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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

  • Police Asking For Help In...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Oakland police are asking for help from the public in finding an at-risk man missing since last week.

    Michael Kilroy was reportedly last seen walking away from a care home in the 3200 block of 99th Avenue at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

    Kilroy is described as a Caucasian man, 55 years old, about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs... » Read More

  • Man Suffering From Serious...

    DALY CITY (BCN)

    A 54-year-old man suffering from a serious medical condition has been missing from Daly City since last Tuesday, police announced today.

    Chris Martinez was reported missing from a Daly City transitional home on Oct. 14 and was last seen at Skyline Plaza shopping center, according to police.

    He is described as a Hispanic man standing... » Read More

  • Election Office Notifying...

    By Bay City News Service

    Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county's registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, "Election Day is November 5, 2014" to 27,000 Berkeley voters.

    All other materials sent to those voters have the correct date, county election officials said.

    "This is an... » Read More

  • Man Punched, Robbed By Two...

    HERCULES (BCN)

    An elderly man was attacked and robbed by two teenage suspects while walking in a Hercules park this morning, according to police.

    Police said the 71-year-old man was crossing a footbridge in Refugio Valley Park a short time before 9 a.m. and greeted two teen boys who were crossing the bridge in the opposite direction.

    The man was... » Read More

  • Update: 107-Year-Old Water...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A 107-year-old water main line that ruptured early this morning near San Francisco General Hospital has been repaired, a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman said this afternoon.

    The 12-inch-wide pipeline that broke at the intersection of 22nd and Vermont streets around 3 a.m. was fully repaired by 12:42 p.m., SFPUC spokesman... » Read More

  • San Jose, Other Police...

    By Bay City News Service

    Members of a sophisticated crew dubbed "Point Break," suspected in bank robberies in San Jose and Campbell, were arrested today in a joint operation by law enforcement agencies in four counties, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.

    An investigation by San Jose and Campbell police and the FBI led to the arrests of the suspects after search... » Read More

  • Pedestrian In Critical...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    A pedestrian is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car struck him early this morning, police said.

    Officers responded to the frontage road in front of the Tesla plant at around 4:50 a.m. and found a man who had been hit by a car. The victim was taken to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries, police said.
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  • Police Recover 2 Firearms In...

    VALLEJO (BCN)

    Officers arrested two men and recovered two handguns in separate incidents Monday night and this morning during traffic enforcement stops, police said.

    Officers arrested Dante Raimos, 18, of Vallejo, after officers pulled over a car he was traveling in on Stanford Drive for an illegal lane change at around 11 p.m. As officers approached the... » Read More

  • Danville Couple Indicted On...

    By Bay City News Service

    A husband and wife from Danville were indicted in federal court on charges of stealing money from an Islamic educational institute and filing false tax returns, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced today.

    U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag charged Kamran Azizi and Hedyeh Shoar with conspiracy to defraud the government and charged Azizi with two... » Read More

  • County Fires Child Support...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims that he obtained free personal travel services from county business trips, a spokeswoman said today.

    The board formally released John Vartanian from his position on Monday after county officials placed him on paid leave on... » Read More

  • Police Searching For Armed...

    Police are attempting to catch a suspect in an armed robbery in downtown Lafayette this afternoon.

    The robbery happened in the 900 block of Moraga Road and the suspect fled in a dark blue, late model Chevrolet or Ford SUV without license plates, police said shortly before 12:45 p.m.

    Police said the car was last seen heading east on Moraga Boulevard from Moraga... » Read More

  • Update: Crews Knock Down...

    Fire crews have knocked down a blaze that badly damaged an Antioch home this afternoon and sent three residents to the hospital, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.

    The fire was reported around 12:20 p.m. at a two-story home in the 4500 block of Golden Hills Court, according to fire officials.

    Fire Inspector Steve Aubert said two... » Read More

  • Investigators Search Black...

    A West Oakland building was raided this morning as police and district attorney's investigators searched for evidence.

    The search warrant was served in the 800 block of 27th Street early this morning, police said.

    Police said there were no arrests but a district attorney's spokeswoman confirmed this morning that charges have been filed against members of BMT... » Read More

  • Man Driving Stolen Vehicle...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Martinez man was arrested this morning after allegedly crashing a stolen car while fleeing police on state Highway 24 in Lafayette and Orinda.

    Lafayette police said officers responded around 6:35 a.m. to a report of a suspicious circumstance near Pleasant Hill Road and Stanley Boulevard in Lafayette and found a man driving a Honda... » Read More

  • Tuesday Midday News Roundup

    As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren't enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church.

    With the Giants' series against the Kansas City Royals set to begin today, James and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made a bet on which team will be this year's world champions.

    If the Giants win, James... » Read More

  • Ruptured Gas Line Causes...

    VALLEJO (BCN)

    A construction crew ruptured a gas line at a shopping center in Vallejo this morning, causing employees of two businesses to evacuate, a police lieutenant said.

    Police were notified around 10:10 a.m. of the ruptured gas line on the southeast corner of Sonoma Boulevard and Yolano Drive on the west side of the Raley's supermarket parking lot, Lt... » Read More

  • Crews Battling 2-Alarm House...

    Fire crews are on the scene of a two-alarm house fire in Antioch this afternoon, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said.

    The fire was reported around 12:20 p.m. at a two-story home in the 4500 block of Golden Hills Court, a fire dispatcher said.

    Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said one injury has been reported in the fire, which he said engulfed... » Read More

  • Police Directing Irs Phone...

    CONCORD (BCN)

    Concord residents who have been on the receiving end of an IRS impersonator phone scam are being asked to report the crime online via a new federal reporting system, police said today.

    Concord police said they have received multiple reports over the past several months of phone scams involving aggressive callers posing as IRS representatives and... » Read More

  • Monterey Municipal Beach...

    By Bay City News Service

    Monterey County health officials advised residents today to stay out of the water in Monterey Municipal Beach because of high levels of bacteria found there.

    Samples taken on Monday showed high levels of indicator bacteria that are associated with an increased risk of illness, Monterey County health officials said.
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  • Police Arrest Woman Who...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Oakland police apprehended a woman Sunday who allegedly pepper-sprayed a victim before robbing him.

    The robbery was reported at 3:14 a.m. in the 2000 block of 27th Avenue, according to police.

    The victim told police that the woman approached him, sprayed him and robbed him. When officers responded, the man was able to provide a ... » Read More

  • Repairs To Ruptured 4-Foot...

    By Bay City News Service

    Sonoma County Water Agency crews have repaired a rupture in a concrete pipe known as the Cotati Aqueduct that supplies water to several cities in communities in the county, an agency spokesman said this morning.

    The water agency responded around 11:30 a.m. after the Les Petersen Drilling & Wells company ruptured the 48-inch concrete pipe... » Read More

  • Voters To Decide Development...

    By Bay City News Service

    Important development measures face voters in two Alameda County cities in the Nov. 4 election.

    In Dublin, Measure T would allow for the city to annex Doolan Canyon, a 1,650-acre valley, beyond its current urban limit line and allow it to approve future development in the area.

    In Union City, Measure KK would amend the... » Read More

  • Hundreds Attend Memorial For...

    SAN JOSE (BCN)

    Hundreds of people gathered at a memorial service in San Jose this morning for a Cal Fire air tanker pilot who perished earlier this month when his plane crashed while responding to a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, a fire official said.

    The service is meant to celebrate the life of Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt, including a "line of duty death" fire... » Read More

  • Sf, Kc Mayors Make Bet On...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren't enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church.

    With the Giants' series against the Kansas City Royals set to begin today, James and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made a bet on which team will be this year's world champions. Read More

  • Man Seriously Injured In...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The driver of a dark-colored SUV struck a man in San Francisco's Mission District before fleeing the scene early Monday morning, police said today.

    At about 4:55 a.m. Monday, police received a report of a hit-and-run collision in the 2100 block of Mission Street between 17th and 18th streets.

    The victim, a man between 25 and 30... » Read More

  • Update: Three Injured In Two...

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    By Bay City News Service

    Two men and a teenage boy were injured in two separate shootings during a four-hour period in North Richmond late Monday night and early this morning, a Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman said.

    The first shooting happened around 10:20 p.m. near Shields-Reid Park in the area of Chesley Avenue and... » Read More

  • Police Arrest Suspect In...

    FAIRFIELD (BCN)

    Fairfield police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in a home last week.

    Lamar Adams, 27, of Fairfield, was arrested Friday afternoon in the 1200 block of Tanglewood Drive in Fairfield on suspicion of the killing of 26-year-old Marquise Carter.

    Adams was living in a residence in the 1500 block of Union Avenue ... » Read More

  • Traffic Stop Nets Arrests For...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    Officers arrested a man on suspicion of human trafficking and a suspected teenage prostitute for outstanding warrants after a traffic stop in Fremont on Saturday, police said.

    The vehicle stop occurred at Fremont Boulevard and Enea Court, according to Fremont police.

    The car was occupied by two men and a girl and was laced with bullet... » Read More

  • Ucsf Chancellor Places...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The chancellors from University of California at San Francisco and the University of Missouri-Kansas City have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the World Series that starts tonight.

    UCSF chancellor Sam Hawgood and UMKC chancellor Leo Morton put up their wagers Monday to foster friendly competition between San Francisco and Kansas... » Read More

  • Equipment Problem Near...

    BART officials are announcing 15-minute delays for some trains this morning because of an equipment problem near the Millbrae station, a dispatcher said.

    The problem was reported around 7:10 a.m. and is affecting trains in the Richmond and Millbrae directions, according to the dispatcher.

    No other information about the incident was immediately available this... » Read More

  • Three Injured In Two North...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating two shootings in North Richmond that injured three people, sheriff's officials said this morning.

    Sheriff's officials said in a tweet at about 6:15 a.m. that two of the victims were treated at a hospital and have since been released.

    No other details about the... » Read More

  • 107-Year-Old Water Main...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is responding to a broken water main near San Francisco General Hospital this morning, a spokesman said.

    The 107-year-old 12-inch water line broke open at the intersection of 22nd Street and Vermont Street around 3 a.m. this morning, according to SFPUC spokesman Tyrone Jue.

    Water was... » Read More

  • Vehicle Stolen From...

    FREMONT (BCN)

    A man suspected of burglarizing a home and stealing a car in Fremont Sunday morning remains at large, police said.

    A man of undetermined racial background with a thin build and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt was spotted by neighbors in the 4600 block of Cerritos Avenue around 9:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Fremont police.

    Neighbors... » Read More

  • Tuesday Morning News Roundup

    Three Santa Rosa teens were arrested in Mexico on Monday morning in connection with a Windsor shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured three others during a birthday party in June, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.

    Flavio Ramos Caballero and Oscar Gustavo Aguilar, both 17, and 16-year-old Duane Darcell Morgan were found in Sonora, a state in Mexico... » Read More

  • Weather Forecast For The San...

    Partly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the 60s with northwesterly winds of up to 15 mph.

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

    Partly cloudy skies are likely Wednesday morning. Highs are expected to be in the 60s with... » Read More

  • One Man Injured In East...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    Officers responded to reports of a shooting that left one victim injured in East Oakland Monday night, police said.

    The shooting was first called in at 7:20 p.m. at 98th Avenue and Bancroft Avenue, according to Oakland police.

    One man was found injured at the scene and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition, police... » Read More

  • Police Warn Residents About...

    HILLSBOROUGH (BCN)

    Hillsborough Police are warning residents about an increase in thefts from cars during evening hours, police said Monday.

    Police said thieves gained entry into vehicles through unlocked doors or by smashing the window of cars that had valuables or electronics left out in plain sight.

    Police are urging residents to remove all... » Read More

  • Mosquito Fogging Scheduled On...

    By Bay City News Service

    Parts of the Martinez, Pittsburg and Bay Point waterfronts will be fogged this evening in an ongoing effort to control mosquito populations in the area and prevent the spread of West Nile virus.

    The sprayings are scheduled between 6:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on the Martinez Waterfront bordered by Pacheco Creek on the east, by Carquinez ... » Read More

  • 3 Teens Arrested In Mexico In...

    By Bay City News Service

    Three Santa Rosa teens were arrested in Mexico this morning in connection with a Windsor shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured three others during a birthday party in June, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.

    Flavio Ramos Caballero and Oscar Gustavo Aguilar, both 17, and 16-year-old Duane Darcell Morgan were... » Read More

  • Amusement Park Enters World...

    SANTA CLARA (BCN)

    With the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals preparing to square off in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, two amusement parks are looking to join in the fun with a friendly wager.

    California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara is betting their Giants can best the Kansas City Worlds of Fun's Royals.

    If they... » Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

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

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

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

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

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

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    Able Glass

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

  • Acon Builders Construction logo image

    Acon Builders Construction

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

  • 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

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    Golden Gate Helicopters

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

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    The Dinner Detective San Jose

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

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    Fiorillo’s

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

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    San Francisco Tour Bus

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

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    Santa Clara Homes and Real...

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

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    Los Gatos Roofing

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

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    Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens

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

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    Your Santa Clara Moving...

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

  • iPar Golf Academy

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

  • Enjoy the Taste of Italy at...

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

  • Royal Pools Knows Your Home...

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

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    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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

  • Mission Santa Clara de Asis

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

  • Santa Clara Dedicated Public...

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

  • The 49ers Break Ground on...

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

  • 49ers Secure Funding for New...

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

  • Hitting the Links in Santa...

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

  • Santana Row – A Different...

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

  • World-Class Universities Near...

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

  • California’s Great America is...

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

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Santa Clara Community Activities: From Free Music to Film Festivals
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Santa Clara California Restaurants Serve Up a Variety of Cuisines
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Things to do in Santa Clara, California
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Santa Clara: a Shopping Haven
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Santa Clara Mission Offers Glimpse into The City's Rich History
Twenty-one Spanish missions were constructed in Santa Clara and throughout what would become California and the United States from 1769 through...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Santa Clara City Library Monthly Book Sales

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

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SCU: Bronco Kidz! Club

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

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SCU Winter Orchestra Concert: Movie Themes

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

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  • An Abundance of Great...

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

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    Santa Clara Convention Center

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

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    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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