70.6 F
Los Gatos

Translate EnglishFrançaisEspañolItalianoPortuguês简体中文日本語

May 13, 2022

Guest View: How to teach kids about fiery realities

wildfire burns at night
Parents want to shield their children from the dangers of the world—but fire is one thing they can’t sweep under the rug. Especially now, as our communities begin to realize fire season no longer has a beginning or end; it is a constant where...

Letter: State shouldn’t profit on grieving children

letter to the editor
A family member dying and passing the family home onto their child or grandchild should not be a taxable event. Prop. 19 allows property to be reassessed to market value when it passes from parents to children, resulting in a massive property tax increase...

Guest View: Campus diversity should extend to choices in careers

Next to picking a college, picking a college major can be the most important and nerve-wracking decision facing a young person. Unfortunately, students often fail to recognize that a good education is about more than just the degree; it’s about exploring multiple disciplines, ​finding...

Guest View: Community-based mediation is needed in Los Gatos

Jeffrey Blum
Perhaps I’ve read too many articles and listened to too many podcasts decrying the level of vitriol and partisanship existing in Washington D.C. and in many communities throughout the country. Add to this sorry situation the scenes of conflict I’ve seen on television and...

Mike Wasserman says things are looking up…

Mike Wasserman looking up
Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and remained healthy. I’m a “cup is half full” kind of guy, and believe that 2022 has a lot of positive surprises in store for all of us! Board President. In December, my colleagues...

Letter: Article was too confusing

letter to the editor
I have read the story "Woman who threw parties" (Los Gatan, Dec. 29, 2021-Jan. 4, 2022) six times and still cannot understand what the author is trying to say. Grammatically, the article is written so poorly that the reader loses the ability to understand...

A mom’s response to an astroturf op-ed

letter
Thank you, Giulianna Pendleton for your opinion of artificial turf (Los Gatan, Dec. 8-14). One simple, shortened response from a mom of three former child student-athletes, now college/graduate school adults: Staph. Constantly recurring. Don't go there. Very truly yours, Denise Donnelly Los Gatos >The op-ed discussed the issues around astroturf, which...

Here’s how Los Gatos can keep its commissions active

Jeffrey Blum
During the past few years, I’ve served as a member of the Community Health and Senior Services Commission (CHSSC) in Los Gatos. For most of that time, our commission, which is supposed to have six adult members and one youth member, has had one...

Guest View: Prioritizing children over plastic

What were your favorite school memories as a child? Mine included counting roly-polies in the grass at recess, having mud-sliding contests after school, and picking wildflowers with my friends. Some of my least favorite memories were having to play soccer on plastic turf on...

Giving thanks on Thanksgiving

As we draw nearer to Thanksgiving, I am reminded of this holiday’s origins and significance. There are some interesting and noteworthy parallels with today’s world, two years after Covid-19 began. While Thanksgiving has only been a national holiday since it was established in 1863 by...

SOCIAL MEDIA

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
272FollowersFollow