While California takes steps toward saving the environment, restaurants need to catch up.Walk out of a restaurant with leftovers and you’re likely carrying styrofoam containers with plastic utensils and straws. All of which could end up in a landfill...
The San Benito County Business Council is set to host the 2017 County Water Information Forum on April 21.The event is expected to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform the community on the state of local...
Photos by Nick LovejoyThe McDonald’s restaurant on San Felipe Road is set to undergo a complete rebuild in the next couple months.“That store opened in November 1980, 36 years ago,” said Owner Gary Carlisle. “McDonald’s has changed a lot....
If you’ve ever dreamed about starting your own business, now might be the perfect time to make it a reality.Startup Challenge Monterey Bay, a business competition for entrepreneurs and startups, is now open and accepting applications. The event is...
The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce held it’s monthly mixer at Bonfante Collision Center where nearly 70 people gathered to network and help raise money for the Gilroy Compassion Center. More than $700 was raised as a result of the mixer. The Chamber’s monthly mixer partners a host business with a local nonprofit in order to provide awareness and needed revenue for the nonprofit organization. The monthly event creates an environment for networking and helps create a strong local economy.
Owners of Anytime Fitness Russ and Jaime Allen celebrated the additional space they recently added to their Gilroy facility, nearly doubling the floor space. Additional new machines and a second classroom make it even more convenient and easier to use to achieve your workout goals. Located at 755 First St., managers Brad Gwinn and Christopher Madewell invite you to stop in for a tour.
Brad Ledwith, a Certified Financial Planner in Morgan Hill, has been appointed to serve as a representative of CFP Board in their local communities. There are now a total of 50 CFP professionals throughout the United States serving as CFP Board Ambassadors.

Learning Services Corporation has continued to build futures for people with acquired brain injuries in Gilroy for more than 25 years.  Pictured are KayRee Shreeve, program manager, Prandy Kelly, case manager, Eleanor Saavedra, program nurse, Guadalupe Zambrano, managing lead, Lindsey L’Amoreaux, day program coordinator, and Rebecca Kurumada, national director of marketing. The ribbon-cutting was held Jan. 12. For more information, call (408) 848-4379.

Art on display: The offices of Dr. Jernell Escobar D.D.S., located at 7880 Wren Ave. Suite D-142 in Gilroy, holds a bi-monthly art exhibition. The current artist on display is Gary Coleman, who has more than 10 works showing. For more information on his art, visit garycolemanartist.com.
Fitness Evolution announced it has purchased Gilroy Athletic Club, a full-service health club that has serviced Gilroy for many years. The newest addition to the rapidly expanding Fitness Evolution health club chain is located at 8540 Church St. in Gilroy. Within the spacious 30,000 square foot facility is cardio equipment, weight resistance machines, free weights, a group exercise studio, a spinning studio, racquetball courts and a childcare center. In addition, the club has saunas, steam rooms, tanning and hydro massage.

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Cooking at the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival on Saturday showcased the very finest of this ancient crop.Just eight miles from Hollister at the San...