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April 12, 2024
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Local Scene: Los Gatos History Project, White Cane Days fundraiser

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Object’s from town’s history on display Los Gatos History Project: Uncovering Untold Stories will be on view in NUMU’s History Hall beginning Oct. 15, with a preview event on Oct. 14. The Los Gatos History Project team, led by guest curator Allison Railo, have been developing...

Art gallery launches ‘(Un)Familiar’ exhibit; County approves funding for seniors; ‘Ramayana!’ returns

NUMU presents (Un)Familiar exhibit New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU) announced (Un)Familiar, a group exhibition featuring three Bay Area artists, Jezrael Gandara, Kiana Honarmand and Chelsea Stewart, and guest-curated by Alyssarhaye Graciano, on view June 2-Nov. 5.  (Un)Familiar focuses on biases and assumptions around various stigmas including...

Philanthropists give biggest donation ever to Los Gatos art institution

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New Museum Los Gatos announced July 11 that it received an unprecedented $1 million gift—the largest donation in the history of the organization.  The gift was made by Los Gatos philanthropists and longtime NUMU supporters Mike and Alyce Parsons.  The donation will establish the “Mike and...

Dancing like a whirling dervish to ring in her 70th (GALLERY)

When Teri Hope, the owner of Los Gatos Roasting Co., plans a groovy gathering on the cusp of a milestone year, Los Gatos takes note. There was certainly plenty of love to go around at the hippie-themed 70th birthday party she threw for herself at...

Local Scene: Nature Center reopening; school officials honored

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Nature Center prepares for reopening The Youth Science Institute Nature Center is set for a grand reopening on May 28 from 11am to 1pm. The public is invited to explore the new nature dioramas depicting the wildlife community living along Los Gatos Creek as it flows...

Local Scene: Tree lighting on deck; General Plan study session

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Tree lighting, holiday party on deck The Los Gatos Annual Tree Lighting will be held Dec. 3 from 5-7pm at Town Plaza Park. The lighting takes place at 6pm, with free photos with Santa Claus to follow. The next day, the Promenade street festival will combine...

Holidays Parade drenched in rain, smiles and optimism (GALLERY)

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The rain returned in earnest Saturday, but the 66th Annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas & Holidays Parade went ahead as scheduled. And what a spectacle it was. “It’s fun,” said Eret Cresta, a 16-year-old Los Gatos High junior who was keeping dry under a tent....

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

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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...

Campo di Bocce turns 27; high school teacher publishes book; funding for affordable housing (local scene)

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Campo di Bocce returns after January renovation In December, longtime Campo di Bocce customers opened their Facebook feeds and saw construction workers in hi-viz outfits stretching sheets of translucent plastic across the popular Los Gatos eatery and sporting hall. But the facility, one of the community’s...

@ LG’s Library: Conversation between Gary Singh (Metro SV’s urban explorer) and author Dr. Rudy Rucker

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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...