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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

  • Update: Police Interviewing...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A man in his 20s shot in a West Oakland neighborhood this morning died in an ambulance on his way to the hospital, according to police.

    The shooting was reported at 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of Willow Street, police said.

    The man stumbled into a corner liquor store before being taken away by an ambulance, according to a neighbor. Read More

  • Person Killed In Residential...

    Firefighters are removing a victim who was killed in a residential fire in San Francisco's Sunnydale neighborhood this morning, fire officials said.

    The fire was reported at 9:54 a.m. in a two-story residence at 76 Brookdale Ave., according to the fire department.

    One victim was found dead inside and was being removed from the residence as of shortly after 10... » Read More

  • Teen Girl Found In Berkeley...

    By Bay City News Service

    Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl was kidnapped and robbed in Oakland and dropped off in South Berkeley this morning, an Oakland police spokeswoman said.

    The girl in her late teens was found at 6:21 a.m. in the 2900 block of Piedmont Avenue in Berkeley, about two blocks from the Claremont Hotel, police spokeswoman... » Read More

  • Update: Young Man Shot Dies...

    A young man shot in a West Oakland neighborhood this morning died in an ambulance on his way to the hospital, according to police.

    The shooting was reported at 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of Willow Street, police Officer J. Moore said.

    The man stumbled into a corner liquor store before being taken away by an ambulance, according to a neighbor.

    The... » Read More

  • Man Killed In East Oakland...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A man who was killed in a fire at his home in East Oakland on Tuesday morning has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 93-year-old Samuel Knox.

    The fire at the home in the 1700 block of Church Street was reported at 9:54 a.m. Tuesday and was controlled at 10:19 a.m. Tuesday, Oakland fire officials said.

    Acting... » Read More

  • Update: 2 Killed In Sunnydale...

    Two people have been killed in a one-alarm residential fire in San Francisco's Sunnydale neighborhood this morning, a fire spokeswoman said.

    The fire was reported at 9:54 a.m. in a two-story residence at 76 Brookdale Ave., according to fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge.

    There were reports of other residents jumping out of the windows to escape the flames and smoke... » Read More

  • Woman Departs On Attempt To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Endurance athlete Jessica Goldman ran off from San Francisco City Hall this morning for a cross-country run to New York City that she hopes will break a world record and raise money for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries.

    Goldman seeks to make the trip in a record 63 days to arrive on the steps of New York City Hall on June 18. Read More

  • Man Shot In West Oakland...

    A man was shot in a West Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to police.

    The shooting was reported at 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of Willow Street, police Officer J. Moore said.

    A man was found there with gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital. Moore did not know the severity of his injuries.

    No suspects have been identified. » Read More

  • Note To Editors--Photo To...

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    PHOTO BY SCOTT MORRIS



    Endurance athlete Jessica Goldman departed from San Francisco City Hall this morning for a cross-country run to New York City to... » Read More

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  • Bomb Squad Recovers Grenades...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    San Leandro police and the Alameda County sheriff's bomb squad were able to recover two grenades found earlier this week at a garbage collection facility.

    Officers responded at about 3:50 p.m. Monday to a report that two grenades were found at Alameda County Industries, located at 610 Aladdin Ave., police said.

    Police said that... » Read More

  • Police Seek Help Locating...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    The Fremont Police Department is seeking the public's help tracking down two suspects who robbed a retired United States marine at an ATM last week.

    The robbery occurred at about 1:05 a.m. on April 9 at the Bank of America located at 40820 Fremont Blvd., police said.

    Police said a 67-year-old retired marine was at the ATM at the bank... » Read More

  • Yellow Fever Mosquito Larvae...

    MENLO PARK (BCN)

    San Mateo County health officials announced that the latest detection of yellow fever mosquito was found in Menlo Park last week.

    Larvae for the mosquitoes, also known by their scientific name Aedes aegypti, was found in Menlo Park on Thursday, according to the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

    This year there... » Read More

  • Wednesday Morning News Roundup

    Two people were injured in a shooting at a busy parking lot outside a Target store in Richmond Tuesday evening, a police sergeant said.

    At 5:43 p.m., police received multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired in a parking lot outside a Target store on Macdonald Avenue near 42 Street, Richmond police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.

    Officers in the vicinity also heard... » Read More

  • Fiery Car Cleared From...

    All southbound lanes of state Highway 17 in Los Gatos have reopened after a fiery car blocked traffic for more than an hour this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The fire was reported on southbound Highway 17, just south of the state Highway 9 off-ramp, at about 1:30 a.m., CHP Officer Ralph Caggiano said.

    A Sig-alert was issued at 2:07 a.m... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Partly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning, with patchy fog. Highs are expected to be in the 60s to lower 70s, with southwesterly winds of up to 5 mph.

    Mostly clear skies are likely this evening, with patchy fog after midnight. Lows are expected to be in the lower 50s, with westerly winds of up to 20 mph.

    Cloudy skies are likely Thursday... » Read More

  • Car Fire Slowing Sb Hwy 17...

    One lane of southbound state Highway 17 in Los Gatos are blocked this morning due to a car fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The fire was reported on southbound Highway 17, just south of the state Highway 9 off-ramp, at about 1:30 a.m., CHP Officer Ralph Caggiano said.

    A Sig-alert was issued at 2:07 a.m.

    Both southbound lanes were... » Read More

  • Transient Burglary Suspect...

    PALO ALTO (BCN)

    Police arrested a transient man for burglary on Monday afternoon when he fled from officers after being spotted in the backyard of a home in Palo Alto, a sergeant said.

    Officers arrested 46-year-old Edward Vincent McDuffie after a resident in the 100 block of Ferne Avenue called 911 at about 12:50 p.m. Monday reporting that she had seen a man... » Read More

  • Police Investigating Death Of...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    Police in Redwood City are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a park Monday morning.

    Officers and fire personnel responded to a report of a man lying on the ground with a head injury at Red Morton Pak, located at 1120 Roosevelt Ave., at about 8:30 a.m., Lt. Sean Hart said.

    When authorities arrived, they found... » Read More

  • Company Will Pay $100,000 To...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    A San Jose-based consulting company will pay a former employee $100,000 to settle a suit alleging it illegally fired him due to his vision impairment, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

    Farhang Dahmubed worked as a senior bookkeeper at Riviera Consulting & Management Consulting, LLC for less than a month before he was ... » Read More

  • 2 Injured In Shooting In...

    RICHMOND (BCN)

    Two people were injured in a shooting at a busy parking lot outside a Target store in Richmond this evening, a police sergeant said.

    At 5:43 p.m., police received multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired in a parking lot outside a Target store on Macdonald Avenue near 42 Street, Richmond police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said.

    Officers in... » Read More

  • Update: Man Charged With...

    By Bay City News Service

    Prosecutors have filed murder charges against the suspect who allegedly shot a 55-year-old man in Bay Point earlier this month after the victim died in a hospital on Monday.

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has filed a motion to amend the charges against 59-year-old Patrick Laughlin, who was originally charged with... » Read More

  • No Injuries Reported After...

    By Bay City New Service

    The pilot of a single-engine plane performed an emergency landing in a field near Livermore after the plane lost engine power this evening, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said.

    The two-seater plane, a Cessna 152 with the tail number N66970, landed in a field about 5 miles east of Livermore Municipal Airport around 7 ... » Read More

  • 'Fleet Of The Future' Model...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    BART is unveiling its "Fleet of the Future" model train on Wednesday as part of the agency's fourth-annual Blue Sky Festival in San Francisco.

    The unveiling will take place at 11 a.m. during the festival at Justin Herman Plaza, where the public will be invited to tour the train and provide feedback.

    The train will be taken on a... » Read More

  • Probationer Arrested In Theft...

    WATSONVILLE (BCN)

    A 35-year-old man on probation for vehicle theft was arrested in Watsonville on Saturday after police found him with numerous shaved car keys used to steal Honda model cars throughout Santa Cruz County, a police sergeant said.

    At about 5 p.m. Saturday, Watsonville police responded to a call from a witness who reported seeing a stolen Honda... » Read More

  • Update: Nine Residents...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A two-alarm fire at a residential building in San Francisco's Mission Dolores neighborhood was brought under control this evening, fire officials said.

    The fire was reported at 4:42 p.m. at a building in the first block of Dolores Street near 14th Street.

    Flames were reported on the top floor of the six-story building and were... » Read More

  • City Oks Deal For U.S. Patent...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    The San Jose City Council today approved a deal for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to lease space at City Hall, five months after the federal agency chose San Jose as the site of a permanent satellite office.

    Under the 10-year agreement, the USPTO would lease about 35,000 square feet in a vacant city-owned retail area on Fourth Street and... » Read More

  • Note To Editors--Photo Of...

    An earlier link to a photo in today's BCN52 (SEIU PROTEST) of San Francisco Supervisor David Campos did not work. A working link to the photo is below:



    An image related to this story can be obtained from the following Bay City News Service Web link:

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  • Teen Shot Near Coddingtown...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    Santa Rosa police are investigating a shooting that injured a teenager near the Coddingtown Shopping Center on Monday night, a police sergeant said.

    The 18-year-old victim said he was walking alone in the 2000 block of Range Avenue in Santa Rosa around 7:30 p.m. when a car stopped and several occupants got out, Sgt. Lisa Banayat said. Read More

  • Update: Sfmta Board Votes To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's board of directors voted today to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year operating budget.

    The SFMTA board approved the budget at a crowded meeting at City Hall this afternoon.

    The budget includes the elimination of the Sunday meter ... » Read More

  • Man Arrested For Battery On...

    PETALUMA (BCN)

    Petaluma police arrested an Escondido resident for battery on a police officer and resisting arrest after a disturbance at a restaurant Monday night, a police sergeant said.

    Police responded around 9:10 p.m. to a report of a disturbance at Pete's Henny Penny restaurant at 4995 Petaluma Boulevard N., Petaluma police Sgt. Ed Crosby said.
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  • Former Youth Baseball Coach...

    MARTINEZ (BCN)

    A longtime youth baseball coach convicted of sexually abusing multiple children over a 30-year period will spend the next decade in prison for his crimes.

    Joel Kaufman, 53, of Orinda, was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom on Monday to 10 years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty last week to one charge of penetration of an... » Read More

  • Union Links Mid-Market Tax...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Tax breaks by San Francisco for Mid-Market employers were the target of a rally outside City Hall this afternoon by a public employee union that claimed the tax breaks prevent the city from funding important services like staffing 911 dispatchers and hospitals.

    The Central Market and Tenderloin Area Payroll Tax Exclusion went into effect in... » Read More

  • Update: Two-Alarm Fire...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A two-alarm fire burning at a residential building in San Francisco's Mission Dolores neighborhood has been contained this evening, fire officials said.

    The fire was reported at 4:42 p.m. at a building in the first block of Dolores Street near 14th Street.

    The flames, which were initially reported on the top floor of the ... » Read More

  • Police Identify Saturday...

    SUISUN CITY (BCN)

    Suisun City police today released the identity of a man who was fatally shot during an argument Saturday night.

    Salathiel Maynard, 33, of Suisun City, was shot outside of a residence in the 10 block of Terry Lane, police Cmdr. Tim Mattos said.

    Police responded to the shooting around 11 p.m. and Maynard was taken to NorthBay Medical... » Read More

  • Officials Say Airports Are...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said today that airports are an important new front in combating human trafficking and rescuing victims.

    Speaking at a news conference at the Oakland International Airport, Betty Ann Boeving of the Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition said airport personnel, airline workers and... » Read More

  • Fbi Asks Board Of Supes To...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Members from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will be meeting with the FBI in the coming week as part of an investigation into alleged corruption, gun running and other charges against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and dozens of others.

    Yee, who represented part of San Francisco and San Mateo on the state Senate before his suspension... » Read More

  • Update: Two-Alarm Fire...

    A fire at a residential building in San Francisco's Mission Dolores neighborhood has been upgraded to a second alarm, fire officials said.

    The fire was reported at 4:42 p.m. at a building in the first block of Dolores Street near 14th Street.

    The flames were reported on the top floor of the six-story building, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
    Read More

  • 1 Injured In 1-Alarm Fire In...

    Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco's Richmond District this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said.

    The fire was reported at 4:25 p.m. in the 2000 block of 42nd Avenue, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

    A bundle of clothes was found burning inside the home, Talmadge said.

    The blaze had spread to part of the... » Read More

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

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

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

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

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

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

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    Able Glass

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

  • Acon Builders Construction logo image

    Acon Builders Construction

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

  • Musson Theatrical logo image

    Musson Theatrical

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

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    Wooding Electric

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

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    Abundant Administrative...

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

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    AutoLand of Santa Clara

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

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    Dr. Sage

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

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    Villa Serena: Sunshine...

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

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    Pedro’s Restaurant

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

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    Filice Insurance

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

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    Animal Health Center

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

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    Sanctuary Salon

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

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    VP Security Services, Inc.

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

  • Academy of Self Defense logo image

    Academy of Self Defense

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

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    ActionCOACH

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

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    Off the Wall Soccer

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

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    American Solar Direct

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

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    MDM Entertainment

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

  • Mission Chiropractic logo image

    Mission Chiropractic

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

  • Gateway Limousines Worldwide logo image

    Gateway Limousines Worldwide

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

  • Piatti Ristorante & Bar logo image

    Piatti Ristorante & Bar

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

  • Dr. Tang Acupuncture logo image

    Dr. Tang Acupuncture

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

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    Comedy Sportz

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

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    A Catered Affair

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

  • Anderson Behel Body Shop logo image

    Anderson Behel Body Shop

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

  • Golden Gate Helicopters logo image

    Golden Gate Helicopters

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

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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...
 Missions
Missions
Santa Clara Mission Offers Glimpse into The City's Rich History
Twenty-one Spanish missions were constructed in Santa Clara and throughout what would become California and the United States from 1769 through...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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