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September 30, 2022
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Saratoga HS alumna organizing run to fund ovarian cancer research

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Sarah Hawkins, 42, says growing up her parents were always supportive, as they moved from Carmel to Monte Sereno—and then Los Gatos, when she was a teenager. The Saratoga High School graduate says it was no different when she got pregnant with her first child;...

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

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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...

Ecstatic dance company back in-person with Los Gatos events

ecstatic dancers
A boutique Bay Area "ecstatic dance" company is emerging from the pandemic with a series of in-person events in Los Gatos and the surrounding region. ALIXIR DANCE, an Oakland-based wellness brand focused on using free-form movement to build community, has set Tuesday nights at 7:30pm—beginning...

Boat dock being demolished to build a disabled-accessible self-launching one at Vasona Park

Vasona Park plan
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...

Veterans Memorial organization gears up for Sept. 11 remembrance

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The Flame of Liberty Memorial, located upon the Los Gatos Civic Center lawn (110 East Main St.) will once again be the site of somber remembrance for the tragic lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. But in honor of Los Gatos High School alumni Mark...

Colorado Avalanche video coach brings Stanley Cup to parents’ backyard for celebration (GALLERY)

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Brett Heimlich’s road to winning the Stanley Cup began years ago in Los Gatos. He’d recently graduated from high school and was casting around for a policing or audio/visual job, when he went to a family barbecue at the home of a friend his mom...

Who were the Arts & Culture winners in the 2022 Best of Los Gatos contest?

This year saw some great contenders for the best Arts & Culture providers in Los Gatos. Below are the names of those who came out on top in 2022. Best Ballet CompanyLos Gatos BalletBest Ballet SchoolLos Gatos BalletBest Comedy NightNumber 1 BroadwayBest Dance ClubNumber 1...

Kat the Musician excited to set the ambiance at LG Roasting Co.

Kat the Musician
Katerina Aleksenko was 13 years old when she started teaching herself how to play guitar at home in Fresno. At 21 she was staying in North Hollywood at an AirBnB, when the owner introduced her to famed music producer Charlie Wilson, which led to recording...

To ease back-to-school blues, therapy dogs pay visit to high school

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Emotional support dogs from the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department and the nonprofit Canine Companions joined high schoolers for lunch on Los Gatos High School’s front lawn, Aug. 24. Organizer Esha Bagora, a junior at the school, said the idea was to provide stress relief...