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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…
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…
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