Bay Area: Best schools for low-income students

27 September 2016, 5:57 am

Overall achievement in California is low: On the state’s standardized tests ... holistic project-based education and extensive support services, she said. At Gilroy Prep, a K-8 charter school, 77 percent of low-income Latino students scored proficient ...... Read More »

US CA: Smoke From 500 Acre Loma Fire Spotted in Gilroy September 26

26 September 2016, 6:02 pm

Forbes in central west New South Wales was declared a natural disaster zone on September 27 after being hit by record floods. More than 1000 residents have been evacuated and Sydney Morning Herald reported the clean up bill to be tens of millions of dolla... Read More »

Trump: Clinton has experience, "but it's bad experience"

26 September 2016, 5:35 pm

The Loma fire, which sparked near Loma Pietra in California?s Santa Cruz Mountains, spread across 500 acres on September 26, sending smoke over the surrounding area. This footage shows the billowing smoke from nearby Gilroy. The fire has the potential t... Read More »

Gilroy Cops Seeking Alleged Booze Thieves

26 September 2016, 2:39 pm

GILROY, CA – The Gilroy Police Department today released photos of suspects who allegedly stole five bottles of alcohol from a local CVS. The theft occurred Sept. 23 at about 10:30 a.m., police said. Two males -- one in a red shirt and one in a black ...... Read More »

Felicity Jones enjoyed learning kung fu

24 September 2016, 9:17 pm

The movie is directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. The Bling Ring ... theatre in Los Angeles, California June 4, 2013. The movie opens in the U.S. on June 14. The Bling Ring: Premiere Musician Gwen Stefani arrives at ...... Read More »

In California, Grenache Packs More Than Power

22 September 2016, 9:00 pm

In California, older grenache producers have always made balanced ... No. 3 was Bonny Doon’s 2014 Clos de Gilroy, a perhaps outdated moniker as the grapes no longer come from the vicinity of Gilroy, Calif., but from Monterey County, to the south.... Read More »

Santa Monica Hires Gilroy Transportation Engineer

22 September 2016, 7:54 am

His key responsibilities involved the regional highway, public transit and California High Speed Rail projects ... The division has an annual budget of $2.1 million, the City said. Gilroy has a population of slightly more than 50,000 people -- up ...... Read More »


18 September 2016, 1:54 pm

Gino Fortino of Fortino Winery in Gilroy talks about Charbono wine, which is made out of an Italian grape varietal. There are only 80 acres of the Italian grape varietal Charbono grown in California and Fortino’s grows some of them. “Cult wine,” is ...... Read More »

A Wet Future for Gilroy?

15 September 2016, 7:42 am

It recently opened one in Garden Grove, California. “I am cautiously optimistic Great ... unkempt buildings unseen by visitors on the east side of Gilroy Gardens Family Park, the city-owned botanical theme park on Hecker Pass Highway.... Read More »

‘A Historic Change’: California First State to Pass Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

15 September 2016, 5:10 am

Photo by Bob NIchols/USDAMigrant workers harvest corn on Uesugi Farms in Gilroy. California is the first state to introduce overtime pay for farmworkers. It’s unlikely that the rest of the country will rush to implement similar legislation. California ...... Read More »

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