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  • AST Dew Tour-Panasonic Open Results

    Friday, June 20, 2008 BMX Vert Finals 1. Jamie Bestwick, Great Britain, 96.00. 2. Chad Kagy, Gilroy, Calif., 93.17. 3. Simon Tabron, Great Britian, 92.00. 4. Kevin Robinson, East Providence, R.I., 91.17. 5. Austin Coleman, Los Angeles, Calif., 90.17. 6....
  • H1N1 fears lead to worldwide garlic shortage

     
    OK, this is big news. Normally I wouldn't use the Gilroy Dispatch as my primary source, but as we all know, Gilroy, Calif. bills itself as the Garlic Capital of the World. It turns out it's the Garlic Capital of......
  • Juan Manuel Lopez seeks boxing stardom

     
    His punching power thrills boxing loyalists, his charisma and Puerto Rican bloodline revive memories of Felix Trinidad, and he's an unbeaten world champion with 26 knockouts in 29 fights. Now Juan Manuel Lopez needs an attention-grabbing triumph like...
  • Gilroy man charged with killing Chihuahua faces life in prison

     
    A Gilroy man who killed his wife's Chihuahua by smashing it against a wall could be sentenced to life in prison because of prior violent convictions. Bud Wally Ruiz, 53, has a criminal history dating back 30 years and could......
  • Done deal: Robert Guerrero, Marcos Maidana to fight in San Jose on Aug. 27

     
    The head of Golden Boy Promotions said Monday that he had finalized all deals related to an Aug. 27 junior-welterweight bout pitting top contenders Robert Guerrero of Gilroy versus Argentina's Marcos Maidana at San Jose's HP Pavilion. The bout will......
  • H. Florene Gardner

    H. Florene Gardner, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Camarillo, after a brief illness. Florene was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on August 23, 1922, to Homer and Opal Robb.  The family would eventually move to California and...
  • Gilroy: A fascinating history with more than a hint of garlic

    Gilroy: A fascinating history with more than a hint of garlic
    Lori Guerriero was on her knees cooing at and cajoling 14-month-old Alexis Garcia, the son of a friend, to smile at her while she tried to take his picture. Alexis was much more interested in me, though, a stranger with his own camera trying to capture...
  • Planning your trip to Gilroy, Calif.

    THE BEST WAY TO GILROY From Los Angeles, head north on the Interstate 5 through the Central Valley, then take California 152. It's about a five-hour drive. WHERE TO STAY Best Western Forest Park Inn, 375 Leavesley Road, Gilroy; (408) 848-5144, http://...
  • How to get a grip on that handlebar mustache

    How to get a grip on that handlebar mustache
    Although growing a beard requires nothing beyond a Zen-like letting go of the daily shaving ritual, cultivating a proper handlebar requires a level of patience and skill worthy of a bonsai gardener. Here are a few pointers: 1. Put down the scissors and...
  • Don't be afraid of a food fest

    Don't be afraid of a food fest
    More than an onslaught of mosquitoes or the season's first roller coaster mishap, nothing announces the arrival of summer like a food festival. It's at these events that you can find barbecued lima beans (the Lima Bean Festival in West Cape May, N.J.),...
  • Craft brewers rethink rice in beer

    Craft brewers rethink rice in beer
    Ask chefs to dish on their favorite variety of rice and you'll likely hear words such as fragrant, floral, nutty. But when craft brewers talk about the grain, it's not quite as reverent. "Rice is considered by many brewers what the nasty industrial...
  • Calendar: Events from June to November 2008

    FAWNSKIN Doo Dah Parade, Fawnskin Festival When, where: July 26, North Shore Drive at Cherokee Street. Highlights: Community parade; festival with pet, apple pie and horseshoe contests; kids' races and games; hamburgers and hot dogs. Cost: Parade...