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    Free Secured Bike Valet Parking During Thursday's Downtown Live Series

    The City of Gilroy Bicycle Pedestrian Commission and the Gilroy Downtown Business Association are excited to announce the Free Secured Bike Valet Parking located at the Gilroy Downtown Thursday Night Live Series, located on Martin St at Monterey Rd. Read on...
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    2018 Fireworks Safety

    For a safe 4th of July, please see the following important fireworks Information: Read on...
  3. Otter Water Clean

    Summer Time = Trash Time

    No one likes it. Everybody produces it. And it gets everywhere. Learn the facts and how you can help keep a clean environment. Read on...
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  1. Welcome to Gilroy, California

    Gilroy is the "Garlic Capital of the World." The community is known for its peaceful residential environment, its award-winning parks, golf course and recreation programs, and for its "urban forest," for which the City has won Tree City USA awards annually since 1979. 

    A variety of superior community facilities and resources have placed Gilroy high in recent surveys which have attempted to measure the quality of life in Bay Area cities. Major community facilities unveiled in the last decade include St. Louise Regional Hospital along U.S. 101, Wheeler Manor (senior residence) and an expanded Senior Center complex at Sixth and Hanna streets. The Gilroy library is also newly refurbished and computerized. Gavilan Community College in Gilroy is known for the beauty of its campus, set in the foothills which surround the city.

    Gilroy's climate strikes a pleasant balance between hot and cold, wet and dry, making it perfect for agriculture and recreation. Nestled between the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountains in the Santa Clara Valley, Gilroy residents enjoy mild temperatures, while missing most of the coastal fog. A state climatology report says up to 70% of Gilroy's days are sunny, with average rainfall of about 19.11 inches.

    Read More about Gilroy Here

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