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June 2017 eNews
Posted June 26th, 2017
Welcome to the June "Revitalize" issue of the Visit San Jose & CONTENT newsletter. Goethe says, "We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden." And, what better way to fulfill that goal than fill the soul with art, music, and culture in San Jose. Whether you are changed through a book at the Recycled Bookstore, renewed at the FitExpo San Jose, or rejuvenate your spirit at the Tah…
Convention Boom Brings Big Dollars, but San Jose is Still Emerging as a Tourist Destination
Posted June 22nd, 2017
By Olivia Schaber, Editorial Intern  Silicon Valley Business Journal San Jose’s tourism industry saw a lot of growth in 2016 — but despite a population of more than 1 million, it's still an emerging city. That was the message from Team San Jose, the city's tourism booster nonprofit, on Wednesday, when the group delivered its 2016 annual report. This was the first time the meeting was opened to the public. The…
Congratulations, Adega!
Posted June 15th, 2017
Photo by Daniel Garcia, CONTENT Magazine Every year, Wine Enthusiast's editors sip and dine around the country, looking for restaurants that provide charming, unexpected and just plain good wine and food experiences. And every year, they find that the number continues to grow, as more restaurants put the same kind of care into their cellars that they do in their kitchens. You’ll find the 100 restaurants that…
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…
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.…
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