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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

  • Three Arrested, Two Charged...

    ANTIOCH (BCN)

    Three suspects have been arrested and two have been charged with the apparent gang-related murder of a 36-year-old man near an Antioch liquor store earlier this month, a police lieutenant said today.

    Antonio Ayala, 18, and 17-year-old Anthony Perez were arrested last week on suspicion of murder for the fatal shooting of Rushawn Thomas near Joe's... » Read More

  • 'Silver Twin' Hydrants...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    San Francisco officials today painted two fire hydrants silver that were crucial to putting out fires that raged in the city's Western Addition neighborhood following the 1906 earthquake.

    "We have to make sure that we continue to teach the next generation about our history," said Supervisor London Breed at a ceremony today, calling the... » Read More

  • Crews Retrieving Body That...

    Fire crews are retrieving a body that washed ashore at San Francisco's Lands End this afternoon, a fire official said.

    The report of the body along the rocky shore came in at 12:23 p.m. near where the San Francisco Bay meets the Pacific Ocean, a fire official said.

    A helicopter was being used to help retrieve the body, she said.

    Further information... » Read More

  • Overturned Suv Briefly Closes...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    An off-ramp from northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Santa Rosa was briefly closed this afternoon because of an overturned SUV, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    A Chevrolet Suburban with a Nevada license plate struck a guardrail and overturned on its side near the Hearn Avenue off-ramp from Highway 101 at 10:33 a.m., CHP Officer Jon Sloat... » Read More

  • 38-Year-Old Antioch Man...

    PLEASANT HILL (BCN)

    Pleasant Hill police have arrested a 38-year-old man in an armed robbery Tuesday at a cellphone store.

    At 6:44 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to a reported armed robbery at Parrot Cellular, located at 1300 Contra Costa Blvd.

    The suspect fled the scene driving a white SUV and when an officer tried to stop the vehicle, a pursuit... » Read More

  • Prosecutors Seek Death...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    The Alameda County District Attorney's Office said today that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.

    Prosecutor John Brouhard made the announcement at a brief hearing for 23-year-old Darnell Williams in Alameda County Superior Court today. Read More

  • Bart Fined $210K For Safety...

    By Bay City News Service

    BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that resulted in the deaths of two track workers during a strike last year, Cal/OSHA officials announced today.

    Engineer Christopher Sheppard, 58, of Hayward, and contractor Laurence Daniels, 66, of Fair Oaks, were struck... » Read More

  • Thursday Midday News Roundup

    San Jose police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old boy who was locked in a vehicle while his father was working.

    The father, who has not been identified, was supposed to drop off his son at a babysitter's house before he went to work Wednesday morning but he forgot, San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said.

    He parked his vehicle in the 3700 block of... » Read More

  • Fan Throws Fireworks From...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A fan was arrested after allegedly throwing fireworks from the bleachers at AT&T Park into a bar area during the San Francisco Giants game on Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.

    At about 9:30 p.m., officers at the ballpark heard a loud explosion and saw smoke coming from the Coors Light bar area behind the bleachers, police spokesman... » Read More

  • Investigators Continue Search...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    Fire arson investigators with specially trained dogs resumed the search this morning for possible human remains in the debris of a burned-down building near downtown San Jose.

    The front area of a former television studio building burned to the ground in a fire reported at about 3 p.m. Sunday after a suspected arsonist sprayed flammable liquid on a... » Read More

  • State Supreme Court Rejects...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    San Francisco's ban on the use of plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets has been left in place by the California Supreme Court.

    The court, in a brief order issued Wednesday in San Francisco, unanimously turned down a bid by the Save the Plastic Bag Coalition, a bag manufacturers' group, for review of a state... » Read More

  • Woman Charged With Teen's...

    RICHMOND (BCN)

    A 30-year-old Richmond woman has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy who was the father of her child, a prosecutor said today.

    Melinda Gaffney had apparently been arguing with Terrance Forks about his girlfriend before she allegedly shot and killed him outside of a Richmond apartment complex on the night of April 8, Contra... » Read More

  • Pinole Man Arrested In...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Pinole man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in the unincorporated community of Tara Hills near San Pablo last month, a sheriff's spokesman said today.

    The U.S. Marshals Service located and arrested fugitive Michael McQueen, 28, in Sonoma on Wednesday afternoon for allegedly shooting and killing 24-year-old Nicholas... » Read More

  • Motorcyclist Killed Sunday On...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A motorcyclist killed Sunday night while splitting lanes on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose was identified as 27-year-old Asgard Lopez Hernandez, the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office reported today.

    The medical examiner's office was unable to confirm Hernandez's city of residence.

    Hernandez was driving his Harley-Davidson... » Read More

  • Update: Teen Shot Dead...

    ANTIOCH (BCN)

    A boy who was shot dead in Antioch on Wednesday night has been identified as 16-year-old Jose DeJesus Guerrero, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said this morning.

    Officers responding to a report of a shooting in the 4900 block of Country Hills Drive around 8:40 p.m. found the teen suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
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  • Infant Locked In Car While...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    San Jose police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old boy who was locked in a vehicle while his father was working.

    The father, who has not been identified, was supposed to drop off his son at a babysitter's house before he went to work Wednesday morning but he forgot, San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said.

    He parked his... » Read More

  • Man Killed In Boating...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A man killed Wednesday evening in a boating accident near Redwood City was identified today as Yong Sun, 39, of Burlingame, according to the San Mateo County coroner's bureau.

    Sun was aboard a sailboat taking part in a race hosted by a local yacht club that hit a channel marker buoy and became entangled shortly before 7 p.m., according to the... » Read More

  • Update: Police Say Suspected...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A suspected DUI crash in San Jose early this morning sent a man to the hospital with serious life-threatening injuries, police said.

    The two-car crash was reported at 12:06 a.m. at the intersection of Almaden Expressway and Coleman Avenue.

    Officers found one of the drivers suffering from serious injuries and transported him to a... » Read More

  • Sheriff's Officials Warn...

    By Bay City News Service

    Santa Cruz County sheriff's officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for a suspect and car in connection with a recent string of burglaries in the Summit area of the county.

    The burglaries occurred on Jenson Springs and Outer Zayante roads last Friday, as well as an attempted burglary reported on Jenson Springs Road while a... » Read More

  • Police: Alcohol Believed To...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A man has died this morning in a collision in San Jose that police believe was influenced by alcohol, a sergeant said today.

    Officers responded to a report of a collision in the area of Almaden Expressway and Coleman Avenue at about 12:05 a.m., Sgt. Heather Randol said.

    When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from ... » Read More

  • Fire Officials Warn Against...

    PETALUMA (BCN)

    Sonoma County's fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.

    The lanterns, also called floating, wishing or celebration lanterns, are airborne paper lanterns typically made of oiled rice paper on a bamboo frame, said Corrine Barclay, fire and hazardous... » Read More

  • Thursday Morning News Roundup

    A 12-year-old Martinez boy who was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombings a year ago is back in Boston with his family this week to pay tribute to the three people killed and more than 200 wounded in the attacks.

    Martinez Junior High School student Aaron Hern and his parents attended ceremonies honoring the victims of the April 15, 2013 bombings on Tuesday and... » Read More

  • White House Honors Local...

    By Bay City News Service

    An East-Bay man is set to receive honors from the White House today for co-founding the country's largest nonprofit solar installation company.

    President Barack Obama launched a plan in June of 2013 to cut carbon pollution and advance clean energy.

    The Climate Action Plan established a goal of doubling solar, wind and... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Sunny skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the 60s, with westerly winds of up to 15 mph.

    Mostly clear skies are likely this evening, becoming mostly cloudy later in the night with patchy fog after midnight.

    Lows are expected to be in the lower 50s, with westerly winds of up to 30 mph.

    Mostly cloudy skies are... » Read More

  • Police Warn The Public About...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    San Leandro police warned residents to be wary of phone scammers.

    Police said it's common for scammers to identify themselves as government agents, and have figured out how to make their caller identification display phone numbers from legitimate agencies, including 911.

    The scammers are also able to call the same potential victim... » Read More

  • Juvenile Killed In Apparent...

    ANTIOCH (BCN)

    Police in Antioch are investigating the fatal shooting of a juvenile boy Wednesday night.

    Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 4900 block of Country Hills Drive at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

    When officers arrived, they found a boy incapacitated from multiple apparent gunshot wounds, according to police. Read More

  • Update: One Killed After...

    One person was killed and one injured this evening when a sailboat taking part in a race near Redwood City collided with a channel marker buoy, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said this evening.

    The Coast Guard learned shortly before 7 p.m. this evening that a 42-foot Catalina sailboat had collided with a marker buoy in a channel outside Redwood City, according to Coast Guard... » Read More

  • Update: One Person Killed...

    A boating accident during an evening sail off the Peninsula Marina left one person dead and one with a head injury, Redwood City fire officials said this evening.

    The incident involved a broken mast, fire officials said on Twitter.

    The surviving boater was treated at the Chesapeake Drive boat ramp, fire officials said.

    Sequoia Yacht Club... » Read More

  • "Tragic" Boating Accident...

    An apparently fatal boating accident has occurred this evening at the Sequoia Yacht Club in Redwood City, a club official said this evening.

    Commodore Winston Bumpus said the accident was connected with a race staged this evening by the club, which is located at 441 Seaport Court in Redwood City.

    Bumpus did not have details and said he was waiting for further ... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Three In Armed...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    Fremont police today arrested three people suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint one week ago.

    The victim, a 67-year-old man, was using a Bank of America ATM on Fremont Boulevard around 1 a.m., when a carload of men drove up and parked next to where he was standing.

    Police said one person got out of the car, pointed a gun at the ... » Read More

  • Sharks Holding Rally To...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    With the San Jose Sharks about to kick off another playoff run, the team is throwing a street rally Thursday to pump up their fans, Sharks officials announced today.

    The rally, presented by El Camino Hospital, will take place next to the SAP Center in San Jose on Autumn Street between Santa Clara and St. John streets starting at 5 p.m.
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  • School Board Nominates Antwan...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    The Oakland school board has nominated Antwan Wilson, the assistant superintendent for the Denver public school system, to be the next superintendent of schools in Oakland.

    The school board nominated Wilson following a nationwide search that it began last fall to replace former Superintendent Tony Smith, who announced his resignation last April and... » Read More

  • Three Juveniles Arrested...

    PALO ALTO (BCN)

    Palo alto police have arrested three juveniles in a residential burglary Monday night in which a woman came home to find her place ransacked, a stranger inside and a suspect waiting in a getaway car.

    At 7:43 p.m. Monday, the woman, a resident in the 3100 block of Stockton Place, called police to report a stranger in her home talking to someone... » Read More

  • Two South Bay Men Arrested On...

    By Bay City News Service

    California Highway Patrol officers arrested two South Bay men for transporting and selling marijuana Tuesday evening.

    CHP officers in three patrol cars were impounding a vehicle on the right shoulder of southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Canyon Road in Geyserville around 5:20 p.m. when they spotted the pot-laden truck, CHP Officer Jon Sloat... » Read More

  • Update: Firefighters Use...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    Arson investigators today used cadaver dogs to search for three people still not accounted for at the site of Sunday's five-alarm blaze near downtown San Jose just as a man was arraigned in Santa Clara County Superior Court on arson and burglary charges in the fire.

    Stillman Pfeffer, 55, of San Jose, was charged today with spraying a liquid on a... » Read More

  • Woman Pleads Not Guilty To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A woman accused of fleeing the scene after running over and killing an elderly woman crossing the street in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighborhood last month pleaded not guilty this afternoon.

    Nidra Stubbs, 31, of San Francisco, entered a not guilty plea to the charges of felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter ... » Read More

  • Supe Chiu Introduces...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would change how city residents can rent out rooms at homes and apartments through home-sharing websites such as Airbnb.

    Chiu has proposed regulating short-term rentals through a program that would require residents trying to rent their home for less than 30 days at a... » Read More

  • Former Napa Wine Company...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A former executive of a Napa-based wine company who was accused of embezzling nearly $900,000 has pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to one count of mail fraud and one count of tax evasion.

    Martin Edwards, 48, of Napa, was formerly vice president of the WineTasting Network, an online wine marketing company.

    He... » Read More

  • Update: Location Of Reported...

    By Bay City News Service

    Reports that a teenaged girl was kidnapped and robbed in Oakland and dropped off in Berkeley this morning could be connected to human sex trafficking, an Oakland police spokeswoman said today.

    Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson offered few details this afternoon but said in a statement that investigators had learned the incident ... » 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • 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

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  • Mission Santa Clara de Asis

    One of the jewels of Santa Clara is Mission Santa Clara de Asis, located on the University of Santa Clara campus. Founded on Jan. 12, 1777, it was the eighth mission in a chain of 21 throughout California established by Father Junipero Serra. It was the only mission to be named for a woman ­­‑ Saint Claire of Assisi, a childhood friend of Saint Francis - and it became... » Read More

  • Santa Clara Dedicated Public...

    Unlike most other municipalities in the United States, Santa Clara maintains a dedicated public utility to serve its residents’ electrical power and communications needs. The first municipality in America to own and operate its own geothermal generation plant, and among the first in the nation to maintain cutting edge electric utilities, Santa Clara has operated its power division for... » Read More

  • The 49ers Break Ground on...

    San Francisco 49ers broke ground on the Santa Clara Stadium on April 19, 2012, marking a significant milestone in its move from San Francisco to its new home. It took years to finalize plans for moving San Francisco’s beloved football team to the South Bay, but when it was done all parties involved were satisfied with the outcome. Now the serious work begins. The new Santa Clara... » Read More

  • 49ers Secure Funding for New...

    Earlier this month, the City of Santa Clara, CA and the San Francisco 49ers football franchise announced that they have secured funding for the bulk of the cost of the new stadium venture that has been in the works since 2006. The City of Santa Clara has been actively pursuing a partnership with the team in the hopes that a new stadium would help sway owners and facilitate a move to the... » Read More

  • Hitting the Links in Santa...

    When it comes to outdoor activities in general, Santa Clara fits the mold for the San Francisco Bay Area’s well-deserved reputation as an active group of communities. Visitors are often surprised at the wide variety of choices in golf courses they have available to them within such close proximity to the business and entertainment centers of Santa Clara. We’ll bet that even if you... » Read More

  • Santana Row – A Different...

    A shopping center disguised as a tony European neighborhood, Santana Row has been attracting South Bay residents and Bay Area visitors since it opened in 2003. The unique architecture and overall relaxed and upscale atmosphere brings shoppers and diners to Santana Row to visit its multitude of restaurants, retail shops, bars and nightclubs, spas and beauty specialists throughout the... » Read More

  • World-Class Universities Near...

    Santa Clara residents take great pride in the focus on the Bay Area as a leader in schools and higher education. Consequently, there are many viable options when it comes to higher education in the area, ranging from community colleges and vocational training schools to world-renowned universities. With so many colleges and universities in such close proximity, it is hardly any wonder why... » Read More

  • California’s Great America is...

    Perhaps the most popular modern attraction in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Clara’s own California’s Great America amusement park has been entertaining visitors and residents to the area for more than 30 years. Featuring costumed characters, hair-raising roller coasters and other rides, and entertaining shows for adventurous park-goers, Great America has been a Santa... » Read More

  • 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

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

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

Culture, Entertainment and Excitement in Santa Clara
Founded in 1777 as the site of one of California's world-famous Spanish Missions, Santa Clara, CA is now one of several hubs of business and commerce in Silicon Valley. Home to more than 116,000 residents, Santa Clara is a thriving city that serves as a culturally diverse center of activities for families, students and visitors alike - offering an enormous variety of choices when it comes to dining, entertainment, attractions, and visitor-oriented amenities.

Santa Clara is located in the heart of the world's technology center, Silicon Valley, and boasts an enviable roster of tech companies such as Intel, Applied Technologies, Sun Microsystems, WebEx, and many more that call it home. Being set amid the buzz and constant excitement of the technology capitol of the world creates an atmosphere of change and activity that spills over into daily life in museums such as the nearby San Jose Tech Museum, and other visitor attractions.

Hotels and Hospitality in Santa Clara
Santa Clara's proximity to the wide variety of businesses, professional sports venues, colleges, airports, and nearby vacation destinations means that it has an enormous number and variety of hotels for travelers to choose from.

With everything from five-star hotels with spas and dining available, to more modest motor courts and inns, visitors to Santa Clara can find accommodations near the points of interest they are interested in at a price that fits their travel plans. Because of the high volume of business travel in the area, Santa Clara has ample options for business travelers - providing everything from business accommodations and mini-suites with high-speed internet access, to full conference and meeting services for large groups.

Entertainment and Attractions in Santa Clara
Known for the Spanish Mission of the same name, Santa Clara is a frequent destination for history buffs and school children looking to experience a taste of what the missions were once like. Restored in 1928 after a fire, the mission at Santa Clara University is one of the fixtures of the city and has become an iconic image that is often associated with the area.

If you are looking for fun for the kids while you are in Santa Clara, you'll have many different options to choose from. In addition to the many parks and outdoor events that are put on every spring and summer, there are several child-focused venues such as the Tech Museum and Happy Hollow nearby. The city is also home to Great America, an amusement park that has been a local favorite since 1976, and allows visitors access to both Gilroy Gardens and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk within just a short drive.

Welcome Sports Fans
Santa Clara is well known as the practice field home of the San Francisco 49ers, and is currently in talks with the franchise discussing plans for a new stadium located in the city. Soccer fans enjoy games from the Bay Area's only Major League Soccer team, the San Jose Earthquakes, when they play their home games at Santa Clara University. For other sporting events, visitors and residents need only travel to one of the many professional sports stadiums in the Bay Area housing more than 11 professional teams in a variety of sports.

Culinary Experiences Santa Clara
Owing again to the profound diversity of the area, Santa Clara has restaurants to fit any taste or mood. Offering everything from standard American fare to Italian, every imaginable variety of Asian, Indian, Mexican, Latin American, and European cuisine, diners in the area can easily find something to satisfy their cravings. Whether you're a visitor to Santa Clara, or a longtime resident, finding a great meal close to wherever you happen to be in the city is an easy proposition.

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Santa Clara 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...
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Santa Clara University, located in California's Silicon Valley, has been ranked second in the U.S. News listing of comprehensive...
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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...
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Business in Santa Clara
  Santa Clara is at the center of Silicon Valley, the world’s technology center. Over the years, Silicon Valley has...
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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...
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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...

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Santa Clara City Library Monthly Book Sales

Santa Clara City Library holds a public book sale on the third Saturday of each month. High-quality books, videos and music discs are offered for sale to the public at a fraction of their cost when new. At times, it is possible to find used media items that appear to be in unused condition. There are thousands of used library offerings, in all categories, sold for reasonable prices at each Santa...

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SCU: Bronco Kidz! Club

Bronco Kidz! is a Santa Clara youth group that is sponsored by the athletic department at Santa Clara University. This fun-filled club costs $15.00 each year and offers many types of opportunities in...

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SCU Winter Orchestra Concert: Movie Themes

The Santa Clara winter-season orchestra concert will be concentrating on favorite movie themes. This style of concert was very popular during the 1960s-70s when recordings of movie theme tunes were...

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  • An Abundance of Great...

    Sunnyvale and Silicon Valley are more than just high tech. This world-famous tech area also has an abundance of great restaurants. Sunnyvale has one of the most popular eateries in the area: Dish Dash, a Middle Eastern restaurant. Dish Dash offers lamb, beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes with the flavors of North Africa and Arabia. Foodies can indulge in stuffed grape leaves... » Read More

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    Santa Clara Convention Center

     Santa Clara Convention Center is a venue right in the heart of Silicon Valley that allows for large conventions in any industry. It features 302,000 square feet of meeting space on two floors. You can invite lots of guests because there are almost 4,000 hotel rooms in the immediate area. For 2013, there are a number of big events happening at Santa Clara Convention Center. January... » Read More

  • Santa Clara's Great America!

    Great America

    California’s Great America in Santa Clara is an amusement park for all ages, featuring water rides, roller coasters, traditional fairground rides, a Snoopy-themed area for younger visitors, and of course, plenty of dining and shopping opportunities. Not to be mistaken with Six Flags Great America in Illinois, California’s Great America is split into 8 areas: Celebration Plaza... » Read More

  • Summer (and Swimming) Time in...

    Summer time is most often associated with time in the water for kids and the kids-at-heart. If you’re looking for a place to beat the summer heat in Santa Clara, take a look at one of these public swimming pools. Cool off with the kids, swim a few laps for exercise, or just splash around and have fun! » Read More

  • Biking in and around Santa...

      Santa Clara County is known for its outdoor activities and recreational areas. Residents of Santa Clara are active and are accustomed to having facilities to enjoy their favorite activities. The beautiful surroundings and temperate climate are idea for biking. If you are looking for paved (or unpaved) trails to ride your bike in Santa Clara, you’ll discover that you have... » Read More

  • Santa Clara’s Museums and...

    Santa Clara has a rich cultural history dating back more than 200 years, and today is home to several historical sites and many museums big and small. If you are looking for family-friendly attractions and things to do around Santa Clara, check out a few of these sites and find out more about the history and culture of the area. All the following attractions are free to the general... » Read More

  • The Intel Museum – A...

    One of Silicon Valley's high tech giants, Intel is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. In keeping with their outreach to the Silicon Valley community, Intel has built a museum that delves into the world of semiconductors and the company's processes specifically. The museum is free to the public. In a large 10,000 square foot space Intel details the history and science... » Read More

  • Westfield Valley Fair

    A Santa Clara and San Jose institution, the Westfield Valley Fair shopping center boasts the largest collection of name brands and luxury retailers under one roof in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. With more than 240 stores, a sprawling food court, rows of kiosk retailers, and several restaurants, Westfield Valley Fair is a destination for shoppers from all over the Bay Area. With two... » Read More

  • Santa Clara’s Rich Olympic...

    Santa Clara has a long history of generating Olympic athletes and representing the United States in the worldwide exhibition of excellence and sportsmanship. With a particularly heavy emphasis on competitive racing and synchronized swimmers, Santa Clara has produced more than 50 Olympian athletes over the years and is proud to be an integral part of fielding U.S. athletic teams that compete on... » Read More

  • Famous Alumni of Santa Clara...

    Many graduates of Santa Clara University have gone on to become leaders in the fields of arts/entertainment/media, business/engineering, education/research, public service, and sports. If you know of an alumnus/a who you think should be considered for the list, please send an e-mail to Alumni@SantaClara.com including the person's name and... » Read More

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