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October 1, 2022
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Westmont High grad makes Dean’s List at Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace flowers
Molaei named to Baldwin Wallace University Dean's List Jasmyn Molaei of Los Gatos, a Westmont High School graduate majoring in acting (BFA), has been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, according to Provost Stephen D. Stahl.  The Dean's...

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...

Historic house reopening to the public

Grant Ranch House
After Josephine Grant McCreery bought out her siblings’ interest in a property in the Mt. Hamilton foothills, she lived in its main house until she died in 1972. When she died, according to her will, Save the Redwoods League got half of the ranch, with...

Special Games draws hundreds to West Valley College

Special Games Parade
A tradition that started more than 40 years ago is back up and running. After being put on pause during the pandemic, the 42nd Annual Kiwanis Special Games featured more than 600 children of varying ability levels at West Valley College as they competed in...

Parents pulling out all the stops for LGHS Grad Night 2022

The Teacher Band performs
About 150 parents have been toiling away on plans for the carnival set to be unveiled at Los Gatos High School to send seniors off into the wider world in style. The Class of 2022 Grad Night committee has about 75 co-chairs, as the community...

LGHS alum looking forward to first on-stage performance since lockdown

Braden Taylor collage
Braden Taylor, now 38, made an early performing arts splash. In a Daves Avenue Elementary School performance of “Alice in Wonderland,” he was part of the ensemble scenery. Then, he played a reporter when the school put on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the following...

“FREE THE SMILES” -Parents demand school board remove masks from kids

Parents who are fed up with having to make their kids wear masks to school protested this morning outside of R.J. Fisher Middle School, which is next to the Los Gatos Union School District offices. They say research from infectious disease scientists suggests that children...

Fewer students could lead to changes at high schools

los gatos high school
A new report says declining enrollments at local elementary and middle schools may mean changes are coming to Los Gatos and Saratoga high schools. The 2021-22 Demographics & Enrollment Projections Report by the consulting firm SchoolWorks was discussed by the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School...

Have Los Gatos kids been naughty or nice this year?

st mary's school kindergarten letters santa
Letters to Santa are a long-time tradition, with wee little ones usually telling the big guy they’ve been “good boys and girls this year.” Occasionally, a child will admit they’ve been both naughty and nice, which is what 5-year-old Jefferson, Emmett and Blake, and 6-year-old...

Student performance remains steady during pandemic, principals report

online schooling illustration
Local high schools are starting to get a sense of just how far students are falling behind due to Covid-19. And unlike other districts in the region, for the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District, the answer appears to be—not much. After the first grading period,...