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February 28, 2024
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Flights closes its doors as Spanish restaurant Telefèric Barcelona opens

Teleferic eating
Few sectors of the economy have seen as much volatility during the pandemic than the restaurant industry. And in recent weeks Los Gatos has seen its fair share of upheaval. But according to wine salesman Sebastian Balest of Benicia-based Winebow, who’s been making the rounds...

Youth Theatre company brings classics to life

Los Gatos Youth Theatre All Shook Up performance
This July, Los Gatos Youth Theatre (LGYT) is bringing “Sound of Music” and “Freaky Friday” back to life. The 13-year-old non-profit is fast approaching its summer performances with Artistic Director Heather Stokes at the helm.  LGYT’s Encore group started rehearsing for “Freaky Friday,” a Disney...

Festival pairs opportunity with wine

After all the craft sales, beer sipping and classic rock dancing, organizers of the Fiesta de Artes festival announced that they had successfully funded another year of Turnaround Scholarships. And while sponsorships dipped from previous years, quick action by volunteers resulted in a big increase...

RIP Bob Long: Celebration-of-Life Rock Show Saturday for Community “Pillar” Killed by Covid-19

Remembering Bob Long
Los Gatos resident Eric Drew is grieving, because one of his best friends just died. When Rotarian Bob Long was claimed by Covid-19 Aug. 27, he said, Los Gatos lost a key resident. “He was a pillar of the community,” he said of Long, who was...

Hundreds attend Los Gatos’ Holiday Tree Lighting on 99th anniversary of debut (GALLERY)

Heavy rains are a rarity in Los Gatos, but last week saw the community get quite the natural wash. And it put a serious damper on holiday shopping. But by Friday evening, no more droplets were falling—though it was still wet and cool—and hundreds turned...

Ringing in the New Year with music and champagne toasts?

Tony Lindsay at the mic
Los Gatans will be rocking New Year’s Eve long before the clock strikes midnight, so plan to get your glitter on for an early dinner followed by some late night revelry. Many restaurants, including Steamers, the Wine Cellar, Shepard & Sims, Loma Brewing Company and...

Campbell resident gearing up for role in ‘Company’

Kimberly Kay in Spamalot
Kimberly Kay, 47, says ever since she jumped into the dramatic arts while a student at Alta Vista Elementary School in Los Gatos, theater has been a constant in her life. The Campbell resident is now gearing up to play Susan in South Bay Musical...

Doobie Brothers put legacy of Los Gatos’ Chateau Liberté in lights on Times Square

Doobie Brothers Billboard on Times SquareDoobie Brothers Billboard on Times Square
The legendary Santa Cruz Mountains music venue Chateau Liberté has been further immortalized with the Oct. 1 release of the Doobie Brothers’ 15th studio album, Liberté. Guitarist and band co-founder Patrick Simmons confirmed the obvious reference to an I Heart Radio audience on the album’s...

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...

‘Femme Takeover’ mini-festival on tap at Lupin Lodge this weekend

community festival
Jordan Lipaz started out producing events and makeshift gatherings for small crowds alongside a “rotating cast of characters” at homes, open spaces and ranches around the region. The founder of Lit N’ Loud Productions is now working alongside his business partner—operations and logistics wiz Shane...