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February 6, 2023
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Local Scene: Bakery celebrates 25th; new businesses open

Nothing Bundt Cakes
Bakery celebrates 25th with free cakes Nothing Bundt Cakes is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a cake giveaway. On Sept. 1, the first 250 guests at the bakery, 421 N. Santa Cruz Ave. in Los Gatos, will receive a free Confetti Bundtlet, the brand’s individually...

@ 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...

Anyone want to own a three Michelin star restaurant?

departing composite
Chef David Kinch announced this morning that he’s leaving Los Gatos’ acclaimed Manresa restaurant and soliciting bids for the business and the real estate. Post-pandemic economic realities have put tremendous pressure on high-ticket restaurants, with rising food costs and staff shortages. He’ll wrap up his more...

Jewish K-8 day school welcomes new head

New Jewish teacher and wife
Tzachi Rechter has been named Head of School of Los Gatos’ Yavneh Day School. The board of trustees announced the news Aug. 12. He will succeed Cindy Schlesinger, the school’s previous leader, and Sarah Munson, who’s been serving as Interim Head of School. “Over the course of...

Local rabbi draws on personal experience while volunteering with Ukrainian refugees

Ilana Baird, 48, who works at the Jewish Community Center in Los Gatos, knows firsthand how traumatizing war can be for children. Back in 2006, she was living in Haifa, Israel, finishing her studies to become a rabbi, when a war with Lebanon broke out. “My...

Local Scene: Police academy; road work underway

los gatos monte sereno police department
Academy provides public with inside look at police department The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department is presenting its first Community Police Academy. This is an opportunity for the public to participate in a 10-week program designed to provide an inside look at local law enforcement.   During academy...

Local Scene: Blood drive combats shortage

blood drive
Local blood drive combats shortage The American Red Cross has faced a “concerning” drop in blood and platelet donations this summer, according to the organization, and donors are needed to make an appointment to give in August to help prevent a blood shortage. The decline in...

Youth learn leadership skills at Los Gatos event

Jordan Chan speaks
Youth from around the region descended on Los Gatos Sunday for a day of fun, workshops and volunteering during the Key Club Training Conference. Around 200 high schoolers involved in the Kiwanis International-sponsored Key Clubs gathered in Oak Meadow Park for the event. And it was...

Locals launch supplement business; Civil Grand Jury seeks volunteers; theater major makes Montclair State Dean’s List (Local Scene)

Fuel 4 Ever
This week's "Local Scene" features a pair of Los Gatans aiming to make it big in the supplement game, the civil grand jury putting a call-out for new members and a thespian making the grade... Los Gatos residents launch supplement products Fuel 4 Ever, a family-owned...

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...