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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

  • Male Who Was Stabbed And Shot...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A male victim who was stabbed and shot in San Jose on Monday night died of his injuries today, making him the city's 20th homicide this year, according to police.

    Police were called to the 3200 block of Loma Verde Drive at 9:48 p.m. Monday night on the report of a person shot, according to Sgt. Heather Randol.

    Officers found a male... » Read More

  • Update: Pursuit Of Burglary...

    SUISUN CITY (BCN)

    Eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 near Vacaville were closed for an hour this afternoon when Suisun City police pursued a vehicle seen at a residential burglary, police said.

    The burglary at a residence in the 400 block of Marina Boulevard was reported around 1:35 p.m.

    Neighbors reported strangers were "casing" different... » Read More

  • Two Burglary Suspects In...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    Police took two burglary suspects into custody this afternoon following a brief search in San Leandro.

    Police sent out an advisory at 4:46 p.m. asking the public to avoid the 14900 block of Ebb Tide Street due to the search.

    Residents of the area were asked to stay indoors while officers conducted a yard-to-yard search for the... » Read More

  • 70 Neglected Animals Rescued...

    GREENFIELD (BCN)

    More than 70 neglected pets were rescued from a house in Greenfield on Wednesday, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Monterey County announced today.

    Officers with the SPCA responded to the residence in the 300 block of Apple Avenue after receiving a call from the Greenfield Police Department about a suspected hoarding... » Read More

  • Update: Bay Area Astronaut To...

    ALAMEDA (BCN)

    Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.

    Aldrin, 84, will visit the USS Hornet Museum on Saturday to participate in Splashdown 45, an event celebrating the July... » Read More

  • Engineers Say Tests Show Most...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Metropolitan Transportation Commission Chairman Steve Heminger said today that test results showing that most steel rods on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge are safe are "very good news."

    However, Heminger said more testing needs to be completed before it can be concluded that most of the rods, which secure earthquake shock absorbers to the... » Read More

  • Family Of Woman Killed At...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A proposed $15.1 million settlement to the husband and young daughter of a woman killed at San Francisco's Holly Park last September was approved by the city's Recreation and Park Commission last week.

    The commission approved the $15,130,000 settlement of the claim filed in November 2013 by Vegar and Isa Svanemyr, the husband and toddler of ... » Read More

  • Brush Fire Causing Lane...

    Canada Road is closed at Godetia Drive due to a small brush fire in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said this afternoon.

    Commuters are advised to use alternate routes.

    Officials said the fire started after a large eucalyptus tree fell into power lines.

    The California Highway Patrol first reported the fire in the area of northbound... » Read More

  • Recently Resigned Sfsu...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A former associate professor at San Francisco State University's College of Business was arrested late Wednesday night and charged with taking photos of students from San Francisco universities, according the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and college officials.

    Mark Landis, who recently was a professor in the school's accounting... » Read More

  • Woman Killed In Eight-Car...

    By Bay City News Service

    A woman killed Monday in an accident with a tractor-trailer that injured eight others on a highway east of Gilroy has been identified as 65-year-old Barbara Foster, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.

    Foster, of Gilroy, died after the tractor-trailer crashed into eight vehicles, pushed her car into a farm field... » Read More

  • Astronaut Buzz Aldrin To...

    ALAMEDA (BCN)

    Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.

    Aldrin, 84, will visit the USS Hornet Museum on Saturday to participate in Splashdown 45, an event celebrating that first... » Read More

  • Update: 32-Year-Old Man Taken...

    A 32-year-old Union City man was taken into custody after allegedly hitting multiple vehicles and leading authorities on a pursuit on northbound Interstate Highway 880 this morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

    Haroon Rafie allegedly collided with at least three vehicles in Oakland and led CHP officers on a slow-speed pursuit that ended around 9 a.m. near the... » Read More

  • Update: Man Electrocuted...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A 40-year-old man was electrocuted in Oakland after allegedly trying to remove items from an unoccupied building on Wednesday night, police said today.

    Officers responded at 8:31 p.m. to the 2000 block of Mandela Parkway to investigate a possible electrocution.

    They arrived to find the man suffering from injuries consistent with... » Read More

  • Police Arrest San Bruno Man...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Police today announced an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed during a bloody Fourth of July weekend in the city's Bayview District.

    Antonio Cortez, 37, was shot in front of a home just before 3 a.m. on July 6 in the 1700 block of La Salle Avenue. Another man, 49, was also hit by the gunfire.

    Cortez died at San Francisco... » Read More

  • Update: Eastbound Lanes Of...

    All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 near Vacaville have reopened this afternoon after being shut down for about an hour because of police activity, Caltrans officials said.

    The lanes were closed near Pena Adobe Road between 1:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m., Caltrans spokesman Vince Jacala said.

    The California Highway Patrol provided traffic control and the ... » Read More

  • Update: Homeowners Fight...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Property owners, landlord groups and their attorney announced a lawsuit this morning against a new San Francisco law that bumps up relocation assistance payments owed to tenants evicted under the state's Ellis Act.

    California's 1985 Ellis Act allows landlords to remove rental units from the market and evict the tenants who occupied them. It... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Three Alleged...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    San Jose police arrested three alleged street gang associates last weekend, including two reputed Norteno members and a juvenile who discarded a stolen gun when confronted by officers, police said.

    At about 4 p.m. Saturday, four officers and a sergeant from the Police Department's Foothill division assigned to gang suppression patrolled apartment... » Read More

  • Police Activity Closes...

    All lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 near Vacaville are closed this afternoon because of police activity, Caltrans officials said.

    The closure near Pena Adobe Road remained in place as of 2:20 p.m. and there is no estimate for when the lanes will reopen, according to Caltrans.

    The California Highway Patrol is providing traffic control and the Suisun... » Read More

  • Update: Official Says...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A school district superintendent said that a fire that damaged a South San Jose middle school this morning would not impact students and he praised city firefighters for containing the blaze to one classroom.

    Jose Manzo, superintendent of the Oak Grove School District, said in a statement that the district will relocate students at Caroline Davis ... » Read More

  • Two Homes In Same...

    SAN BRUNO (BCN)

    Police are looking for more information on the burglaries of two homes in the same San Bruno neighborhood on Monday.

    Officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 1500 block of Greenwood Way around 2:40 p.m. Monday, police said.

    The burglary took place between 10 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. when the resident was out of the residence... » Read More

  • Spare The Air Alert Issued In...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.

    The alert, the sixth issued during the summer season and the first since June 9, is prompted by high levels of ozone pollution expected in... » Read More

  • Bay Area Heating Up With...

    By Bay City News Service

    It's heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.

    Warm weather is pushing out any cloud cover and heating up the region, with many parts of the East Bay, including Alameda and Contra Costa counties, reaching triple-digit temperatures Friday, according to... » Read More

  • Thursday Midday News Roundup

    The California Highway Patrol arrested a man who drove a car that crashed on U.S. Highway 101 and killed his passenger in Santa Clara this morning, a CHP spokesman said.

    Officers responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on northbound Highway 101 at Great America Parkway around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Ross Lee said.

    CHP units arrived to find a black... » Read More

  • Mother And Son In Same...

    By Bay City News Service

    A San Rafael woman and her son were arrested on suspicion of DUI in Marin County on Tuesday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

    The CHP was informed that the occupants of a blue Range Rover on northbound U.S. Highway 101 between East Blithedale Avenue in Tiburon and Paradise Drive in Corte Madera appeared to be passed out and the... » Read More

  • Four Bay Area Residents...

    By Bay City News Service

    Four Bay Area residents described as members of a "traveling burglary crew" were arrested by Hollister police in San Benito County earlier this week after a car chase, police said.

    At about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, two officers from the Hollister Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle on San Felipe Road but the driver led them on a... » Read More

  • Police Seek Suspect Who...

    PALO ALTO (BCN)

    Police are looking for a suspect in the unprovoked assault of a man who was walking in a crosswalk in downtown Palo Alto last week, according to a police spokesman.

    At 10:10 p.m. on July 17, an injured man in his 40s and a witness came to the Palo Alto Police Department to report a battery had occurred about 30 minutes earlier downtown, Detective... » Read More

  • Driver, Passenger With Child...

    ROHNERT PARK (BCN)

    Two people in the same vehicle with a child were arrested on alcohol intoxication charges in Rohnert Park early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    CHP officers saw a Ford Explorer parked on the right shoulder of U.S. Highway 101 near the Rohnert Park Expressway around 3:20 a.m., CHP Officer Jon Sloat said.
    Read More

  • Open House Tonight To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    An open house will be held this evening to give residents a chance to weigh in and learn about proposed changes along The Embarcadero in San Francisco.

    The Embarcadero Enhancement Project, headed by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, the Port of San Francisco, and other city departments, aims to create a bikeway from Third... » Read More

  • Man And Teen Injured In...

    VALLEJO (BCN)

    A man and a 16-year-old boy were injured in a drive-by shooting in northwest Vallejo on Wednesday night, a police lieutenant said.

    The shooting happened around 9:50 p.m. in the 300 block of BW Williams Drive, Vallejo police Lt. Herman Robinson said.

    The 26-year-old man was shot several times in the left leg as he was strapping two... » Read More

  • Landlords Sue City Over New...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Several property owners and two landlord associations sued the city of San Francisco in federal court today to challenge a new city law that sharply increases relocation assistance payments required for tenants evicted under the state's Ellis Act.

    The lawsuit claims the law "illegally and unconstitutionally requires rental property owners to... » Read More

  • Reckless Driver Arrested...

    A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended this morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

    The pursuit began after CHP officers received a report of a reckless driver on Interstate Highway 580 near Eden Canyon Road in Castro Valley, CHP Officer Sean Wilkenfeld said.

    The suspect... » Read More

  • Vallejo Man Arrested For...

    By Bay City News Service

    Marin County sheriff's deputies arrested a Vallejo man Wednesday for allegedly shooting and injuring a man in Marin City last weekend.

    Matthew David Rainey, 28, is suspected of shooting a 33-year-old man three times around 11:50 p.m. Sunday in the Cole Drive and Drake Avenue area of Marin City, sheriff's Sgt. Nina Snyder said.
    Read More

  • Man Stabbed, Shot On Sunday...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A man who was stabbed and shot on Sunday in West San Jose died this morning, a police spokeswoman said.

    The victim suffered stab and gunshot wounds Sunday in the 3200 block of Loma Verde Drive just west of Winchester Boulevard, according to Sgt. Heather Randol.

    Police have a suspect in custody for the homicide, Randol said.
    Read More

  • Man With Dementia Missing...

    PALO ALTO (BCN)

    An East Palo Alto man with dementia reported missing from Stanford Hospital on Wednesday was located this morning on a bus in Oakland, Palo Alto police said.

    Alameda County sheriff's deputies found Henry James Scott, who is in his 70s, safe and sound on the bus at about 8 a.m. today, according to Palo Alto police.

    Scott, who has... » Read More

  • American Red Cross Warns Of...

    By Bay City News Service

    The American Red Cross is asking for blood donations to help overcome a looming blood shortage.

    Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected, according to the organization.

    Officials with the Red Cross said the Independence... » Read More

  • Eradication Efforts To Begin...

    By Bay City News Service

    Efforts to eradicate an invasive fruit fly species are underway in eastern Contra Costa County after the pests were found in flytraps in Bay Point and Pittsburg, a county spokeswoman said.

    County agricultural department crews discovered three male guava fruit flies in traps set to monitor for Oriental fruit flies from July 9 to July 11... » Read More

  • Update: Man Arrested In Crash...

    SANTA CLARA (BCN)

    The California Highway Patrol arrested a man who drove a car that crashed on U.S. Highway 101 and killed his passenger in Santa Clara this morning, a CHP spokesman said.

    Officers responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on northbound Highway 101 at Great America Parkway around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Ross Lee said.

    CHP... » Read More

  • Update: Firefighters Quickly...

    Firefighters quickly put out a two-alarm fire at a San Jose middle school this morning, a fire captain said.

    Crews responded to a report of a fire at Davis Intermediate School at 5035 Edenview Drive around 5:30 a.m., fire Capt. Reggie Williams said.

    Fire crews arrived to find the fire burning in the attic space of a multi-purpose room, Williams said.
    Read More

  • Man Died After He Was...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A man died after he was electrocuted in West Oakland on Wednesday night, police said.

    Officers responded to a medical call in the 2200 block of Mandela Parkway near West Grand Avenue around 8:30 p.m., police said.

    The Alameda County coroner's bureau responded to the scene.

    No further details were immediately available. » Read More

  • Firefighters Responding To...

    Firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire at a San Jose middle school this morning, fire officials said.

    A report of a fire at Davis Intermediate School at 5035 Edenview Drive was reported around 5:30 a.m., a fire dispatcher said.

    No further details were immediately available. » Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

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

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

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

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

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

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    Able Glass

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

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    Acon Builders Construction

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

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    Musson Theatrical

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

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    Wooding Electric

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

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    Abundant Administrative...

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

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    AutoLand of Santa Clara

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

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    Dr. Sage

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

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    Villa Serena: Sunshine...

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

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    Pedro’s Restaurant

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

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    Filice Insurance

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

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    Animal Health Center

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

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    Sanctuary Salon

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

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    VP Security Services, Inc.

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

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    Academy of Self Defense

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

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    ActionCOACH

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

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    Off the Wall Soccer

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

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    American Solar Direct

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

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    MDM Entertainment

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

  • Mission Chiropractic logo image

    Mission Chiropractic

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

  • Gateway Limousines Worldwide logo image

    Gateway Limousines Worldwide

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

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    Piatti Ristorante & Bar

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

  • Dr. Tang Acupuncture logo image

    Dr. Tang Acupuncture

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

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    Comedy Sportz

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

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    A Catered Affair

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

  • Anderson Behel Body Shop logo image

    Anderson Behel Body Shop

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

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    Golden Gate Helicopters

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

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    The Dinner Detective San Jose

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

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    Fiorillo’s

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

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    San Francisco Tour Bus

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

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    Santa Clara Homes and Real...

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

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    Los Gatos Roofing

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

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    Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens

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

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    Your Santa Clara Moving...

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

  • iPar Golf Academy

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

  • Enjoy the Taste of Italy at...

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

  • Royal Pools Knows Your Home...

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

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  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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    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

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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
Restaurants in Santa Clara are as diverse as the city’s multicultural and eclectic population. There are gourmet banquet facilities...
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Things to do in Santa Clara, California
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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 Day Trips Offer Wide Choice of Activities
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Santa Clara Offers Accommodations That are Sure to Please
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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

  • 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

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