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June 19, 2024
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Los Gatan earns first-ever CNPA comp nomination in 2023 California Journalism Awards Contest

contest finalist
The Los Gatan has earned its first-ever California News Publishers Association award nomination, in the 2023 California Journalism Awards contest. Designer Hon Truong was recognized in the Print Inside Page Layout & Design category for work with this Los Gatos community title. He was also...

Los Gatos lays out vision for upcoming year: 7 new capital projects, vote on a sales tax

Town Council
In order to finalize the budget for the upcoming year, the Town of Los Gatos needs to solve a variety of puzzles. And on May 21, at their regularly-scheduled meeting, Council members had a hand in fitting pieces—of various shapes and sizes—into place. This included aiming...

GoPro, credit cards stolen; man arrested for burglary; BMW driver caught blocking hydrant (Police Blotter, April 21-27)

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Here are the reports of crime—and other relevant activities—as shared by the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department for the week of April 21-27. April 21 -At 12:39pm a caller reported an auto burglary had occurred on Roberts Road in the proceeding hours, stating their gym bag...

Monte Sereno adopts compliant Housing Element

former mayor
Last night, Monte Sereno City Council voted unanimously to adopt a Housing Element that should be "good to go." On April 22, the California Department of Housing and Community Development sent a letter to the City, saying it was prepared to certify their all-important homes...

Los Gatos finally manages to get a thumbs-up for its Housing Element from Sacramento

It only took six tries. Unlike neighboring Scotts Valley, which was able to get its residential housing plan approved on its very first submission, Los Gatos today announced that its sixth attempt at a Housing Element had finally won-over State housing regulators. “The Town of Los...

Cosmetics stolen from Walgreens; Moore GMC vandalized; CVS reports $2,000 theft (Police Blotter, April 14-20)

These reports are compiled from public information released by the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department. April 14 -One or more people broke into coin laundry boxes on Teakwood Court after 11:30pm. -An unknown suspect broke the glass door to a pool house on Lancaster Road, around 12:38am...

Q&A: Researchers probe labor standards for restaurant industry employees

Earlier this month, a representative for a UC Berkeley research project set up a booth in Town Plaza Park in hopes of connecting with locals in a key sector of the Los Gatos economy—food service. In partnership with the County of Santa Clara, contractor Ming...

Suspect charged with rape; man reported for smoking pipe outside Visitor Center; $2,425 taken from Sephora (Police Blotter, March 17-23)

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March 17 -At 12:15am, a man was reported for being drunk in public at the Purple Onion coffee shop on East Main Street and striking the reporting party’s vehicle for an unknown reason. Police were unable to locate the individual. -A dark gray Nissan Sentra with...

Liccardo laces-up for next phase of the race to DC

Sam Liccardo
While the primary race for second-place in the 16th Congressional District has been nothing short of riveting—with Assemblymember Evan Low and Supervisor Joe Simitian separated by a single vote at times—less attention has been paid to the top vote-getter, 53-year-old Sam Liccardo, who grew...

Saratoga doctor saves lives in Gaza

In Gaza with smiling boys
Children consoling one another amidst loss. A ragged man offering cookies outside a field hospital. Words of comfort from a colleague, as he shed a tear for a mother's grief. These memories are etched into the mind of Dr. Mohammad Subeh from his recent trip...