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July 24, 2024

Festival pairs opportunity with wine

After all the craft sales, beer sipping and classic rock dancing, organizers of the Fiesta de Artes festival announced that they had successfully funded another year of Turnaround Scholarships. And while sponsorships dipped from previous years, quick action by volunteers resulted in a big increase...

Local food delivery service continues expanding

Locale founders
Locale, a food delivery company with a focus on local restaurants and farms, continues its expansion throughout the Bay Area only a little more than a year since its inception. Locale is the brainchild of Los Gatos natives and recent college graduates Chris Clark and...

On land and sea

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On a recent afternoon, a bright red convertible sports car, with two people aboard, cruised along Green Valley Road and swung into Pinto Lake City Park in Watsonville. Under mild, sunny conditions, they drove the length of the parking lot past a handful of...

Tales of the Town: A Newspaper is Born Again

Black and White Los Gatos
So there we stood… on the corner of N. Santa Cruz Ave. and Main Street two weeks ago, ready to start a weekly newspaper in Los Gatos. Again. Randy Frey was there, as was Roger Sanford, who always manages to show up at the...

89-year-old local businessman prepares for his 4th trip to the Antarctic

Los Gatos fixture Ed Stahl
When long-time downtown Los Gatos businessman Ed Stahl is asked if he’ll ever retire, he shakes his head no and says, “I’m having too much fun.” Stahl owns Travel Advisors of Los Gatos, which opened at 56 N. Santa Cruz Ave. in 1961. If he’s not...

Event benefits annual jazz festival

Kim Nalley as Lady Day
Los Gatos Music & Arts and Linda L. Lester will present “The GALA” for Jazz on the Plazz, featuring renowned vocalist Kim Nalley. The event will take place Sept. 26 from 5-9pm La Estancia Estate, 18000 Overlook Road in Los Gatos. The gala benefits Jazz...

(VIDEO) 20th Anniversary of 9/11 ceremony honored Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham + first responders

doves at 9/11 20th anniversary
"Extraordinary acts on behalf of ordinary people," reads the plaque at the 9/11 Memorial in Los Gatos that commemorates the actions of hometown heroes Todd Beamer and Mark Bingham. They were two of the people responsible for helping bring down Flight 93 in the...

Remembering our Issue 1 launch, on the eve of the second (photos + video)

selfie at launch party
Today we are "putting to bed" (as they say in the news biz) our second issue of the Los Gatan newspaper. That means you'll start seeing the second-ever edition of our community newspaper on stands tomorrow. So, what better time to remember how much fun...

What do Los Gatans want?

Shepherd and Sons1
In recent years, online sales and big box stores delivered a double whammy to retailers nationwide, with the pandemic making it even more difficult to stay in business.   That’s evident in Los Gatos, where numerous businesses across town have shut their doors. To be sure, new...

Emerge to Immerse: Founders of new event venue hope to transport guests

Immersive Los Gatos Snap
Opening Oct. 1, “Immersive: Los Gatos” is an aptly named venue offering year-round events at 15 North Santa Cruz Ave. Business partners Donovan Friedman and Alex Hult say the current plan is to host themed dinner shows Monday through Wednesday, pay homage to the...

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