Our local movie theaters – Gilroy Platinum Theater and Morgan Hill CineLux - are a couple of my favorite places to spend my extra time (and money). There’s just something about sitting in a darkened theater with a group of friends - and strangers - eyes glued to the big screen, laughing or crying or jumping out of our seats.
The latest show at the Blak Sage Gallery – “Materiality: Interpretations in Wood, Metal, Glass & Clay” – opens Friday, with work from 12 local and regional artists on display. The show runs through March 1, with an artists’ reception on Feb. 1 to coincide with the First Friday gathering.
The 90 days of free parking – through Feb. 6 – in downtown Hollister is available in city parking lots only. Street parking time limits are still in effect during the “free parking” months and are being enforced. The city council approved a resolution that suspended the time limits in the city’s downtown lots for the holiday shopping season on Nov. 5. But the timed parking enforcement remains on city streets that are posted with time limits.
The sentencing of the former San Jose policer officer from Gilroy who pleaded no contest to two counts of unlawful sexual contact with two teen boys is slated for Friday.