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June 20, 2024
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first school and students

Discover LOST Gatos: Lost stories of local schools

As a new school year begins, let’s take a look at what a typical school day was like in our community years ago. You’ll...
Boy Scouts at 9/11 memorial in Los Gatos

Educating the younger generation a focus at this year’s 9/11 memorial

In On That Day: the definitive timeline of 9/11, author William M. Arkin notes that at 9:36am on Sept. 11, 2001, Lt. Col. Kevin...
historic building

DISCOVER LOST GATOS: The historic Rankin Block

The long-awaited arrival of the Parkside restaurant on the downtown dining scene is the perfect time for a story about the landmark building they’ll...
Hotel Lyndon postcard

Discover LOST Gatos: The long lost Hotel Lyndon

The former Hotel Lyndon may be the most notable Los Gatos landmark lost to history. This magnificent hotel was built by one of our...

Rancho Rinconada de Los Gatos

While some believe that Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, it’s actually just a minor Mexican holiday which commemorates their victory over an...
Bean Spray Pump

John Bean and the Valley of Heart’s Delight

Spring has finally arrived! As beautiful as it is today, imagine what spring was like when thousands of acres of fruit and nut trees...

New Almaden offers insights into 19th century life

Early spring is an ideal time to visit Almaden Quicksilver County Park and the adjacent village of New Almaden, for the wildflowers and a...
Charles Henry McKiernan

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Mountain Charlie!

St. Patrick’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to pay homage to one of Los Gatos’ most fascinating and colorful characters, Charles Henry McKiernan, better...
Macabee house

Discover LOST Gatos: A classic American success

Did you celebrate Groundhog Day last week? Me neither. But it’s a major media event back East, especially in Punxsutawney, Penn. where the tradition...

Much ado about an entryway

At first glance, it may have appeared a routine Planning Commission item where a well-connected former mayor was attempting to get a variance pushed...