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Los Gatos Brewing Company

All week long Los Gatos Brewing Company is the place to be.  Whether you’re enjoying the big game, hanging with friends, dining on one of their delicious meals or knocking back a... More

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Able Glass

From improving the look of your house to reducing heat gain and loss, quality windows go a long way, and with Able Glass Company, you can replace or repair your old, broken or loose windows and... More

  • Arrest Made In Fatal Bar Bell...

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A South San Francisco man was arrested this morning after he allegedly beat another man to death at a gym where they were both members, according to police.

    Police were called to the gym on the 100 block of El Camino Real in South San Francisco around 9:30 p.m. yesterday on a report of an assault.

    Witnesses told officers... » Read More

  • Update: Stolen Vehicle Ran...

    The alleged driver of a stolen vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and struck another vehicle and two parked vehicles in San Francisco's Mission District this evening, according to police.

    Police were called to Bryant and 18th streets around 7 p.m. for a reported collision involving two vehicles, one of which was reported as stolen.

    The driver of the stolen... » Read More

  • Update: Chp Looking For...

    By Bay City News Service

    The California Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses to a fatal crash that took place this morning near Petaluma.

    An 83-year-old man died in the crash when the Lexus he was driving slammed head-on into a BMW on Lakeville Highway, according to CHP officials.

    The collision was reported around 11:45 a.m. on Lakeville Highway... » Read More

  • Several Judges On Panel...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Several members of an 11-judge federal appeals court panel appeared dubious of home-run champion Barry Bonds' obstruction-of-justice conviction during a hearing in San Francisco today.

    Bonds, 50, is appealing his 2011 conviction in federal court in San Francisco for obstructing justice by giving misleading or evasive testimony to a U.S. grand... » Read More

  • Two Injured, One Seriously...

    The alleged driver of a stolen vehicle was seriously injured in a collision in San Francisco's Mission District this evening, according to police.

    Police were called to Bryant and 18th streets around 7 p.m. for a reported collision involving two vehicles, one of which was reported as stolen.

    The driver of the stolen vehicle sustained life-threatening injuries... » Read More

  • Audit Finds City Employees...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    San Jose's Office of City Auditor today reported that some city employees seriously violated rules of credit card use, such as unapproved purchases of computer tablets, rent on a BMW car, $700 on wine and $47,000 at an employee-owned company.

    City Auditor Sharon Erickson found that employees generally adhered to city policies on using procurement... » Read More

  • New Cruise Ship Terminal...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The grand opening of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 in San Francisco next week is expected to attract more tourists and more cruise ships to the city, officials said today.

    The $100 million modern cruise ship terminal is designed to accommodate vessels carrying between 2,600 and 4,000 passengers, which means more passengers... » Read More

  • Update: Overturned Big Rig...

    All lanes have reopened on the westbound state Highway 24 connector ramp to southbound state Highway 13 in Oakland after a big rig overturned earlier today, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The overturned big rig was reported at 3:21 p.m. » Read More

  • Mosquito Fogging Scheduled...

    By Bay City News Service

    After mosquitoes found in Foster City tested positive for West Nile virus, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District will fog in an area covering five San Mateo County cities tonight, district officials said.

    The mosquitoes carrying the virus, which can cause flu-like symptoms in humans and infect the central nervous... » Read More

  • Update: All Lanes Reopened On...

    All lanes have reopened on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just east of the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza in Oakland after the highway was blocked by a multi-vehicle collision, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The collision, reported at 5:47 p.m. just before westbound Interstate Highway 580, appears to have involved a big rig and a number of other vehicles, according to... » Read More

  • Police Searching For Man On...

    Fairfield police are searching for a missing man who has not been seen for a week.

    Christopher Soares, 63, was last seen one week ago at the Wells Fargo bank on Jackson Street in Fairfield, police said.

    Soares, a white male, uses crutches to walk and is known to frequent bars and casinos.

    Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call ... » Read More

  • Update: Two Lanes Reopen On...

    Two left lanes have reopened on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just east of the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza in Oakland after the highway was blocked by a multi-vehicle collision, but eastbound traffic remains heavy, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The collision, reported at 5:47 p.m. just before westbound Interstate Highway 580, appears to have involved a big rig and... » Read More

  • All Lanes On Eb I-80 Blocked...

    All lanes are blocked on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 before westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland due to a multi-vehicle collision according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The collision, reported at 5:47 p.m., appears to have involved a big rig and other vehicles, according to initial reports. » Read More

  • Motorcyclist Dies From...

    BERKELEY (BCN)

    A motorcyclist from Richmond has died from injuries he sustained in a collision at one of Berkeley's busiest intersections last Friday night, police said today.

    Gregory Allen Scoggin, 48, collided with a pick-up truck driven by a 20-year-old Berkeley man at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and University Avenue at about 8:31 p.m. on... » Read More

  • Wb Hwy 24 Connector To Sb Hwy...

    The westbound state Highway 24 connector ramp to southbound state Highway 13 in Oakland is blocked by an overturned big rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    Drivers are advised to avoid the area, officials said.

    The overturned big rig was reported at 3:21 p.m. » Read More

  • Police: Female Grabbed Gun In...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    San Jose police today released a report about an incident in May at the home of San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald in which a female became upset and grabbed a gun during an argument.

    The incident report, which did not name McDonald or his fiancé, came months before the 49ers' player was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence... » Read More

  • Father Is Charged For...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A 23-year-old Oakland man has been charged with three felony counts for the accidental shooting of his 1-year-old son last week, prosecutors said today.

    Onisema Tua, 23, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to one count each of child abuse, carrying a concealed firearm within his vehicle and carrying a loaded firearm in a city.

    According to... » Read More

  • King Fire Arson Suspect Has...

    By Bay City News Service

    A man suspected of deliberately starting the massive King Fire burning east of Sacramento has prior felony convictions in Santa Cruz County, El Dorado County prosecutors said today.

    Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, of Pollock Pines was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson for allegedly setting the fire, which had grown to nearly 71,000... » Read More

  • Update: Fruitvale Shooting...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Three suspects in a Fruitvale District shooting fled from a crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland this morning, police said.

    No one was injured in the shooting, which occurred at 11:36 a.m. near the corner of East 12th Street and 37th Avenue. Three suspects in that shooting fled in a while Lexus, police said.

    Oakland police... » Read More

  • Woman Who Hid Body Of Newborn...

    SALINAS (BCN)

    A woman pleaded no contest today in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas to felony charges after admitting she placed her dead newborn baby beneath her home for two years, according to a prosecutor.

    Jennifer Cecilia Warren, 41, formerly of Seaside, refused to contest charges of involuntary manslaughter, felony child endangerment with great... » Read More

  • Update: 83-Year-Old Man...

    An 83-year-old man died when the Lexus he was driving slammed head-on into a BMW on Lakeville Highway near Petaluma, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The crash was reported around 11:45 a.m. on Lakeville Highway, an alternate name for state Highway 116 in the area, just south of Browns Lane, CHP officials said.

    The Lexus driver, a Granite Bay... » Read More

  • Gas Station, Service Center...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    The owners of a Redwood City gas station and auto service center were ordered Tuesday to pay $300,000 in civil penalties in a case over leaks in underground tanks, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

    The leaks were discovered in 1992 when three underground tanks capable of holding 5,000, 7,500 and 10,000 gallons of fuel were removed from the... » Read More

  • Supes Holds Hearing On Public...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Medical professionals and supporters of free access to preventative HIV/AIDS drugs expressed their desire at a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee hearing today to see such drugs made available regardless of income.

    Following a rally by supporters outside City Hall this morning, Supervisor David Campos held a hearing of the board's... » Read More

  • Update: Shooting Suspects...

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: The CHP initially released information that a vehicle with suspects crashed on eastbound Interstate Highway 580. A CHP officer has since clarified it was on westbound Highway 580. The updated story below contains the correct information.



    Three suspects who fled from a crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland this morning may have been... » Read More

  • Suspects Who Fled Crash On...

    Three suspects who fled from a crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland this morning may have been involved in a shooting, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The suspects crashed into the eastbound highway's center divider just east of Telegraph Avenue at about 11:45 a.m. and ran away, abandoning their white Mercury Cougar, CHP officials said.

    There... » Read More

  • Update: Power Restored To...

    By Bay City News Service

    Power has been restored to most PG&E customers after wet weather knocked out power for nearly 12,000 in several East Bay cities overnight, a utility spokeswoman said today.

    Scattered outages throughout the East Bay began around 12:28 a.m., according to PG&E.

    About 980 customers in Richmond, Berkeley, El Cerrito, Albany, San ... » Read More

  • Fatal Crash Reported On...

    A fatal crash occurred late this morning on state Highway 116 outside of Petaluma, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

    The two-car crash was reported around 11:45 a.m. on westbound Lakeville Highway, an alternate name for Highway 116 in the area, CHP Officer Eric Anderson said.

    One person died in the crash, Anderson said. He did not immediately have any... » Read More

  • Thursday Midday News Roundup

    Thousands of PG&E customers were without power in several East Bay cities as a result of rainy weather this morning, a PG&E spokesperson said.

    Scattered outages throughout the East Bay began around 12:28 a.m., according to PG&E spokesperson J.D. Guidi.

    Four cities remain affected by 34 separate outages as of 6:55 a.m., bringing the total of customers without... » Read More

  • Police: Threatening Messages...

    NEWARK (BCN)

    Threatening Twitter messages directed at students by a Newark teacher were "inappropriate and unprofessional" but were not criminal, police said today.

    Krista Hodges, a teacher at Newark Memorial High School, was reprimanded last month after reports of the tweets surfaced, but was still employed by the school, Newark Unified School District... » Read More

  • Police Seeking Suspects In...

    MOUNTAIN VIEW (BCN)

    Police are looking for two men who burglarized a car in a Safeway parking lot in Mountain View last week.

    The suspects broke into the car while it was parked at the Safeway at 645 San Antonio Road at 11:17 p.m. last Thursday and stole an iPod and speakers, police said.

    They were described as Hispanic men in their 20s. One was... » Read More

  • Mother Arrested After Gun...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    Fairfield police arrested a mother on suspicion of child endangerment and elder abuse after a gun was found in her 11-year-old daughter's backpack Monday at a public library in Cordelia.

    Police said they also found a 92-year-old grandmother living in "deplorable conditions" in the home of the mother, 55-year-old Cordetta Spells-Ruta, when they... » Read More

  • Man Gets 7 Years For Fatal...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    An Oakland man was sentenced today to seven years in state prison for fatally stabbing his sister's boyfriend during an argument over loud music last year.

    Prosecutor Scott Ford sought a murder conviction for Van Surrell, 23, for the death of 22-year-old Blair Robertson at an apartment in the 700 block of East 11th Street in East Oakland on Feb... » Read More

  • Jury Convicts Two Gang...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Monterey County Superior Court jury on Wednesday found two members of the Sureno street gang guilty of murder in the killings of two men and an assault on a female gang member, according to prosecutors.

    The jury in Salinas rendered its verdict against Juan Salazar, 21, and Enrique Lopez, 25, in the shooting deaths of gang member Daniel... » Read More

  • Bonfare Market Robbed At...

    CONCORD (BCN)

    Workers at a Concord convenience store were robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday night, a police lieutenant said today.

    Two employees at the Bonfare Market at 3598 Willow Pass Road were in the process of closing the store around midnight when two men, including one armed with a gun, approached and ordered them to open the shop's doors, according to... » Read More

  • Woman Found Unconscious...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A woman was found robbed and unconscious in San Francisco's Mission District early Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said today.

    A security guard called 911 at about 5:50 a.m., after coming across the unconscious woman in the 200 block of Capp Street, between 17th and 18th streets, San Francisco police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
    Read More

  • Five Arrests Made After...

    By Bay City News Service

    Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday conducted a probation search of a residence in unincorporated Santa Cruz, netting five arrests for stolen property possession, drug paraphernalia possession, and controlled substance intoxication, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.

    Numerous neighborhood complaints surfaced about a residence... » Read More

  • Car Crashes Into Building...

    A truck crashed into a building near the Belmont Caltrain station this morning, according to police.

    Police said at about 8:40 a.m. that the truck had crashed near the corner of Ralston and Sixth avenues.

    Westbound Ralston Avenue has been closed as emergency crews respond to the crash. » Read More

  • Update: Road Reopens After...

    A Belmont street has reopened after a truck crashed into a building near the Belmont Caltrain station this morning, according to police.

    Police said at about 8:40 a.m. that the truck had crashed near the corner of Ralston and Sixth avenues.

    Westbound Ralston Avenue was closed as emergency crews responded to the crash. Police said at about 9:30 a.m. that the... » Read More

  • Police Unable To Locate Home...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A search for two home invasion robbery suspects in Oakland's Dimond District on Wednesday turned up empty-handed, police said.

    Officers responded to a home invasion robbery in the 3300 block of Maple Avenue at 10:26 a.m. Wednesday and saw two suspects run from the residence there, police said.

    Officers set up a perimeter to search the... » Read More

  • Mountain Lion Spotted...

    A mountain lion was spotted in San Carlos on Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said today.

    The sighting was reported at about 10:30 p.m. near the 200 block of Club Drive, according to the county's Office of Emergency Services.

    People who see mountain lions are urged to not approach it, especially if the animal is feeding or with offspring. Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

    If you’re looking for amazing food and a great time, Myth Taverna and Lounge has it all.  As a Modern Greek cuisine restaurant near Santa Clara, they offer delectable dishes, patio dining, dancing and live music.  Whether you’re looking for a great meal for lunch or dinner, an elegant setting or an amazing selection of signature drinks, fine wines and imported... » Read More

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

    For your next meal out, choose The Menu and experience a unique and elegant fine-dining experience.  Offering artisan Indian cuisine, this restaurant offers a delectable selection of dishes to satisfy your palate.  Innovative and inspired, their delicious cuisine will have you licking your plate (and fingers) clean.  Whether you’re looking to enjoy an intimate... » Read More

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

    All week long Los Gatos Brewing Company is the place to be.  Whether you’re enjoying the big game, hanging with friends, dining on one of their delicious meals or knocking back a cold one, you will love the casual yet fun atmosphere, delectable California cuisine and batch of original beers.  With locations in both San Jose and Los Gatos, they are the perfect place to go for... » Read More

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    Able Glass

    From improving the look of your house to reducing heat gain and loss, quality windows go a long way, and with Able Glass Company, you can replace or repair your old, broken or loose windows and screens.  In addition, this Santa Clara glass company specializes in window screens, patio door replacements, shower doors and more.  Providing quality products and equally valuable service... » Read More

  • Acon Builders Construction logo image

    Acon Builders Construction

    With 23 years of experience and a record for impeccable service, Acon Builders Construction is the premier construction company in Santa Clara.  Best known for building commercial, residential and engineering projects, they have completed over 100 projects in their lifetime.  With their timely completion of projects, experienced, professional staff and award winning services... » Read More

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    Musson Theatrical

    From full-scale performing arts centers to small elementary school stages to houses of worship, Musson Theatrical will provide you with the theatrical lighting, scenery, sound and special effects you need.  As the number one theatrical dealer in Santa Clara, they provide the highest quality products and the best customer service at the most competitive prices!  Sensitive, honest... » Read More

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    Wooding Electric

    Providing superior electrical services for the past 20 years, Wooding Electric is the Santa Clara electrical contractor you can count on.  Specializing in service and repair, this company offers outstanding workmanship and unparalleled customer service.   » Read More

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    Abundant Administrative...

    You can get so much more done for your business through Abundant Administrative Services.    Become more efficient and effective with a Virtual Assistant taking an administrative role in your daily routine.  Marit Fox has an impressive reputation for helping business leaders reach their highest potential. » Read More

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    AutoLand of Santa Clara

    One hundred percent devoted to giving you exceptional auto repair services every single time you bring your car in, AutoLand of Santa Clara is an impressive company that strives to exceed expectations.  Their mission is to be the frontrunner in sales and delivery for cooling-system products as well as auto services.  Whether your vehicle is foreign or domestic, you can rest... » Read More

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    Dr. Sage

    Since 1988, Dr. Saghezchi, known by his patients as Dr. Sage, has provided his exceptional dental services to the residents of Santa Clara and surrounding communities.  He also offers premier cosmetic dental services like porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, dental implants, gum reshaping and even more to makeover your smile.   » Read More

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    Villa Serena: Sunshine...

    Life is so much better when you’re surrounded by compassion and comfort.  At the Villa Serena: Sunshine Retirement Living in Santa Clara, you will receive the best senior living care that is possible.  Many retirement facilities leave you with very few choices when it comes to determining your stay at their establishment.  Villa Serena offers their residents the luxury... » Read More

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    Pedro’s Restaurant

    Fabulous food and exceptional service since 1972, Pedro’s Restaurant continues to serve authentic Mexican cuisine that is rich and delicious.   » Read More

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    Filice Insurance

    With decades of experience and outstanding products, Filice Insurance provides unrivaled services and value to their customers.  As the premier provider of business insurance plans in Santa Clara, they are your company’s one-stop solution for all your benefits and insurance needs.  Headquartered in San Jose, they offer a variety of plans, including Domestic &... » Read More

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    Animal Health Center

    Your pet is more than just an animal; they are an important part of your family, and at Animal Health Center, they will be treated with both professionalism and compassion.  Established over 25 years ago, this animal hospital in Santa Clara provides the highest-quality medicine, surgery and care available in order to keep your pet happy and healthy for as many years as possible. ... » Read More

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    Sanctuary Salon

    At Sanctuary Salon, they’ll exceed your expectations, no matter how high your standards.  With a friendly and experienced staff of beauty and wellness professionals, this Santa Clara salon provides a variety of services, from skin care and massages to hair and nails.  As a Redken 5th Avenue Salon, you can be sure that they are supplying the high-quality service you desire... » Read More

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    VP Security Services, Inc.

    When you’re looking for security, VP Security Services, Inc. has the professional approach you want.  From security consulting and special event officers to security guards and vehicle patrols, this Santa Clara security firm is committed to excellence in all their services. » Read More

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    Academy of Self Defense

    The Academy of Self Defense (ASD) is proud to be the premier location for Santa Clara and Northern California for programs like Vanguard Krav Maga® (self-defense), JCF, Muay Thai, THE PIT Mixed Martial Arts and CrossPIT. » Read More

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    ActionCOACH

    Harnessing the experience and expertise of the ActionCOACH franchise, Joseph Siecinski has combined the knowledge of over 1,000 coaches worldwide with his own 20 years of sales leadership experience for the benefit of his local clients.  Having previously run the profit and loss of a multi-million dollar, global business, his own knowledge, experience and commitment, in addition to the... » Read More

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    Off the Wall Soccer

    It doesn’t matter how good you are at soccer, you can enjoy playing the game at Off the Wall Soccer.  As an indoor sports arena in Santa Clara, it is the perfect place for adults and kids to play indoor soccer or flag football.  Whether you’re just looking to play competitively or you want to add a little “kick” to your party, this arena provides a clean... » Read More

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    American Solar Direct

    With American Solar Direct, you can bring clean, reliable and affordable energy to your home.  As your one-stop solar energy solution in Santa Clara, they are a full-service provider of affordable purchase and leasing options, experienced design and installation and quality project management. » Read More

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    MDM Entertainment

    If you’re looking to provide fun for all ages at your next event or special function, MDM Entertainment is the leading provider of mobile professional disc jockey and karaoke entertainment in Santa Clara and the Bay Area.  With a wide range of music and a 200,000 song list, they have been bringing quality fun at affordable rates for over 12 years.  Mobile DJ Mike offers a... » Read More

  • Mission Chiropractic logo image

    Mission Chiropractic

    This Santa Clara chiropractic clinic is completely devoted to your health and wellness.  Mission Chiropractic strongly believes that joint and back pains should never become an obstacle you have to deal with in order to simply live your daily life.  Address the problem properly; address the problem now.   » Read More

  • Gateway Limousines Worldwide logo image

    Gateway Limousines Worldwide

    From a ride to the airport to a tour around town, Gateway Limousines Worldwide will get you to your destination on time and in style.  Providing corporate services, day tours, wedding services and services for special occasions, this professional ground transportation company in Santa Clara has highly-trained chauffeurs, a well-maintained fleet and the highest level of service... » Read More

  • Piatti Ristorante & Bar logo image

    Piatti Ristorante & Bar

    Great food, fantastic service and amazing character, what else can we say about Piatti Italian restaurants?  Since 1987, this Italian-inspired collection of restaurants has taken on the unique characteristics of their communities, allowing Piatti Ristorante & Bar in Santa Clara to become a neighborhood favorite for locals and tourists alike.   » Read More

  • Dr. Tang Acupuncture logo image

    Dr. Tang Acupuncture

    Stop suffering from unnecessary pains.  With Dr. Tang Acupuncture in Santa Clara, you can take the natural approach to dealing with your neck pains and back aches.  Acupuncture has a long, impressive history of being able to stimulate blood and energy flow throughout your body, allowing your nervous system to work at its full potential.  This has many amazing benefits that... » Read More

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    Comedy Sportz

    This award-winning interactive comedy show uses comedy and Improv as a way to compete like athletes!  They actually compete against one another, scoring points by the amount of laughter fostered from the audience.  Interactive, celebratory and tons of fun, Comedy Sportz is the ideal place to be when you’re looking for quality Santa Clara entertainment. » Read More

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    A Catered Affair

    With over 25 years in the business, there is no experience A Catered Affair doesn’t have and no place they haven’t gone.  As the premier caterer and event planning company in Santa Clara, they are the lead caterers for such corporations as the San Francisco 49ers and Kaiser, and you can be sure that when you choose them for your event, you will receive the same skill and... » Read More

  • Anderson Behel Body Shop logo image

    Anderson Behel Body Shop

    Promising you the best service at affordable rates that will get you and your vehicle back on the road in no time, Anderson Behel Body Shop is happy to bring you over fifty years of quality experience.   » Read More

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    Golden Gate Helicopters

    Whether you’re looking for the best in executive travelling or you’re an explorer, romantic or photographer, there is something for everyone at Golden Gate Helicopters.  This San Jose helicopter company near Santa Clara is the premier provider of distinctive helicopter services.  They can help you with charters, Northern California trips, special occasions and aerial... » Read More

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    The Dinner Detective San Jose

    If you’re looking for a night of fun entertainment away from your regular routine, The Dinner Detective San Jose is your ideal night out.  It is the largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show near Santa Clara and in the entire country, so you can be sure that you’re in for a good time. » Read More

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    Fiorillo’s

    When it comes to delicious food, fantastic service and a friendly atmosphere, Fiorillo’s is the best Italian restaurant in the Santa Clara and Sunnyvale area.  Whether you’re on a date or having a simple meal with friends or family, you will receive a good meal and a good time! » Read More

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    San Francisco Tour Bus

    The best way to drink in San Francisco is with a San Francisco Party Bus!  Whether you’re heading on a wine tour or want to visit the hottest night clubs in the city, the safest and most fun way is in one of San Francisco Party Bus vehicles!    They specialize in tours of the city and wine country, party buses, weddings and corporate events. » Read More

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    Santa Clara Homes and Real...

    If you’re looking for your next home, Santa Clara offers you a beautiful area with strong communities, great schools and many activities to do.  Vinicus Brasil is an outstanding Realtor who is devoted to giving you the first-rate service you deserve and the information you need to find the perfect Santa Clara home for you and your family! » Read More

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    Los Gatos Roofing

    The Bay Area trusts Los Gatos Roofing for all of their Bay Area roofing needs. Los Gatos Roofing has been operating officially since 2001. With a unique and rich history that supports the local community, Los Gatos Roofing is proud to be in their 5th generation as a part of the Los Gatos community! Los Gatos Roofing knows the correct way to install and maintain a roof. They care about... » Read More

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    Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens

    Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens is an extraordinary local company who takes pride in servicing their community with top-of-the-line outdoor kitchens, outdoor products and phenomenal customer service.  Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens will gladly sit down and work with you to custom build a Santa Clara outdoor kitchen that accommodates your home and family. » Read More

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    Your Santa Clara Moving...

    Looking to move to Santa Clara?  Looking to move to Chicago?  Near or far, Lambert & Son Moving is your trusted company for all of your moving needs! Right now, Lambert & Son Moving is offering ten percent off your entire move when you book with them online!  Lambert & Son Moving is a family owned and operated company that works hard to... » Read More

  • iPar Golf Academy

    Making golf easy, iPar Golf Academy services golf lovers and enthusiasts by providing products, services and an impressive indoor driving range!  This outstanding Santa Clara facility offers a beautiful selection of brand name golf clubs, apparel, shoes and various accessories.  » Read More

  • Enjoy the Taste of Italy at...

    In an area where restaurants come and go, Vesuvio's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria has been a Santa Clara County landmark for half a century.  A pizza and Italian cuisine pioneer, Vesuvio’s is one of the most popular pizza parlors in the area, known for both its pizza and pasta dishes.  » Read More

  • Royal Pools Knows Your Home...

    Whether you’re looking to create a tranquil backyard experience or a fun place to cool off, a custom pool or spa addition from Royal Pools will add value to your home and will be something for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.  » Read More

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  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C) - a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming chemotherapy rooms into a renewal of health, hope and life has announced its Inaugural Gala to be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California. All proceeds will go towards supporting the mission of RTR4C. » Read More

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  • Mission Santa Clara de Asis

    One of the jewels of Santa Clara is Mission Santa Clara de Asis, located on the University of Santa Clara campus. Founded on Jan. 12, 1777, it was the eighth mission in a chain of 21 throughout California established by Father Junipero Serra. It was the only mission to be named for a woman ­­‑ Saint Claire of Assisi, a childhood friend of Saint Francis - and it became... » Read More

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    Unlike most other municipalities in the United States, Santa Clara maintains a dedicated public utility to serve its residents’ electrical power and communications needs. The first municipality in America to own and operate its own geothermal generation plant, and among the first in the nation to maintain cutting edge electric utilities, Santa Clara has operated its power division for... » Read More

  • The 49ers Break Ground on...

    San Francisco 49ers broke ground on the Santa Clara Stadium on April 19, 2012, marking a significant milestone in its move from San Francisco to its new home. It took years to finalize plans for moving San Francisco’s beloved football team to the South Bay, but when it was done all parties involved were satisfied with the outcome. Now the serious work begins. The new Santa Clara... » Read More

  • 49ers Secure Funding for New...

    Earlier this month, the City of Santa Clara, CA and the San Francisco 49ers football franchise announced that they have secured funding for the bulk of the cost of the new stadium venture that has been in the works since 2006. The City of Santa Clara has been actively pursuing a partnership with the team in the hopes that a new stadium would help sway owners and facilitate a move to the... » Read More

  • Hitting the Links in Santa...

    When it comes to outdoor activities in general, Santa Clara fits the mold for the San Francisco Bay Area’s well-deserved reputation as an active group of communities. Visitors are often surprised at the wide variety of choices in golf courses they have available to them within such close proximity to the business and entertainment centers of Santa Clara. We’ll bet that even if you... » Read More

  • Santana Row – A Different...

    A shopping center disguised as a tony European neighborhood, Santana Row has been attracting South Bay residents and Bay Area visitors since it opened in 2003. The unique architecture and overall relaxed and upscale atmosphere brings shoppers and diners to Santana Row to visit its multitude of restaurants, retail shops, bars and nightclubs, spas and beauty specialists throughout the... » Read More

  • World-Class Universities Near...

    Santa Clara residents take great pride in the focus on the Bay Area as a leader in schools and higher education. Consequently, there are many viable options when it comes to higher education in the area, ranging from community colleges and vocational training schools to world-renowned universities. With so many colleges and universities in such close proximity, it is hardly any wonder why... » Read More

  • California’s Great America is...

    Perhaps the most popular modern attraction in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Clara’s own California’s Great America amusement park has been entertaining visitors and residents to the area for more than 30 years. Featuring costumed characters, hair-raising roller coasters and other rides, and entertaining shows for adventurous park-goers, Great America has been a Santa... » Read More

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Culture, Entertainment and Excitement in Santa Clara
Founded in 1777 as the site of one of California's world-famous Spanish Missions, Santa Clara, CA is now one of several hubs of business and commerce in Silicon Valley. Home to more than 116,000 residents, Santa Clara is a thriving city that serves as a culturally diverse center of activities for families, students and visitors alike - offering an enormous variety of choices when it comes to dining, entertainment, attractions, and visitor-oriented amenities.

Santa Clara is located in the heart of the world's technology center, Silicon Valley, and boasts an enviable roster of tech companies such as Intel, Applied Technologies, Sun Microsystems, WebEx, and many more that call it home. Being set amid the buzz and constant excitement of the technology capitol of the world creates an atmosphere of change and activity that spills over into daily life in museums such as the nearby San Jose Tech Museum, and other visitor attractions.

Hotels and Hospitality in Santa Clara
Santa Clara's proximity to the wide variety of businesses, professional sports venues, colleges, airports, and nearby vacation destinations means that it has an enormous number and variety of hotels for travelers to choose from.

With everything from five-star hotels with spas and dining available, to more modest motor courts and inns, visitors to Santa Clara can find accommodations near the points of interest they are interested in at a price that fits their travel plans. Because of the high volume of business travel in the area, Santa Clara has ample options for business travelers - providing everything from business accommodations and mini-suites with high-speed internet access, to full conference and meeting services for large groups.

Entertainment and Attractions in Santa Clara
Known for the Spanish Mission of the same name, Santa Clara is a frequent destination for history buffs and school children looking to experience a taste of what the missions were once like. Restored in 1928 after a fire, the mission at Santa Clara University is one of the fixtures of the city and has become an iconic image that is often associated with the area.

If you are looking for fun for the kids while you are in Santa Clara, you'll have many different options to choose from. In addition to the many parks and outdoor events that are put on every spring and summer, there are several child-focused venues such as the Tech Museum and Happy Hollow nearby. The city is also home to Great America, an amusement park that has been a local favorite since 1976, and allows visitors access to both Gilroy Gardens and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk within just a short drive.

Welcome Sports Fans
Santa Clara is well known as the practice field home of the San Francisco 49ers, and is currently in talks with the franchise discussing plans for a new stadium located in the city. Soccer fans enjoy games from the Bay Area's only Major League Soccer team, the San Jose Earthquakes, when they play their home games at Santa Clara University. For other sporting events, visitors and residents need only travel to one of the many professional sports stadiums in the Bay Area housing more than 11 professional teams in a variety of sports.

Culinary Experiences Santa Clara
Owing again to the profound diversity of the area, Santa Clara has restaurants to fit any taste or mood. Offering everything from standard American fare to Italian, every imaginable variety of Asian, Indian, Mexican, Latin American, and European cuisine, diners in the area can easily find something to satisfy their cravings. Whether you're a visitor to Santa Clara, or a longtime resident, finding a great meal close to wherever you happen to be in the city is an easy proposition.

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Santa Clara City Library Monthly Book Sales

Santa Clara City Library holds a public book sale on the third Saturday of each month. High-quality books, videos and music discs are offered for sale to the public at a fraction of their cost when new. At times, it is possible to find used media items that appear to be in unused condition. There are thousands of used library offerings, in all categories, sold for reasonable prices at each Santa...

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Bronco Kidz! is a Santa Clara youth group that is sponsored by the athletic department at Santa Clara University. This fun-filled club costs $15.00 each year and offers many types of opportunities in...

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The Santa Clara winter-season orchestra concert will be concentrating on favorite movie themes. This style of concert was very popular during the 1960s-70s when recordings of movie theme tunes were...

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    Sunnyvale and Silicon Valley are more than just high tech. This world-famous tech area also has an abundance of great restaurants. Sunnyvale has one of the most popular eateries in the area: Dish Dash, a Middle Eastern restaurant. Dish Dash offers lamb, beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes with the flavors of North Africa and Arabia. Foodies can indulge in stuffed grape leaves... » Read More

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    Santa Clara Convention Center

     Santa Clara Convention Center is a venue right in the heart of Silicon Valley that allows for large conventions in any industry. It features 302,000 square feet of meeting space on two floors. You can invite lots of guests because there are almost 4,000 hotel rooms in the immediate area. For 2013, there are a number of big events happening at Santa Clara Convention Center. January... » Read More

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    Great America

    California’s Great America in Santa Clara is an amusement park for all ages, featuring water rides, roller coasters, traditional fairground rides, a Snoopy-themed area for younger visitors, and of course, plenty of dining and shopping opportunities. Not to be mistaken with Six Flags Great America in Illinois, California’s Great America is split into 8 areas: Celebration Plaza... » Read More

  • Summer (and Swimming) Time in...

    Summer time is most often associated with time in the water for kids and the kids-at-heart. If you’re looking for a place to beat the summer heat in Santa Clara, take a look at one of these public swimming pools. Cool off with the kids, swim a few laps for exercise, or just splash around and have fun! » Read More

  • Biking in and around Santa...

      Santa Clara County is known for its outdoor activities and recreational areas. Residents of Santa Clara are active and are accustomed to having facilities to enjoy their favorite activities. The beautiful surroundings and temperate climate are idea for biking. If you are looking for paved (or unpaved) trails to ride your bike in Santa Clara, you’ll discover that you have... » Read More

  • Santa Clara’s Museums and...

    Santa Clara has a rich cultural history dating back more than 200 years, and today is home to several historical sites and many museums big and small. If you are looking for family-friendly attractions and things to do around Santa Clara, check out a few of these sites and find out more about the history and culture of the area. All the following attractions are free to the general... » Read More

  • The Intel Museum – A...

    One of Silicon Valley's high tech giants, Intel is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. In keeping with their outreach to the Silicon Valley community, Intel has built a museum that delves into the world of semiconductors and the company's processes specifically. The museum is free to the public. In a large 10,000 square foot space Intel details the history and science... » Read More

  • Westfield Valley Fair

    A Santa Clara and San Jose institution, the Westfield Valley Fair shopping center boasts the largest collection of name brands and luxury retailers under one roof in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. With more than 240 stores, a sprawling food court, rows of kiosk retailers, and several restaurants, Westfield Valley Fair is a destination for shoppers from all over the Bay Area. With two... » Read More

  • Santa Clara’s Rich Olympic...

    Santa Clara has a long history of generating Olympic athletes and representing the United States in the worldwide exhibition of excellence and sportsmanship. With a particularly heavy emphasis on competitive racing and synchronized swimmers, Santa Clara has produced more than 50 Olympian athletes over the years and is proud to be an integral part of fielding U.S. athletic teams that compete on... » Read More

  • Famous Alumni of Santa Clara...

    Many graduates of Santa Clara University have gone on to become leaders in the fields of arts/entertainment/media, business/engineering, education/research, public service, and sports. If you know of an alumnus/a who you think should be considered for the list, please send an e-mail to Alumni@SantaClara.com including the person's name and... » Read More

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