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Be Ready for a Natural Disaster

Be ready for the next earthquake, fire, flood, or other emergency

Free fair on September 20 will help you prepare


MONTEREY, Calif. — After events like the weekend earthquake in Napa, many of us think about whether we would be prepared if disaster strikes. Unfortunately, many of us don’t get past the thinking stage.      


What’s the best place to keep an emergency kit? How much water should you have on hand? If you have to go to a shelter, what will you do with your pets? Get guidance and tools to help you answer those questions and others at the Emergency Preparedness Fair, Saturday, September 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Del Monte Center in Monterey.


Fro Yo Fever Fundraiser Benefiting the Youth Scholarship Fund 8/29

TREAT YOURSELF! Fro Yo Fever, 6955 Camino Arroyo Ste. #40, Gilroy, CA 95020. When: Friday, August 29, 2014 from 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. 20% of proceeds from this event will benefit the Gilroy Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund.

DUI checkpoints in Gilroy

Gilroy, CA - Gilroy Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on 08/22/2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.


The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized checkpoints are conducted often enough.


Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Officers will also check drivers for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.


Roundabouts in Gilroy

A roundabout is a large, circular area in the middle of an intersection meant to control the right-of-way of vehicles. Click the link below for tips on how to drive in a roundabout. Also, this roundabout is close to Las Animas School. Please see attached map for school traffic circulation.
How to use a Roundabout    Las Animas Traffic Circulation


Las Animas Information Flyer

Community Sponsors

Morning, afternoon, evening and overnight visits.

First Quarter, 2014 Sales Tax Update

Receipts for the City of Gilroy increased by 8.0% over the first quarter in 2013.

Coffee with the mayor

Ask questions/share ideas with Mayor Don Gage in an informal setting Saturday, October 25th starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Gilroy Council Chambers, 7351 Rosanna St. for his next Coffee with the Mayor.

South County garage sale days coming soon

South County Garage Sale Days coming soon

The popular South County Garage Sale Days event will be held the weekend of September 6th and 7th in Morgan Hill/San Martin and September 13th and 14th in Gilroy. Applications are due no later than Friday, August 29th (for Morgan Hill/San Martin sales) or Friday, September 5th (for Gilroy sales). The on-line application is available at www.secondchanceweek.com