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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

  • Woman Who Died In Parkmerced...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A woman who died early Friday morning in a fire in a cluttered apartment at San Francisco's Parkmerced complex has been identified by the medical examiner's office as 61-year-old Ava Black.

    Firefighters responded around 5:10 a.m. Friday to an apartment in a high-rise building in the first block of Chumasero Drive. Crews found Black's body in... » Read More

  • Update: Three Lanes Of...

    The California Highway Patrol has opened a third lane of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore following a big-rig crash this morning.

    The crash, which was reported just before 2 a.m., is causing serious traffic delays, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The truck, carrying thousands of pounds of boxes of bananas overturned on westbound... » Read More

  • 66-Year-Old Motorcyclist...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    A 66-year-old motorcyclist died in a collision in Santa Rosa on Sunday night, police said today.

    The crash was reported at 9:43 p.m. at Stony Point Road and Lazzini Avenue.

    The motorcyclist, whose name has not yet been released, was heading north on Stony Point on his Harley-Davidson when a Jeep Cherokee heading south made a left... » Read More

  • Portion Of State Highway 85...

    A section of state Highway 85 in Cupertino is closed this morning due to downed power lines in the road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    State Highway 85 is currently closed at Homestead Road as crews work to remove the power lines.

    Traffic is being diverted off the highway.

    The incident was reported just before 6 a.m.

    The... » Read More

  • Protesters Plan To Block...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Bay Area activists are planning to block two commercial shipping tankers partially owned by the Israel Corporation from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland on Saturday in support of the Palestinian people, according to event organizers.

    Protesters plan to block two Zim Integrated Shipping Ltd. commercial vessels scheduled to dock and... » Read More

  • Crash On Interstate Highway...

    A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The overturned big-rig crashed just before 2 a.m. on westbound Interstate Highway 580 at Greenville Road.

    At least two westbound lanes are currently blocked as crews work the scene.

    The truck... » Read More

  • Monday Morning News Roundup

    A San Rafael man pleaded guilty to robbing an elderly Sausalito woman of her checkbook and stealing over $6,000 from her in 2012, police said.

    Sausalito police received an initial report in August 2012 from the nephew of an elderly resident who believed someone had stolen his aunt's personal checks and was fraudulently using them.

    Eleven of the victim's... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Mostly cloudy skies and patchy fog are likely in the Bay Area this morning. There is a slight chance of showers thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs are expected to be in the 60s to mid-70s, with southwesterly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Mostly cloudy skies are likely this evening, with a slight chance of showers. Lows are expected to be in the mid to upper 50s, with southwesterly... » Read More

  • 2 Men Steal Perfume From...

    PETALUMA (BCN)

    Two men threatened to pepper spray a Petaluma outlet store employee when they were caught stealing perfume from the store Saturday afternoon, police said.

    At about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, employees at a store located in the Petaluma Village Premium Outlets noticed two men carrying messenger bags enter the store and walk to a perfume display, according... » Read More

  • 649 Pounds Of Trash Removed...

    By Bay City News Service

    Volunteers removed 694 pounds of trash from five beaches in Santa Cruz County Sunday.

    A team of volunteers, organized by the ocean awareness group Save Our Shores, removed trash from Davenport Main, Panther, Bonny Doon, 4-Mile and Shark Tooth beaches and prevented 694 pounds of trash and debris from polluting waterways during the second... » Read More

  • Firefighters Battle Blaze...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    Firefighters are working the scene this morning of a fire that broke out Sunday night near an abandoned propane farm in San Jose.

    San Jose Fire Capt. Mike Van Elgort said firefighters responded around 11:04 p.m. Sunday to the area of Sixth and Virginia streets on a call of an outside fire.

    Van Elgort said the fire broke out next to a... » Read More

  • San Rafael Man Pleads Guilty...

    SAUSALITO (BCN)

    A San Rafael man pleaded guilty to robbing an elderly Sausalito woman of her checkbook and stealing over $6,000 from her in 2012, police said.

    Sausalito police received an initial report in August 2012 from the nephew of an elderly resident who believed someone had stolen his aunt's personal checks and was fraudulently using them.
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  • Prunedale Man Found Guilty Of...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Prunedale man was found guilty of battering a female victim and sentenced to three years court probation last week, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's office.

    Monterey County District Attorney Dean D. Flippo said defendant Charles James Larva, 51, was found guilty of battery following a one-day court trial presided... » Read More

  • Boaters Rescued After...

    By Bay City News Service

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three injured mariners after their recreational boat ran aground near Antioch this morning.

    At about 11:15 a.m., the Coast Guard Station Rio Vista received a call from a person aboard a 40-foot recreational boat, grounded east of the Antioch Bridge.

    The boater requested assistance for a person... » Read More

  • Voters To Weigh In On Open...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority's Board of Directors voted unanimously Friday to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to fund open space, clean water, wildlife habitat and increased public access across the county.

    If approved by voters, the measure would cost property owners $24 a year and fund the protection of water... » Read More

  • Sacramento Man, Woman...

    PETALUMA (BCN)

    A man and a woman were arrested in Petaluma on Saturday night after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle, police said.

    According to police, a vehicle parked in front of a convenience store in the 800 block of Petaluma Boulevard North was reported stolen at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

    A short while later, a Petaluma police... » Read More

  • Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Hair...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    A two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital this morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

    The fire at the Stylist Hair Salon at 197 Pelton Center Way broke out around 9:15 a.m., according to county fire spokeswoman Aisha Knowles,

    Knowles said the fire was knocked down within 20... » Read More

  • Mosquito Fogging Planned In...

    By Bay City News Service

    A truck spraying mosquito-killing insecticide will be driving around parts of San Mateo and Hillsborough Monday evening, in an effort to combat the spread of West Nile Virus.

    According to the county Mosquito and Vector Control District, similar mosquito-fogging efforts took place on July 21 this year.

    However, despite that... » Read More

  • Sf Marathon Organizers...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A Berkeley woman won the San Francisco Marathon today for the second year in a row, and a man from Reno, Nevada earned his first win.

    Anna Bretan finished the 26.2-mile course in two hours, 47 minutes and 50 seconds, according to race officials.

    That is just slightly longer than the two hours, 42 minutes and 25 seconds it took... » Read More

  • 20-Minute Bart Delay On...

    BART is reporting a 20-minute delay on the Dublin/Pleasanton line in both the Dublin and Daly City directions due to routine track maintenance.

    Maintenance began this morning and could last until 3 p.m. or longer, according to BART officials. » Read More

  • Police Arrest Two Burglary...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    San Leandro police report that two men arrested in connection with a Thursday burglary were also involved in a Monday burglary.

    Police at 3:20 p.m. on Thursday arrested 20-year-old Vincente Moreno and 30-year-old Sellenah Arteaga, both of Oakland.

    Police said the men were taken into custody as they walked out of a house in the... » Read More

  • Police Investigating Deadly...

    EAST PALO ALTO (BCN)

    Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital.

    Members of the police department and the county's Gang Task Force responded to reports of shots fired just before midnight Saturday in the 1400 block of Kavanaugh Drive.

    Arriving on scene, officers found three victims. The two local ... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Transient Sex...

    SALINAS (BCN)

    A 56-year-old Salinas transient is in Monterey County Jail today for violating the terms of probation and failing to register as a sex offender.

    The Monterey County Probation Department, along with deputies from the Sheriff's Department Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement Task Force arrested Ellis Wilson in Salinas on Friday at Alisal and Salinas... » Read More

  • Two Burned In Residential Fire

    RICHMOND (BCN)

    Two people were sent to the hospital this morning after a fire broke out in a residential complex in Richmond.

    Fire officials said a woman and a man in their 30s to 40s were transported to the hospital with burns.

    Officials said the woman had burns to about 40 percent of her body, and the man had burns to his arms. Their conditions... » Read More

  • Suspected Driver In Dui...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    San Leandro police have identified the woman arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of DUI after allegedly crashing a truck into a liquor store as Rosa Figueroa, 40, of San Leandro.

    Police said Figueroa stole her mother's pickup truck and then crashed it into the Manor House of Liquors at 1167 Manor Blvd.

    The Alameda County District... » Read More

  • Sunday News Roundup

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an intoxicated person in a two-person paddleboat adrift in the San Francisco Bay near the Bay Bridge Saturday afternoon.

    At about 4:30 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report from a concerned citizen that an unconscious person was seen in a paddleboat adrift north of the Bay Bridge.

    The Coast Guard and... » Read More

  • Man Injured In Stabbing

    WATSONVILLE (BCN)

    Watsonville police are investigating a stabbing this morning that sent a man to the hospital.

    Police responded around 12:30 a.m. to a residence in the 400 block of East Beach Street in reference to a stabbing.

    Police said arriving officers located a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple stab wounds to his upper torso.
    Read More

  • One Injured In Fire

    MOUNTAIN VIEW (BCN)

    One person suffered minor injuries Saturday in a fire in the carport of a Mountain View apartment complex.

    Firefighters responded around 4:40 p.m. to an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Latham Street on the report of a car fire.

    Fire officials said they arrived at the scene to find multiple cars on fire with heavy flames... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

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

    Partly cloudy skies are likely this evening. Lows are expected to be in the mid- to upper 50s, with southwesterly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Cloudy skies and patchy fog are likely Monday morning. Highs... » Read More

  • Man Arrested For Dui...

    WATSONVILLE (BCN)

    A Salinas man was arrested in Watsonville Saturday after police said he was possession of an illegally altered gun and driving under the influence.

    David Perez Soria, 36, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, possession of an illegally altered firearm and making terrorist threats.

    Police responded at 3:29 p.m. to 1404 Freedom Blvd. to... » Read More

  • Gunshot Fired Into Residence

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    Police are investigating a gunshot fired into a residence in Santa Rosa on Friday night.

    At 8:54 p.m., Santa Rosa police received 911 calls reporting shots fired in the 1000 block of Sunset Avenue near McMinn Avenue.

    Police said a nearby resident reported hearing several shots and then heard a vehicle speeding away on Sunset Avenue... » Read More

  • Infant Rescued After Being...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    Police and fire crews rescued a 6-month-old infant who was accidentally locked in a hot car by the infant's mother in the parking lot of a Target store in Fremont on Thursday, police said.

    Fremont police officers responded to a report of an upset mother in a parking lot outside the Fremont Hub Shopping Center located near Fremont Boulevard and... » Read More

  • Update: 5-Alarm Fire Under...

    A five-alarm blaze that critically injured one person and damaged five commercial buildings near Spartan Stadium in San Jose was brought under control this afternoon, a fire captain said.

    The fire was reported at about 3:30 a.m. in a warehouse at South Seventh Street and East Alma Avenue, San Jose fire Capt. Cleo Doss said.

    An employee inside one of the buildings... » Read More

  • Five-Alarm Fire Injures One...

    One person was critically injured and several buildings were damaged in a five-alarm fire burning in San Jose near Spartan Stadium this morning, according to fire Capt. Rob Brown.

    Around 3:30 a.m. a fire broke out in a warehouse at South Seventh Street and East Alma Avenue, fire officials said.

    The blaze went on to damage multiple warehouses, many storage units... » Read More

  • Fatal Accident Blocking One...

    A fatal accident is blocking one lane on Interstate Highway 680 near Capitol Expressway in San Jose tonight, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    Officers responded to a report of the accident on northbound Highway 680 around 11:10 p.m., the CHP said.

    A Sig-alert was issued at 11:36 p.m. and the lane is estimated to reopen at about 12:35 a.m., according... » Read More

  • Man Convicted Of Defrauding...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A man accused of tricking elderly victims into signing over their properties to him has been convicted of elder abuse and other charges in San Francisco Superior Court, prosecutors said Friday.

    Gregory Wiggins, 53, was found guilty of grand theft, embezzlement, elder abuse, making false statements to a notary public, filing false documents... » Read More

  • Man Fatally Shot On Wednesday...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A man who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Wednesday afternoon was identified by police today as 49-year-old Timothy Wilson of San Leandro.

    Officers who responded to reports that a man had been shot in the 5900 block of East 17th Street at about 3:08 p.m. on Wednesday found Wilson suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.
    Read More

  • Garbage Truck Overturned In...

    By Bay City News Service

    A collision between a garbage truck and an SUV caused a traffic jam on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Marin County this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

    The 1995 garbage truck registered to Tamalpais Community Services struck a Jeep Grand Cherokee on the highway in Mill Valley north of state Highway 1 around 8:40 a.m... » Read More

  • Update: Expanded Indictment...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A federal grand jury in San Francisco issued an expanded corruption and organized-crime indictment today that includes new racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and others.

    Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, and Chow are both accused of conspiring to conduct a... » Read More

  • Sacramento Men Reach Plea...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Two Sacramento men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in a drunken brawl outside of AT&T Park earlier this month reached a plea deal in San Francisco Superior Court today, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

    Anthony Rucker, 42, and Francisco Lopez, 32, pleaded guilty and no contest, respectively, to assault and... » 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

  • The Menu, artisan cuisine of India logo image

    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...

    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 Community Activities: From Free Music to Film Festivals
One of the many appealing aspects of the city of Santa Clara is the community events taking place throughout the year. Annual events in this...
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Santa Clara California Restaurants Serve Up a Variety of Cuisines
Restaurants in Santa Clara are as diverse as the city’s multicultural and eclectic population. There are gourmet banquet facilities...
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Things to do in Santa Clara, California
In Santa Clara there is almost too much to do as you look for activities for family or outings with friends. There are kid-friendly...
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Great Homes Available in Santa Clara and Silicon Valley Neighborhoods
Santa Clara real estate listings offer a wide selection of homes in many of the city's best neighborhoods. There are nearly...
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Santa Clara: a Shopping Haven
Are you looking to take some time off to shop while you're in Santa Clara? Perhaps you need some new clothes for a special occasion...
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Santa Clara Mission Offers Glimpse into The City's Rich History
Twenty-one Spanish missions were constructed in Santa Clara and throughout what would become California and the United States from 1769 through...

Historic Santa Clara Offers Mix of Culture, Recreation and Family Fun

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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SCU: Bronco Kidz! Club

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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SCU Winter Orchestra Concert: Movie Themes

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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  • An Abundance of Great...

    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

  • Santa Clara's Great America!

    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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The Santa Clara County Open Space Authority?s Board of Directors voted unanimously to place the Open Space, Wildlife Habitat, Clean Water and...
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Agilent Technologies' PXIe Modular Vector Signal Test Solution Accelerates Smarter Micro's ...
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NComputing, a leader in client virtualization, today announced its participation at the Campus Technology 2014 Conference. The event, to be held...
49ers place Bowman on PUP list
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Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the physically unable to perform list on...
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