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Posted on: June 23, 2016

South Santa Cruz Avenue Closure Begins This Weekend

Partial closure of South Santa Cruz Avenue at Wood Road for three consecutive weekends begins June 25 from 9 am to 3 pm.

Traffic in Los Gatos on busy weekends can significantly impact the quality of life in Town neighborhoods. The Town Council has taken this challenge seriously and continues to explore solutions to balance the impacts of traffic with the inconveniences cau...Read on...

Street Closure Map
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.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Los Gatos Celebrates the 4th of July

Monday, July 4th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Oak Meadow Park - 233 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos

Join us as we celebrate the 4th of July at Oak Meadow Park from 11:00am to 4:30pm on Monday, July 4th, 2016!

  • Kick off the day with children’s activities while enjoying entertainment provided by the Sizzling Seniors.
  • Indulge in BBQ favorites and ice c...
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July 4th, 2016 Event Flyer
Posted on: June 22, 2016

Annual Senior Picnic BBQ

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Civic Center Lawn - 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos

Join the Town of Los Gatos and the Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center's 55 Plus Program at the annual senior picnic BBQ from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016!

Enjoy live music, good food, and door prizes! RSVP by Friday, July 8. ...Read on...

Annual Senior Picnic BBQ
Posted on: June 20, 2016

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Online Survey

The Town of Los Gatos is preparing it’s first-ever Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. We would greatly appreciate your insight and feedback on walking, bicycling and other non-motorized modes of transportation in Los Gatos.

Your responses will be crucial in helping the Town identify major issues and plan for future improvements that will make walking and biking safer and more fun.

The Survey is available at the link below.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Community M...Read on...

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Online Survey
Posted on: May 10, 2016

North 40 Phase 1-Story Pole Update

The story poles for the Phase 1 development proposal for the North 40 Specific Plan Area have been installed and will remain in place through July 2, 2016 pursuant to the story pole modification granted by the Town Council in February 2016.

The purpose of story poles is to inform the public that a planning application is pending for the property and that the public is welcome to submit comments on the proposal to the Town. The North 40 story poles were certified as to the accuracy of their ...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Art in the Council Chambers-Los Gatos Museums Gallery Artists

Showing May 2, 2016 through June 30, 2016.

The Los Gatos Museums Gallery comprises over fifty Bay Area artists, showing their work in an inviting downtown Los Gatos venue. The art changes often, making the gallery an exciting stop for art lovers and collectors who value local, original artwork. ...Read on...

Art in the Council Chambers

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...

Press Release
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...

Press Release
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...

Press Release
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...

Press Release
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...

Press Release
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 21, 2016

No ESL Conversation Class 6/28

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There will be no ESL conversation club this upcoming Tuesday, June 28th. Classes will resume on July 5th at 11:00AM

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.

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Adult Summer Reading Program

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Exercise Your Mind.
Read!Register to play the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Program.
Play to win a fabulous prize from our prize drawings every week between May 30th thru July 23.

How to Play!
Register to play the 2016 Adult Summer Reading Progra...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

Kids Summer Reading Program

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Summer Reading is HERE!

If you are in the Library, sign up with one of our friendly librarians at the Children's Reference Desk or click on the link at the bottom of the page.

If you have a Wandoo account already, sign in. Be A Book Family families...Read on...

Kid's Summer Reading Webpage
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Help us name our new bike and book trailer!

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Help us name our new bike and book trailer! Leave your suggestions when you visit the Library, through the end of June. You may also submit suggestions by emailing Librarian Melissa Maglio at mmaglio@losgatosca.gov. We’ll ask the community to vote for t...Read on...