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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

  • Man Shot Dead Wednesday...

    PITTSBURG (BCN)

    A man was shot and killed in Pittsburg on Wednesday evening, a police captain said today.

    The shooting happened a short time before 7 p.m. near the intersection of West and West 11th streets, where officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, Pittsburg police Capt. Ron Raman said.

    The victim, whose name is not... » Read More

  • 30-Year Term For Threatening...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    A Santa Rosa man with three prior strikes was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years to life in prison for threatening a Santa Rosa apartment resident with gang retribution, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.

    The threat victim and his wife were having ongoing problems with their neighbor and complained to the apartment manager about... » Read More

  • Suspect Arrested In Possible...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Oakland police tracked down a man in Elk Grove suspected to be responsible for shooting and killing a 30-year-old mother of four in East Oakland last weekend, police said today.

    Carl Stephen Dubose, 20, of Oakland was arrested in Elk Grove after a standoff with police there Wednesday afternoon, Oakland police announced in a news conference this... » Read More

  • Police Seek Suspects Who...

    PINOLE (BCN)

    Police are attempting to locate two men who scammed a victim into withdrawing money from his bank and then robbed him at gunpoint in Pinole last week.

    Police said the victim was approached by two men in Vallejo last Thursday who used "an inheritance ruse" to scam the man into taking out money from his bank.

    The suspects and victim then... » Read More

  • One Killed In Car Crash Into...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    A male driver was killed when his car went off of a roadway and struck a tree in San Leandro on Wednesday night, police said.

    The crash was discovered at about 9:30 p.m. by an officer driving in the area of Williams Street and West Gate Parkway.

    A green 1999 Toyota Camry had struck a tree on the side of Williams Street. The driver... » Read More

  • Multiple-Vehicle Injury...

    An injury accident involving multiple vehicles is blocking two lanes on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The accident was first reported at 6:35 a.m. near the Cesar Chavez Street off ramp, CHP officials said.

    No estimate for when the lanes will reopen was available. » Read More

  • Two-Vehicle Injury Accident...

    A two-vehicle injury accident is blocking an intersection on northbound state Highway 29 in Napa this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The collision was first reported at 5:04 a.m. where Highway 29 intersects state Highway 12, CHP officials said.

    One of the passengers involved reportedly suffered from an arm injury, according to CHP... » Read More

  • Thursday Morning News Roundup

    San Francisco streets were filled with riotous celebrations Wednesday night following the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory against the Kansas City Royals.

    City streets in areas including Market Street and the Mission District were taken over by large crowds following the 3-2 Game 7 victory.

    Police reported a number of bonfires and firecrackers and... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Partly cloudy skies are likely Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the mid 60s to lower 70s with southwesterly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this evening. Lows are expected to be in the 50s, with westerly winds of up to 15 mph.

    Rain is likely Friday morning. Highs are expected to be in the lower to mid 60s with... » Read More

  • Man Suffers Multiple Serious...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A man was stabbed multiple times in San Francisco's Mission District during rowdy celebrations following the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory Wednesday night.

    The stabbing occurred around 11 p.m. at 24th and Valencia Streets, according to San Francisco police spokesman Gordon Shyy.

    The victim suffered serious injuries... » Read More

  • Multiple Police Officers...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Multiple San Francisco police officers were injured while attempting to disperse crowds and extinguish bonfires during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory Wednesday evening.

    Officers were assaulted with bottles on Market Street in the Mission District, while others in the Southern district were stuck with bottles... » Read More

  • Registrar's Office Open On...

    By Bay City News Service

    Alameda County voters who want to beat the lines on Election Day can stop by the registrar's office this weekend, election officials said today.

    The Alameda County Registrar of Voters is scheduled to be open on Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for early voters, election officials said.

    The office is... » Read More

  • Update: Second Shooting...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A gunshot victim walked into San Francisco General Hospital this evening during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory in what appears to be the second confirmed shooting this evening, according to police.

    The victim, who is expected to survive his injuries, said he was shot in the Mission District.

    A... » Read More

  • Update: All Muni Bus Service...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    All bus service has been suspended in San Francisco this evening due to safety concerns caused by riotous World Series celebrations throughout the city, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority.

    Muni metro service will continue both in the subway and on the surface, as will all shuttle buses supporting metro service... » Read More

  • Update: One Person Shot As...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    One person has been shot in the Mission District as San Francisco burst into spontaneous celebrations citywide tonight following the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory against the Kansas City Royals, according to police.

    The shooting occurred at 21st and Valencia streets, according to police spokesman Gordon Shyy.

    The... » Read More

  • Giants Win World Series With...

    The San Francisco Giants won the World Series tonight with a nail-biting 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

    Madison Bumgarner threw five shutout innings in tonight's winner-takes-all game in Kansas City after two stellar starts earlier in the World Series.

    Both teams scored twice in the second inning and Michael Morse hit a broken-bat RBI single in... » Read More

  • Update: Mayor Announces...

    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced this evening that the city will hold a victory parade for the Giants on Friday following the team's Game 7 World Series victory against the Kansas City Royals.

    Lee congratulated the Giants for their third World Series win in five years.

    "?This world-class organization brought our city together as only our hometown heroes... » Read More

  • Arrest Made In Apparent Road...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Homicide investigators have made an arrest in the fatal shooting on Sunday of a 30-year-old woman in an apparent road rage incident, Oakland police said today.

    Perla Avina was shot dead Sunday shortly after 12:30 p.m. while riding in a black 1998 Toyota Camry traveling south in the 400 to 600 blocks of 98th Avenue, according to police.
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  • Lafayette Venture Capital Ceo...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in an Oakland courtroom today to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts, federal prosecutors said.

    A U.S. District Court judge handed down the sentence today to 58-year-old... » Read More

  • University Won't Allow...

    BERKELEY (BCN)

    The student group that selected comedian Bill Maher to be the commencement speaker at the University of California at Berkeley has attempted to rescind the invitation after student backlash over some of Maher's statements, but the university won't allow it, school officials said today.

    Students gathered more than 4,000 signatures on a change.org ... » Read More

  • California Issues Ebola...

    By Bay City News Service

    California doctors returning from Ebola-stricken areas must be placed on a 21-day quarantine after returning to the U.S., the state Department of Public Health said today.

    One Stanford University doctor was placed on a similar quarantine last week before the state's order was issued and officials are reviewing the details of his... » Read More

  • Santa Rosa Doctor Gets A Year...

    SAN RAFAEL (BCN)

    A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court today to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.

    Raymond Severt, 54, sent dozens of messages to the girl in an online chat room for adults over two days in February 2013

    He was convicted by a... » Read More

  • Suisun Man Killed When Struck...

    SUISUN CITY (BCN)

    The Solano County coroner's office has identified the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening as 55-year-old Mahesh Goswami of Suisun City.

    The collision occurred around 6:45 p.m. in Walters Road south of the Pintail Drive intersection, Cmdr, Tim Mattos said.

    Police found Goswami in the northbound traffic lanes of... » Read More

  • Police Fatally Shoot Armed...

    SUISUN CITY (BCN)

    Suisun City police responding to a disturbance fatally shot a man at a residence Tuesday evening.

    Cmdr. Tim Mattos said police went to the residence in the 500 block of El Mar Ct. in Suisun City around 7:30 p.m. and encountered 49-year-old Roger Shipton in the garage of his residence.

    Shipton threatened the officers with a firearm... » Read More

  • Ting Concerned State Funds...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Midway through the week-long trial of a lawsuit filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera against an accreditation commission that trying to disaccredit City College of San Francisco, San Francisco Assemblymember Philip Ting spoke out against the use of state funds to pay the commission's legal costs.

    Ting said today that he is... » Read More

  • Fake Police Officer...

    MILL VALLEY (BCN)

    A Cloverdale man who handcuffed two teen girls while pretending to be a police officer in Mill Valley Tuesday was arrested for impersonating an officer, police said.

    A witness notified Mill Valley police Tuesday evening about a man handcuffing two teen girls and placing them in the back seat of a Ford sedan that resembled a police car in the... » Read More

  • Supes Pass Legislation...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a new version of an existing ordinance that seeks to ensure women can access reproductive health services without undue harassment.

    The board voted unanimously to approve a proposal to limit harassment by protesters at... » Read More

  • Sheriff's Deputies Looking...

    By Bay City News Service

    Staff members of a non-profit treatment center in unincorporated Santa Cruz reported that a 55-year-old man has been missing since last week, Santa Cruz County sheriff's officials said today.

    Frank Stuefloten was last seen last Thursday at the El Dorado Center on El Dorado Avenue and has health issues that place him at risk if left... » Read More

  • Police Seek Suspect In Two...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    San Leandro police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect believed to be involved in two house burglaries on Tuesday, police said.

    Officers responded around noon on Tuesday to two homes backed up to each other in the 15000 blocks of Crosby and Endicott streets.

    The resident of the Endicott Street home told... » Read More

  • Police Seek Suspect Who Fired...

    SAN MATEO (BCN)

    A man in an SUV fired a gun into a San Mateo residence this morning, according to police.

    The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. when the man used a handgun to fire multiple shots into a home near the corner of Norfolk Street and Newbridge Avenue, police said.

    The man appears to have specifically targeted the residence and fled... » Read More

  • Update: 67-Year-Old Man...

    By Bay City News Service

    A 67-year-old Prunedale man died early this morning in a single-car rollover crash after veering off of U.S. Highway 101 south of Morgan Hill, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The man, whose name is not yet being released, was driving south on Highway 101 near Middle Avenue in the unincorporated Santa Clara County area of San... » Read More

  • Man Arrested In Stabbing...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    Police arrested a San Carlos man on suspicion of a fatal stabbing in downtown Redwood City on Tuesday night.

    Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at Courthouse Square on Broadway at about 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

    Officers found a 32-year-old Redwood City man with at least one stab wound and transported him to... » Read More

  • Wednesday Midday News Roundup

    This evening's winner-take-all World Series Game 7 will be broadcast live at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, the mayor's office confirmed today.

    The Kansas City Royals staved off elimination with a 10-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 6 Tuesday night, tying the series 3-3 and forcing tonight's elimination game.

    Game 6 was also shown on a... » Read More

  • Woman Who Went Missing In...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office has found a Santa Rosa woman who disappeared in August after she had an argument with her husband in Napa County, a sheriff's sergeant said today.

    Eva Garcia de Diaz, 48, was found safe at an undisclosed Mendocino County location about a week ago, Napa County sheriff's Sgt. Doug Pike said.
    Read More

  • Former Boys And Girls Clubs...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    A former employee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley was scheduled to be arraigned today in Sonoma County Superior Court for allegedly embezzling nearly $9,000 from the organization.

    Robyn Lieberman Cabrera, 37, of Santa Rosa, allegedly set up a Boys and Girls Clubs PayPal account and transferred $6,300 to her personal account, Sonoma... » Read More

  • Pair Arrested For Stabbing In...

    PLEASANTON (BCN)

    Two Pleasanton men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in a laundromat parking lot earlier this month that sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries.

    The stabbing occurred on the evening of Oct. 20 in the parking lot of Plaza Speed Wash at 4241 First St., according to police.

    Officers on Saturday arrested... » Read More

  • Update: Director 'Shocked' By...

    By Bay City News Service

    The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said today she is "horrified" by allegations that one of her employees was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old girl he was supposed to help.

    It was not the first accusation of inappropriate conduct against Department of Children and Family Services social... » Read More

  • Forecasters Say Rain Likely...

    By Bay City News Service

    Bay Area trick-or-treaters and Halloween revelers may need to add an umbrella to their costumes this Friday as forecasters predict wet weather throughout the region.

    National Weather Service meteorologists say rain and scattered showers are likely during the day Friday and on Halloween night throughout most of the Bay Area.
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  • Final World Series Game To Be...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    This evening's winner-take-all World Series Game 7 will be broadcast live at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, the mayor's office confirmed today.

    The Kansas City Royals staved off elimination with a 10-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 6 Tuesday night, tying the series 3-3 and forcing tonight's elimination game.
    Read More

  • Person Struck, Killed By...

    A person walking on train tracks in Oakland was struck and killed by an Amtrak train this morning, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

    The train was headed from Sacramento to its final destination at the Oakland Coliseum station when it hit the person walking near 37th Avenue at about 8:30 a.m., Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham said.

    None of the crew or the eight... » 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

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    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

  • Santa Clara Dedicated Public...

    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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Santa Clara Mission Offers Glimpse into The City's Rich History
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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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