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June 19, 2024
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Campbell author’s sophomore novel in demand at Silicon Valley’s libraries

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When Amanda Brown, author of "Legally Blonde," describes your book as “charming, compelling, and unapologetically fun,” and Balli Kaur Jaswal, author of Reese Witherspoon book club selection “Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows,” calls it “a page-turner that brims with humour, snappy dialogue, and sharp...

DJ Yuka Yu hosting workshop at Los Gatos Library

Growing up in Taipei, Taiwan, Ssu Ting “Yuka” Yu’s dream was to become a choir conductor. “My mom was a singer when she was young,” she said, crediting her dad for inspiring her to pursue what had clearly become a personal passion. “I always loved...

Elementary student Bradley Hall raises $500 for library in contest with ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ author

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Mayor Mary Badame and Los Gatos Library Director Ryan Baker joined other local officials to thank fifth-grade Blossom Hill Elementary student Bradley Hall for raising hundreds of dollars for the library, Monday. He attended a traveling trivia game show, in Santa Cruz, called "The No Brainer...

A Pirate Cat Radio story…

Daniel and his radio transmitter
Pirate Cat Radio, at the 92.9 FM frequency, is the “work in progress” of Los Gatos resident Daniel Roberts. KPCR was switched on in 2020 and relocated here this past December, as first reported by the Los Gatan. For Pirate Cat Radio founder Roberts,...

Homage to Hitchcock (runway photos)

Hiram Chee photos of fashion show
Designer Christina Cree premiered a unique collection Saturday, during the 2nd Annual Scotts Valley Alfred Hitchcock Festival. The sartorial celebration of the silver screen unfolded at the site of a former roller rink, which was recently turned into a 284-seat performing arts center by the...

Documentary highlighting benefits of green eating draws over 100 people

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Plant-Based Advocates hosted a screening of environmental documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction at the Los Gatos Theatre, urging people to shift to a plant-based diet to address environmental destruction and improve human health.

Los Gatos designer’s shoes hit Golden Globes red carpet in Beverly Hills

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It had been a year since Janelle James got in hot water for interrupting a co-star during last year’s Golden Globes, and she wanted to make sure her look was on-point for this year’s edition. And thanks to the insights of one of her stylists,...

After performing with Harry Styles, Usher + Pink, local graduate Saghari is choreographing a second New Ballet piece

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Keon Saghari, a Los Gatos High School graduate, has found success in the world of rollerskating, performing with Usher, Pink and Harry Styles, and is now choreographing a ballet piece for New Ballet's upcoming show in San Jose.

Local high school string quartet to join the pros

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When the touring show “Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown” returns to the Campbell Heritage Theatre on Nov. 17, Prospect (Saratoga) High School String Quartet will join the professional musicians on stage to lend some local talent to this homage to the British...

Martin Scorsese Film Festival arrives at Pruneyard Cinemas

Martin Scorsese
Pruneyard Cinemas in Campbell will host the Martin Scorsese Film Festival beginning Sept. 15, a cinematic celebration that pays homage to the filmmaker’s iconic works.  The festival will present a series of screenings showcasing some of Scorsese's most influential films, culminating in the lead-up to...