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 Council to Host Joint Meeting with Saratoga Neighborhoods at West Valley College
5/26/2016  Residents are invited to attend the Saratoga City Council's annual joint meeting with Saratoga neighborhoods in June. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 1, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Campus Center at West Valley College, located at 14000 Fruitvale Avenue. There will be free parking in Lot 5 and dinner will be served.

Representatives are encouraged to share news and updates about their neighborhoods. The meeting will also include: a presentation on deterring crime by the Sheriff’s Office, a progress report on the Village Specific Plan Update, and a summary from West Valley College President Brad Davis.

Please RSVP by contacting Debbie Bretschneider at debbieb@saratoga.ca.us or (408) 868-1216.
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City Council Nomination Period Begins in July
5/18/2016  In November 2016, Saratoga voters will be asked to elect two members to the City Council. The nomination period for the November election begins Monday, July 18, and closes Friday, August 12. During this time, eligible candidates may obtain nomination papers from the City Clerk during regular business hours. If candidates decide to withdraw their nomination papers, they have until the end of the nomination period to do so.

Prior to the start of the nomination period, prospective candidates may form a campaign committee and raise funds. To do so, candidates must file certain forms with the Secretary of State and City Clerk, as well as disclose campaign contributions and expenditures.

For more information about the upcoming November 2016 election, visit www.saratoga.ca.us/election.

Annual Memorial Day Observance to be held on Monday, May 30, in Downtown Saratoga
5/16/2016  Once a year, the Saratoga community comes together to remember and honor the men and women who died serving their country. And it’s also a time to thank the country’s veterans and current members of the armed forces.

The Saratoga Foothill Club is hosting the 88th annual Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 30. The public is invited to participate in the event, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Memorial Arch at Blaney Plaza in Downtown Saratoga. A procession will then lead to Madronia Cemetery for the Memorial Day service at 10 a.m.