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Alan Obata

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TIDES OF TALENT From drama to daringly funny, Limelight Theater

adds a spark to the community theater scene.

MAGAZINE

64 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA Mailing address: P.O. Box 516, Gilroy, CA 95021 Phone: 408-842-6400

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Publisher

Dan Pulcrano Associate Publisher

Jeannette Close Editor

Debra Eskinazi Calendar Editor

BOSTOCK CHIROPRACTIC

Tia Sundberg Contributing Writers

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Jenny Arbizu, Wallace Baine, Janet Enright, Ron Erskine, Kimberly Ewertz, Susan Rife, Colleen Grzan, Cheryl Huguenor, Emanuel Lee, Laura Ness, Kate Russell, Neera Siva Advertising Account Executives

Kelly Been, Carrie Bonato, Vanessa Deleon, Scott Harvey

“Handmade Health Care” Dr. Guy M. Bostock

Voted Best Chiropractor in Gilroy 2005-2008, 2010, 2014, 2016-2017 & 2018

Thank you for voting for me

Design Director

Kara Brown Production Operations Manager

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Food & Beverage

11 Services 23 Shopping

• Chiropractic services

Editorial Production Manager

• On-site X-ray facility

Katherine Manlapaz Cover design by:

Kara Brown Published by New SV Media Inc., Gilroy, CA Entire contents © 2018. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any form prohibited without publisher’s written permission.

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408.842.9404

• Physical therapy Includes: • Electrical muscle stimulation • Ultrasound • Mechanical traction • Therapeutic massage

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Best food & Beverage

Debra Eskinazi

BIG ROY Like its name suggests, Cafe 152 Burger is famous for its flame-grilled hamburgers and its french fries.

BAKERY

Josephine’s Bakery

BAR/PUB

Bartender’s Union

7421 Monterey Road, 408.337.5531 With an almost constant rotation of beers on tap, you’re sure to find a beer that fits everyone’s palate.

Barbeque 152

8295 Monterey Road, 408.842.4499 bbq152.com Barbeque done the old-school way, smoked daily with oak wood, the perfect amount of spices, and time.

BARTENDER

Jamie at Bartender’s Union

7421 Monterey Road, 408.337.5531 Good drinks, even better service.

BEER SELECTION

Golden State Brew and Grill

7560 Monterey Road, 408.846.7070 goldenstatebrew-grill.business.site Relaxing and fun environment with some of the best brews on tap.

BEST MEAL UNDER $20

Saigon -2- Siam Bistro

1280 First St, 408.848.6000 saigon2siam.weebly.com Delicious, authentic Vietnamese and Thai food at an affordable price.

BREAKFAST

OD’s Kitchen

28 Martin St, 408.847.3818 Classic American comfort food served in hearty portions.

BURGER

Cafe 152 Burger Company

8401 Church St, 408.767.2055 cafe152burgerco.com All American burgers, fresh fries, handmade milkshakes-what else could one ask for in a good burger place?

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383 First St, 669.205.7073 josephinesfamilybakerycafe.com A pastry-lover’s dream—the freshest, finest ingredients baked to perfection.

BARBECUE

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& Best food Beverage

Bryce Stoepfel

COOL TREAT Icicles Ice Cream Roller Rebecca Reynolds works over a cold plate pan preparing a tasty ice cream for customers.

BURRITO/TACO

Tacos Ameca

7001 Monterey Road, 408.337.5451 Traditional Mexican favorites served on fresh tortillas made in-house daily.

CHINESE FOOD

Pineapple Village

769 First St, 408.842.2888 pineapplevillage.com Best known for their famous Pineapple Fried Rice and authentic Pad Thai.

COFFEE SHOP

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First Street Coffee House

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1211 First St, 408.842.1340 firststreetcoffee.com A popular spot among locals, First Street is known for its delicious coffees and making everyone who walks in the door feel like family.

DELI/SANDWICH SHOP

Cafe 152 Bread Company 60 Fourth St, 408.767.2868 cafe152breadco.com Local and fresh ingredients come

together to make healthy and mouthwatering meals.

FRENCH FRIES

Cafe 152 Burger Company

8401 Church St, 408.767.2055 cafe152burgerco.com All American burgers, fresh fries, handmade milkshakes-what else could one ask for in a good burger place?

HAPPY HOUR

Stubby’s Sport Bar & Grill

707 First St, 408.848.3455 Cold brews, multiple TVs, great eatsbest place to relax after work and catch the game.

HOT DOG

A-Jays Cheese Steaks

1340 First St Suite E, 408.427.8888 ajayscheesesteaks.com Perfectly grilled meats on fresh rollswhat more could one ask for?

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Triple the taste! Thanks for voting for Cafe 152 again

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food & Beverage

ICE CREAM/YOGURT

Icicles

7210 Camino Arroyo #105 iciclescreamroll.com/ Gilroy’s first rolled ice cream joint. Each roll is artfully created right in front of you.

ITALIAN FOOD

Mama Mia’s

1360 First St, 408.847.8808 mamamias.com Relaxed atmosphere, delicious food all without breaking the bank.

60 4th Street cafe152breadco.com 408.767.2868

Best Deli/ Sandwich Shop 3 years in a row

Best Burger

8401 Church Street cafe152burgerco.com 408.767.2055

5 years in a row

Best Fries

KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

Old City Hall

7400 Monterey St, 408.842.3454 oldcityhall.biz Friendly staff, wide range of options for even the pickiest of little eaters.

MEXICAN FOOD

Victoria’s

757 First St, 408.848.1052 Take a chance on this popular familyowned restaurant—and, let us know if you spot Elvis.

NEW RESTAURANT

Josephine’s Bakery and Cafe Thank you for recognizing Merrill Gardens as the best senior living community in Gilroy!

383 First St, 669.205.7073 josephinesfamilybakerycafe.com A pastry-lover’s dream—the freshest, finest ingredients baked to perfection.

RESTAURANT

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West Side Grill

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8080 Santa Teresa Blvd, 408.847.3800 thewestsidegrill.com Amazing meals for any time of day paired with the friendliest staff around.

Call today to schedule your personal visit. (408) 843-4904 merrillgardens.com

7600 Isabella Way Gilroy, CA 95020

Lic #435202344

Retirement Living • Assisted Living • Memory Care

PIZZA

Pinocchio’s Pizza

8400 Church St, 408.847.3464 gilroypizza.com Family-owned and operated-serving up the best New York style pizza around.

VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT

Saigon -2- Siam Bistro

1280 First St, 408.848.6000 saigon2siam.weebly.com Delicious, authentic Vietnamese and Thai food all at an affordable price.

THAI FOOD

Saigon -2- Siam Bistro

1280 First St, 408.848.6000 saigon2siam.weebly.com Delicious, authentic Vietnamese and Thai food all at an affordable price.

WAITER/WAITRESS

Ling Ling Gilroy Bowl

7554 Monterey St, 408.842.5100 gilroybowl.com Known for her great customer service, Ling Ling will keep you in the lanes at Gilroy Bowl.

VIETNAMESE

Saigon -2- Siam Bistro

1280 First St, 408.848.6000 saigon2siam.weebly.com Delicious, authentic Vietnamese and Thai food all at an affordable price.

WINERY

Fortino Winery

4525 Hecker Pass Highway, 408.842.3305 fortinowinery.com Family owned and operated. Producing high class wines since 1970.

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Best services CATERER

Fire 4 Hire Catering

Restaurant on Wheels, 408.710.3716 fire4hirecatering.com Award-winning catering for hire, featuring gourmet cuisine for all occasions.

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Guy Bostock

7881 Church Street, 408.847.7246 gilroychiropractor.com With more than 26 years of experience, Bostock Chiropractic offers physical therapy treatments, muscle stimulation services and more.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

Rebekah’s Children Services

290 IOOF Ave, 408.846.2100 rcskids.org More than a century of community care including foster services, mental health, intensive family care and work training services.

DANCE STUDIO HELPING HANDS For some acupuncture isn’t an alternative therapy—it’s their go-to treatment for all their ails.

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic of Gilroy

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

GUSD Power School

gusd.k12.ca.us/powerschool A fun supportive, environment for kids in second through eighth grade.

James Ward

7888 Wren Ave Suite D-140, 408.847.4800 wardesq.com Offers services in estate planning, elder law and medi-cal planning, providing peace of mind to all his clients.

AUTO SERVICE SHOP

Preferred Automotive

8460 Church St, 408.842.8640 preferred-automotive.com Serving Gilroy since 2000 and with over 31 years of experience your car is sure to be in the best hands with Preferred Automotive.

BANKING INSTITUTION

Pinnacle Bank

7579 Monterey Road, 408.842.8200 pinnaclebanknline.com For more than ten years, Pinnacle Bank has been the trusted bank of choice for businesses and individuals throughout the area.

CAR WASH

Gilroy Express Wash

951 First St, 408.847.9910 gilroyexpresswash.com Open seven days a week, Gilroy Express Wash is offers a quick and fair price.

1325 First St, 408.848.3812 lanasdance.com Teaching the love of dance for nearly 40 years. Offering classes in tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, lyrical and contemporary styles.

DAYCARE/PRESCHOOL

Pacific Point Christian

8095 Kelton Dr, 408.847.7922 pacpoint.net A safe and secure learning environment managed by dedicated individuals with a strong passion for their religion.

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8070 Santa Teresa Blvd #100, 408.842.9688 gilroyacupuncture.com Relaxation for the total body and mind.

ATTORNEY

Lana’s Dance Studio

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Best services

HUGGABLE PUP Everyone loves a wet nose—allow your best buds to be pampered at Sassy Pooch & Kitty Too.

DAY SPA/MASSAGE

Lavender Day Spa 779 First St, 408.842.1646 lavenderluxuryspa.com Lavender Day Spa offers its guests a peaceful, calming and comfortable retreat in a hectic world.

DECK AND FENCING COMPANY

Soares Lumber and Fence

BEST OF GILROY 2018

6330 Monterey Road, 408.842.0260 psgfencinginc.com Full service general building contractor with professional crews specializing in exterior replacements or repairs, decks, balconies, fencing, stairways, arbors, carports and lumber sales.

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DOG GROOMER

Sassy Pooch & Kitty Too

411 First St, 408.846.0808 sassypoochgilroy.com Bathing, grooming, trimming and a variety of other treatments for dogs.

DRY CLEANER

Lapels Dry Cleaning

777 First St, 408.847.4857 lapelsdrycleaning.com Offering a full line of services including dry cleaning, shirt laundry, wedding gown heirlooming, leather and suede cleaning and much more.

ELECTRICIAN DENTIST

Dr. Jernell Escobar

7880 Wren Ave, 408.847.2658 jescobardds.com For more than a decade, Dr. Escobar has offered top-of-the line oral health care for people of all ages in a friendly, patient-oriented environment.

Tom Costello Electric

Mobile Service, 408.422.0176 Costello Electric—they’ll keep your light on.

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Best services

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FINANCE GUY Jeffrey Orth with partner Barbara Orth in front of their Eigleberry office at Integrated Financial Benefits Network.

FINANCIAL ADVISOR/ PLANNER

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Integrated Financial Benefits Network Jeffrey Orth

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7539 Eigleberry St, 408.842.2716 ifitfinancial.com Tirelessly providing assistance in investments, financial planning and insurance to the citizens of Gilroy.

FITNESS CENTER

Crossfit Gilroy

8840 Muraoka Dr, 408.767.2560 crossfitgilroy.com First crossfit gym in Gilroy. They make fitness fun for everyone no matter the age or activity level.

FRAMING SHOP

Leedo Art & Framing

7436 Monterey Road, 408.842.8118 leedoart.com Custom framing, canvas wrapping and other pieces of art to complete your collection.

GENERAL CONTRACTOR

Marini Construction

11155 Foothill Ave, 408.310.8732 mariniconsrtuction.com Dedicated to getting the job done right the first time, Marini Construction is ready to help you with your next remodel or landscaping project.

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Weddings • Corporate Events • Parties

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Best services HAIR SALON

Shag Beauty Bar

conscious of the environmental and financial impact.

7433 Monterey Rd #102, 408.767.2400 shagbeautybar.com Wine bar themed salon? Exactly what makes Shag Beauty Bar so unique.

MARTIAL ARTS

HEALTH FACILITY

6901 Monterey Road, 408.337.5774 antdawgsmma.com Providing a fun way to get in shape while learning self-defense skills for all ages.

Kaiser Permanente

7520 Arroyo Circle, 408.848.4600 healthy.kaiserpermanente.org Outpatient care and full clinic close to the comforts of home.

HOTEL/MOTEL

Hilton Garden Inn

6070 Monterey Road, 408.840.7000 hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com Large rooms, luxury amenities combined with the best location to access all Gilroy has to offer.

HOUSE OF WORSHIP

New Hope Community Church

8886 Muraoka Dr, 408.842.4857 gilroy.newhope.ch Created to bring people closer to God and to find hope through several ministries catered toward different ages and people.

INSURANCE AGENCY

State Farm Steve Boyd

LANDSCAPING COMPANY

GB Landscape Greg Bozzo

5350 Monterey Road, 408.847.0900 gblandscapes.net Providing the best commercial and residential landscaping while staying

MORTGAGE BROKER

Jayson Stebbins Guild Mortgage Company

350 Woodview Ave, Morgan Hill, 408.782.8800 branches.guildmortgage.com Open Monday through Friday, Guild Mortgage Company claims to be the leading independent mortgage lender creating homeowners for more than 50 years.

NAIL SALON

Royal Nails Spa

1130 First St, 408.846.2839 Friendly staff, amazing service, beautiful nails ready for any occasion.

OPTOMETRY/VISION CARE

Visual Edge Optometric Group

8050 Santa Teresa Blvd, 408.842.2020 The friendly staff at Visual Edge Optometric Group use state-of-the-art technology to ensure they provide the best possible eye care for its patients.

PHARMACY

CVS Pharmacy

825 First St, 408.842.0373 cvs.com From cold relief to prescription medications, CVS is your quick and convenient option to help on the road to wellness.

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651 First St, 408.842.9354 Home, life, auto—you name it, Steve Boyd can help insure it.

Antdawgs MMA

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Best services

SHELTER Keeping a roof over your head, Chad’s Roofing has got you covered.

PHONE REPAIR

Robot Shark

7454 Monterey Road, 408.337.8970 robot-shark.business.site From cracked phone screens to data recovery these guys can save your tech from any disaster quickly and efficiently.

PHOTOGRAPHER

Majesta Patterson

BEST OF GILROY 2018

On location, 408.612.5978 majestapatterson.com Inspired by the beauty within the world around her, Majesta Patterson strives to capture every moment of each wedding-creating timeless masterpieces to be admired for years.

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PHYSICIAN

Dr. Kumar -Gilroy Family Health

9460 No Name Uno #115, 408.684.8103 gfmgca.com Compassionate and thorough, Dr. Kumar provides a large range of services to accommodate all of her patients needs.

PLACE TO TAKE A CLASS

Gavilan College 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, 408.848.4800 gavilan.edu With a large catalog of courses to choose from, there’s classes for everyone—from GED completion to nursing and beyond.

PLUMBING COMPANY

Jake’s Plumbing Services

10830 First St, 408.655.6723 Quick and professional service on even the toughest of jobs.

REAL ESTATE AGENT

Lisa Faria

950 Tennant Station, Morgan Hill, 408.710.6085 lisasoldmine.com Part of the real estate industry for more than 11 years, Lisa Faria is prepared to help you navigate the complex buying and selling process.

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Thank you for voting Jayson Stebbins as The Best Mortgage Lender in Gilroy for 2018

Branch Manager NMLS #38463 408.607.6971

Guild Mortgage Company. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #3274. I am licensed to do business in the state of California. Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. (18-6064)

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Jayson Stebbins

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Best services REAL ESTATE COMPANY

Coldwell Banker

8050 Santa Teresa Blvd #210, 408.848.2800 coldwellbanker.com Helping to make home buying easier for everyone all across Northern California.

SKIN CARE

Alchemy Hair

8060 Santa Teresa Blvd Suite 150, 408.607.1828 alchemyhairgilroy.com With its innovative, sensitive-skin-friendly “sugaring” method of hair removal, everyone can enjoy amazing skin.

TATTOO PARLOR RECYCLING CENTER

AMD Recycling

150 Howson St, 408.842.0288 Quick and friendly service. They take care of the “dirty work” so you don't have to.

ROOFING COMPANY

Chad’s Roofing

Cruz Creations Tattoo

8395 Forest St, 408.767.2219 Experienced, friendly artists who take your tattoo idea and turn it into a reality.

TIRE SHOP

America’s Tire

Serving Gilroy, 408.318.5191 Quick, reliable, trusted. Chad’s Roofing provides efficient repairs to help put clients at ease fast.

8820 San Ysidro Ave, 408.848.9066 americastire.com Custom wheels? Off-roading? Need a quick fix? America’s Tire provides a wide variety for services to fit your needs.

SCHOOL - PRIVATE

TREE SERVICE

Pacific Point Christian Academy

1575A Mantelli Dr, 408.847.7922 pacpoint.net Offering quality education within a welcoming, faith based community.

SCHOOL - PUBLIC

Christopher High School

On location, 408.722.8942 smithtreespecialists.com Professional tree care at its finest.

VETERINARIAN

Princevalle Pet Hospital 7995 Princevalle St #100, 408.848.3443 princevallepethospital.com Personalized, small-animal care. Princevalle Pet Hospital understand that our pets are more than just animals; they’re family.

YOGA STUDIO SENIOR/ASSISTED LIVING CENTER

Merrill Gardens 7600 Isabella Way, 408.337.0491 merrillgardens.com An affordable and peaceful gated community built on a few acres of land near downtown Gilroy.

Yoga Bella

8060 Santa Teresa Blvd, 408.842.9688 yogabellagilroy.com Helping its clients re establish inner balance through yoga, massage, meditation and other related practices.

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850 Day Road, 408.843.4124 chs-gusd-ca.schoolloop.com/ The newest of the two high schools in Gilroy, Christopher offers a wide range of academic, elective and athletic courses to fit every students’ needs.

Moki Smith Tree Specialists

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Thank you for voting for us! Best Theater in Gilroy 2014 - 2018

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JUNE 29, 30 JULY 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 8pm

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JULY 8, 9 2pm

8pm SEPT 7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29 2pm SEPT 16, 23 The Bay Area’s Bring Your Own Dinner & Wine Theater

Purchase Tickets Online: LimelightActorsTheater.com BOX OFFICE 408-472-3292 TICKETS $25 ($22 SENIOR)

7341 Monterey Street @The Gilroy Center for the Arts


Best shopping HOME FURNISHINGS

Rosso’s Furniture

6881 Monterey Road, 408.842.2800 rosso.com Friendly and personalized service with a massive showroom full of different household furnishings and appliances.

KID-FRIENDLY STORE

Target

6705 Camino Arroyo, 408.848.6466 Simple layout, constant stocking, welcoming and helpful staff. Target is all-inclusive store for all your families needs.

PET STORE

Petsmart

Robert Eliason

DECORATIVE STYLE For a shopping experience with a personal touch, homeowners can’t beat Rosso’s for a wide selection of furniture and home decor.

ANTIQUES

Gilroy Antiques

7445 Monterey St, 408.842.1776 A collector’s heaven with items from all time periods and any vintage passion

CAR DEALER

Gilroy Toyota

ETHNIC MARKET

Arteaga’s Food Center

6906 Chestnut St, 408.847.7542 arteagas.com In business for 20 years, Arteaga’s offers traditional Mexican ingredients to create the most

and two of the cutest boutiques Gilroy has to offer.

GARDEN/NURSERY CENTER

GROCERY STORE/ SUPERMARKET

West Side Nursery

3875 Hecker Pass Road, 408.842.8895 west-side-nursery.com With a wide selection of stepables, plants and trees, West Side Nursery provides beautiful plants and trees for your garden.

GIFTS/SPECIALTY SHOP

Amoretto & Itty Bitty

7490 Monterey Road, 408.337.1522 (Amoretto) 20 Martin St, 408.529.2089 (Itty Bitty) This one was a twofer. Two great stores

Safeway

905 First St, 408.842.6446 safeway.com Freshest goods always in stock. Quick and friendly service.

HARDWARE

Ace Hardware

1260 First St, 408.847.5890 acehardware.com Whether you are a weekend DIYer, a contractor, or a hobbyist, Ace Hardware is stocked with household tools, supplies and more to help you get the job done.

SPORTING GOODS

Big 5

150 Cochrane Road, 408.779.0683 big5sportinggoods.com Touted as the area’s premiere sporting goods retailer.

THRIFT STORE

Goodwill of Silicon Valley

845 First St, 408.842.9941 goodwillsv.org Where shopping smart benefits the community. Goodwill is known for their constant support of the community through donations and job programs.

WATER STORE

Water Warehouse Inc

8375 Monterey Road, 408.848.5010 waterwarehouseinc.com Devoted to providing clean, safe water to all clients. Excellent service at your fingertips.

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6800 Chestnut St, 408.848.8000 gilroytoyota.com Takes care of all Toyota drivers’ needs from finance to vehicle services, including bumper to bumper service.

savory meals and experiences for your family to cherish.

6755 Camino Arroyo, 408.848.1383 petsmart.com From kibble to wet food, fish to reptiles, cats and pups, Petsmart is one stop shop for all your pet needs.

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Best entertainment PLACE TO DANCE

Longhouse

8175 Monterey Road, 408.842.7664 Heart meals, friendly staff—a definite favorite among locals.

PLACE TO TAKE A DATE

The Milias

7397 Monterey Road, 408.337.5100 themiliasrestaurant.com A true piece of Gilroy history. Great eats and personal service.

STAYCATION

Gilroy Gardens

Kevin Johnson

3050 Hecker Pass Highway, 408.840.7100 gilroygardens.org Gilroy’s very own amusement park with rides designed for even the littlest of thrill seekers and educational opportunities at every turn.

HOT BAND Juli and Jeff Strametz—a cute couple with a cool sound.

WEDDING VENUE BAND

GOLF COURSE

jeffandjuli.com Playing all your favorite hits from the ’70s and ’80s, make sure to book these two for your next event.

9402 Hecker Pass Road, 408.848.0490 gilroygolfcourse.com A beautiful, 18 hole course perfect for corporate outings or private events.

Jeff & Juli Strametz

BIRTHDAY PARTY

Rockin’ Jump

BEST OF GILROY 2018

8787 San Ysidro Ave, 408.713.5925 rockinjump.com An indoor trampoline—AKA the perfect place for the little ones to expel their energy in a safe, friendly environment.

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FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

Garlic Festival

7050 Miller Ave, 408.842.1625 gilroygarlicfestival.com 40 years(and counting) of delicious food, live bands, and fun for the whole family.

Gilroy Golf Course

LOCAL THEATRE/ PERFORMING ARTS GROUP

Limelight Actors Theatre 7341 Monterey St, 408.472.3292 limelightactorstheater.com A small theater with big shows and in-house dining makes for an interesting take on traditional theatre.

MUSIC VENUE

Clos la Chance

1 Hummingbird Ln, 800.847.9463 clos.com Informal yet elegant—perfect for any event from weddings to concerts.

Fitz Place

455 E. Fitzgerald Ave, 408.909.9085 thefitzplace.com Charming venue located in the heart of Santa Clara’s Wine Trail. Perfect for private events.

BIKE RIDE

Uvas Creek Levee Trail An outdoor attraction for joggers, cyclists, walkers and families, this trail offers beautiful scenery just on the edge of the main part of town.

PARK

Christmas Hill Park

7050 Miller Ave, 408.846.0460 cityofgilroy.org Large open park, multiple barbeque locations, hiking trails...the list goes on. Perfect for small gatherings.

PLACE TO TAKE THE DOG

Christmas Hill Park

7050 Miller Ave, 408.846.0460 cityofgilroy.org Large open spaces and trails allowing Fido to get some exercise without the stress of a crowded dog park.

PLACE TO TAKE THE KIDS

Gilroy Gardens

3050 Hecker Pass Highway, 408.840.7100 gilroygardens.org Gilroy’s very own amusement park with rides designed for even the littlest of thrill seekers and educational opportunities at every turn.

RUN/HIKE/WALK

Mt. Madonna/ Sprig Lake

7850 Pole Line Road, 408.842.2341 sccgov.org Sprig Lake/Merry-Go-Round trail is a 7-mile hike with stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

SWIMMING DAY TRIP

Mt. Madonna Park

7850 Pole Line Road, 408.842.2341 sccgov.org Peaceful hiking trails and campgrounds less than 30 minutes outside of town.

Christopher High Aquatics

850 Day Road, 408.846.0400 ci.gilroy.ca.us/527/Aquatics Full competition-sized pool, water slides and aquatic playground with constant lifeguards on watch. Swim lessons offered for all ages at various times to fit any busy schedule.


191 San Felipe Road, Suite P • Hollister

Crystal Patino, Sabrina Hernandez, Dr. Kinberly Antrim, Lesslie Bozzo and Sylvia Medina

Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

Kinberly 7880 Wren Ave Antrim, Suite A-113,DDS Gilroy Family and Cosmetic Dentistry 7880 Wren AveCall Suite A-113, Gilroy

408.337.8950 for an appointment Call

408 337-8950

Se habla español

Tuesdays: 1pm-7pm

Mondays: 1pm-7pm

Wednesdays: 8am-5pm

Tuesdays: 1pm-7pm

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1pm-7pm Crystal Patino, Sabrina Hernandez, Dr. Kinberly Antrim, LesslieMondays: Bozzo and Sylvia Medina Kinberly Antrim, DDS

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Brand New Solar Homes! Visit the Sales Center Today

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All renderings, floor plans, and maps are artist’s concepts and are not intended to be an actual depiction of the buildings, fencing, walkways, driveways or landscaping. Walls, windows, porches and decks vary per elevation and lot location. In a continuing effort to meet consumer expectations, City Ventures reserves the right to modify prices, floor plans, specifications, and amenities without notice or obligation. Square footages shown are approximate. Please see your Sales Manager for details. ©2018 City Ventures. All rights reserved. BRE LIC #01979736. 2016151_Ad_No05_MHTimes_BrandNewSolarHomes_R2_V1_KS.indd 1

5/21/18 2:29 PM

The College of Botanical Healing Arts Presents

The Fourth Annual

Flower Festival Sunday, May 27 | 12 - 5 p.m.

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Join us at the UCSC Arboretum Botanical Garden for a festival featuring edible flowers paired with delicious vegetarian cuisine. Guest speaker, Karl Maret M.D., has utilized cutting edge developments in the field of subtle energy medicine. Live jazz and bossa nova classics by Jeannine Bonstelle and Trio Passarim. Garden walk, steam distillation demonstrations and Elizabeth Van Buren essential oil blending bar. 1156 High St., Santa Cruz $100 per person | To purchase tickets: (831) 462-1807 | COBHA.org

MAY 25, 2018

BEST OF GILROY 2018

A fundraiser to support The College of Botanical Healing Arts

The Gilroy Dispatch congratulates all the 2018 Best Of winners

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Tierra at Monte Bella is Now Selling!

Limited-time Incentive* Visit our Sales Office Today 1208 Campania Way, Salinas, CA centurycommunities.com (831) 800-3964 Se habla español

Tierra at Monte Bella is NOW SELLING! Visit our sales office and ask our sales team about special limited-time buyer incentives. Tierra at Monte Bella, Century’s newest community, offers five distinct 1 and 2-story floor plans that range in size from 1,543-2,853 square feet with base prices starting from the mid $400s.

* Any incentives, credits or other seller contributions offered herein are effective on the date of publication and expire on 6/30/2018, unless otherwise determined by Seller. Offered for sale by BMC Realty Advisors, Inc. CA Broker License #01920450.

General Contractor License #971581. Seller reserves the right to make changes or modifications to plans, amenities, maps, plan specifications, materials, features, and colors without notice. Maps, plans, landscaping and elevation renderings are artist’s conceptions, are not to scale, and may not accurately depict the homes or lots as they are built. These illustrations may depict options and features that are not standard on all models. Optional features may be included in the purchase, and if included, will vary according to size and location of the lot. Exterior treatments, square footages, window locations, and room configurations may vary with elevation. Model home interior decorating, options, landscaping, fencing, and other amenities are for display purposes only. All marketing material is for illustrative purposes only and not a part of a legal contract. Square footages are approximate. All prices, plans, standard features, specifications, options, availability and estimated delivery dates are subject to change without prior notice. Additional restrictions may apply. See a New Home Counselor for further details. Depictions of homes or other features are conceptual. Decorative items and other items shown may be decorator suggestions that are not included in the purchase price and availability may vary. Persons in photos do not reflect racial preference and housing is open to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. ©2018 Century Communities.

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To be the first to know about new releases, go to centurycommunities.com and sign up for the interest list.

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Cerrato in Hollister is Now Selling!

Model Homes Available for Tour Currently selling, this new community in Hollister features solar homes with plenty of flexibility and customizing options. Choose from 3 single-story or 5 two-story plans that range in size from 1,616 - 3,183 square feet. Home prices start from the low $500s. Build your dream home at Cerrato!

705 Valencia Way Hollister, CA 95023 (located by Highway 25 and Meridian Avenue) (831) 313-0999 centurycommunities.com

Price, plans and terms are effective on the date of publication and subject to change without notice. Depictions of homes or other features are conceptual. Decorative items and other items shown may be decorator suggestions that are not included in the purchase price and availability may vary. Persons in photos do not reect racial preference and housing is open to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Š 2018 Century Communities.

BEST OF GILROY 2018

To be the first to know about new releases, go to CerratoNewHomes.com and sign up for the interest list.

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Exciting

GILROY TOYOTA Family Owned and Operated for Over 30 Years!

Frank Bolea

Owner/Operator

THANK YOU!!! from the

Exciting Gilroy Toyota Family

Best Auto Dealer Two Years in a Row

Showroom 9am-9pm Every day Service 7am-6pm Monday-Saturday 408.848.8000 • www.gilroytoyota.com • 6800 Auto Mall Parkway

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