1. News & Announcements
  2. City of Gilroy Email Express
  1. Official City Seal

    Gilroy Celebrates Arbor Day by Planting Trees

    May 15, 2019 (Gilroy, CA): The City of Gilroy, Gilroy City Council, and the Parks and Recreation Commission will be planting trees in celebration of Arbor Day on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The three Chinese Pistache trees will be planted in . . . Read on...
  2. Official City Seal

    Gilroy Settles Lawsuit

    May 7, 2019 (Gilroy, CA): The City of Gilroy has reached an agreement to resolve a lawsuit brought by Patricia Harrell, a former employee of the City of Gilroy Police Department who was terminated by the City in March 2016. . . Read on...
  3. empowering-homebuyers-logo-web

    Homeownership Presentation and Resources on May 30, 2019

    Join us to learn more about the new Empower Homebuyers SCC program! This program is funded by the 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond and provides down payment assistance loans to first-time homebuyers up to 17% of the purchase price. Read on...
> View All
  1. Main Calendar
  2. Community Events
  3. Council Meetings

May 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
28 29 30 01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 01
> View All
  1. Welcome to Gilroy, California

    Gilroy is the "Garlic Capital of the World." The community is known for its peaceful residential environment, its award-winning parks, golf course and recreation programs, and for its "urban forest," for which the City has won Tree City USA awards annually since 1979. 

    A variety of superior community facilities and resources have placed Gilroy high in recent surveys which have attempted to measure the quality of life in Bay Area cities. Major community facilities unveiled in the last decade include St. Louise Regional Hospital along U.S. 101, Wheeler Manor (senior residence) and an expanded Senior Center complex at Sixth and Hanna streets. The Gilroy library is also newly refurbished and computerized. Gavilan Community College in Gilroy is known for the beauty of its campus, set in the foothills which surround the city.

    Gilroy's climate strikes a pleasant balance between hot and cold, wet and dry, making it perfect for agriculture and recreation. Nestled between the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountains in the Santa Clara Valley, Gilroy residents enjoy mild temperatures, while missing most of the coastal fog. A state climatology report says up to 70% of Gilroy's days are sunny, with average rainfall of about 19.11 inches.

    Read More about Gilroy Here

    poppies for web