Author Archives: Eric Johnson

Los Gatos Ballet: A Holiday Tradition

  Los Gatos Ballet’s Nutcracker is known as one of the best, family-friendly Nutcrackers  in the San Jose area. Filled with vibrant costumes, engaging sets and delightful choreography, this Nutcracker  is sure to charm children and adults of all ages. We proudly collaborate with San Jose Youth Symphony and conductor Yair Samet to provide a […]

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Thanks for Giving

  Joe Sweeney, a 31-year Los Gatos resident, is happy to be participating in the second annual Thanks for Giving project, in which local businesses are helping collect food for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Sweeney, who sits on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors with Los […]

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Harvest – 10 Awesome Food Stands

Phil Cosentino cradles some precious figs. Every spring for more than 100 years, air perfumed by blossoming fruit trees wafted above the orchards of the Santa Clara Valley, followed by the sweet fragrance of ripening cherries, apricots, plums and peaches. Those days are gone. But even if those aromas are not lodged somewhere deep in […]

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We Are Silicon Valley

Los Gatos takes its place as a high-tech capital. “San Jose has Cisco, Cupertino has Apple, Mountain View has Google, Menlo Park has Facebook and Los Gatos has Netflix. Los Gatos is part of Silicon Valley. And we deserve to have a corporate headquarters here.” When former town manager Greg Larson made that statement in […]

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Los Gossip

Lovely Locals Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder—but sometimes all the beholders in the room agree that one person embodies the grace, intelligence, good looks and character that make up true beauty. Such was the case with the new Miss Los Gatos Alix Britt and the new Miss Los Gatos Teen Jordan […]

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Man of the World

Ed Stahl built his business on a love of travel and of his hometown. There is a paradox at the heart of the story about Ed Stahl’s long career as owner of Travel Advisors of Los Gatos: He got into the business, at least in part, because he did not want to leave his adopted […]

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Craft Means Attention to Detail

  Our Man Mike, Nick’s Next Door  In the Spring issue, the article “Our Man Mike” reported that Mike Wasserman is married to “Stacey,” which came as a surprise both to Mike and his lovely wife of 35 years, Kim Wasserman. We regret the error. Supervisor Wasserman also wants to be sure readers know that, with […]

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Wind on the Water

  Tasting the good life, fast, on Chardonnay II Maybe it’s been awhile since you’ve seen the earth fall away to blue, much less ventured out on salty waters. But the ocean is just over the hill. If you think sailing around Monterey Bay is a pastime reserved for those who can afford a yacht, […]

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Men Who Love Cars

  The Saratoga Classic Car Show features every kind of awesome vehicle. For these guys, it’s American muscle. Every car guy has a story to tell, and Tiger Teerlink’s got a good one. He’s told the story before, many, many times. More than once to a reporter. Odds are some of you have heard it. […]

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A Full Season of Fun

  Every summer, world-class musicians visit Los Gatos, while actors and artists from throughout the region and beyond mount shows and stage plays. In addition to enriching the lives of locals, this celebration of the arts helps make Los Gatos an arts-lovers destination. The summer of 2015 will not disappoint. Jazz On The Plazz Town […]

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