Welcome to "the Willow Glen Backfence"


This website is dedicated to community communications in the Willow Glen area,

and is home of "the eList": click >here< for details.


[For the Willow Glen Neighborhood Association (WGNA) website, click >here<]




thanks for participating in the D6NLG Candidates’ Forum for
San José City Council District 6

January 23, 2024, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church

Here’s a link to a Video recording of the forum,

and a transcript in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


Be sure to see our

Community Recommendations webpage!

(and also check out the archives to find old favorites.)


  And check out the FAQ section! ß

Answers to all your Frequently Asked Questions!




an Oral History of Rod Diridon by Larry Ames, recorded January 15, 2019:
a ~40 minute video on the history of the Los Gatos Creek Trail;
and a ~80 min “extended cut” version with Mr. Diridon talking about the Park Charter Fund and transit,
and Mr. Ames talking about ideas for completing the Los Gatos Creek Trail.



check out past "Photos of the Week"


>> for information about the former Willow Glen Trestle, see website <<

click >here< for YouTube video of the trestle


go on a self-guided tour of the future Three-Creeks Trail:

here’s the map and route instructions.



For historic perspective, here are the 1984 plans for Willow Glen.





~Larry Ames