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Los Gatos, California

Los Gatos is an incorporated town in Santa Clara County, United States. The population is 29,413 according to the 2010 United States Census Bureau. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Los Gatos is ranked the 33rd wealthiest city in the United States, it is located in the San Francisco Bay Area at the southwest corner of San Jose in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, with a population of 41,544 as of 2017. Los Gatos is part of Silicon Valley, with several high technology companies maintaining a presence there. Notably and content creator Netflix is headquartered in Los Gatos and has developed a large presence in the area, it was in Los Gatos that The Bean Spray Pump Company was founded, which became the FMC Corporation. Los Gatos is Spanish for "The Cats"; the name derives from the 1839 Alta California land-grant that encompassed the area, called La Rinconada de Los Gatos, where "the cats" refers to the cougars and bobcats that are indigenous to the foothills in which the town is located.

The pronunciation is anglicized to lawss-GAT-əs, although one hears pronunciations truer to the original Spanish, lohss-GAH-tohss. The town's founding dates to the mid-1850s with the building of a flour-milling operation, Forbes Mill, by James Alexander Forbes along Los Gatos Creek; the mill's two-story stone storage annex has been preserved as a museum just off of Main Street. The settlement, established in the 1860s was named for the mill, but the name was changed to Los Gatos after the Spanish land grant; the town was incorporated in 1887 and remained an important town for the logging industry in the Santa Cruz Mountains until the end of the 19th century. In the early 20th century, the town became a thriving agricultural town with apricots and prunes being grown in the area. By the 1920s, the Los Gatos area had a local reputation as an arts colony, attracting painters, writers and their bohemian associates as residents over the years; the violinist Yehudi Menuhin lived there as a boy. Along with much of the Santa Clara Valley, Los Gatos became a suburban community for San Jose beginning in the 1950s, the town was built-out by the 1980s.

Downtown Los Gatos has retained and restored many of its Victorian-era homes and commercial buildings. Other notable buildings are the Forbes Mill annex, now housing a history museum. A number of brick buildings in Downtown Los Gatos were destroyed or damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, though the district was rebuilt and has made a full recovery; the Main Street Bridge has emulated the Ponte des Artes bridge in Paris by displaying love locks for anniversaries and engagements. Transport by rail was an early aspect of Los Gatos; the South Pacific Coast Railroad, a popular narrow-gauge line from Alameda to Santa Cruz in the late 19th century, stopped in Los Gatos. Southern Pacific took over this line in 1887. Los Gatos was near the Southern Pacific resort town of Holy City, along the rail line in the Santa Cruz Mountains; the last Southern Pacific passenger train to Santa Cruz left Los Gatos in March 1940. In town, the rail line used to run along the shore of Vasona Reservoir to the present-day location of the Post Office, following the path of what is now a continuous string of parking lots between Santa Cruz Ave. and University Ave.

There was a streetcar-type rail line with service to Saratoga and San Jose. Streetcar service via the Peninsular Railway started about 1905 and ended about 1933. San Francisco commuter trains continued into downtown until 1959, Vasona Junction until 1964; the site of the old railroad station is now occupied by the post office. Between 1891 and 1929 about 20 oil wells were drilled in and around Los Gatos, starting a minor oil-drilling boom. About 1861, small amounts of oil were discovered in streams and water wells in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the vicinity of Moody Gulch, about 6.5 km south of the Los Gatos Post Office. An intense search for oil ensued, resulting in the drilling of many wells and establishment of the Moody Gulch oil field; the Moody Gulch oil field, never met expectations, it was abandoned about 1938 after producing a total of about 98,000 barrels of oil and 44 million cu ft of gas. In 1891, one of the Moody Gulch drillers, R. C. McPherson, found oil in a well along San Jose Road in the Santa Clara Valley flatlands, about 3 km northeast of the Los Gatos Post Office.

Although commercial production was never established, small amounts of oil were produced for use as fuel and road tar by local residents. Los Gatos is located at 37°14′10″N 121°57′42″W. Los Gatos is bisected by State Route 17. State Route 85 marks the northern boundary of the town, although a few pockets of homes to its North are included. Highway 9 from the coast terminates at Highway 17. Downtown Los Gatos, the area on and around Santa Cruz Avenue and Main Street, is located in the southwest quadrant of town. A left exit on northbound Highway 17 becomes the south end of South Santa Cruz Avenue, leading into downtown; the area around Los Gatos Boulevard

Arthur Range (Tasmania)

The Arthur Range is a mountain range in the South West Wilderness, located in south-west Tasmania, Australia. The range is broken into the Western Arthurs and the Eastern Arthurs. Both sections of the range are popular overnight bushwalking destinations in summer; the Arthur Range lies in the traditional country of the South-West Nation of the Aboriginal Tasmanian people and the traditional name is Loinnekumme. The range was renamed by George Augustus Robinson for Governor George Arthur after Robinson climbed Mount Frederick in March 1830, it is composed of Quartzite and features evidence of past glaciation such as moraines and hanging valleys. Much of the Arthur Range and the area surrounding land is covered by button grass wet sedgelands. Most of the remainder of the land is covered by eucalypt. Birds are the most common animals. In dryer areas, Pademelons may be seen; the climate in the Arthur Range is unstable – weather predictions are useless here, as it is common to have sun, heavy rain, strong winds snow all in the same day.

The top of the range is classed as Alpine. During winter these mountains are snow-capped. Snow has been experienced every season, with regular snowfalls during summer, though many of these snowfalls don't settle; the climate is decided by the wind. The temperature can change quickly with warm air from Northern Tasmania, or cold air from the Southern Ocean and Antarctica; as with other parts of Tasmania's south-west, the trails are muddy – frequently it is more than ankle deep. The mud does not dissipate with altitude up the mountain range either, except where there is bare rock. Like many other parts of Tasmania, this area is susceptible to Phytophthora. To avoid spreading it, walkers are encouraged to stay to the main trail. In order to reduce mechanical damage to plants, walkers are encouraged to wade through the middle of muddy track sections. Hikers should ensure they are well prepared for any weather conditions, have enough food for one or two extra days; the Western Arthurs extends East-West from Mount Hesperus to West Portal.

This section of the range was first traversed in the early 1960s. Access to the Western Arthurs is from the Scotts peak dam camp site via part of the Port Davey Track; the Western Arthurs are studded with many lakes formed from ice-age glaciers. Among these are: Lake Oberon: The subject of a well known photograph by Peter Dombrovskis, where there are camping platforms Lake Cygnus: Also has an established camp site Lake Ceres Square Lake Lake Fortuna From the north western end, closest to the Port Davey Track: Mount Hesperus Mount Hayes Procyon Peak Mount Sirius Mount Pegasus Pegasus South Mount Capricorn Dorado Peak Mount Comumba The Dragon Mount Shaula Mount Taurus The Eastern Arthurs runs North-South from the end of the Western Arthurs and includes the highest peak of the range, the striking Federation Peak; this section of the range was first traversed in December 1947 by a group from the Hobart Walking Club. From the north include: Lake Leo Lake Ron Smith Lake Shaw Earl Lake Lake Cracroft Lake Brewsher Dragonfly Lake Lake Payens Lake Gaston Hanging Lake From the north: Cerberus Hill East Portal The Dial The Gables Four Peaks Federation Peak Geeves Bluff Luckmans lead Boiler Plates Stuart Saddle The Needles Goon Moor Thwaites Plateau Devils Thumb Bechervaise plateau List of mountain ranges of Tasmania

Bankruptcy Act 1967

The Bankruptcy Act 1967, is a Malaysian laws which enacted relating to the law of bankruptcy. The Bankruptcy Act 1967, in its current form, consists of 8 Parts containing 139 sections and 3 schedules. Preliminary Interpretation Part I: Proceedings from Act of Bankruptcy to Discharge Acts of Bankruptcy Receiving Order Proceedings consequent on Receiving Order Public Examination of Debtor Composition or Scheme of Arrangement Adjudication of Bankruptcy Control over Person and Property of Debtor Discharge of Bankrupt Part II: Disqualification and Disabilities of Bankrupt Undischarged Bankrupt Part III: Administration of Property Proof of Debts Property Available for Payment of Debts Effect of Bankruptcy on Antecedent Transactions Realization of Property Distribution of Property Part IV: Director General of Insolvency Appointment Duties Costs Receipts, Accounts, Audit Release Official Name Vacation of Office on Insolvency Additional Powers Control Part V: Constitution and Powers of Court Jurisdiction Appeals Procedure Annulment of Adjudication Part VI: Small Bankruptcies Part VII: Fraudulent Debtors and Creditors Part VIII: Supplemental Provisions Application of Act General Rules Fees Evidence Notices Formal Defects Stamp Duty Corporations and Mentally Disordered Persons Unclaimed Funds or Dividends Debtor’s Books Repeals and Special Provisions Schedules Bankruptcy Act Bankruptcy Act 1967 This article incorporates text from this source, in the public domain