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Posted on: July 13, 2016

Notice of Election

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Municipal Election will be held in the Town of Los Gatos on Tuesday, November 8, 2016

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

At the time and place set forth above the election will be held for the following officers:

  • Two (2) Members of the Town Council
  • Full Term of Four (4) Years
Period for filing nomination papers: July 18, 2016 to 5:00 p.m. August 12,...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

**UPDATE** LED Streetlight Project

The Town-wide LED streetlight conversion project, originally scheduled to begin on Monday July 18, 2016, has been delayed.

Just prior to the scheduled start of the project, the Town received information from PG&E which may have a bearing on the project as currently designed. The Town is evaluating this information to determine what impact, if any, it might have on the projec...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Fire and Water Workshop

Attend a Fire and Water Workshop and Resource Fair hosted by Senator Jim Beall on Tuesday, July 26 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Resource Fair 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

The Pavillion in the Redwood Estates 21450 Madrone Drive Los Gatos, 95033

  • Hear about fire safety and drought precautions
  • See presentations from CAL FIRE, FireSafe Council and Santa Clara Valley Water District
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Fire and Water Safety Event Flyer
Posted on: July 14, 2016

LED Streetlights

In December 2015, the Town Council approved an Energy Services Agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to convert the majority of the Town’s streetlights to LED. Beginning Monday, July 18, PG&E’s contractor will begin replacing streetlights.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

2016 Creek Cleanup

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Be part of the solution to polution

Join Senator Jim Beall for the 2016 Los Gatos Creek Cleanup. This event is free and everyone is welcome - join your neighbors, enjoy the outdoors, get some exercise, and give back to the environment. Dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy fo...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Traffic Advisory: Caltrans Bridge Rail Replacement Project in Los Gatos

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a project to replace bridge railings at two locations along State Route 9 at (Booker Creek on post mile 3.6 and Highway 9 at (State Route 17) at post mile 11.4. (See Map Below)

The work will involve the removal of bridge railings, metal beam guardrails, saw cutting sidewalk and grinding asphalt both during the day and evening. There will be ramp and freeway closures during this project. Construction will begin on Wednesday, Ju...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Council Adopted Entertainment & Late Night Entertainment Policy

On June 21, 2016 the Town Council adopted a Late Night Entertainment Policy allowing businesses to offer entertainment before 10:00 pm by right and after 10:00pm with a late night entertainment permit given there is compliance with the Town’s Noise Ordi...Read On

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Amendments to the Town's Smoking Ordinance

New regulations prohibiting smoking in public places, commercial areas, and multi-unit residences take effect on June 26, 2016.

The amendments to the Town’s Smoking Regulations prohibit smoking in areas that may affect you as a property owner or manager of a commercial or multi-family business. The areas that now prohibit smoking are:

  • Any area or property in the Town that is in...
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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Drought 2016 Update

After several years of successful conservation and some relief last winter, the Santa Clara Valley Water District has set the new conservation level at 20%.

On June 15, 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) Board of Directors lowered its water use reduction target to 20%, but emphasized that residents should continue their efforts to conserve in the ongoing drought.

    Conservation Requirement...
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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Residents Invited to National Night Out Open House 6-8pm on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department and Santa Clara County Fire Department invite residents to attend a night out in the community.

Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, CA – July 18, 2016 – National Night Out is a nationwide event designed to build strong community partnerships that promote safe neighborhoods. Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department and Santa Clara County Fire Department will...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Suspects Arrested in Los Gatos Home Invasion Robbery

On July 3, 2016, at approximately 10:00 p.m. Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Officers responded to a call of a robbery that just occurred in the 300 block of Harding Ave. in Los Gatos.

Upon their arrival, officers learned that the male victim was approached inside his open garage by two masked male suspects, one armed with a handgun and the other armed with a knife. The suspects forced the victim into the residence where they confronted...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2016

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department Announces Arrest

On June 25, 2016, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department received information that Ali Shakoury, a 61 year- old resident of San Jose allegedly sexually assaulted a minor in Los Gatos.

On June 29, 2016, after investigation by Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Detectives in collaboration with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, Shakoury was arrested by the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department at his residence in San Jose. ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Dept. Announces Two More Convictions in 2012 Monte Sereno Homicide

Since November 30, 2012, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department has been investigating the murder of Monte Sereno resident Ravi Kumra and the home invasion robbery at the Kumra residence.

On June 7, 2016, a Santa Clara County Superior Court Jury convicted DeAngelo Austin and Javier Garcia of Murder, Robbery in Concert, Criminal Threats, and two counts of False Imprisonment. Austin was also convicted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and the ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Los Gatos Youth Commission and Chamber of Commerce Announce

Los Gatos Youth Commission and Chamber of Commerce Announce
2016 Los Gatos Youth Friendly Business of the Year - The Los Gatos Theatre!

The Los Gatos Youth Commission, in partnership with the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, launched a program eight years ago to recognize Los Gatos businesses that demonstrate they are "youth friendly." The program seeks to give community recognition to busi...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Police Department to Host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

On April 30, 2016, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event, sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

On April 30, 2016, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event, sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). As a part of the nationally recognized program, local r...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Stolen Mail Located During Probation Search

On April 9, 2016, at 8:00 a.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department conducted a probation search at a residence in the 600 block of W. Parr Avenue in Los Gatos.

On April 9, 2016, at 8:00 a.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department conducted a probation search at a residence in the 600 block of W. Parr Avenue in Los Gatos. Contacted inside the residence were OLENA GUTSA (38) of Los Gatos, and ELIAS CASTENEDA (...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Safeway Purse Thieves Caught by Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police

On November 13, 2015 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Officers responded to a call of two black females causing a disturbance and engaged in a physical confrontation with a victim in the parking lot of Safeway on N. Santa Cruz Ave

On October 30, 2015 at approximately 10:45 a.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department responded to a call of a possible robbery that occurred at Safeway located at 15549 Union Ave. The victim's purse was stolen from the victim's shopping cart by an un...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Police Arrest Suspects and Solve Robbery of Gehrkens Fine Jewelry and Design

On 10/16/2015 at approximately 1230 hours, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at Gehrkens Fine Jewelry and Design, located at 3 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

It was reported that two suspects, one male and one female, entered the store and physically assaulted the victim with a stun gun.

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Detectives conducted an investigation, coordinating efforts with the Santa Clara County Cri...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Two Suspects Arrested for Assault at Blossom Hill Park

On November 8, 2015, at approximately 1:00 p.m., an unprovoked assault occurred at Blossom Hill Park. Two suspects approached the victims in the parking lot of the park and began assaulting them.

One of the suspects exited the vehicle, armed with an axe, and began swinging it at the three victims. The other suspect exited the vehicle, brandished a knife, and attempted to stab the victims while lifting his shirt and displaying a concealed firearm i...Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

Suspect Arrested for Purse Robbery in Parking Lot

On October 30, 2015 at approximately 8:10 p.m., a strong arm robbery occurred in the parking lot of 14127 Capri Dr. The suspect approached the victim as she entered her vehicle, reached into the vehicle, and stole the victim's purse.

A physical confrontation ensued as the suspect restrained the victim, and suspect fled the scene on foot with the victim's purse. The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The suspect was described as a black male, 25 to 35 years o...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Police Arrest Robbery Suspect at Z-Wireless Store

On May 23, 2015 at approximately 7:05 p.m., an armed robbery was reported at Z-Wireless located at 15200 Los Gatos Blvd #200. The suspect entered the business, displayed a knife toward the victim, and demanded cellular products from the safe.

The suspect fled the scene with multiple cellular phones and other mobile devices.

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Detectives conducted further investigation and linked this incident to other robberies that occurred in Santa Clara between May 2015 and J...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

Robbery Investigation Update

As previously reported, on 10/16/2015 at approximately 1230 hours, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at Gehrkens Jewelers, located at 3 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

It was reported that two suspects, one male and one female, entered the store and physically assaulted the victim with a stun gun.

The male suspect was described as a white male, 25-35 years old, bald, 5'10" with a medium build, wearing baggy blue work...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2015

Police Investigate Robbery of Jewelry Store

On 10/16/2015 at approximately 1230 hours, Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at Gehrkens Jewelers located at 3 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

It was reported that two suspects, one male and one female, entered the store and physically assaulted the victim with a stun gun.

The male suspect was described as a white male, 25-35 years old, bald, 5'10" with a medium build, wearing baggy blue work...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Police Department Hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event - September 26, 2015

On September 26, 2015, the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event. Citizens are encouraged to utilize this opportunity to properly dispose of prescription medications.

the event is sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). As a part of the nationally recognized program. Local residents can drop off their unnecessary, unwanted, or expired prescription medications for safe disposal at designated collec...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Suspects Arrested for Robbery of Los Gatos Jewelry Store

In August 2015, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police detectives obtained evidence that led to the identification of two suspects.

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Teen Summer Reading Program

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Are you reading Ender's Game or Breaking Through this summer? Participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program here at the Los Gatos Library win prizes for reading this summer! Check out the link below to get started.

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

History's Mysteries Socials

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Join us for a fun social event with light refreshments and music provided by local musician Richard Katz. We will be presenting photographs from our libraries local history collection that need identification. Come share your knowledge of our town and l...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

New Sunday Library Hours

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For the summer months, the library will be open from 10AM-3PM every Sunday.