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Posted on: September 26, 2016

SR-17 Full Freeway Closure

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Caltrans Bridge Rail Replacement Project in Los Gatos

Santa Clara County- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is replacing 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)

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Screen on the Green: Friday, September 30th

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The Town’s annual Screen on the Green movie night is on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Oak Meadow Park.

Children’s Activities will begin at 6:30 p.m. with music and free children’s activities including face painting, corn hole, tic tac toe, picture opportunities and more. The Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad will be offering train and carousel rides for $2.00 p...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Key Dates for November 8, 2016 Election

Listed below are key dates for the November 8, 2016 election...

•September 12 through October 25, 2016
Time frame for write-in candidates to obtain and file nomination documents.•October 11, 2016
First Day of mailing of Vote by Mail ballots.•October 24, 2016
Deadline to register to be eligible to Vo...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity

Apply to Serve on a Town Board, Commission, or Committee

Adult Commissioner application deadline:
-Friday, November 18, 2016, 5 p.m.-Interviews are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 7 p.m.

Adult Commissioner Opportunities:
-Arts and Culture Commission (3)-Bicycle and Pedestrian Advi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

NOMINEES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the offices mentioned below to be filled at the general municipal election to be held in the Town of Los Gatos on Tuesday the 8th day of November, 2016.

Two (2) Town Council Members for full 4 (four) year terms

Names of Candidates:
(As they will appear on the ballot, determined by the Secretary of State randomized alphabet drawing)

BARBARA SPECTORLARRY MAGGIO
MARCIA JENSEN

MEASURE TO BE VOT...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) is replacing 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 lane closures during this project. Construction began in July and will continue throu...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.

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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 recogniti...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...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...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: September 25, 2016

Automobuild Storytime

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Join Los Gatos Library Storytime Librarians Catherine & Jenn for books and playtime at Automobuild, on October 4th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
100 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Voter Registration Forms Avaliable!

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October 24th is the last day to Register to Vote for the 2016 Presidential Elections. Stop by the library to celebrate Constitution week and pick up your forms today!

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Irish Writers Festival of Los Gatos

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Irish Writers Festival
Thursday, Oct. 6th - Sunday Oct. 9thLos Gatos Libray and throughout town
We will be hosting free literary events as part of the 4 day festival honoring our sister city in Listowel, Ireland. Event info can be found at: www.writ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Teen Read Week (Oct. 9th - 15th)

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Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October the same week as Columbus Day. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular r...Read on...

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