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Team San Jose Launches Restaurant Week Promotion January 5-15, 2016
Posted December 29th, 2015
In celebration of California Restaurant Month, participating San Jose restaurants will offer 15 percent off from January 5 – 8, 2016 and January 12 – 15, 2016. “This is San Jose’s first time participating in California Restaurant Month and it’s an incredible opportunity for our guests and locals to experience our destinations range of diverse cuisines,” said Karolyn Kirchgesler, Team San Jose CEO. Here’s how i…
Waste Not - Young genius, nonprofits, corporate partners team up to end hunger
Posted December 7th, 2015
“Before, they lacked an expedient way to get rid of food,” says Kiran Sridhar, the 18-year-old founder of Waste No Food, “For a stadium or a banquet hall, it’s culturally unacceptable for them to run out, but it wouldn’t be efficient for them to every day call every single charity to find out who would take it. There’s a time limit. Food goes bad.” On the app, nonprofits get alerted in seconds once someone pos…
Expansion of San Jose bike-share program gets council blessing
Posted December 2nd, 2015
"Get ready to see a lot more blue bikes around San Jose. On Tuesday, the city council unanimously approved plans to expand San Jose's bike-share program to 1,000 bikes with 100 parking stations, up from its current 130 bikes with 16 stations. The expansion will be implemented over the next two years, according to a city staff report." …
The Grateful Dead was born 50 years ago in San Jose
Posted December 1st, 2015
"Rock 'n' roll took a mind-bending turn 50 years ago at an unassuming 19th-century Victorian house on a San Jose lot that's now home to City Hall. It was there, on Dec. 4, 1965, that the Grateful Dead was officially born. Yes, San Jose. The legendary band forever associated with San Francisco had already been gigging in the South Bay and Peninsula as The Warlocks and before that as a Palo Alto-based outfit kno…
Mayor Liccardo Announces Nonstop Service on Air Canada to Vancouver from Silicon Valley’s Airport
Posted November 19th, 2015
"San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo today announced new nonstop service on Air Canada between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), delivering nonstop service to Canada and beyond that the Silicon Valley community has asked for. Joining the news conference at San Jose City Hall was Air Canada’s Manager Western Region Sales Ginger Miller who also announced the service w…
Tech Awards Honor an Array of Laureates
Posted November 13th, 2015
"The best of Silicon Valley high-tech creativity that benefits others were honored Thursday night at an annual awards gala at the San Jose convention center. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo kicked off the gala by noting that the event celebrates innovation in all its forms." …
Convention Centers Help Meet Green Meeting Expectations
Posted November 11th, 2015
"The Green Venue Report, released last month by sustainability consulting firm Greenview and event planning company Twirl Management, asked 30 convention centers from around the globe 158 questions related to their sustainability efforts and progress." Read more... …
San Jose and the New Steve Jobs Film
Posted November 4th, 2015
"I grew up in the Bay Area during the time much of this was happening. It was a special time when Silicon Valley was the cradle of innovation. Mix Northern California’s “we learn from mistakes” attitude with lots of really smart, quirky, unaffected people and you get some really cool stuff." …
Happy Wanderer: A Top 10 List for San Jose
Posted October 29th, 2015
"The elevator doors were closing. With my usual frenetic pace, I sprinted across the foyer and wedged my body into the gap between the gray metal doors. Serendipity happens. There I was, face to face with Snoop Dogg and his entourage. Playing a gig at the Shoreline that night, they were staying at my hotel -- the San Jose Fairmont. After agreeing to a photo, Snoop and I parted ways. But if we'd had time to han…
San Jose's Happy Hollow Senior Safari Shines the Light on Positive Aging
Posted October 26th, 2015
"For each of the past two years, Happy Hollow has hosted six Senior Safaris for adults 50 and over. Once a month, seniors visit the 16-acre park free of children to explore its humble environs, meet the animals, and participate in physical activities ranging from tai chi to Zumba. At the season’s final Senior Safari in September, the park buzzes with elderly couples and busloads of older adults from nearby ret…
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