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February 6, 2023
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Congregations come together for Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

They may not have packed a room the way they did in pre-Covid-19 times—when around 1,000 people turned up for the community’s Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service—but the around 125-strong in-person crowd was augmented by additional attendees participating remotely.  Jeffrey Hall, the senior pastor at Los...

Ready for walk-through “Fantasy of Lights” at Vasona Lake? / Loma Prieta emergency planning (Local Scene)

Fantasy of Lights
LOCAL SCENE Fantasy of Lights tickets now on sale Fantasy of Lights is set to open Dec. 3-4 for the Walk-thru event and Dec. 6-30 (closed Dec. 25) for the Drive-thru event at Vasona Lake County Park in Los Gatos. The Drive-thru allows guests to drive by...

Turkey Bowl organizers gearing up for 31st year

Doug Webster
Over three decades, Los Gatos’ own Thanksgiving Day amateur football tournament has established quite the legendary reputation. And on Nov. 24, the National Turkey Bowl League will celebrate their 31st year. “We started in Los Gatos with seven guys, and it just grew,” said Matt Ober,...

Alliance Française Silicon Valley partners with Frenchery and Fabrique Délices for wine party

red wine
LOCAL SCENE Beaujolais Nouveau arrives in Los Gatos The Alliance Française Silicon Valley (AFSV), in partnership with Frenchery and Fabrique Délices, announced a Beaujolais Nouveau celebration and fundraising event on Nov. 19 to support Silicon Valley's French cultural center.    Beaujolais Nouveau Day, or Wine Day, is an...

Debris fills gutters during autumn

Autumn foliar color certainly is pretty while it lasts. Although less prominent locally than it is where cooler weather begins earlier, it is an asset to many home gardens. It generally appears a bit later within mild climates here, but might also remain suspended...


Premier Theater
The imminent reopening of the Los Gatos Theater is the perfect time to take a look back at the history of this major downtown site. The Los Gatos Canning Company occupied most of the block for 30 years before the construction of a movie theater....

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...

Residents get crash-course on what to do during an earthquake

Arn Andrews debrief
Local residents went through a dry-run of how to react to a natural disaster, Saturday, when they were hit with a 7.2 magnitude “earthquake.” The imaginary calamity was organized by the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Community Emergency Response Team. The participants were dealing with a faux-quake...

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...

New York Times bestselling author Bonnie Garmus to appear at Los Gatos Library (calendar)

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From a "Chemistry" writer, to a dazzling holiday display to an art exhibit, there's plenty on tap in this week's calendar... Online author talk The Los Gatos Library will host an online author talk with Bonnie Garmus on Nov. 10 at 11am. Garmus will discuss her...