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The City of Saratoga is currently accepting applications to fill an incomplete term on the Traffic Safety Commission ending January 1, 2014. Applications are due June 11, 2013 and interviews with the City Council are scheduled for June 19, 2013. Applications are available at City Hall or on the City's website.|
Join the Saratoga Community at the Saratoga Gateway Foodie Fun 2013 events beginning on May 19th. The event will take place at Saratoga Gateway located on 12341 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road in Saratoga and feature a variety of food trucks!|
Residential and commercial garbage/recycling customers in Saratoga, Campbell, Los Gatos, and Monte Sereno are invited to attend a meeting on May 29, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Joan Pisani Community Center about the possible extension of the current agreement with West Valley Collection & Recycling (WVC&R), the garbage and recycling hauler that serves these four municipalities. The contract with WVC&R expires February 2014 and during the meeting, the options associated with extending the contract for up to 10 years will be discussed. |
A second community on this topic is also scheduled for June 5, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Los Gatos.
Join the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy and Master Gardener Sharon Johnson for an overview of edible landscaping for a secure fruitful future. The event will take place on Saturday, March 30th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will focus on how you can use your existing landscape to fill your pantry as well as your life with beauty and good nutrition. |
Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to enter into a poster contest sponsored by the City of Saratoga in honor of Arbor Day 2013. Posters must be 14"x 24” and must convey the importance of trees. Posters are due to the City Manager's Office at City Hall by Monday, April 15th at 5:00 p.m. Winners in three different grade categories will receive a $50 gift certificate and will be announced at the April 24th Arbor Day event, scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Saratoga Library. For more information about the poster contest or the Arbor Day event contact Mainini Cabute at email@example.com or 408.868.1275.|
In 2013, Silicon Valley Reads will be exploring the theme of "Invisible Wounds of War" and has recommended selected books and more than 100 free public events for all interested individuals of all ages. Silicon Valley Reads hopes to engage the community in discussions about the after effects of war on soldiers and their families. The events began in January 2013 and will be offered through April. Visit Silicon Valley Reads 2013 for more event information. Featured books include the following:|
The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows by Brian Castner
Minefields of the Heart: A Mother's Stories of a Son at War by Sue Diaz
Saratoga High School has been ranked #37 in the recently released U.S. News and World Report "Best High Schools for Math and Science." The rankings evaluate over 20,000 public high schools across the country and provide a picture of how well public schools are serving all of their students, both in terms of basic skills proficiency and college preparedness. This new Math and Science ranking also takes into consideration scores on Advanced Placement (AP) tests in math and science. |
For more information, visit: http://education.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-high-schools/rankings/math-science.
Please join the City of Saratoga on November 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Congress Springs Quarry to celebrate the acquisition of this property. The City has been working with the County of Santa Clara and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District for the past few years to purchase this section of property, located off of Congress Springs Road/Highway 9 near Hakone Gardens. By purchasing the property, which is strategically located near existing and proposed trail systems, the City will be one step closer to constructing the Saratoga-to-the-Sea Trail.|
Please be advised that the designated parking area is approximately half a mile from the event location. The hike to the event location is a little rough - hiking shoes and comfortable attire are highly recommended. The quarry entrance, parking area, and pathway to the event location will be clearly marked.