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February 28, 2024
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Los Gatos High admin Kristi Grasty leads school district to Golden Bell Award with cafeteria menu shift (local scene)

Los Gatos High School administrator presents at international conference Los Gatos High School Assistant Principal Kristi Grasty presented her doctoral research at the 13th International Conference on Food Studies at the University of Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico in October.  A presenter and panelist, Grasty’s leadership in...

Star of Netflix’ ‘Indian Matchmaking’ coming to Campbell; History Club of Los Gatos hosting open house (local scene)

Sima Taparia
The History Club of Los Gatos is holding an open house event on Jan. 25 to celebrate its 127-year history of supporting women and children in Santa Clara County, while Sima Taparia of the Netflix reality show "Indian Matchmaker" is hosting a meet-and-greet event in Campbell.

High schoolers get dramatic with Santa Cruz Shakespeare; El Camino Health earns top marks (local scene)

Los Gatos High School drama students
Los Gatos High School drama students have partnered with Santa Cruz Shakespeare to be a model for their educational outreach program; Assembly committee on mental health meets in Los Gatos; El Camino Health earns top hospital award.

X-country coach honored; Kiwanis Club hits 3-digits; Behavioral Health Board seeks worthy awardees (local scene)

Los Gatos coach honored
Los Gatos High Cross Country coach honored Los Gatos High School Boys Cross Country Coach Paul Lawryk was selected for the 2023 Fall Sport Honor Coaches Award presented by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), Central Coast Section (CCS).   With more than 100 schools as members of...

Fantasy of Lights turns 25; Fentanyl High screening sells out; Campbell library reno begins (local scene)

fantasy of lights
Santa Clara County Parks celebrates 25 years of Fantasy of Lights Santa Clara County Parks is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Fantasy of Lights at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos. More than 25,000 vehicles are expected to drive through the park for the duration...

LG Art Association presents juried show; senior living home offering gourmet dining for residents with neurological + physical challenges (local scene)

The Watermark at The Almaden
NUMU holds juried art competition The Los Gatos Art Association (LGAA) presents the juried fine art show: Greater Bay Area Open at New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU). For this exhibition, LGAA invited artists to interpret the theme “Potentiality / Actuality” in their own way. Attracting both...

El Camino Health earns HeartCARE Center honor; high school district plots course; event supports African farmers (local scene)

supporting farmers
El Camino Health nationally recognized El Camino Health’s Norma Melchor Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI) has earned the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence based on meeting stringent accreditation criteria, and through their ongoing performance registry reporting.  The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized HVI...

Dia de los Muertos dedication in Los Gatos; raising money for mammograms (local scene)

Dia de los Muertos
Community invited to display photos at Dia de los Muertos altar In the spirit of Dia de los Muertos, a special Ofrenda (Offering) has been constructed by Los Gatos artist Olga Enciso Smith and her son Brian M. Smith. The display of colors, aromas and typical...

Napoleon Dynamite stars coming to Campbell; Scorsese fest continues; diabetes + diet discussion (calendar)

Napoleon Dynamite
For more events, visit the online calendar at losgatan.com/events-calendar Martin Scorsese Film Festival Pruneyard Cinemas, 1875 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 100 in Campbell, is hosting the Martin Scorsese Film Festival, a cinematic celebration that pays homage to the filmmaker’s iconic works. The festival will present a...

Paws-to-Share receives $17,400 therapy dog contract; 4-H’er places second nationally; election workers needed (local scene)

Courtesy of Michaela Auyeung NATIONAL RECOGNITION Michaela Auyeung of Los Gatos is a runner-up for the 2024 4-H Youth in Action Award.
Therapy dog coming to Los Gatos High School The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District Board of Trustees approved a contract on Sept. 26 with Paws-to-Share, an organization that will provide a therapy dog to the Los Gatos High School Wellness Center.  Fully funded through a...