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Man approaches house covered in blanket; skaters reported for riding while laying down on their boards (Police Blotter, April 24-30)

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police shoulder patch
From the files of the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department for the week of April 24-30, 2022. April 24 • A man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and obstructing an officer on Bachman and University avenues at 12:27am. • A vehicle was reported...

Los Gatos’ assembly rep introduces first-ever bill

Gail Pellerin
For her first legislative move since being elected to the California Assembly, Los Gatos' representative, Gail Pellerin, chose to advance the interests of people who'd rather not declare themselves as part of one of the teams in our de facto two-party system of government. On...

Women reported for selling roses; man with spray paint can ‘yelling about Satan and goat heads’ (Police Blotter, May 15-21)

pink rose on ground
From the files of the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department for the week of May 15-21. May 15 • A man was arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance on the 1500 block of Pollard Road at 1:31am. • A woman was arrested for driving...

Suspension of outdoor burn permits set to take effect

Dixie Fire
Cal Fire announced Monday the suspension of all burn permits for outdoor residential burning in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa counties as well as western portions of Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties that will take effect Friday.  The agency said an abundant grass crop resulting...

With an emphasis on rebuilding the culture, things are looking up for Los Gatos High girls soccer

It took just one match—its season opener—for the Los Gatos High girls soccer team to equal its entire win total from a year ago.  Coming off a tough 1-16 season, the Wildcats already have shown the 2022-2023 season will be vastly different than last year....

Hats off! (Photos)

caps and gowns
Los Gatos High School’s Class of 2022 celebrated their graduation on June 3. From dry grad party plans to studying for finals, the community had been looking forward to this for months. Principal Kevin Buchanan said the school is very proud of graduatesand staff “who have...

Councilmember Hudes decries ‘self-flagellating’ language in Housing Element, opposes sending to State

Sept 28 Los Gatos Housing Element Advisory Board meeting
While multiple Housing Element Advisory Board members took issue with some of the more progressive language in the latest draft of the Housing Element, Sept. 28, everyone but Councilmember Matthew Hudes ended up voting to make no changes to the document before submitting the...

San Jose man charged with dealing fentanyl-laced pills to Los Gatos High School students who overdosed

A San Jose man has been charged with selling pills containing fentanyl to Los Gatos High School students that caused them to overdose, authorities say. According to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, 23-year-old Simon Armendariz was known around the campus—and across the community—as...

Colorado Avalanche video coach brings Stanley Cup to parents’ backyard for celebration (GALLERY)

3 people hold Stanley Cup
Brett Heimlich’s road to winning the Stanley Cup began years ago in Los Gatos. He’d recently graduated from high school and was casting around for a policing or audio/visual job, when he went to a family barbecue at the home of a friend his mom...

Monte Sereno Councilmember’s integrity questioned after voting debacle

City of Monte Sereno
Monte Sereno Councilmember Rowena Turner, who was convicted of illegal voting in October following reports that she voted in California and Oregon in past elections, claims her fellow councilmembers are trying to force her out of office. An Oregon judge fined Turner, her husband and...