Sign In  |  Register  |  About Santa Clara  |  Contact Us

Santa Clara, CA 64°F
December 22, 2014 12:34pm
7-Day Forecast | Traffic

SANTA
CLARA
EVENTS
CALENDAR



Start: End:
  • Search Hotels in Santa Clara

  • CHECK-IN:
  • CHECK-OUT:
  • ROOMS:
  • Compare Our Rates To

Share |
Email Login
Password
Lake Tahoe Rentals
Los Gatos Brewing Company logo image

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

Able Glass logo image

Able Glass

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

  • Man Pleads Not Guilty To...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A Redwood City man pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegations he stabbed and killed a man during a broadcast of a Giants World Series game after the two argued over a cigarette, San Mateo County prosecutors said today.

    Police responded to Courthouse Square in Redwood City on Oct. 28 at 8:25 p.m., according to prosecutors at the San Mateo... » Read More

  • Organization Needs 3,000...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A San Jose-based community organization is reaching out to the public in hopes of helping an estimated 4,000 Bay Area families with Thanksgiving dinner.

    Sacred Heart Community Service currently has about 1,000 turkeys stored, but officials said the organization is expecting to need another 3,000 turkeys to meet the need for Thanksgiving food boxes... » Read More

  • Vehicle Pursuit Leads To...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    Officers pursuing a vehicle in Santa Rosa Thursday afternoon eventually found two pounds of marijuana and over an ounce of methamphetamine for sale after the driver abandoned the vehicle, police said.

    An officer attempted to stop a vehicle near West College Avenue and Stony Point Road around 3:36 p.m. Thursday for having expired tabs, according... » Read More

  • Man Shot In Leg In Apartment

    SUISUN CITY (BCN)

    A man was shot in the leg in his Suisun City apartment on Thursday afternoon, according to police.

    The man reported being shot in his home in the 1100 block of West Street at about 4:10 p.m., police said. He was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

    Police are investigating the circumstances but said it... » Read More

  • Firefighters Respond To...

    Firefighters in San Francisco responded this morning to a structure fire near the Bayview neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

    The 1-alarm blaze was reported at 6:03 a.m. in the 4600 block of Third Street near Newcomb Avenue.

    The affected structure is a coffee shop with residential units above and adjacent to it, according to a fire dispatcher.
    Read More

  • Police Investigating Home...

    SAN BRUNO (BCN)

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in San Bruno that happened sometime earlier this week, police said Thursday.

    Officers responded to a report of a burglary on Wednesday at 1:20 p.m. at a home in the 2500 block of Oakmont Drive, police said. The resident told police the burglary happened sometime in the two days prior.
    Read More

  • Friday Morning News Roundup

    The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday imposed a $1.05 million fine as well as an additional potentially multimillion penalty on PG&E Co. for illegal judge-shopping in a rate case.

    The decision, authored by Commissioner Carla Peterman, said PG&E "severely harmed the integrity of the regulatory process" by sending private emails to... » Read More

  • Federal Prosecutors Collect...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of California, based in San Francisco, collected more than $327 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2014, federal prosecutors said.

    The amount represents the fifth-highest amount of money collected by a U.S. Attorney's Office in the country, prosecutors said.
    Read More

  • Sfmta Parking And Traffic...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Folks contesting a citation for a parking or transit violation issued by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency can submit evidence in an easier, and greener, way thanks to a newly launched online portal.

    The new process allows the administrative review to be carried out online, instead of in the form of a written protest delivered... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Mostly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be near 60 with northeasterly winds of up to 5 mph.

    Mostly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this evening, with a chance of rain. Lows are expected to be in the mid 50s, with southerly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Rain will be likely Saturday morning and afternoon. Highs are ... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Woman On...

    PLEASANTON (BCN)

    Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old woman on allegations that she stabbed her boyfriend following an argument early Thursday morning.

    Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 3000 block of Yuma Way at 1:11 a.m. Thursday, said Pleasanton Detective Brandon Stocking.

    Stocking said the victim was... » Read More

  • Police Seek Potential Victims...

    MILPITAS (BCN)

    Milpitas police are seeking potential victims of a 28-year-old man with at least five aliases who was arrested in connection with the sexual assaults of a teenager he met using social media, a police spokesman said today.

    John Molina was arrested by Milpitas police at a home on Pendragon Lane in East San Jose on Nov. 12 on suspicion of multiple... » Read More

  • Man Assaults Girlfriend With...

    RICHMOND (BCN)

    A Richmond man is behind bars after pistol-whipping his girlfriend with a replica handgun on Wednesday night, a police spokeswoman said today.

    The victim and suspect were arguing at a home in the 500 block of Bissell Avenue when the man struck the woman in the head with what the woman believed was a handgun, Richmond police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov... » Read More

  • Fire In Electrical Wires...

    NOVATO (BCN)

    Arcing electrical wires that were chewed by rats started a fire at a Novato market late this morning, a Novato Fire District battalion chief said.

    The fire at the El Palmar Restaurant and Market in the 1100 block of Grant Avenue smoldered in the back wall of the market and burned debris and garbage inside the base of the wall, Battalion Chief and... » Read More

  • Update: Vallejo Man...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    The Solano County coroner's office has identified the pickup truck driver who was killed when he crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer in Fairfield this morning as 50-year-old Randy Hartley of Vallejo.

    Hartley's 1973 Chevrolet struck the tractor-trailer in the 5000 block of Fulton Drive, an industrial area, around 5:20 a.m., police said. Read More

  • Islamic Council Decries...

    SANTA CRUZ (BCN)

    Leaders of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today decried vandalism that targeted a Santa Cruz mosque Thursday.

    Zahra Billoo, the chapter's executive director, said vandals spray-painted a Star of David and the number 26 on a door at the Islamic Center of Santa Cruz.

    She said she had... » Read More

  • At&T Agrees To $23.5M...

    By Bay City News Service

    AT&T has agreed to a $23.8 million settlement with state and local prosecutors over allegations that the company improperly disposed of hazardous waste at facilities throughout California over a nine-year period, state Attorney General Kamela Harris and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced today.

    The hazardous waste... » Read More

  • Update: East Sj School Board...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    The president of the East Side Union High School District Board of Trustees today expressed regret over student overcrowding in some of its schools this year and said the district would start "corrective measures" next semester to reduce class sizes.

    "It will be much better than it has been," J. Manuel Herrera said late this afternoon just before... » Read More

  • Update: Pg&E To Appeal...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco today imposed a $1.05 million fine as well as an additional potentially multimillion penalty on PG&E Co. for illegal judge-shopping in a rate case.

    The decision, authored by Commissioner Carla Peterman, said PG&E "severely harmed the integrity of the regulatory process... » Read More

  • Driver Suspected Of Dui...

    SAN MATEO (BCN)

    A San Mateo man was arrested today on suspicion of swerving on to the sidewalk while driving under the influence and hitting three special needs students and a teacher, police said.

    After an investigation into the Sept. 10 crash in the 300 block of West Hillsdale Boulevard, police obtained a $350,000 arrest warrant for the 53-year-old driver and... » Read More

  • Students Continue To Occupy...

    BERKELEY (BCN)

    Students and activists protesting tuition hikes remain camped out at Wheeler Hall at the University of California at Berkeley today after taking over the lobby last night, according the university's police department.

    UC Berkeley police Lt. Marc DeColoude said one to two officers have been monitoring the group, which he said varies from 50-60... » Read More

  • 12-Year-Old Sf Girl...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Police are asking the public for help in locating a 12-year-old girl who left her home in San Francisco last week and has been reportedly sighted in both Oakland and San Francisco this past week.

    Imani Howell left her San Francisco home and headed to school on the morning of Nov. 10, but did not attend class that day and has still not ... » Read More

  • 11 Indicted In Foreclosure...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted 11 real estate investors on multiple charges of bid-rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California, U.S. Department of Justice officials said today.

    The three indictments, filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Oakland, charge investors Michael Marr, Javier... » Read More

  • Norteno Gang Member Convicted...

    SANTA CRUZ (BCN)

    A Santa Cruz County Superior Court jury convicted a man of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 drive-by shooting death of man walking with a friend in the Aptos area, a prosecutor said.

    The jury found Christopher Bermudez Herrera, 23, guilty of slaying 21-year-old Fernando Mendoza-Avila, a crime for which two of Herrera's accomplices have... » Read More

  • City Attorney Sues Oakland...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The city attorney for San Francisco is suing an Oakland-based tax preparation company over allegations it systematically swindled low-income residents out of their tax refunds.

    Instant Tax Service franchisee Kebron Daniel is suspected of engaging in tax preparation and loan-making schemes that routinely skimmed money from victims' tax refunds... » Read More

  • Teachers To Rally At East Sj...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    Members of a teachers union intend to hold a rally at the East Side Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting in San Jose this evening to demand smaller class sizes and a new labor contract, according to the union's president.

    The East Side Teachers Association, which includes teachers, school counselors, social workers and... » Read More

  • Boulder Creek Man Killed In...

    By Bay City News Service

    A man who died Wednesday when he lost control of his sports car on state Highway 9 near Ben Lomond and crashed into an SUV was 31-year-old Michael Kelly, according to the Santa Cruz County coroner's office.

    Kelly, of Boulder Creek, was driving his 2002 Pontiac Grand Am north on Highway 9 north of California Drive at about 6:40 a.m. when... » Read More

  • Man Suffering From...

    By Bay City News Service

    A man suffering from schizophrenia and needing oxygen remains missing since leaving a Hayward group home last week, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.

    Tommy Marshall, 55, was scheduled to leave Gerrylaide Manor at 261 Medford Ave. in Hayward with a staff member to head to a medical appointment at 1406 Park St. in Alameda... » Read More

  • Woman Dies After Suffering...

    PLEASANT HILL (BCN)

    A woman who suffered critical burns in Pleasant Hill on Wednesday evening has died from her injuries, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official said today.

    Fire and medical crews responded around 5 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a burn injury off of Cleaveland Road near Gregory Lane and found a victim suffering from critical... » Read More

  • Update: Dea Arrests Man In...

    U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials arrested a man while serving a search warrant at an Oakland marijuana grow this morning, a DEA spokeswoman said.

    The warrant was served in the 500 block of East 10th Street near Laney College between 11 a.m. and noon, DEA Special Agent Casey Rettig said.

    Rettig said agents found about 500 marijuana plants at the ... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Suspect In...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A San Francisco man suspected of fatally stabbing another man in the city's Hayes Valley neighborhood last week has been arrested, police said today.

    San Francisco police announced that they have arrested 24-year-old Johnathan Dean on suspicion of killing 20-year-old Malcolm Armstrong.

    At about 4 a.m. last Thursday, officers... » Read More

  • Man Arrested For Dui After...

    SAN RAFAEL (BCN)

    A New Mexico man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he was found sleeping in his car that straddled the two left lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The engine of the 2014 Ford Focus was running, the automatic transmission was in drive and Michael Morgan, 29, of Crownpoint... » Read More

  • Dea Finds 500 Marijuana...

    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration arrested a suspect while serving a search warrant at an Oakland marijuana grow this morning, a DEA spokeswoman said.

    The warrant was served in the 500 block of East 10th Street near Laney College between 11 a.m. and noon, DEA Special Agent Casey Rettig said.

    Rettig said agents found about 500 marijuana plants at the ... » Read More

  • Students At Alamo Middle...

    Three Alamo middle school students are in the hospital this afternoon after a hazardous materials scare in a science class, according to school district officials.

    Hazardous materials crews were called to Stone Valley Middle School at 3001 Miranda Ave. around 11 a.m. after several students in a forensic science class reported not feeling well, San Ramon Valley Unified School... » Read More

  • Man And Neighbor Extinguish...

    PETALUMA (BCN)

    A Petaluma man and his neighbor put out a fire that started in the laundry room of a residence Wednesday evening, a Petaluma fire captain said.

    The fire in the one story, double-wide home at 717 N. McDowell Blvd. was reported around 6 p.m., Capt. Chad Costa said.

    The man and his daughter were watching television when they heard a loud... » Read More

  • Cpuc Sets Potentially...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco today imposed a $1.05 million fine as well as an additional potentially multimillion penalty on PG&E Co. for illegal judge-shopping in a rate case.

    The decision authored by Commissioner Carla Peterman said PG&E "severely harmed the integrity of the regulatory process... » Read More

  • Cal/Osha Fines Company $106K...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Burlingame construction company has been fined more than $106,000 for safety violations that led to the deaths in May of two Bay Area men working on a new bridge in Winters, the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health announced today.

    Cal/OSHA cited Disney Construction Inc. and fined the company $106,110 for using a crane that... » Read More

  • Business Jet Approaching...

    A business jet reported an on-board emergency while about to land at Mineta San Jose International Airport this morning but landed safely and did not need assistance, an airport spokeswoman said.

    The pilot of the Cessna Citation, a jet that holds between five and 12 passengers, reported an unspecified on-board emergency just before landing, airport spokeswoman Rosemary Barnes... » Read More

  • Amtrak Adding Seats To...

    By Bay City News Service

    Anticipating a rush of travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday, Amtrak and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority are adding extra trains and buses to accommodate more passengers, Amtrak officials said today.

    Amtrak will add 7,300 seats to the Pacific Surfliner route and will require reservations for travel beginning Tuesday through... » Read More

  • City Considering Bid For 2024...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    San Francisco business and city leaders are mulling a proposal to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to San Francisco in 2024.

    San Francisco is one of four finalist cities considered for a U.S. bid to host the games.

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will decide whether to submit San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston or Washington... » Read More

  • Myth Taverna and Lounge logo image

    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

  • Los Gatos Brewing Company logo image

    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

  • Able Glass logo image

    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

  • Musson Theatrical logo image

    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

  • Wooding Electric logo image

    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

  • Abundant Administrative Services logo  image

    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

  • AutoLand of Santa Clara logo image

    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

  • Dr. Sage logo image

    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

  • Villa Serena logoimage

    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

  • Pedro’s Restaurant logo image

    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

  • Filice Insurance logo image

    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

  • Animal Health Center logo  image

    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

  • Sanctuary Salon logo image

    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

  • Picture1

    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

  • ActionCOACH  logo image

    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

  • Off the Wall Soccer logo image

    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

  • American Solar Direct logo image

    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

  • MDM Entertainment logo image

    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

  • Comedy Sportz logo image

    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

  • A Catered Affair logo image

    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

  • Golden Gate Helicopters logo image

    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

  • The Dinner Detective logo image

    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

  • Fiorillo logo image

    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

  • san francisco tour bus logo

    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

  • Santa Clara Homes and Real Estate 1

    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

  • Los Gatos Roofing Santa Clara logo

    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

  • Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens logo

    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

  • Lambert & Sons Moving Logo

    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

  • Unclog your life with Tony’s...

    Need someone to clean out your pipes?  Then you want a plumbing, sewer and drain cleaning service company that you can count on.  With Tony’s Plumbing Co. in Santa Clara, you get a company whose number one priority is your satisfaction.  » Read More

SantaClara.com - Featured Columnists
  • Free Email Accounts From...

    Sign up today for your FREE SantaClara.com email address and get a complete email package with all of the features, and add-ons that you’re used to from paid services. We’ll give you a generous 1GB of storage for your saved emails, your own personal calendar and address book, virus and spam protection and more – all with your own customized Name@SantaClara.com address for... » Read More

  • 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

  • San Francisco 49ers Will Have...

    Bay Area sports fans are proud of the legacy of their many professional sports teams, but probably most proud of the several-time world champion San Francisco 49ers. The NFL team has been home to some of the legends of American football, and has an enormous following amongst Bay Area residents. The team announced several years ago that they are looking for a new stadium in which to hold... » Read More

 Community
Community
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...
 Restaurants
Restaurants
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...
 Things To Do
Things To Do
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...
 Real Estate
Real Estate
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...
 Shopping
Shopping
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...
 Missions
Missions
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.

Add An Event
Featured Event
Winter Horse Camp
Tue - 12/23/2014 9:00AM
Santa Clara Events
Search the Santa Clara Events Calendar by date or by event type.
 See the Entire Calendar of Events
 Convention Center
Convention Center
Santa Clara Convention Center
Conveniently located in the center of Silicon Valley and a short distance south of San Francisco, the 302,000 square foot Santa Clara...
 Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University, located in California's Silicon Valley, has been ranked second in the U.S. News listing of comprehensive...
 Day Trips
Day Trips
Santa Clara Day Trips Offer Wide Choice of Activities
  You don't have to spend a lot of time in Santa Clara to enjoy what the city has to offer. Day trips are ideal for those...
 Local Businesses
Local Businesses
Business in Santa Clara
  Santa Clara is at the center of Silicon Valley, the world’s technology center. Over the years, Silicon Valley has...
 Travel and Lodging
Travel and Lodging
Santa Clara Offers Accommodations That are Sure to Please
Whether you're visiting your college student at Santa Clara University, taking the children to California's Great...
 Residents
Residents
The Residents of Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara residents have the best of both worlds: the South Bay and lower Peninsula downtown-area restaurants, nightlife, and entertainment...

SantaClara.com Facebook

Santa Clara Latest Blog Posts
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...

Read Full Story
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...

Read Full Story
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...

Read Full Story
  • 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

  • Santa Clara Convention Center

    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

See All Listings
Ponderosa Elementary School
804 Ponderosa Ave. Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Be the first to rate this business!

 Read More
Is this your business? Claim it now
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054
The Santa Clara Convention Center is a complete meeting venue in the heart of Silicon Valley, CA just south of San Francisco off Interstate I-101...
Be the first to rate this business!

 Read More
Is this your business? Claim it now
Paul & Judy Mallory Real Estate
Paul & Judy Mallory Real Estate
787 Peekskill Dr Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Want to sell your Sunnyvale home but not sure how to go about getting the best value? Want to buy a beautiful home but need some advice? Paul...
Be the first to rate this business!

 Read More
Is this your business? Claim it now
Garlic City Casino
Garlic City Casino
40 Hornlein Court Gilroy, CA 95020
Be the first to rate this business!

 Read More
Hz Kitchen & Bath Home Supply Llc
2555 Lafayette St Ste 120 Santa Clara, CA 95050
Be the first to rate this business!

 Read More
Is this your business? Claim it now
Current Weather For Santa Clara, California
Cloudy, 64°F on Monday, December 22, 2014
7 Day Forecast - View Full Weather Report
Today

Showers
HI: 63°F
LO: 51°F
Thursday

PM Rain
HI: 61°F
LO: 46°F
Friday

Partly Cloudy
HI: 64°F
LO: 52°F
Saturday

AM Rain
HI: 63°F
LO: 45°F
Sunday

Mostly Sunny
HI: 65°F
LO: 46°F
Monday

Partly Cloudy
HI: 66°F
LO: 47°F
Tuesday

Sunny
HI: 69°F
LO: 48°F
See All Specials
Premium Upgrade - Your Business Here
Premium Upgrade - Your Business Here
Your Special Offer Here. Promote any special offers you would like with your Premium Directory Upgrade Listing!
Present coupon at time of purchase.
Print This Coupon

Find My School
Choose a Career Track:
Choose a Career Focus:
Zip Code

FIND THE SCHOOL THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU

  • » Compare Degree Options Available To You
  • » Request FREE Information From Numerous Schools
  • » Get the FREE Advice You Need To Succeed
Featured Advertisers
Santa Clara Daily News
Chargers stay alive in playoff race with OT win over 49ers
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 21st, 2014 12:53AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. ? Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a...
49ers Squander 21-Point Lead In 4th Straight Loss
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 21st, 2014 12:31AM
Colin Kaepernick jumped into the open arms of his leaping coach and all seemed right with the San Francisco 49ers for a few hours Saturday night.
Niners place rookie LB Borland on IR
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 20th, 2014 7:06PM
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland will miss the final two games of the season because of...
Jim Harbaugh Could Coach Wolverines in 2015
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 19th, 2014 1:12PM
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to...
Pain Management with @StackIQ | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 18th, 2014 11:46PM
"We help people build clusters, in the classical sense of the cluster. We help people put a full stack on top of every single one of those...
SCV Sanitation District Wins State Regulators' Approval of Cost-Saving Changes to Chloride Limit Compliance Requirements
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 18th, 2014 3:40PM
SANTA CLARITA, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2014) - The Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Sanitation District won the unanimous approval Tuesday of the...
Content Delivery Network with @VZCloud?s James Segil | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 11:56PM
"Verizon Digital Media Services is responsible for the broadcast, video and content delivery network that accelerates, scales and helps our...
The Purposed Cloud with @Stratogent CEO | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 11:56PM
"We are a managed services company. We have taken the key aspects of the cloud and the purposed data center and merged the two together and...
Software-Defined Business with @AppDynamics | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 11:53PM
"Application monitoring and intelligence can smooth the path in a DevOps environment. In a DevOps environment you see constant change. If you...
Bolton & Company Opens Santa Clara Office
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 6:53PM
Bolton & Company, one of the nation?s largest employee-owned insurance brokers, announced today that it has officially opened an office on Great...
Hitachi Data Systems Shortlisted for 2014-15 Cloud Awards Program
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 1:54PM
Reports: Rape allegation leads to search warrant at Ray McDonald's home
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 1:49PM
Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports August 24, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald (91) during the third quarter...
Assimilate updates Scratch/Lab, expands metadata support
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 10:04AM
SANTA CLARA, CA ? Assimilate, the provider of digital dailies and DI workflow tools, has released V.8.2 of its Scratch and Scratch Lab. The latest...
DevOps Movement to Convene at ChefConf 2015
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 17th, 2014 8:55AM
Chef, the leader in web-scale IT automation, today announced ChefConf 2015, taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA...
49ers' Osgood placed on IR
Source: Yahoo News | Dec 16th, 2014 1:21PM
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco 49ers special teams veteran Kassim Osgood will miss the remainder of the season because of a...
SantaClara 120 hotels ad
RTR4C
viator la ad
Viator