Extra benefits for buying produce under food-stamp pilot program

22 February 2017, 11:14 am

A pilot program at three grocery stores in San Jose and Gilroy gives low-income Californians in the ... to spend on fresh produce for every CalFresh dollar they use to buy California-grown fruits and vegetables. Called Double Up Food Bucks, the benefit ...... Read More »

Double Up Food Bucks: SPUR’s Healthy Food Incentive Grocery Pilot

22 February 2017, 6:56 am

The program is available at three participating grocery stores in San Jose and Gilroy. These stores are the first in California to offer Double Up Food Bucks, which is modeled on a program pioneered in Michigan by the Fair Food Network. SPUR doesn’t ...... Read More »

4 South Bay Businesses Cited for Selling Cigarettes to Minors

21 February 2017, 9:35 am

GILROY, CA -- Workers at four local businesses were cited by police during a sting operation recently after they failed to stop minors from buying cigarettes, authorities say. On Feb. 15, the Gilroy Police Department revealed that earlier this month ...... Read More »

Shatel: Winding road with many connections led Mike Riley's confidant Dan Van De Riet to Nebraska

18 February 2017, 7:00 pm

And his story starts with garlic ice cream. Van De Riet grew up in Gilroy, California, a burg about an hour south of San Francisco, known for its garlic crop. And, of course, the annual Garlic Festival, which draws hundreds of thousands from all over.... Read More »

Rockin' Jump to Bounce into Gilroy

17 February 2017, 3:41 am

Gilroy, CA 95020 on February 18, 2017. Rockin' Jump's Gilroy location is conveniently located near the Gilroy outlets. The 19,417-square foot location will offer many of Rockin' Jump's trademark activities including: a large open jump arena, a trampoline ...... Read More »

Gilroy's Most Romantic Couples

14 February 2017, 9:02 pm

When we retire our hope is to purchase a small apartment in Nice as a 2nd home and open up a small Mexican Cantina, perhaps "Taqueria California"?...where locals, tourists and our vacationing friends can enjoy Gilroy, California style Tacos, Cervezas y ...... Read More »

Pro-Life Group Cancels Planned Parenthood Protest After It Receives Violent Threats

13 February 2017, 3:53 am

Violent threats against a California pro-life leader prompted him to cancel a rally to protest the abortion chain Planned Parenthood last week. The Gilroy Dispatch reports Brian Cunningham began advertising the “Defund Planned Parenthood” event on ...... Read More »

‘Bearded Bandit’ Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison for String of California Bank Robberies

9 February 2017, 3:02 pm

Ellis admitted to the following robberies: $3,000 from a Chase Bank branch in Fremont, California, on February 12, 2016 $4,400 from a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Gilroy, California, on March 4, 2016 $3,180 from a Wells Fargo Bank branch in Concord ...... Read More »

McDonald's is testing a snow crab sandwich

9 February 2017, 8:15 am

made with garlic from Gilroy, California. The garlic fries were served in four restaurants in South Bay. If successful, the snow crab sandwich could pose a threat to the old McDonald's standard: The everlasting Filet-O-Fish. More McDonald's news:... Read More »

Local Class A Driver-Gilroy, CA

8 February 2017, 11:31 pm

United Natural Foods, Inc. - Gilroy, CA - Travel Assistance Associate Relief Fund Corporate Giving: Hunger: improving access to nutritious food for at-risk communities Environment: supporting local preservation, conservation & restoration Agriculture ...... Read More »

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