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Town, CineLux reach agreement to reopen Los Gatos Theatre

The Los Gatos Theatre has been shuttered since the pandemic but now plans are moving ahead for the locally owned CineLux chain to reopen the theater. Although a reopening date has not been set, CineLux owner Paul Gunsky expects to …


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Providers Ready to Ramp Up Services in Wake of Ruling

As the news broke on June 24 that the Supreme Court had overturned Roe v. Wade, local healthcare activists and politicians reflected the general sentiment that reverberated across Santa Clara County: anger, sadness and shock. But in the midst of …


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Vista Fire burns 2 acres, 90% contained

Updated June 27, 2022 at 5:22pm: 90% containment. A fire burning along Highway 17 was 90% contained at 5:20pm after burning two acres Monday, authorities said. Cal Fire learned of the blaze near the summit—on the Santa Cruz County side …


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Woman in Hooters tank top walks onto Chestnut Ave. construction site (Police Blotter, June 12-18)

From the files of the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department for the week of June 12-18, 2022. June 12 • A man was reportedly urinating in bottles behind a business on the 700 block of Blossom Hill Road. • A …


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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 anybody this afternoon, authorities said. The blaze sparked around noon and as Santa Clara County Fire …


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Westmont High grad makes Dean’s List at Baldwin Wallace University

Molaei named to Baldwin Wallace University Dean's List Jasmyn Molaei of Los Gatos, a Westmont High School graduate majoring in acting (BFA), has been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester at Baldwin Wallace University, according to …


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‘Micro Food Hall’ Opens in Los Gatos

Local Kitchens, described as a “micro food hall” that brings “several of the Bay Area’s best local restaurants under one roof and closer to home,” celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in Los Gatos at Lester Square, 681 …


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Environmental cleanup at Saratoga dry cleaner site results in massive improvement

In October 2004, when inspectors tested the water in front of the Hillview Cleaners dry cleaner in downtown Saratoga, they discovered serious contamination. They found the groundwater coursing with 5,400 µg/L (micrograms per liter) of PCE, a key component in …


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Los Gatos dispensary plan left to die without a vote

After months of community meetings, formal and informal studies, and tens of thousands of dollars invested, Council chose to walk away from paving the way for cannabis sales within Los Gatos’ borders, Tuesday. It made the decision at its regularly-scheduled …


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Sheriff candidate charged with perjury

A 48-year-old Cupertino woman who ran for the position of Santa Clara County sheriff in the June 7 primary election has been charged with perjury for allegedly saying she had the law enforcement experience required to qualify for the job, …


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Los Gatos Approves Process to Raise Density at North 40 Site

The Los Gatos Town Council voted to support increasing—to 40 units-per-acre—the number of homes the developer of the North 40 mixed-use project can build, during a milestone General Plan debate, Monday. But the elected officials opted not to require a …


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Thursday Promenades kick off with bands, jugglers (Photo Gallery)

Barbara Hinman, 82, just moved to Los Gatos to live with her daughter Karen Shields. Along with hundreds of others, they took to the blocked-off North Santa Cruz Avenue last night to soak up the first in a series of …