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June 2, 2023
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Valentine’s 5K Fun Run to be held Saturday (calendar)

For more events, visit the dynamic calendar at losgatan.com/events-calendar Valentine’s Fun Run/Walk Campbell's 46th annual Valentine 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Feb. 11 at 9am...
Bay Area hillside development

Planning Commission sides with homeowner in dispute with County Fire

A homeowner who sought an exception to new fire-safe rules recently rolled out by the State won over Planning Commissioners and was granted development...

Wildfire threatening 5 homes contained

A vegetation fire threatening several homes in the 18500 block of Montevina Road above Los Gatos didn't end up consuming any structures or injuring...
Suwanna Kerdkaew

Santa Clara County names first female fire chief

Santa Clara County Fire Department promoted its first female chief recently. Suwanna Kerdkaew, formerly the department's deputy chief of administration, was appointed by the county...
commercial fire burning

Arson investigators to comb through building that burned for days

In the aftermath of the blaze at a 50,000-square-foot commercial property on Los Gatos’ northern border that burned nearly the entire weekend, dogs that...
building collapse due to fire

Fire continues to burn at 50,000-sq-ft office building deemed a “total...

As afternoon turned into evening, fire had devoured 75-80% of a large commercial building on the border of Los Gatos and Campbell, authorities said. The...
commercial building fire

Commercial building goes up in flames along border with Campbell

Firefighters were battling a fire at a three-story commercial structure at Knowles Drive and Dell Avenue, along Los Gatos' northern border near the Netflix...
Washington Capitol building

Los Gatos getting $750K from Washington for fuel reduction project

With Democrats and Republicans coming together to move a $1.5 trillion spending bill through Congress, thanks in no small part to the aid for...
firefighting academy graduates

New firefighters look forward to a life of service

On Feb. 4, around the corner from weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin’s Sunnyvale campus, as contractors put the finishing touches on a blocky beige dual-hotel...
grass fire in hazy yellow sky

Weekend vegetation fire reminds Los Gatans wildfires are an ever-present threat

A vegetation fire grew to devour just over a quarter-acre of grass, oak and shrubs in unincorporated Santa Clara County on Saturday afternoon. Around 3:40pm,...