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Fun and Games in Silicon Valley for Super Bowl 50
Posted January 28th, 2016
"On Sunday, February 7 one of the most viewed events of the year will take place: Super Bowl 50. This championship football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will kick off in Santa Clara, California, a city located in the tech hub known as the Silicon Valley. Not only does this area have a large density of startups and world renowned companies, it also offers something for every interes…
January 2016 eNews
Posted January 26th, 2016
In this issue, explore District 3, check out the preview of the Screen Print Showdown, learn about local wines, the new tastemakers and explore "Super" events happening during the BIG GAME! Read the archived eNews HERE... …
American Airlines Adds Seasonal Nonstop Service between Charlotte and Silicon Valley’s Airport
Posted January 25th, 2016
American Airlines is expanding destination options during the peak summer travel season with the addition of daily nonstop service between Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. The flight will operate between June 2, 2016 and August 15, 2016, and will offer convenient connections to the Caribbean, Florida, Raleigh-Durham and Savannah. “We are pleased to see Am…
Peter Greenberg Worldwide - San Jose California - January 23, 2016
Posted January 25th, 2016
"The Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the third largest city in California and a destination worth putting on your radar: San Jose, California. Joining Peter Greenberg will be Tim Ritchie, President of the Tech Museum, Mayor Sam Liccardo, Mark Purdy, sports columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, Ken Middlebrook, Collections Manager at History San Jose, Patrick Smith, author of Cockpit Con…
Mayor Sam Liccardo and Super Bowl Host Committee Welcome Airbnb
Posted January 22nd, 2016
"Last week, Mayor Sam Liccardo of San Jose, California and representatives from the Bay Area Super Bowl Host Committee and Team San Jose officially welcomed Airbnb hosts as their partners in bringing the economic benefits of tourism to the region. Hosts from around the south bay attended an open house event organized in partnership with Team San Jose to learn more about what’s going on with the Super Bowl and …
How San Jose is Preparing for Super Bowl 50
Posted January 22nd, 2016
"Long after the game is over, the experience of planning a city-wide event will help San Jose host bigger, better meetings... when you take away the tailgating , the pigskin, the face painting, and the victors' glitzy rings, that's all the Super Bowl really is: a mega convention hosted by the NFL for its players, owners, sponsors and fans." …
Historic San Jose plaza undergoes Super Bowl transition
Posted January 16th, 2016
"Big changes are happening to downtown San Jose for Super Bowl 50. One of the main attractions is historic Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park right near the hotel of where the NFC team will be staying. Workers are sprucing up Cesar Chavez Park, hanging LED lights on trees, installing light boxes and new turf for a mini football field. With more than a million visitors expected to be in the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, …
San José knows the way to Super Bowl City presented by Verizon -San Jose Pavilion a must-do stop at San Francisco-based fan village during Game Week
Posted January 15th, 2016
Today, the City of San Jose and Team San Jose announced that, during Game Week, the free-to-the-public fan village will include the San Jose Pavilion, a cultural space showcasing attractions and activities found only in San Jose. “San Jose is home to a number of world-class attractions and a truly unique innovative spirit,” said Mayor Sam Liccardo. “This is a great opportunity for Super Bowl visitors, and othe…
NPR's Thomas C. Wilmer - 93 Year-old Jimi Yamaichi’s life in San Jose’s Japantown & WWII Internment
Posted January 15th, 2016
"Japantown in the heart of downtown San Jose has been a vital part of Santa Clara Valley’s history since the 1890s.The first wave of Japanese immigrants (Issie), were attracted to the area for job opportunities in the burgeoning agriculture industry. The insular Japantown neighborhood provided Japanese a safe-harbor place to shop and socialize. Within two months of the onset of WWII, Roosevelt’s Executive Orde…
NPR's Thomas C. Wilmer - San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles – from Traditional to Cutting-Edge
Posted January 13th, 2016
"Quilts and textures, ranging from traditional to cutting-edge have been a part of the American fabric since colonial days, and the quilt remains synonymous with the pioneer women who crafted beautiful works out of necessity and as one of their few luxuries of time for creative expression..." …
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