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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, …
April 2017 eNews
Posted April 27th, 2017
Welcome to the April "Pushing Boundaries" newsletter by Visit San Jose & CONTENT. Frederick Douglass states, "if there is no struggle, there is no progress." Check out April newsletter highlighting Silicon Valley boundary-pushers like Dan Gordon of Gordon Biersch, the NVIDIA Corporation, and artists participating in Open Studios who are making progress and creating new paths in art, cuisine, sports, music …
Mark Zuckerberg Sees Augmented Reality Ecosystem in Facebook
Posted April 18th, 2017
By Mike IsaacNew York Times    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has long rued the day that Apple and Google beat him to building smartphones, which now underpin many people’s digital lives. Ever since, he has searched for the next frontier of modern computing and how to be a part of it from the start. Now, Mr. Zuckerberg is betting he has found it: the real world. On Tuesday, Mr.…
The Playoff Sharks of 2016 Return... Just in Time to Post an OT Victory
Posted April 12th, 2017
Article written by Mark Purdy, Sports Columnist The Mercury News  EDMONTON — Hey, I remember this hockey team. Don’t you? For much of the first period Wednesday night, the Sharks were just faintly recognizable as the group that reached the Stanley Cup Final a year ago.  The Edmonton Oilers, young and speedy and adrenaline-fueled by a loud Canadian crowd that was witnessing its first NHL playoff action in 10 ye…
Groovy San Jose... Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love throughout the Bay Area
Posted March 31st, 2017
Article written by Courtney Peter Smart Meetings.com  Photo Courtesy of KQED Ingrained in Bay Area iconography to the point of cliche, the San Francisco hippie is no caricature. The vanguard figure emerged from a counterculture movement that bound artists, musicians, free thinkers and radicals into a community that ignited nationwide social change. The movement’s seminal season spanned 100 days in 1967— dubbe…
Adega at Aldea - San Jose Tourism Luncheon
Posted March 27th, 2017
Article written by the Feisty Foodie FeistyFoodie.com One of the perks of being press is being invited to super fun events like this one: Adega out in San Jose was just awarded a Michelin star — the first in San Jose! — and is one of only two Portuguese restaurants in the United States to boast any Michelin stars, and their chefs (soon-to-be husband & wife team, David Costa & Jessica Carreira) came …
March 2017 eNews
Posted March 20th, 2017
With Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak at the helm, Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017 celebrates the Age of the Geek by bringing together America’s two greatest superheroes: pop culture and technology. Featuring top celebrities, tech innovators, comics, scientists, independent artists, cosplay, video games, virtual reality, consumer electronics, music, apps and more, Silicon Valley Comic Con is where the entertainmen…
These are the Happiest Places to Live...
Posted March 15th, 2017
Article written by Ashley May USA Today (Twitter: @AshleyMayTweets) California is a hotbed of happiness, according to a new WalletHub report. The personal-finance website released its 2017's Happiest Places to Live this week and the Golden State holds 13 of the report's top 20 cities. Fremont, Calif., won the top spot. The San Francisco suburb by Lake Elizabeth is home to parks, high-rated schools and low cr…
Tennessee Teacher Cracks Adobe's Semaphore Code
Posted March 14th, 2017
Article posted by Adobe Conversations Team Adobe News The secret code transmitted by the San Jose Semaphore has had mathematicians and puzzle fans stumped for over four-and-a-half years, but Jimmy Waters, a high school math teacher from Knoxville, Tennessee, just solved the mystery. The SJ Semaphore’s hidden message was one of the most famous broadcasts of all time — Neil Armstrong’s first words as he walked …
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