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    CAL FIRE Urgres Extreme Caution and Bans Burning

    CAL FIRE recently sent out two media releases from the Santa Clara Unit. One describes the ban of all open fires in State Responsibility Areas (SRA) and areas under agreement with CAL FIRE.A second media release was created to urge caution in the wildland Read on...
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    Downtown Monterey Road Rehabilitation: Project Outreach Meeting

    Members of the public are invited to learn and ask questions about the upcoming Downtown Monterey Road Rehabilitation project. The meeting will occur at the Old City Hall Restaurtant, upper level (7400 Monterey Road) on Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30 PM. Read on...
  3. Kids Discover Arts

    Kids Discover Arts

    Parents and children are invited to this fun filled event where local art professionals conduct 18 different workshops and "hands-on" arts activities for children. Read Flyer...
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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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