Los Gatos Weekly Times

August 15, 2014

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1 8 3 www.community-newspapers.com $1.00 Residents oppose town's plan to sell The Venue to school district + 10 Vol. 131, No. 33 Friday, August 15, 2014 An edition of the BY JUDY PETERSON A lthough the vast majority of Los Gatos businesses follow the rules set forth in their conditional use per- mits, there have been flagrant violations in recent years that have angered town residents. The result is that the town is set to hire two code enforcement employees. One will be full time and one part time. Since they'll replace contract employees and will be town employees, it's expected they'll be more effective at responding to residents' complaints. The town council received a code enforcement update Aug. 5 from assistant town manager/community develop- ment director Laurel Prevetti. She said the town's new website, which has a section called "Report a Concern," is already yielding results. "We've had 21 concerns in the month of July brought to our attention in that manner, in addition to phone calls or email," Prevetti said. "And of those concerns that came to us through the website, 11 have been resolved." Resident Natalie Ladd has had a tough time resolving an issue she's had at her new home in the development at NEW CODE ENFORCEMENT PAIR SHOULD HELP TOWN RESPOND TO COMPLAINTS Town's 'Report a Concern' spot on website already providing results Dr. Soohoo Specializes in general, cosmetic and pediatric dermatology and is also on the clinical faculty of Stanford Medical School. She welcomes new patients, as well as former patients to The Menkes Clinic, a state-of-the-art dermatology ofKce. The Menkes Clinic | 650.962.4600 2490 Hospital Drive, Suite 201, Mountain View Adjacent to El Camino Hospital | www.menkesclinic.com Dr. Lillian Soohoo Board CertiAed Dermatologist A NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE SAKKESTAD Camp's A Hit A Hit West Valley coach, West Valley coach, players share baseball tips with Quito kids tips with Quito kids page 16 page 16 West Valley College teamed with the Quito Little League to offer a summer baseball camp for youth at the league's complex at Rolling Hills Middle School. Weston Kaefer, 7, keeps his eye on the ball while batting during the weeklong camp. Codes, page 12

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