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November 27, 2022
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@ 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...

Jazz on the Plazz organizers sound-off at series launch

Jazz on the Plazz musicians
Teri Hope and Jonathan Knowles, the organizers of Jazz on the Plazz, were clearly thrilled to welcome Los Gatos residents and visitors to the first edition of the Jazz on the Plazz series, which this year is honoring one of the greats while investing...

Jack Kerouac left his light in Los Gatos

Jack Kerouac and Al Hinkle in 1952
Jack Kerouac would stay at my parent's house whenever he was in town, San Francisco or Los Gatos. He would sit in what we would call “Jack’s chair” in the living room of our home in Monte Sereno. I would sit on the couch...

Calendar: Hootenanny!, carriage rides, teas + tours

Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours The annual Ainsley House Holiday Teas and Tours will be held from noon to 2pm Dec. 9-12. Guests will be treated to a special Ainsley House tea blend, sparkling cider or champagne, and an assortment of sandwiches and desserts....

Was this the last Promenade ever? (photos)

four locals at the Promenade
Raul Caballero, 49, from San Jose was enjoying the Funky Latin Orchestra’s horns, drums and energetic vocal stylings in the early evening, July 28. The last of 2022’s Promenades was underway, after the seventh was canceled because the money to pay for it dried up. “I’ve...

Sip wine downtown; students named to President’s List; local shines out in Charleston

los gatos wine walk 2021
Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce’s Wine Walk returns to downtown on Oct. 2 from 1-4pm. Attendees can sip tastings from more than two dozen local wineries, as well as try food samples from local establishments. Must be 21 or older to participate. Admission is $50 per person....

Bar’s rebirth stirs Los Gatos

Getting Low on the Dancefloor
The Houserockers brought a packed house down as they belted out their rendition of “Shout” by Otis Day and the Knights, along with plenty of other classics, Feb. 26. Venue owner Alex Hult couldn’t have hoped for anything more for his relaunch of the old...

Ukrainian festival in Felton Sunday raising money to support refugees here and to send funds overseas

Ukrainian event promo poster
On Tuesday, Morgan Hill-based woodworking business California Craft House had to pull out of Sunday’s fundraiser for Ukrainian refugees set to be held in Felton, co-founder Iryna Kulchytska explained. “We had a death in the family in Ukraine related to war,” she said Wednesday. “My...

American Cancer Society benefit, Mesa-Yakushev Duo, Outrun Lupus all upcoming (Calendar)

Calendar with flowers
Community calendar from the pages of the Sept. 21, 2022 edition of the Los Gatan newspaper. Discovery Shop anniversary Discovery Shop Los Gatos, 39 E. Main St., will celebrate its 57th year with a storewide sale on Sept. 24. Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the shop...

Garth Brooks’ star power harnessed for Vets Memorial fundraiser

Winning Garth Brooks Tickets - Photo by Drew Penner
Country music fans from around the South Bay descended on Los Gatos Saturday in an attempt to win a coveted place in the audience at an intimate performance by an industry stalwart. Mari Sharp, 52, arrived from east San Jose, in an attempt to accomplish...