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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…
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…
Guns, Ghosts and Guilt: Helen Mirren portrays the widow whose Winchester Mystery House defies logic
Posted May 10th, 2017
By Robin Abcarian  Los Angeles Times  It’s not mysterious, but it is a little strange to be sitting across from Helen Mirren in the not-so-grand “grand ballroom” of the Winchester Mystery House, a famously rambling and chaotic Victorian architectural marvel that is the antithesis of the sleek Silicon Valley aesthetic that has grown up around it. Mirren is about to wrap shooting on “Winchester,” an Australian-…
Escape to the Coast - Silicon Valley
Posted May 1st, 2017
By Lauren Loftus  Phoenix Magazine  High tech meets idyllic orchards in California’s South Bay. Because where else would Apple come from? The area we now think of as the birthplace of many of humanity’s greatest technical achievements was once called the Valley of Heart’s Delight. How fitting. Until halfway through the 20th century, the Santa Clara Valley was thick with spectacular flowering bows of apricot, …
It's All Happening Downtown in California's Urban Centers
Posted May 1st, 2017
By Janet Fullwood, Dani Heinemeyer and Valli Herman California Meetings + Events  California’s varied downtown areas are thriving. Here’s a look at the urban renaissance: SAN JOSE An Expanded and Updated Convention Center Anchors the City’s Vital Core San Jose street life Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose has transformed into an incubator for not only technology, but also arts and cultural expe…
San Jose: How to Visit the Capital of Silicon Valley
Posted April 26th, 2017
By James Shillinglaw  Insider Travel Report  It’s the technology hub of the world, the high-tech mecca, but it’s also famed as a center of agriculture, including wine, and professional sports. Located in the middle of the Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, with a population of a little more than a million people, has become a center of tourism in its own right, especially for those visitors who want to see the c…
'It has the feel of a benign dictatorship': Inside Silicon Valley, land of the geeks
Posted November 17th, 2016
By Chris Leadbeater, Travel WriterThe Telegraph "Mark Zuckerberg’s progeny may be the kingpin of social media, but there is an anti-social undercurrent to its premises, on the edge of San Francisco Bay in Menlo Park"CREDIT: © 2015 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP/BLOOMBERG “Do you know the way to San Jose?” Dionne Warwick’s 1968 question was bittersweet. Held aloft by Burt Bacharach’s stirring melody and soaring strings…
San Jose Airport One of 10 Best Kid-Friendly in America
Posted September 16th, 2016
"It’s no secret that keeping kids occupied during lengthy layovers and unexpected delays can be a challenge. But with a little research and planning, it doesn’t have to be a hair-pulling experience. With its family-friendly amenities, including the free WiFi available throughout the airport and six designated nursing rooms throughout the terminals for parents with babies to utilize, SJC..." …
7 Can't Miss Markets in San Jose
Posted August 25th, 2016
San Jose has a proud and vibrant culture that emphasizes artistry and hard work, so it's only natural that the city hosts so many great markets and other retail events. From local farmers who grow crop…
San Jose Ranked Most Future - Ready City in the World by Dell
Posted April 7th, 2016
"It should come as no surprise that the "Capital of Silicon Valley" topped a list of the most future-ready economies in the world. San Jose took the top spot in a new study by computer manufacturer Dell thanks to its human capital, meaning the strength and engagement of its labor force and the education levels of its residents. Its businesses and local government also ranked high due to their innovation..." …
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