Photo Tour of Vasona and Oak Meadow:Beautiful Parks at the Heart of Los Gatos

April 29, 2007 Yesterday I visited Vasona Lake County Park to see the nesting Great Blue Herons. While there, I took 54 photos of adjoining Oak Meadow and Vasona Parks. It’s impossible to capture all of these two  parks in one quick slideshow, but I did attempt to do that with another one-minute Real Estate Show. … Read more

Los Gatos Free Music Concert Series: Music in the Park, Jazz on the Plazz and Vasona Vibrations Schedule of Events and Performers

Normally in April and May I’m collecting all the information on the summer musical events in Los Gatos. This year, however, we are in the midst of a Shelter in Place order due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sadly, it looks like none of the concerts will not be allowed anytime soon. A few days ago, … Read more

Los Gatos Commons

The Los Gatos Commons is a popular senior condominium community off of Alberto Way in Los Gatos, very close to the downtown shopping and dining district (see map, below). This complex was developed in 1978, so is 42 years old as of this writing in 2020. There are 110 condo units, ranging from 1 to … Read more

The Almond Grove neighborhood in Los Gatos, a scenic and historic district

The Town of Los Gatos is home to many lovely neighborhoods with historic homes (Broadway Area Historic District, Fairview Plaza and others), but perhaps none is so quaint or popular as the Almond Grove neighborhood. (See video drive through this neighborhood near the bottom of this article.) Location, location, location: the Almond Grove’s got it … Read more

University or Edelen Historic District neighborhood in Los Gatos

This Los Gatos real estate article was originally written in 2007 but updated in late August 2015 and again in March 2020. Some of the photos are from the original post and some from 2015.  – mph One of the oldest residential neighborhoods in Los Gatos is the Edelen District, also called the University District. … Read more