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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

  • Delay Due To Police Activity...

    BART is reporting a delay at the El Cerrito del Norte station this evening due to police activity.

    BART issued a service advisory about the delay at 6:43 p.m. at the station at 6400 Cutting Blvd. in El Cerrito.

    Trains on the Fremont and Richmond lines are experiencing 10-minute delays, according to BART.

    No further details were immediately available. » Read More

  • Dui Enforcement Team To Be...

    BURLINGAME (BCN)

    The Burlingame Police Department's DUI Enforcement Team will be out tonight on the lookout for drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs.

    The DUI saturation patrols will be deployed beginning today at 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Sunday in areas where DUI collisions or arrests have frequently occurred, police said.

    Burlingame police... » Read More

  • 2 Teens Arrested For Dealing...

    NAPA (BCN)

    Two high school students in Napa were arrested Thursday on suspicion of selling hallucinogenic and psychedelic drugs following a month-long undercover investigation, police said.

    The Napa Special Investigations Bureau (NSIB) determined that the two teens had sold both LSD, commonly known as acid, and MDMA, which is commonly known as molly or ecstasy... » Read More

  • 21-Year-Old Petaluma Woman...

    By Bay City News Service

    A 21-year-old Petaluma woman was arrested for reckless driving after a California Highway Patrol officer clocked her driving 110 mph on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Sonoma County early Friday morning.

    A CHP officer on patrol on northbound Highway 101 saw a Toyota Solara speed pass his location just south of Windsor.

    The... » Read More

  • Knife-Wielding Bicyclist...

    SAN RAFAEL (BCN)

    An intoxicated bicyclist wielding a knife on U.S. Highway 101 near Interstate Highway 580 in San Rafael on Friday night was arrested after threatening to kill a CHP sergeant.

    At about 11:45 p.m. on Friday, the CHP received a report of a bicyclist riding on southbound Highway 101 near the eastbound I-580 connector ramp.

    A CHP... » Read More

  • Photos Show Suspects In Armed...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The FBI and San Francisco police have released photos of two suspects in a violent, armed takeover-style bank robbery and are asking the public for help in identifying them.

    The robbery occurred on Sept. 29, when two suspects held up bank employees and customers at Umpqua Bank at 3938 24th Street.

    The two men jumped behind the... » Read More

  • Police Seeking Masked Man Who...

    PACIFICA (BCN)

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a masked man who robbed a cash advance center in Pacifica on Friday.

    Officers received reports of a robbery shortly after noon on Friday at 765 Hickey Boulevard at Advance America, a cash advance service center, according to Pacifica police.

    Witnesses told officers that the... » Read More

  • Uc Medical Centers Declared...

    By Bay City News Service

    Five University of California medical centers, including one at University of California at San Francisco, are now considered priority hospitals to treat confirmed Ebola cases in California, the UC Office of the President announced Friday.

    While there are currently no confirmed cases of Ebola in California, the UC Office of the President... » Read More

  • Update: Bart Trains Recover...

    Rainy weather in the Bay Area led to mechanical problems for BART trains this morning resulting in major delays between the Coliseum/Oakland Airport station and the Bay Fair station this morning, according to BART officials.

    BART initially announced a 20-miunte delay to their trains on the Dublin/Pleasanton, Fremont, Richmond and Daly City directions around 6:55 a.m. Read More

  • Saturday News Roundup

    The tour bus company involved in the death of a San Francisco city employee Thursday said Friday it would conduct a parallel investigation into the collision.

    Meanwhile, a San Francisco supervisor is calling for pedestrian safety improvements in the area.

    Priscila "Precy" Moreto was an employee at the city Controller's Office, where she worked as an accountant... » Read More

  • 20-Minute Bart Delays...

    An equipment problem on the BART track is causing a 20-minute delay between Coliseum/Oakland Airport and Bay Fair in the Dublin/Pleasanton, Fremont, Richmond and Daly City directions this morning, according to BART officials.

    BART announced the delay around 6:55 a.m. with no further information concerning the equipment problem. » Read More

  • Update: Bart Trains...

    An equipment problem on the BART tracks is causing a major delay between the Coliseum/Oakland Airport station and the Bay Fair station in the Dublin/Pleasanton, Fremont, Richmond and Daly City directions this morning, according to BART officials.

    BART initially announced a 20-miunte delay around 6:55 a.m. concerning the equipment problem and announced that BART trains were ... » Read More

  • 14-Year-Old High School...

    SANTA CRUZ (BCN)

    A 14-year-old Santa Cruz high school student was cited Thursday for bringing two replica firearms on campus, two weeks after a middle school student bought a real loaded handgun to school, a police official said.

    The freshman boy was found carrying the two realistic faux handguns in a backpack to Harbor High School and the guns were missing the ... » Read More

  • Update: All Lanes Reopened...

    All lanes have reopened after a single vehicle injury accident closed three lanes on eastbound state Highway 4 in Concord this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The accident was first reported at 4:07 near the Solano Way off ramp when a vehicle ran into a center divider before veering to the right hand side of the roadway.

    Firefighters were... » Read More

  • Three Lanes Closed On Eb Hwy...

    A single vehicle injury accident is blocking three lanes on eastbound state Highway 4 in Concord this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The accident was first reported at 4:07 near the Solano Way off ramp when a vehicle ran into a center divider before veering to the right hand side of the roadway.

    Firefighters were called to the scene at 4:18... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Rain is likely Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the mid 60s to lower 70s with westerly winds of up to 45 mph.

    Mostly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this evening, with scattered showers. Lows are expected to be in the 50s, with southwesterly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Partly cloudy skies are likely Sunday morning. Highs are expected to be... » Read More

  • Two Lanes Blocked After...

    A collision involving multiple vehicles is blocking two lanes on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Hayward this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The accident was first reported at 2:02 a.m. near the Tennyson Road off ramp, CHP officials said.

    All lanes were stopped at 2:09 to set up flares and make room for emergency crews, while closures... » Read More

  • Demonstrators Plan To Block...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Protestors are planning to converge at the Port of Oakland on Sunday morning to prevent an Israeli-owned cargo ship from unloading.

    The demonstration is part of an ongoing effort to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestine, said representatives from the coalition group, Block the Boat.

    Mohamed Shehk, a spokesman for Block the Boat... » Read More

  • Police Seeking Man Suspected...

    SAN BRUNO (BCN)

    Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of attempting to rob a liquor store in San Bruno Wednesday night.

    The robbery was reported to police at 11:16 a.m., around 10 minutes after it occurred at Huntington Liquors in the 700 block of Huntington Avenue, according to San Bruno police.

    Responding officers... » Read More

  • Teacher On Paid Leave Amid...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Oakland public school administrators placed a fourth grade teacher on administrative leave today after a parent made allegations she physically, mentally and emotionally abused her daughter.

    Parent Sharena Thomas alleged that her daughter's fourth grade teacher at the Rise Community School, called her the "darkest kid in class," dragged her down... » Read More

  • Online Retailer Agrees To Pay...

    By Bay City News Service

    An online clothing retailer today agreed to pay prosecutors in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties $1.8 million to settle a suit over misleading customers about automatic monthly payments charged to their credit cards, according to a spokeswoman.

    The settlement between the two counties and JustFabulous Inc., the El Segundo-based owner of... » Read More

  • Two Armed And Masked Men Rob...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    Two armed men bound the hands of three employees and two customers inside the Parrot AT&T cell phone store in Fairfield this morning and escaped with cash and cell phones, police said.

    Police responded at 10:10 a.m. to the robbery at 1570 Gateway Blvd. The two black male adult suspects, described as being between 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 8 inches... » Read More

  • East Palo Alto Man Allegedly...

    PALO ALTO (BCN)

    Palo Alto police arrested an East Palo Alto man on Thursday after he was spotted allegedly watching two young girls as they showered in a hotel.

    Jose Refugio Cesar Garcia, 47, was detained near the Oaks Motel at 4279 El Camino Real after police were called there around 9:15 p.m. on a report of a peeping incident.

    A family at the... » Read More

  • Fatal Motorcycle Crash Blocks...

    Some lanes on northbound U.S. Highway 101 are closed in San Jose due to a fatal motorcycle collision this evening just south of 13th Street, according to the California Highway Patrol

    The collision was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m.

    Northbound traffic is being diverted off the freeway at 13th Street. » Read More

  • Former Water District...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A wheelchair-bound former Mid-Peninsula Water District employee was sentenced in San Mateo County Superior Court today for embezzling nearly $250,000 in district funds.

    Catherine Abou-Remeleh, 54, of Hayward was sentenced this morning to five years of probation and nine months in county jail, although the judge recommended she serve via... » Read More

  • Update: Multiple Suspects...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Several people were arrested today in an FBI raid at a West Oakland building, an agency spokesman said.

    The search warrant operation began around 11 a.m. and went on for several hours at a building near San Pablo and Mead avenues, according to FBI spokesman Michael Gimbel.

    Gimbel said he was unable to disclose further details of the ... » Read More

  • Reputed Gang Member Gets...

    HAYWARD (BCN)

    A reputed gang member was sentenced today to three consecutive terms of life in prison without parole for his role in a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro three years ago that left three people dead and three others wounded.

    Aaron Stewart, 22, of Fairfield, who was sentenced by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Kevin Murphy, was one of... » Read More

  • Suspect In Killing At Bally's...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A South San Francisco man pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom today to charges that he fatally beat a fellow gym member with a metal bar, according to prosecutors.

    Kenneth Osako, 46, entered the not guilty pleas to charges of murder and use of a deadly weapon in connection with the Sept. 17 killing of 43-year-old Diego Galindo of... » Read More

  • Woman Saved From Burning Car...

    NEWARK (BCN)

    A 55-year-old woman was saved from her burning car thanks to three police officers in Newark on Thursday evening.

    Around 6 p.m., officers responded to a report of a driver trapped in a car that crashed in the area of Cedar Boulevard and Cedar Court, southwest of Interstate Highway 880 and near NewPark Mall.

    The gray, four-door Audi A4... » Read More

  • Brothers Plead Not Guilty To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Two San Francisco brothers arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 20-year-old man to death in the Mission District last month pleaded not guilty today to charges including murder and torture in a courtroom filled with friends and family of both the suspects and the victim.

    Luis Gutierrez, 21, and Javier Gutierrez, 26, appeared together in front... » Read More

  • Dog Killed In Early Morning...

    MILPITAS (BCN)

    A dog was killed in a two-alarm house fire in Milpitas early this morning that injured four people.

    Firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the 2200 block of Farmcrest Street east of Hillcrest Park shortly before 3 a.m., Milpitas emergency services coordinator Sean Simonson said.

    The blaze at the two-story home was under... » Read More

  • Gg Bridge District Approves...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District's Board of Directors today approved a financial plan to reduce its 5- and 10-year deficit projections, including a proposal to charge bicyclists and pedestrians for access to the bridge's sidewalk.

    Board members voted 10-9 to keep the sidewalk fee in the plan and 14-5 to approve... » Read More

  • Man Convicted Of Murder In...

    MARTINEZ (BCN)

    A jury has convicted a homeless man of killing another transient man in a homeless encampment in Concord in 2012, according to prosecutors.

    James Riley, 40, was found guilty in a Martinez courtroom this morning of first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon for the December 2012 strangling death of 47-year-old Jerald Nagle, according to Deputy ... » Read More

  • Update: Coroner's Office...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    The Solano County coroner's office has identified the woman who was killed early this morning when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Clay Bank Road in Fairfield as 80-year-old Reola Henderson of Fairfield.

    Henderson suffered major injuries and was taken to the NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield where she was pronounced dead at 6:33... » Read More

  • Update: Tour Bus Company...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The tour bus company involved in the death of a San Francisco city employee Thursday said today it would conduct a parallel investigation into the collision.

    Meanwhile, a San Francisco supervisor is calling for pedestrian safety improvements in the area.

    Priscila "Precy" Moreto was an employee at the city Controller's Office... » Read More

  • Recycling Workers Strike...

    By Bay City News Service

    About 130 Waste Management recycling employees are striking today against what they call "disrespectful treatment" by the company.

    Members of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 6 held picket lines that started at 4 a.m. at the company's headquarters at 172 98th Ave. in Oakland and a facility at 2615 Davis St. in San... » Read More

  • Missing Elderly Woman Known...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    An 86-year-old woman who may suffer from dementia and who is known to frequent San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood remains missing a week after she was last reported seen, a police spokesman said today.

    Ellen Kernaghan was last seen on Oct.17 and reported missing on Thursday. She lives alone with no immediate family in the area, San... » Read More

  • Update: Fbi, U.S. Marshals...

    The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting a search warrant operation in West Oakland home this afternoon, an FBI spokesman said.

    The search warrant operation was ongoing at a building in the area of San Pablo and Mead avenues as of 1 p.m., according to FBI spokesman Michael Gimbel.

    Gimbel said he could not disclose the nature of the warrant since ... » Read More

  • Update: Elderly Woman Killed...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    An elderly woman was killed this morning when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Clay Bank Road in Fairfield, police said.

    She suffered major injuries and was taken to the NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield where she died, police said.

    The woman was walking east on Meadowlark Drive around 5:55 a.m., police said. She was hit... » Read More

  • Fbi, U.S. Marshals Conducting...

    The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting an operation in West Oakland this afternoon, according to a U.S. Marshals spokesman.

    Deputy U.S. Marshal Joe Palmer said U.S. Marshals were at a location in West Oakland assisting the FBI with the operation as of 12:40 p.m.

    An FBI spokesperson was not immediately available for comment and no further... » Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

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

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

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

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

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

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    Able Glass

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

  • Acon Builders Construction logo image

    Acon Builders Construction

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

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    Musson Theatrical

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

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    Wooding Electric

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

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    Abundant Administrative...

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

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    AutoLand of Santa Clara

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

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    Dr. Sage

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

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    Villa Serena: Sunshine...

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

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    Pedro’s Restaurant

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

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    Filice Insurance

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

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    Animal Health Center

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

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    Sanctuary Salon

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

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    VP Security Services, Inc.

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

  • Academy of Self Defense logo image

    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
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Santa Clara California Restaurants Serve Up a Variety of Cuisines
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Things to do in Santa Clara, California
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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
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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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Gertrude (Diel) O?Maley, age 98, of Santa Clara, CA, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2014. Born on April 19, 1916 to Alois and Frances Diel...
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