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‘We want we had politicians like him:” Former Gilroy mayor and south county legend Sig Sanchez dies elderly 100

‘We want we had politicians like him:” Former Gilroy mayor and south county legend Sig Sanchez dies elderly 100

Politics
GILROY — Riding down Freeway 101 towards Los Angeles, it’s exhausting to pass over the 10-mile stretch of highway bearing the title “Sig Sanchez Highway.” You wouldn’t understand it from riding on it lately, however that a part of the highway used to be each a loss of life entice and a site visitors nightmare till Sanchez, a fixture of the South County group and a political drive, fought for 12 years to widen it. From riding as much as Sacramento a number of instances a month to foyer to amassing supporters in his group, Sanchez pulled each and every trick within the ebook to get the freeway stepped forward, and he succeeded. However it received’t take a large signal subsequent to the highway for space citizens to keep in mind who Sanchez used to be and what he represented. “Sig is the ...