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In 1972 they opened Gilroy Appliance and TV, which is the reason they came to Gilroy. The store was located on Monterey Road. Back then, Monterey was called Highway 101. That’s right, there was no freeway then. Gary said that he had to keep the front door of the store closed because it was very noisy and every day he would get to the store early and wash down the dust because of the high volume of traffic. The store was open six days a week, so when we bought our appliances from Gilroy Appliance and TV, Gary the owner would guarantee delivery the same day but not until after five, when he closed the store. That’s right, he did his own deliveries. When we opened Digger Dan’s Restaurant in 1974, (where CVS is now located, on First and Wren), Gary and Alma were regular customers and so it was only appropriate to buy our appliances from Gary. Another incentive for getting to the store early was having coffee with other merchants. In the ‘70s there we ɔݼ)͡ѽɕ̰ݹ)IѼ)ѡѡȁ݅́5)!՝̰ݡ݅́5ȸӊe̸ Ѡ)ѡȁѽɕ́ݕɔѕ͔Ѽѡ)ɕЁͥєѠMɕЁ )]ѡ䁙Ёѡѽɔ)х啐Ёɕȁѡ)ɕЁЁѡЁѥѡɔ݅́)ɝѥѡɽ9ݍ)ݡ͡ɽȁɱ䁑)ѡ9ݍ̰͡ѡ)ɝѥѡ фM)AMɽɥ丁QЁMɽɥѽ)ɝѥ́Ս́=Ʌѥɕ)A̰ѡ ͥ ѕȰ)%ɵ ̸Qѡ́䰁͡չ)ѡݽѡЁ͡Ёȁ)ɥ̸Q䁝ѡȁɕձɱ䰁ѼɅ͔)չ́ȁɥѥ́ݽɭЁѡ)ɱѥم) ѡɱ䁑̰䁩)ѡɽ)单̰ݡЁѡѥ)݅́Ʌѡɽ ȁ) ɍ1ѥɽ兹́Ց)͡ѕȁ)I嵕́%Ʌ) ɽȁI5́ݕɔյх)ѥ䁥ٽٕ́ͅѡ)ɔѡɱѥمѡɔ݅́ѡ+q 鄁ϊtɅѥѡЁՑ)ɅQ)单́ݽձե)ѕȁЁѡɅа)ѡ䁽ٕݽɥ锁ȁѡȁ)ե)%ѡɱ䁕ѥ́)ͽѡ̸ͥQ䁉՝)ѽȁѽѡ́(ɥɽ́ѡUѕMхѕ̸)ѡݕЁѼͥ)́ͅȁɅ)QɵȰȰ͡ȁA孕)5%ѡѥݕ)ѼݽɬȁѡɽUM)ɥи!ȁЁݥѠѡ͍)ɥЁ݅́ѼݽɬЀ؁)ͽ䁍Չѥѕ́)ѡѡȁ̸ͥQɔ݅)ѽѥѡQ́݅́ݡ)ѡMɥЁ݅́ѕЁQɐ) ɍѕȁѡа͡ݽɭ)MՍѥȀ啅́Ёɽ)!Mݕ䁅ͥ́)I1եɕȁѽх(啅́ݥѠѡɥи)ٽչѕɕݥѠȸA) Ս́ݥ)ɱ)ɕЁѡɱѥمȁɽ)Aɕ͉ѕɥ ɍ!ѡݕЁѼ)͕ٔ́ ȁɵЁ丁)ѥɕ٥ͱ䰁ݽɭЁѡ)ѥمݥѠѡͽɽɥ丁䁅ͼݽɭ)ЁѡPPQɹи)䁡ٔٽٕݥѠѡɽ)Aɕ͉ѕɥɽ́́ȁ)䁅ٔѡ)ѡɕͽ́ѡ䁱ٔɽ䁥͔́)Ё͔́Ѽѡ%а)ݡ݅ѡѡ䁵Ё)ݽѡȁ͍ͥչ)ѡЁٕ͡ɽ丁]͡)ͭݡɔѡ䁱ٕѡɕ+q!ȁÁѡ͔݅́ե)]Ё!t!ȁɕ͔̰݅qQ)݅́䁙ѡȰ$ٕѡɔѽt)%ӊéЁ͵ݽɱQ䁱ٔѡ)ɽ᥵ѼM)͔MɅ͍)ЁݕЁѼ͕ѡ䃊q-) ϊtM)Q䁱ٔѡ)ݥɥ́ɕՕЁѡɥ)ȁ݅́ѡɕձɱ)٥ͥЁЁMɕЁ ݡɔѡɔ)ɥѡ丁Ё ɥѵ)ѥ́MфЁѡ͔(՝Ё܁MфљЁȁѡ)ͥ) Ѡ䁅ٔѥ)ѥѼ܁ЁɍЁѡ)ɵɭаЁ̸ٕQ)͔ٔѼݡɔѡȁɅ)ɕٔQ䁅ɔͼɕѥٔ)ѡɕѥѡЁѡ䁝Ёݡѡ)ٕѼɽ䁥ѡ`́ѡ䁡ٔ)хѡѼ܁ͼ)͔ѡȁչ䁥ٽٕи)QЁͥѡȁэѡЁͅ+q Q]ɔ=ȁMѽ ϊtٕ)ѡѥٔѼٔѡѡ)ͥѡЁ̃ͅqɽQ]ɔ)ԁɔɔt)M 鼁ٕ́ɽͥظ!͕ٕ́́Aɕͥ)ѡɽɱѥمͽѥ́Ʌѥ)ЁѡٕЁȁ啅̸!́ɥѕȰݥѠMɄ)ѡе͕ȁ 鼁 ́)ЁѡM 鼁䁑ռȁ啅̸!ٕ́ɽ)ݥѠ́ݥ)Ց丁Q䁡ٔݼͽ́ݡݥѠѡȁ̰ͼ)ɽѡȁ()%1I=d5=I8!%10M85IQ%8)5I AI%0)ѽ乍