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June 19, 2024
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Documentary premiere

Kyle Santoro
Los Gatos High School senior Kyle Santoro premiered his documentary film, “Fentanyl High,” on Dec. 6 at the CineLux Los Gatos Theatre. Shot from the perspective and experiences of high school students in Santa Clara County, “Fentanyl High” is a documentary film about fentanyl poisoning...

Dog-friendly Halloween

costumes in Los Gatos
Human and canine attendees of the Halloween Kid & Pet Costume PAW-Looza pose for a photo on Oct. 29 outside Jackie 'O boutique. The event in downtown Los Gatos included trick-or-treating at various businesses as well as a costume contest.

American Heart Association Circle of Red members work together

Circle of Red
Silicon Valley Circle of Red members gathered on Sept. 14 at the home of Lisa Matar in Monte Sereno. The members stood together in support of Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative to increase women’s heart health awareness. "Making a commitment...

Goats @ work

Erik Chalhoub's photo of goats among grasses
These goats chomp away on brush that towers over them on the hillside behind the Los Gatos Library on Sunday. The library recently received a grant from the California State Library, allowing it the opportunity to design programming and educational opportunities focused on sustainability and...

Red Cross gives Los Gatos resident ‘Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action’

red cross awardee
Earlier this year, Bruce Richardson of Los Gatos saved the life of a man who had collapsed in a parking lot due to cardiac arrest. For his impressive actions, Richardson received the American Red Cross Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action in a ceremony in San...

Yarn, needles and a sense of community (photo)

knitting group
Michelle Todus (from right), Alison Brunsdon and Serena Yuen participate in a weekly knitting group at the Los Gatos Library. The casual group meets Mondays at 4:30pm. It's open to the public and—good news—is currently accepting new members. Even Bailee, the 6-year-old bernedoodle, joined. And thankfully, sources tell...

Champagne and plant-based treats all part of the Sisterhood (photo)

plant-based treats
Attendees had a chance to sample a variety of food at the recent garden event, Grow: a Springtime Sisterhood Social & Fundraiser, held at Lisa and Charlie Matar’s home in Monte Sereno on May 7. Invited guests enjoyed tea and champagne, farm fresh plant-based culinary...

Kiwanis hand out scholarships (photo)

students awarded - group shot
Ten graduating seniors from Los Gatos and Saratoga high schools received $1,500 Turnaround Scholarships at the Los Gatos Kiwanis Club’s annual awards luncheon on May 4. The LGHS recipients are Noah Jung, Sadie Dewhirst, Clare McNamara, Danica Radityo, Olivia Galatea, Dennis Birger, Eowyn Frazer-Newcomb and...

Final Chamber Gala with Somers at helm honors restaurateur David Kinch (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Cave
The magical moment in the stone “cave” passageway at Testarossa Winery was emblematic of the exquisite sensory experience that was this year’s annual Chamber of Commerce dinner, held March 9, the last with Executive Director Catherine Somers at the helm. Fashionably-attired guests stood in the...

Hundreds attend Los Gatos’ Holiday Tree Lighting on 99th anniversary of debut (GALLERY)

Heavy rains are a rarity in Los Gatos, but last week saw the community get quite the natural wash. And it put a serious damper on holiday shopping. But by Friday evening, no more droplets were falling—though it was still wet and cool—and hundreds turned...