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February 28, 2024
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Monte Sereno city manager shares ideas for a better Los Gatos

Steve Leonardis
Speaking at a public meeting of local residents Nov. 11, Monte Sereno City Manager Steve Leonardis, who once sat in the Los Gatos mayor’s chair, shared some of his worries, as well as ideas about how the Town could be more fiscally prudent. Among these...

County’s $250K grant to go toward improvements benefiting seniors

Los Gatos Rec Center
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors recently approved a one-time grant for the Town of Los Gatos to help upgrade senior-serving facilities. The funds, part of the Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget, will be used for ADA-related improvements to the Los Gatos Adult Recreation...

Having an impact at the Super Bowl + the Grammys; pet toys promote ‘fixing’; ballet school funding (local scene)

This Big Fix Friends
Locals make their mark during Super Bowl LVIII Los Gatos High School grad and recent Los Gatan cover star “Neon” Keon Saghari made a big impression while performing during the afterparty for halftime singer Usher, racking up thousands of likes on an Instagram video of...

St. Patrick’s Day event revival draws hundreds for festive street party

St. Paddy's Day partiers
As the St. Patrick’s Day party unfolded around him at Town Plaza Park, March 17, Scott Travis, 7, of Saratoga was certainly having a blast. He even let the Los Gatan in on his secret technique for the bean bag toss. “I grab it—pretty much the...

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.

Toll House Hotel officials excited for Italian restaurant secret to get out

hotel officials outdoors
At a public forum last month, when asked about the Town’s financial outlook, Mayor Rob Rennie acknowledged concerns, noting revenue from local hotels had only recovered to about half of pre-pandemic levels. But with the opening of a new fine dining restaurant at the Toll...

Local Scene: Water drill, Scares for Cares results

Los Gatos Calvary Church Los Gatos/Monte Sereno CERT drill
Scares for Cares raises nearly $15K A youth-run spooky film festival shattered its $10,000 fundraising goal by raising $14,975 this year.  Created by brother-sister team Nolan and Quinn Harr, Scares for Cares encouraged youth to get creative and film hair-raising short films each October. Viewers voted...

Local Scene: Students recognized at colleges nationwide

Camposano earns Lehigh University Dean's List honors Max Camposano from Los Gatos achieved Dean's List status at Lehigh University in the Fall 2021 semester. Dean’s List is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of...

Cloud workers take on cancer

six pose in store
On the morning of Nov. 9, employees of Xactly Corp., a Software-as-a-Service business based in San Jose, strode into Discovery Shop Los Gatos with purpose. The group of cloud-software company workers had arrived on East Main Street in Los Gatos for a unique but important...

Monte Sereno company helping female farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa (local scene)

Health Bear selfie
This week's LOCAL SCENE features a Monte Sereno company linking up with African women who farm, an inductee into an historic honor society, and an "antique" TV opportunity... Local company partners with international nonprofit to help end extreme poverty Health Bear Food Company of Monte Sereno...