Los Gatos Weekly Times

March 27, 2015

Los Gatos Weekly Times

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1 8 3 www.community-newspapers.com $1.00 Los Gatos Little League hosts dignitaries at opening day ceremonies + 30 Vol. 132, No. 13 Friday, March 27, 2015 BY JUDY PETERSON I t's too bad the folks in Boston can't ship snow to California since they have too much of it and we don't have enough. Welcome to year four of the Cal- ifornia drought, where the Sierra snowpack is a dismal 12 percent of normal. The snowpack usually provides one-third of the state's water. You've probably heard that Gov. Jerry Brown and the state water resources board are implementing new water conservation rules, some of which take affect April 15. The date is important because it's when restaurants are required to ask people if they'd like a glass of water with their meal. Don't expect your waiter, waitress or busser to simply bring it to your table: Now, you'll have to ask for it. Steamer's in Los Gatos voluntarily implemented the policy last June and Saratoga's Plumed Horse is also ahead of the curve. "We always ask would they like water and what type," Plumed Horse owner Josh Weeks said. Plumed Horse diners can purchase an $8 bottle of DINING OUT SOON? WELL, IF YOU WANT WATER, DON'T FORGET TO ASK Water on request just one of the ways restaurants are helping out 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 Water, page 10 A NEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE SAKKESTAD Redwood Adventure Redwood Adventure Climbers create a lifetime memory Climbers create a lifetime memory on a 200-foot redwood tree on a 200-foot redwood tree page 16 page 16 Los Gatos High School junior Max Von Luehrte, right, was excited as he started his way to the top of a 200-foot tall redwood tree with his mom, Missy, left, as they participated in a tree-climbing adventure in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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