Tucked away in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, Saratoga is a lovely residential community with a small-town feel. The City is well known for its excellent schools, fine dining, unique shops, and distinctive cultural institutions. Saratoga offers a high quality of life to its residents and a chance to escape the hustle of Silicon Valley.
Blaney Plaza at Night
City of Saratoga Making Strides to Reduce Property Crime
11/17/2016  The City Council has made concerted efforts to reduce property crime in Saratoga, including last night's adoption of a locking mailbox ordinance – making Saratoga the first city in California to proactively address mail theft by requiring locking mailboxes for new homes. In addition to these efforts, the City Council recently established an annual Neighborhood Watch Grant Program and formed more than 30 Neighborhood Watch groups. For more information, view the joint press release from the City and Sheriff’s Office.
( Press Release )

City of Saratoga Food & Toy Drive
11/3/2016  Tis the Season! Help those in need by making a contribution to the City of Saratoga Food and Toy Drive. Drop off new unwrapped toys through December 16 and donations of non-perishable food through December 21. Toys can be dropped off at City Hall, the Joan Pisani Community Center, Senior Center, and Historical Museum. Food donations can be delivered to the Joan Pisani Community Center, Senior Center, Saratoga Prospect Center, and Saratoga Library.
( Food & Toy Drive Flyer )

Neighborhood Watch Information
11/2/2016  On October 19, the City Council held a joint meeting with Saratoga's Neighborhood Watch groups. The meeting was well attended and 30 Neighborhood Watch groups were able to register with the City. Presentation slides and questions/answers from the meeting are now available on the City website. Additionally, Public Works staff has started reaching out to the 30 neighborhoods to discuss Neighborhood Watch signage. The information collected at the meeting will also be used to create a map of Neighborhood Watch groups, which will be available on the City website.