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Super Bowl Yumday

Got the Game Day hungries? There’s an app for that. With the Big Game looming large, everyone from football fanatic to football widow is certain to be impacted by Super Bowl 50. You can’t escape the ads or the coverage on any media channel, including ours. But we’re here with some suggestions on how to […]

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Wines for a Winter’s Day

Big, Bold Bordeaux Tasting Bordeaux from France side-by-side with examples from Napa and the Santa Cruz Mountains, all from a single vintage, is always illuminating. Attendees of Premier Cruz, held Nov. 6 at The Mountain Winery, were treated to a rare presentation of nine excellent Cabernets, along with an even more rare appearance by surprise […]

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The Healing Touch

Cancer patients find massage tailored to their needs at The Spa Los Gatos I used to have a book of old folk remedies from the piney woods of East Texas. Among the old-fashioned prescriptions for poultices and salves was one that stood out for its poetry and simplicity: To cure a woman with a headache, […]

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Family Paradise

Oahu’s Aulani enchants kids and adults as only Disney can The family vacation can be a fraught thing. When the kids are happy the adults are tired, and if the adults are happy you can bet the kids are bored. So what if there were a place designed to make everyone happy at once? That’s […]

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Los Gossip

Thanks for Giving With the help and generosity of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce and Sweeney, Mason, Wilson and Bosomworth, Thanks for Giving Week collected 3,841 meals for the needy, all donated by local residents and collected by local merchants, restaurants, wineries and services. Counting additional cash donations from local residents, businesses and civic […]

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From the Publisher

Winds of Change As the New Year takes root in Los Gatos I find the winds of change are all around us. Our community is transforming right before our very eyes; it makes me wonder what’s to come in 2016 and beyond. I’m always ready for an adventure, so let’s kick off this year with […]

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Full Stream Ahead

With Roku and Netflix as next-door neighbors, Los Gatos becomes a new entertainment capital. Hollywood and Silicon Valley have an ongoing flirtation, as evidenced by The Social Network, two Steve Jobs feature films in as many years, HBO’s Silicon Valley, and Netflix’s newfound Emmy award-winning studio status. As Netflix’s hometown, Los Gatos has been a […]

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Creativity Game

JCO’s Place presents ‘The Art of the NFL’ It makes sense that Levi’s Stadium, which was ultimately built by San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York, is more than just a football stadium. York’s grandfather, Edward DeBartolo, Sr., helped create the modern shopping mall, and was America’s undisputed mall king for 50 years. Just as the […]

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Passing It On

Dwight Clark, the man who made The Catch, shares his joy and good fortune. Three decades ago, Dwight Clark played on one of the greatest football teams of all time: the San Francisco 49ers of the 1980s. He was there under the legendary coach Bill Walsh and the swashbuckling young owner Eddie DeBartolo, on the […]

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House Special

Whip up restaurant-quality snacks with these deceptively simple recipes from Chef Albert Nguyen-Phuoc of Verge The classic and the unexpected both have a place at the Super Bowl table, if you ask us. Chef Albert’s onion dip recipe, easy to make and ridiculously good, takes us back in time in a good way, while the […]

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