It's time for Project Santa!

It's time for Project Santa!

It's that time of year for Project Santa!

KION/CW and T23 have partnered with Gift Inc. for years, to get all the kids in foster care in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito County gifts for Christmas.

Last year more than 1,000 foster children received a toy through Project Santa, so please help us make it happen again!