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A San Jose/Silicon Valley Visit Inspires
Posted November 9th, 2017
Written by, Fran Endicott Miller & Photos by, Max WhittakerWalnut Creek Magazine  San Francisco may get most of the attention in Northern California, but it is the metropolis of San Jose, just 30 miles south of The City, that buzzes with a palpable energy and entrepreneurial spirit that is contagious. Silicon Valley - the world's epicenter of innovation and technology - is not necessarily top-of-mind wh…
October 2017 eNews
Posted October 27th, 2017
Welcome to the October "Passion" issue of Visit San Jose & CONTENT's monthly newsletter. Zig Ziglar says, "When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that's when passion is born." You, too, can find your passion in San Jose with plentiful inspiration from our diverse arts and cultural centers like the Silicon Valley Asian Art Center, which provides a window into Chinese art and history, or the School of A…
September 2017 eNews
Posted September 22nd, 2017
Welcome to the September "Uplifting" issue of Visit San Jose & CONTENT's monthly newsletter. Robert G. Ingersoll states, "We rise up by uplifting others." And, San Jose has the perfect places to see the positive human spirit rise. First, the Silicon Valley African Film Festival promotes an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through film. Next, San Jose has inspiring Downtown murals that …
August 2017 eNews
Posted August 17th, 2017
Welcome to the August "Unity" issue of the Visit San Jose & CONTENT newsletter. Socrates said, "the secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." And San Jose does new very, very well. Case in point the new (and only) Michelin star restaurant in San Jose, Adega, that is hosting the first Michelin All-Star Experience featuring a lineup of Michelin starred P…
Adega to Host San Jose’s First Michelin All-Star Event
Posted August 3rd, 2017
By Linda Zavoral   The Mercury News  From left, owners Carlos & Fernanda Carreira, chef Dave Costa and pastry chef Jessica Carreira photographed at Adega restaurant in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. The Portuguese cuisine restaurant has been awarded a prestigious Michelin star. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group) Adega, San Jose’s first restaurant to earn a coveted Michelin star, will host t…
July 2017 eNews
Posted July 21st, 2017
Welcome to the July "Bravery" issue of the Visit San Jose & CONTENT newsletter. e e Cummings said, "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are," and here in Silicon Valley, courage and bravery are the norm as individuals strive to "make their mark" in their respective fields. From Brendan Eich, the father of JavaScript, to Konjoe Tei restaurateur, Joey Camacho, innovators in Silicon Valley h…
In Silicon Valley, dropping in at the GooglePlex, Tech Museums, and the Jobs Garage
Posted July 13th, 2017
By Renee Sklarew   The Washington Post  Kids do hands-on experiments at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. (Renee Sklarew/Special to The Washington Post) Like my college-age daughters, I am in love with my iPhone. And my ardor increased while I was researching a guidebook. With my cellphone, I narrated each hike into the Notes app, used Google Maps when I got lost and the Camera app to capture scen…
June 2017 eNews
Posted June 26th, 2017
Welcome to the June "Revitalize" issue of the Visit San Jose & CONTENT newsletter. Goethe says, "We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden." And, what better way to fulfill that goal than fill the soul with art, music, and culture in San Jose. Whether you are changed through a book at the Recycled Bookstore, renewed at the FitExpo San Jose, or rejuvenate your spirit at the Tah…
May 2017 eNews
Posted May 25th, 2017
San Jose is "Making its Mark" with FanimeCon, Northern California's largest anime convention. Fanime is proudly produced "by fans, for fans" and brings the likes of 30,000+ people to San Jose for cosplay, parties, music, games, tournaments, panels, and renowned international guests. This annual celebration of Japanese art and pop culture entertains a colorful spectrum of fans and friends. Read all about Fanime…
Summer Fun! 5 Things To Do In & Around San Jose, CA
Posted May 23rd, 2017
By Alice JH Wong  Vancouver Bits & Bites  When you think of a short 4-5 day getaway and California, usually it means San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs or even San Diego. San Jose is rarely a weekend getaway destination. Most people consider San Jose as a business trip destination for techies flying down for meetings in Silicon Valley. However, this is one vacation destination that should be consider…
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