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    Recruitment Extended for Boards, Commissions, & Committees

    Recruitment for openings on the City of Gilroy Boards, Commissions, & Committees has been extended to January 16th. Apply now to volunteer and start making a difference in your community today! Read on...
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    Charter Spectrum Price Adjustments

    The local cable provider, Charter Spectrum, will be adjusting prices based upon the table provided. Customers within Gilroy will be notified of the price adjustments by Charter Spectrum on or after December 12, 2017. Read on...
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    Affordable Apartment Community, The Cannery

    The Cannery, an affordable apartment community is currently compiling an interest list for residents who are interested in renting an apartment in this community. The Cannery is anticipated to open in the Fall of 2018. Rental rates and income . . . 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.

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