Author Archives: Duffy Jennings

Editor’s Letter – It Takes Two

Spring is just over the horizon as we begin to emerge from a strange winter of persistent drought interrupted briefly by biblical rains. Hopefully we’ll get a bit more drought relief before it’s all over.  Meanwhile, it’s still February, which means Valentine’s Day is here, a good time to celebrate couples who’ve found a life […]

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Fine Art of Giving

Los Gatos Magazine Holiday Food Drive  Los Gatos Magazine is proud to announce that “Thanks for Giving Week,” our holiday food drive with local merchants, generated 800 pounds of food and more than $1,300 in cash for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. With serendipitous timing, JCO’s Place for Fine […]

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A Start-up to Thync About

The Bay Area cities and towns most associated with hit tech companies eagerly bat their civic eyelashes to lure game-changing startups or generate a business buzz. But in more subdued Los Gatos, one of the most intriguing high-tech newcomers is steadily, somewhat quietly, building an international reputation – and it hasn’t even launched a product. […]

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Three Town Council Members Sworn In

Santa Clara County Supervisor and former Los Gatos councilman Mike Wasserman conducted the official swearing in ceremonies last month for two new Los Gatos Town Council members, Rob Rennie and Marico Sayoc, along with re-elected councilman Steve Leonardis. Rennie and Sayoc replace retiring council members Diane McNutt and Joe Pirzynski. Newly appointed mayor Marcia Jensen […]

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What a Year

As we start our third year of publication, it’s fun to look back at some of the people and places that made Los Gatos special for us in 2014.  We ran the gamut from Bay Club Courtside’s big makeover in January to our annual holiday guide in December and all manner of articles in between. […]

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It’s All Happening at The Museums

NUMU Underway The Museums of Los Gatos has broken ground on its new home in the civic center space of the former town library, where it is scheduled to open in the spring. Dubbed NUMU for New Museum Los Gatos, the Art Museum and the Forbes Mill Museum will relocate to the new space. NUMU […]

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Fit Edge Express: New Year, New Self-Training Workout

Finally there’s an easy, affordable and scientific way to keep your New Year’s resolution to get fit: Fit Edge Express. Los Gatos fitness expert Barbara Blackburn has created an innovative program that offers a customized workout, access to the latest equipment, flexible hours to fit your busy schedule and the latest technology to monitor your […]

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Christmas Tree Farms

Where to Choose and Cut Your Own Holiday Tree Nothing is more authentic or sustainable for the holidays than choosing and cutting your own live tree at one of several Christmas tree farms in the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains. Pine-scented air fills the mountains at this time of the year and a plethora of family-owned […]

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Los Gatos Holiday Guide

Carriage Rides, Holiday Lights, Parade, Santa, Shopping! The holiday season is an especially festive time in Los Gatos, brightened by traditional events that include the Vasona Lake Park Fantasy of Lights, horse-drawn carriage rides downtown, the Children’s/Christmas Holiday Parade, the tree lighting ceremonies and Santa in Town Plaza Park. Los Gatos Magazine presents the following guide […]

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Teddy Bear Christmas

Ever since the creation of the first teddy bear in 1902 as a stuffed animal named for President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, the soft cuddly doll has become an iconic children’s toy and a symbol of Americana. The plush furry bruins have been celebrated in story, song and film, especially around the holiday season, so it’s […]

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