Los Gatos, California

The Location

Los Gatos is located in Santa Clara County, California. Located at the base of the Sierra Azul mountain range in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Gatos is part of high-tech Silicon Valley and is 60 miles south of San Francisco. The city is one of the county's oldest communities and is home to nearly 30,000 residents.

The local economy is powered by both entertainment powerhouses and tech startups, as well as healthcare, private businesses, education, real estate and government. Netflix was founded and is headquartered in Los Gatos.

Los Gatos residents enjoy a mild winter climate and warm summer climate, as well as an average of 330 sunny days a year.

The area is served by San Jose International Airport, San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Los Gatos' downtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to a diverse range of restaurants and shops. Pick up local produce at the farmers' market in Town Plaza, peruse the shops at Old Town Center, check out Oak Meadow Park's Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad with the family, or visit one of the area's many local wineries.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking, biking, walking or jogging the 10-mile Los Gatos Creek Trail or visiting one of Los Gatos' many parks.  

Education

Los Gatos is home to several public school districts, including Lakeside Joint School District, Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District, Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District, Los Gatos Union School District, Union School District and Campbell Union & Campbell High School District. The city is also home to a number of private schools.The Opportunity

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