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Nicholas John (Estrada) Green  Gilroy Dispatch

Nicholas John (Estrada) GreenNicholas known to most as “Nick” or “Nicky” passed away on November 19th at the age of 56 of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis ...



Wilda DeHaeseleer  Gilroy Dispatch

Wilda passed away recently at Merrill Gardens Gilroy. She was born in Coahoma, TX, the 6th of 10 children. The family eventually moved to CA where she ...



New math building nears completion at GHS  Gilroy Dispatch

In a concerted effort to capture equity among its two high school facilities as well as expand capacity for a growing population, Gilroy district officials have ...



Suspect Arrested After Officer-Involved Shooting, Chase at Gilroy High School  NBC Bay Area

An officer-involved shooting on the campus of Gilroy High School prompted the evacuation of the school's football stadium during a youth tournament Sunday ...



Man Exposed Himself To Female Gilroy High Student  Gilroy, CA Patch

Man Exposed Himself To Female Gilroy High Student - Gilroy, CA - The student said the male approached her in his car as she entered the back parking lot from ...



Ex-Hollister cop saw 'ghosts' during rampage on Gilroy High athletic field  KSBW Monterey

A former Hollister police officer was high on methamphetamine when he caused chaos with a stolen car in front of hundreds of youth football players at Gilroy ...



Gilroy High School wrestling students celebrate coach's UFC title  KGO-TV

Daniel Cormier now has two UFC titles under his belt, light heavyweight and heavyweight, which he won Saturday night. He's become only one of two fighters to ...



Shelley Redd  Gilroy Dispatch

Shelley Jean (Ashe) Redd, 59, born Feb. 1st, 1959 in Hollister CA died on November 12th, 2018 at home surrounded by family after a long battle with leukemia.



UFC champ, Gilroy resident to become high school wrestling coach  KGO-TV

Gilroy High School is adding some star power to its coaching staff.



Gilroy captures Division I championship  Gilroy Dispatch

In a game that was every bit as good as advertised, the Gilroy High softball team edged San Benito 4-3 in the Central Coast Section Division I playoff ...



Officials warn of smoky air in South County  Gilroy Dispatch

Santa Clara County officials are advising residents to stay indoors as much as possible today, as wildfires at numerous locations in California are contributing to ...



Teachers, parents confront board, district about fair contract  Gilroy Dispatch

As negotiators with Gilroy Unified School District and Gilroy Teachers Association await their next sitdown Sept. 14 at a fact-finding hearing, a Gilroy High School ...



Union boss: 'Strike is not inevitable'  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy teachers are holding out hope that they won't strike, that a deal can get done by Sept. 14, when union and district negotiators are scheduled to hear the ...



Assistant Principals Named For 3 GUSD Schools  Patch.com

Assistant Principals Named For 3 GUSD Schools - Gilroy, CA - "All three of these leaders are well-respected in their fields," said Gilroy Unified Superintendent ...



Gilroy Unified names two new principals  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy native Jeremy Dirks was promoted from vice principal at South Valley Middle School to principal at Christopher High School for the 2018-19 school year, ...



New offer by GUSD could end impasse  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy teachers and their bosses agree they made some headway in contract negotiations last week, with the district claiming this week that “both the district and ...



Police respond to student with knife at GHS  Gilroy Dispatch

A student armed with a kitchen knife at Gilroy High School prompted an evacuation and standoff with police. On Friday, April 27, Gilroy Police responded to a ...



Gilroy cross country on the fast track  Gilroy Dispatch

In a sport where it's a race against the clock, Maddie Eastus performs a delicate balancing act. The Gilroy High sophomore has been the team's second fastest ...



Teachers in Gilroy picket district  Gilroy Dispatch

With signs that read “Keep Good Teachers With Fair Pay,” “You can't put students FIRST if you put teachers LAST” and “WTF? Where's the Funding,” more than ...



Newman is the new Gilroy football coach  Gilroy Dispatch

Jacob Newman has been waiting for this opportunity for a while. The 24-year-old Newman is the new Gilroy High football coach, and he can't wait to get things ...



GUSD Has Award-Winning School Year  Patch.com

GUSD Has Award-Winning School Year - Gilroy, CA - As the final bell rings on the 2017-2018 school year, Gilroy Unified is celebrating multiple awards earned ...



GUSD promotes 3 to assistant principal  Gilroy Dispatch

Three new assistant principals will soon be helping to welcome students and parents at Gilroy Unified School District campuses. trio of new administrators, ...



Veteran Gilroy teachers call it a career  Gilroy Dispatch

With more than 60 years' combined experience in education, Gilroy schoolteachers Susan Freiberg and Jeff Manker will retire with a litany of accomplishments.



Former cop in GHS incident charged  Gilroy Dispatch

Former Hollister Police Officer Chad Browning has been charged with four crimes in relation to an alleged Sept. 9 crime spree that started with vehicle theft in ...



Teachers authorize strike if deal not reached  Gilroy Dispatch

If a new contract agreement cannot be reached over the summer months, Gilroy teachers have voted to strike at the start of the 2018-19 school year. In a June 6 ...



Gilroy, Christopher shine in league finals  Gilroy Dispatch

The Gilroy and Christopher High gymnastics teams qualified for the Central Coast Section Championships with strong showings in the Santa Clara Valley ...



Gilroy looks to be CCS power again  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy High softball coach Bria DeLorenzo acknowledges she's almost in a dream scenario. As the coach of a team filled with talented and hard-working players ...



Gilroy football coach quits for MVC  Gilroy Dispatch

After three years as the coach of the Gilroy High football team—including a historic 2017 season in which the Mustangs went 13-0 and won their first-ever ...



Four school board seats up for grabs in Nov.  Gilroy Dispatch

As a retired Gilroy Unified School District educator and current Board of Trustees president, Linda Piceno has helped sculpt much of the local education ...



GUSD names Employee Recognition recipients  Gilroy Dispatch

Four Gilroy Unified School District employees were honored with Employee Recognition Program awards at the May 17 Board of Trustees meeting.



Big week for Gilroy, Christopher grads  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy High School's Class of 2018 was the first to receive diplomas this week, at a June 7 commencement ceremony on the 750 W. 10th St. campus, as their ...



Police: Man exposed himself to teen at GHS  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for an adult male who exposed himself to a teenager just outside Gilroy High School Tuesday morning.



2018-19 GUSD school budget approved  Gilroy Dispatch

The Gilroy Unified School District's Board of Trustees approved a $126 million budget for the 2018-19 school year at its June 14 meeting. The budget, which can ...



Muslim family brings awareness to schools  Gilroy Dispatch

A Christopher High School student is enjoying her school experience much more this year than last year, when she and her family say she was emotionally ...



District battles teacher attrition  Gilroy Dispatch

It promises to be a busy recruiting season for Gilroy Unified School District, which will have to replace at least 40 teachers who recently gave their resignation ...



Benavides realizing immense potential  Gilroy Dispatch

One moment, Alex Benavides was baffling the Monterey hitters with a wicked slider. The next moment, the Gilroy High senior was making a nifty snag playing ...



Christopher volleyball always solid  Gilroy Dispatch

Allison Duross doesn't get intimidated whenever she has to play the best teams in the Central Coast Section. After all, the Christopher High junior outside ...



Gilroy the front runner for league title  Gilroy Dispatch

Meghan Popma grew up with two older brothers who never took it easy on her. The Gilroy High senior credits her upbringing for helping her to develop into a ...



Gilroy is only city in county to allow fireworks  Gilroy Dispatch

“Safe and sane” fireworks are legal in Gilroy, but with many important safety and fire prevention restrictions. Gilroy is the only city in Santa Clara County that ...



Gilroy supe 'confident' deal will get done  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy Unified School District's top executive is confident that a new contract for the teachers union will be reached before the start of the 2018-19 school year.



Gilroy's wrestling dominance continues  Gilroy Dispatch

For nearly two decades, Gilroy High has been the premier wrestling program in the Central Coast Section, collecting an unrivaled 15 consecutive Central Coast ...



Bond bucks shifted to middle schools  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy school district leaders have decided to shift Measure E priorities from an immediate need to build a new elementary school to a more pressing issue of ...



Schools prepare for the worst  Gilroy Dispatch

Four years ago, students, staff and faculty within the Gilroy Unified School District collaborated with more than 15 law enforcement agencies to help produce a ...



South County Catholic HS plans hinge on LAFCO's decision  Gilroy Dispatch

The Diocese of San Jose said fundraising, a construction timetable and overall project costs have been put on hold until the Local Agency Formation ...



Lori Ross  Gilroy Dispatch

Lori Ross, a woman cherished by family, friends, colleagues, students, and parents, lost her short and aggressive battle with breast cancer on Saturday, October ...



Tony Andrade is one ferocious wrestler  Gilroy Dispatch

Tony Andrade doesn't lack for confidence. But the Gilroy High senior knows the difference between being confident and cocky, and he plans on never crossing ...



Teachers see no contract when school opens  Gilroy Dispatch

At the end of July and with the new school term less than three weeks away, Gilroy teachers were no closer than they were months ago reaching a contract ...



Gilroy sets the standard in South Valley  Gilroy Dispatch

The Gilroy High field hockey program has been one of the gold standards in the Central Coast Section for the better part of a decade. Part of the sustained ...



Gilroy softball all stars shine in district  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy Majors Softball All Star team manager/head coach Augusto Correia had a problem in the District 59 championship game against the San Jose Spartans ...



Gilroy, MH teachers recognized by county  Gilroy Dispatch

Morgan Hill Unified School District's Debra Chappell and Gilroy Unified School District's Rachael Cornaggia are among 36 top teachers who were honored “for ...



Christopher water polo a splash hit  Gilroy Dispatch

Despite finishing in last place in the Gabilan Division last year, the Christopher High boys water polo team has plenty of legitimate reasons to feel good about an ...



Late field goal lifts Cougars to first win  Gilroy Dispatch

On Friday night Tyler Davis was what Christopher High coach Tim Pierleoni described as a “rolling razorblade.” The defense was deadly, as it piled up sacks.



Ella Rodriguez is unbreakable  Gilroy Dispatch

Ella Rodriguez vividly remembers walking into a gymnasium at age 9 and watching a wheelchair basketball game. The moment forever changed her life.



Celebration of life for former Gilroy coach  Gilroy Dispatch

Tom Burt, educator and legendary football coach of Los Altos and Gilroy High Schools passed away on Oct. 16 from stroke complications at the age of 94.



Davis twins excel on and off the field  Gilroy Dispatch

Christian and Tyler Davis have competed against each other their entire lives. When the two Christopher High senior twins lived in Hawaii from age 5 to 8, their ...



Dolan, Lewis strong in the middle  Gilroy Dispatch

The Gilroy High boys volleyball team is still trying to find its identity and cohesiveness on the court. Fortunately for the Mustangs, the players—including senior ...



Talks stall between teachers, district  Gilroy Dispatch

Contract negotiations officially hit an impasse with the Gilroy Teachers Association last week, and Gilroy Unified School District officials immediately went on the ...



Fleming gets the job done on both lines  Gilroy Dispatch

When Joe Fleming was in the eighth grade and preparing to play for the Gilroy Browns Pop Warner football team, he needed to drop 35 pounds in a two-month ...



GECA ranked 23rd in California for academics  Gilroy Dispatch

Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy is among the top 25 high schools in California, according to recently released U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ...



Mustangs aim for big turnaround  Gilroy Dispatch

After going 3-15 in Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division play last year, the Gilroy High baseball team has nowhere to go but up this season. And that's exactly ...



Christopher girls play inspired golf  Gilroy Dispatch

For Samantha Vogel, playing golf has been downright inspiring. The Christopher High senior started hitting balls on the range when she was 5 or 6, but it was ...



Mayor should earn $80000  Gilroy Dispatch

To the Editor, We should consider paying our mayor $80,000 salary plus benefits. This is a small amount compared to what other public employees are paid.



Air Force sergeant surprises step-daughter  Gilroy Dispatch

One South Valley Middle School student, along with her entire family, got a welcome surprise June 6 as she was being recognized at the eighth-grade ...



Thousands of local ballots are uncounted  Gilroy Dispatch

On Monday, Nov. 12, schools, banks and government offices were closed—except employees of the Santa Clara County Clerk's elections office. Like their ...



Ex-Hollister officer confirmed as suspect in Gilroy police shooting  The Mercury News

Chad Browning, who was arrested after being shot during a confrontation with Gilroy police, is a former Hollister police officer who served in the mid-2000s, ...



AKA's South Valley connection  Gilroy Dispatch

Javier Mendez needed to hear those words only once for it to have a profound effect on his life. Mendez was 12 years old when he heard those words from his ...



Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action  WMC

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm's way to try to resolve the situation.



Stick and Move inspires youngsters  Gilroy Dispatch

On the east side of the railroad tracks in old Gilroy, in an old square brick building that used to be a PG&E substation, kids spend the night punching each other ...



Christopher lacrosse program on the rise  Gilroy Dispatch

The Christopher High lacrosse team is in the midst of having its best season in program history. Coach Mike Henry has helped build a foundation that seemingly ...



CCS boys track finals: Historic evening for Serra in Gilroy  East Bay Times

Padres earn second section title after fifth-straight victory in final event — the 1600 relay.



Haley Berube a player of high character  Gilroy Dispatch

When Haley Berube took an official visit to the University of Mary in North Dakota in January, the Christopher High senior knew it was the right fit. Having just ...



Mustangs & Cougars celebrate  Gilroy Dispatch

Christopher High School graduate Lenai Garcia, above second from left, poses for a picture with her family after the completion of the 2018 commencement ...



Bonanza Days parade is Saturday  Gilroy Dispatch

The Leadership Gilroy Class of 2018 is re-introducing a taste of the original Gilroy Bonanza Days to the community with a parade on Saturday, Sept. 29, starting ...



Logan Flores wins CCS championship  Gilroy Dispatch

In last year's Central Coast Section Track and Field Championships, Logan Flores finished in a tie for third place in the pole vault, barely missing out on a berth ...



Gilroy school brass get 2% bumps  Gilroy Dispatch

Gilroy Unified School District's three highest-paid administrators were each given 2 percent pay raises on their base salaries, matching the same percentage ...



2018 Election: School elections set  Gilroy Dispatch

Here are the local candidates at a glance: Gilroy Unified School District. Board of Education. Enrique Diaz. Enrique Diaz. Age: 47. Family: Wife, CHS English ...



GUSD schools, staff earn 2018 honors  Gilroy Dispatch

Rod Kelley Elementary School in Gilroy garnered a pair of honors during the 2017-18 school year, named both a California Distinguished School by State ...



Simply the best  Gilroy Dispatch

Nic Aguilar jumped into his father's arms in a jubilant celebration, a long embrace that was overflowing with emotion. “I love you,” Damien Aguilar said to Nic ...



Ruelas running fast at Hartnell College  Gilroy Dispatch

In the middle of her freshman season running cross country at Hartnell College last year, Monica Ruelas felt like quitting. “I wanted to give up on running ...



For Cougars, fifty is nifty  Gilroy Dispatch

For Maria Higginbotham and the Christopher High girls swim team, being a part of the squad that helped the program clinch 50 consecutive wins on March 23 ...



Christopher girls soccer makes history  Gilroy Dispatch

The Christopher High girls soccer team made history on Feb. 14, clinching an outright Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division championship for the first time in ...



Brolin, Harding look to nail CCS marks  Gilroy Dispatch

In their final year of high school swimming, Ashley Harding and Katelyn Brolin are making it count. The two, along with Rachell Carnell and Ellie Pickford, make ...



Rodriguez up for NFL Prep Coach of the Year  Gilroy Dispatch

When Jubenal Rodriguez received a call in mid-November that he was being nominated by the San Francisco 49ers as their NFL High School Coach of the ...



Former Gilroy School Teacher Arrested in Campbell for Alleged Sex Crime  CBS San Francisco

A man who has previously been convicted of catfishing students while teaching in Gilroy was arrested Tuesday in Campbell for allegedly engaging in sexual ...



Time to focus on school choices in Gilroy and at schools across the US  Gilroy Dispatch

Later this month, schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in California and across America will work together to raise awareness about the ...



Gilroy Man Arrested On Indecent Exposure Charges  Gilroy, CA Patch

Gilroy Man Arrested On Indecent Exposure Charges - Gilroy, CA - The Santa Clara County Sheriff's arrested Damian Arellano on three counts for incidents ...



Garlic Fest Gives $255k  Gilroy Dispatch

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Foundation had a spicy year, raising $255,000 for 170 local schools, charities and other non-profits. In the festival's 40-year history, ...



Christopher girls hoops on the upswing  Gilroy Dispatch

For various reasons, the Christopher High girls basketball team has endured more turmoil than the average prep squad. But under first-year coach Shirley ...



Christopher on verge of special run  Gilroy Dispatch

For the Christopher High girls soccer program, the 2017-2018 season might be just the beginning of what could be a historic two- or three-year stretch—or ...



Rams are playing full speed ahead  Gilroy Dispatch

Late in the second set of last Friday's match, Kevin Kramer sat quietly on a chair and stared ahead. The Gavilan College women's volleyball coach was rather ...



Police investigate April 26 stabbing  Gilroy Dispatch

The incident happened April 26 on the 300 block of IOOF Avenue in east Gilroy, across the street from South Valley Junior High School, according to Gilroy ...



Young Mustangs aim high in basketball  Gilroy Dispatch

The Mustangs went 4-19 overall and 1-10 in Pacific Division play in the 2016-17 season. Now they are back on the court with a lot of new faces and raring to get ...



GUSD elementary school on chopping block for 2020  Gilroy Dispatch

Declining enrollments and increased wages and benefits could force the Gilroy Unified School District to close an elementary school by the 2020-21 school year ...



Gilroy All Stars shine in Sectionals  Gilroy Dispatch

It would've taken a herculean effort for the Gilroy 11- and 12-year-old Majors All Star teams to win their respective Section 5 Tournaments. Both squads had to go ...



Gumins elevate each other's play  Gilroy Dispatch

Brothers Drew and Mason Gumin agree on many things, but there's one thing they disagree on—who wins when they play NBA 2K. “We've played hundreds of ...



Locsin grows stronger through adversity  Gilroy Dispatch

After a tumultuous junior year, Cisco Locsin's comeback came full circle at two points this season: In the season-opener against Liberty Union of Brentwood and ...



Gilroy Rodeo to return in August  Gilroy Dispatch

In the hills that surround Gilroy and Morgan Hill, the west is still wild. Cowboys still ride and rope, same as they did back in the day of Henry Miller's reign as the ...



Jubenal Rodriguez, Gilroy High School, Awarded Week 3 Coach of the Week  49ers.com

The San Francisco 49ers Charlie Wedemeyer Coach of the Week award for week three goes to Jubenal Rodriguez (pictured in the white shirt) from Gilroy High ...



Bonanza Day Parade returns to Gilroy  Gilroy Dispatch

More than 30 years after it ended, the Bonanza Day Parade is back. Leadership Gilroy has received approvals for a Sept. 29 parade down Miller Avenue, ...



Kachel, Romero are all heart  Gilroy Dispatch

Andrew Kachel and Travis Romero grew up playing sports together, forming a strong bond and creating a wealth of memories in the process. They share plenty ...



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