Vasona Park plan
MORE ACCESSIBLE - A site plan shows the ADA improvements coming to the Vasona Lake County Park boat dock. (SANDIS)

This week’s “local scene” items touch on updates for boating enthusiasts, an LGHS alumni fundraiser and info about an environmental gathering.

Boat dock project underway at Vasona Lake

The construction of a new boat dock at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos is slated to begin this month.

The project includes the demolition of the existing boat dock and the construction of a new ADA dock and a new ADA kayak self-launching structure. A new ADA accessible route from the parking lot to the boat dock area will provide ease of access.

Work is expected to be completed by the end of the year. 

LG High alumni organization hosting event, fundraiser

The Los Gatos High School Alumni Association will hold its annual Alumni Night on Sept. 9.

The event begins with a meet and greet on Grays Lane outside Loma Brewing Company from 5-7pm, and attendees will gather at the Los Gatos High School football game at 7pm.

All alumni, family and friends of Los Gatos High are welcome.

The association is also hosting its annual scholarship fundraising challenge.

The goal of the challenge, which runs until Dec. 31, is to raise $10,000.

To donate, visit or mail a check to: LGHS Alumni Association, PO Box 1872, Los Gatos, CA 95031.

Environmental leaders to convene at summit

The Environmental Summit: Green Transportation & Clean Energy virtual event will be held Sept. 10 from 8am to 4pm.

The summit will include a panel on climate solutions from energy experts.

The event is hosted by Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group, Rotary District 5170, Rotary Club of San Jose and Santa Clara County.

“Transportation and energy create over 60% of California’s global warming gasses that create climate change,” said former American Public Transportation Association President Rod Diridon Sr. “This summit will provide important information and resources for us all to use to assure a more sustainable future.”

The keynote speakers are Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, and Nuria Fernandez, Federal Transit Administrator.

They will be joined by a panel of international experts discussing sustainable transportation and energy used to fight climate change.

A live event, with $20 admission, will be held in the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, 70 W. Hedding St. in San Jose.

There is no cost for virtual participants

To register, visit

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