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March 26, 2023
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Public access station dishing up suds and brats for OktoberFest LG

Oktoberfest LG
Brats, spaetzle and a community "tapping of the keg" are just a few of the items OktoberFest LG menu, as public broadcaster KCAT invites locals and visitors to soak up Germanic cultural activities. The first bellow of "Prost!" is set to kick things off at...

Los Gatos chocolate brand teams up with San Diego tea purveyors

on a pedestal
Chocolatier Michiko Marron-Kibbey, the owner of Los Gatos shop Deux Cranes, says she's enjoyed following how San Diego-based Amy Troung and Lani Gobaleza have operated their brand PARU Tea over the years. And now, for the month of October, Marron-Kibbey is rolling out a collab...

@ LG’s Library: Conversation between Gary Singh (Metro SV’s urban explorer) and author Dr. Rudy Rucker

Gary Singh story
You may have recently devoured his 2022 San Jose Jazz Summerfest round-up, enjoyed learning about the "ambient and dissonant sounds" of the "Industrial Triangle," or the Hidden History of Lincoln Avenue, but now fans of writer Gary Singh—a columnist for sister publication Metro Silicon...

Students highlight dangers of fentanyl via art contest (VIDEO)

Santa Clara County has been facing a tragic increase in fatal fentanyl overdoses over the past few years... Too often, youth who buy pain medications off the streets end up with toxic pills that actually has fentanyl mixed in. The synthetic opioid, is like heroin...

Community in line for millions of dollars, including for Spooky Knoll Trail Project, education resources, Saratoga path

Saratoga Musician
Anna G. Eshoo, Los Gatos' voice in the House of Representatives, said yesterday the community is in line for millions of dollars for local projects, after they made the cut as part of $21.4 million in federal funds that could be headed to the...

Town fills trio of leadership roles

Gitta speaking in February
Back in February, Gitta Ungvari delivered the mid-year budget report—letting elected officials know how reclassifying Netflix to an e-commerce platform affected the Town's bottom line and pitching Council on a quarter-million-dollars in extra spending. "The Town must operate within its legally adopted budget," she said,...

Community organizations and citizens invited to apply for Town grants

Town of Los Gatos building
For local groups doing vital work, whether you like it or not, what is possible tends to come down to dollars and cents. And now, there is a fresh opportunity to satisfy the bottom line for organizations and citizens attempting bring a great grassroots ideas...

Thursday Promenades kick off with bands, jugglers (Photo Gallery)

Late Afternoon-Evening Street Festival
Barbara Hinman, 82, just moved to Los Gatos to live with her daughter Karen Shields. Along with hundreds of others, they took to the blocked-off North Santa Cruz Avenue last night to soak up the first in a series of Thursday Promenades. “The music down there...

Mayor Rob Rennie thanks supporters in Assembly race concession message

Rob Rennie headshot
Los Gatos' mayor, Rob Rennie, sent out 45,000 texts in recent weeks as he sought the District 28 seat in the State Assembly. But last night, after trailing Monte Sereno councilmember Liz Lawler and former Santa Cruz County clerk Gail Pellerin for a week, he...

Santa Clara County extends speed limit on stretch of Los Gatos mountain roadway

speed limit extended
Los Gatos' representative on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors says it was the advocacy of local residents that led to extending the speed limit on a section of road in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Last week, supervisors adopted a resolution recommended by County...