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 Holiday and Furlough Closure
12/22/2014  Saratoga City Offices, including the Joan Pisani Community Center, will be closed from December 24, 2014 to January 4, 2015 for the holidays and the City's annual furlough. Other local organizations' calendars are as follows:
  • Saratoga Senior Center: Closed December 24, 2014 January 4, 2015
  • Saratoga Library: Closed December 24, 25 and 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015
  • Santa Clara County Office of the Sheriff: Public safety services in Saratoga are provided by the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office West Valley Patrol Substation will be closed Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. However, patrols will still be active. For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call (408) 299-3233.
  • West Valley Collection and Recycling: There will be no garbage or recycling collection on Christmas or New Year's Day. Customers who normally receive service on Thursdays will have their trash picked up on Fridays, December 26 and January 2. For those who normally receive service on Fridays, pickups will be on Saturdays, December 27 and January 3.

Residents may report fallen trees, landslides and flooding, on roads and public property, by calling County Communications at (408) 299-2507.


Safely Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste
12/12/2014  Ever wonder how to correctly dispose of leftover paint, burned out light bulbs, and old chemicals, such as pesticides and pool cleaners? Mayor Howard Miller explains how to safely dispose of household hazardous waste in this three-minute video.

Congratulations to Mayor Howard Miller and Vice Mayor Manny Cappello
12/3/2014  On December 2, 2014 the Saratoga City Council appointed Howard Miller as Mayor and Manny Cappello as Vice Mayor. During the meeting, re-elected Council Member Emily Lo--who was Mayor in 2014--along with new Council Members Mary-Lynne Bernald and Rishi Kumar took the Oath of Office. Outgoing Council Members and former Mayors Jill Hunter and Chuck Page were recognized for their eight years of service.

Congratulations to all!