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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Top 10 things to do at the Gilroy Garlic Festival

    Travel Editor Catharine Hamm talks about the 30th anniversary of the Gilroy Garlic Festival on “Good Food” on KCRW from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 19. The Gilroy Garlic Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary this year from 10 a.m. to...
  • The Sunshine State is a serious party place

    The Sunshine State is a serious party place
    After logging almost 12,000 miles in search of the nation's best festivals, sporting events and celebrations, travel writer Michael Guerriero can tell you one thing about Florida: The Sunshine State knows how to party. "The thing that ties the Florida...
  • Trader Joe's halting some Chinese imports

    Trader Joe's halting some Chinese imports
    Trader Joe's is taking some of its Chinese food off the menu. The Monrovia-based grocery store chain, known for its selection of budget gourmet and ethnic offerings, said Monday that it would phase out the sale of single-ingredient items -- such as...