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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Youth Commission Opportunity

Apply to Serve as a Youth Commissioner.

Youth Commissioner application deadline:

Friday, April 28, 2017, 5 p.m.

Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 4 p.m.

Youth Commissioner Opportunities: Youth Commission (19)

Application Requirements:

  • Students entering Grades 8-12 in Fall 2017
  • Reside...
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Posted on: April 7, 2017

16100 Greenridge Terrace – Notice of Preparation and Scoping Meeting on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

The Town will be holding a public scoping meeting for the proposed development application for 16100 Greenridge Terrace on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers at 110 E. Main Street.

The Town of Los Gatos will be the Lead Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed project located at 16100 Greenridge Terrace. The Town will be conducting a public sc...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Are you interested to receive notification of decisions coming before the Town Council?

One of the best ways to receive notification is by signing up for the Town’s “Notify Me” subscriptions.

For example, if you are interested in proposed new policies affecting properties in the Town, you are welcome to sign up for Town Council, Council Policy Committee, and Planning Commission. You will receive notification and links to future agendas and rep...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Sign Up to Receive Emergency and Non-Emergency Messages

Nixle is a free notification platform that connects our agency with the community for emergency and non-emergency messaging.

Users subscribe by texting “LGMSPD” to 888-777 on their mobile devices or by enrolling at www.nixle.com. Users set their own preferences for delivery of messages (text or email).  

There are three levels of notification: Alert, Advisory, a...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Interested in Proposed Development in Town?

Visit the Town’s Pending Planning Projects site.

Visit the Town’s Pending Planning Projects site at: www.losgatosca.gov/2378/L.  From this site, you can search for planning applications by street name and address, or by clicking on the map option.  The information for projects in...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Starting in April, Los Gatos will be powered by 100% carbon-free electricity.

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is a new non-profit, public agency, formed in spring 2016 by twelve South Bay communities, including Los Gatos, to source clean electricity on our behalf at costs below PG&E’s comparative generation rates.

PG&E is sti...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Police Department Hosting National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

On April 29, 2017, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in a National Prescription Drug Take-Back event, sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

As a part of the nationally recognized program, local residents can return their unnecessary, unwanted, or expired prescription medications for safe disposal at designated collection locations. In collaboration with Community Against Substance Abuse (CASA...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Threat at the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus

On 3/9/2017, at 11:56 a.m. the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department responded to the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus located at 14855 Oka Rd. in regards to a communicated bomb threat reported by campus staff.

Evacuations of the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus were conducted as a precautionary measure and response to the threat. The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad responded to the scene and determined that no explosive device...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Traffic Advisory - Highway 17 Closure

The California Highway Patrol has implemented a full closure of southbound Highway 17 at Bear Creek.

Traffic is being turned around at Bear Creek. There is no through traffic over Highway 17.This is in addition to the full closure of both northbound and southbound Highway 17 at Vine Hill. There is also a mudslide southbound Highway 17 at Sugarloaf. Motor...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Police Solve Three Residential Burglaries and Arrest Four Suspects

Over the past several weeks, Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department initiated an investigation into three recent residential burglaries.

On November 22, 2016 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a residence in the 400 block of Dardanelli Lane was ransacked by four male suspects who fled with an undisclosed amount of jewelry and currency. Video surveillance captured images of the suspects exiting t...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Partnership between the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department and Crisis Text Line

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Please see the attached press release announcing the partnerships between the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department

Crisis Text Line and other local and regional partners in their efforts to proactively address mental health issues within our communities through emerging technology and outreach.

Matt Frisby, Chief of the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department stated &...

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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: 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...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

StormTrooper StoryTime & Free Comic Book Day!

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Come celebrate our first "Free Comic Book Day" with free comics and a special Stormtrooper/heroes-themed Storytime! We'll have Stormtroopers, an easy take-home craft and our photo booth set up! Enjoy our free comics provided by Los Gatos' own, F...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Social Security: Seven Ways to Optimize Benefits

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Certified Financial Planner Larysa Prytula will be offering a free class on financial planning. Drop in. All are welcome. 2nd Floor Technology Lab.

Thursday, April 27th 1:00-2:00 PM

Posted on: April 14, 2017

New to the Library: ELKS (Early Literacy Kid's Stations)

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We have replaced our AWEs with 4 brand new touch screen early literacy computers. The four PC computers are running on an Android OS, and are filled with 42 educational and fun games for kiddos age ranges 18 months- 12 years old!

Posted on: April 4, 2017

Classic Film Series: Strangers on a Train (Hitchcock, 1951)

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Classic Film Series:

Productions by Alfred Hitchcock

Strangers on a Train (1951) 

Tuesday, April 25th at 6:00PM

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro-tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory he plans to ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Spring Financial Literacy Series

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The Los Gatos Library is excited to host a Spring Literacy Series, all presented by Certified Financial Planner Larysa Prytula!

What is the Most Tax Effective Withdraw Strategy in Retirement?

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 1:00-2:00PM

Social Security: 7 Ways to ...

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