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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

  • One Injured In Marijuana...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    Officers Sunday evening responded to a report of an armed robbery at a residence in Santa Rosa and found one of the home's occupants with a gunshot wound, according to police.

    The report came from a home in the 3700 block of Finley Avenue at 10:08 p.m., police said.

    Upon arrival police learned that around eight males wearing masks ... » Read More

  • Items Confiscated After Two...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Monterey County Sheriff's Office Monday served a search warrant on two locations in reference to a shooting that occurred on September 7 in King City, confiscating several items belonging to local gang members in the process.

    The two locations, one a residence on Division Street and the other on Central Avenue and Highway 101, were... » Read More

  • Duo Robs Rite Aid Pharmacy At...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    Two suspects robbed a Santa Rosa Rite Aid store at gunpoint this morning, making off with bottles of prescription drugs, according to police.

    The robbery happened around 9:15 a.m. at the Rite Aid at 1793 Marlow Road, police said.

    Two male suspects entered the store and one wielded what appeared to be a handgun and demanded a... » Read More

  • Facebook Agrees To Meet With...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Facebook officials have agreed to meet with local drag queens at San Francisco City Hall to discuss the social media website's policy of people using their legal names on their accounts.

    On Friday, San Francisco Supervisor David Campos called on Facebook to meet with the drag queens, who reported in recent weeks that they were locked out of... » Read More

  • Man Shot, Killed In East...

    A man was shot and killed in East Oakland tonight, police said.

    Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1300 block of 76th Avenue near International Boulevard around 8:10 p.m., Officer J. Moore said.

    The man was found at the scene and pronounced dead about 10 minutes later, Moore said.

    No arrests were made and no suspect information was... » Read More

  • Closing Arguments Begin In...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    A two-and-a-half month racketeering trial in which two alleged gang members are accused of a triple murder in South San Francisco in 2010 began winding up as prosecutors started on closing arguments in federal court in San Francisco today.

    Victor Flores, 22, of Petaluma, and Benjamin Campos-Gonzalez, 23, of San Mateo, each face three counts... » Read More

  • Uc Proposed Creation Of A New...

    By Bay City News Service

    The University of California announced today plans to create a $250 million independent venture fund to pursue investments in enterprises funded by UC research, subject to approval by its Board of Regents.

    UC officials said the proposed "UC Ventures" will seek to generate attractive, risk-adjusted returns by investing in commercial... » Read More

  • 83-Year-Old Man Killed In...

    SALINAS (BCN)

    An 83-year-old man was killed in a car crash in Salinas this afternoon, police said.

    Officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on East Bernal Drive just west of Natividad Road around 2:50 p.m., police said.

    Arriving officers found the man dead in the driver's seat of a red Nissan Altima leaning vertical against a power pole... » Read More

  • Prosecutor Says Two Men...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A prosecutor told jurors today that two men should be convicted of murder for the beating death of another man who was planning to rob a marijuana grow house in unincorporated Hayward more than four years ago.

    In his opening statement in the trial of Mohammed Kahn, 51, and 66-year-old Manuel Trujillo of Hayward, prosecutor Luis Marin said the ... » Read More

  • Santa Rosa Man Dies When Car...

    By Bay City News Service

    A Santa Rosa man died when his vehicle went off the side of a cliff on state Highway 1 on the Sonoma Coast Sunday evening, a Sonoma County sheriff's sergeant said.

    The Sonoma County coroner's office identified him as 52-year-old William Douglas Gallagher.

    The crash happened around 6:10 p.m. Sunday in the High Pont area ... » Read More

  • Elderly Couple Beaten, Robbed...

    EL CERRITO (BCN)

    Police are attempting to locate a pair of suspects who severely beat and bound an elderly couple in their El Cerrito home on Saturday, a day after stealing valuables from the house, police said today.

    Police said officers responded around 5:20 p.m. Saturday to a 911 call from a home on Richmond Street where they found a married couple in their... » Read More

  • Update: Machinists In Golden...

    By Bay City News Service

    Machinists in the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition will hold a one-day strike Tuesday at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District's office at the bridge's toll plaza.

    The strike is from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and traffic on the bridge will not be impacted during the Unfair Labor Practice strike, labor coalition ... » Read More

  • 3 Pg&E Officials, Cpuc...

    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)

    Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public Utilities Commission employees today.

    CPUC President Michael Peevey's chief of staff Carol Brown resigned over emails about the assignment of administrative law judges to a regulatory case on potential PG&E rate hikes... » Read More

  • Update: Plane Lands Safely In...

    A Phoenix-bound Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 landed safely at Oakland International Airport today after its wing flaps did not perform correctly following takeoff from Mineta San Jose International Airport, authorities said.

    Southwest Flight 468, with 128 passengers and a crew of five, landed at 3:30 p.m. at the Oakland airport and taxied on its own to Gate 29, airport... » Read More

  • Man Pleads Not Guilty To...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    An ex-felon pleaded not guilty today to charges that he murdered two men in the vicinity of Highland Hospital in Oakland in separate incidents in January and February.

    Harold Thomas Smith, 23, is charged for the fatal shooting and robbery of 24-year-old Brandon Clemons in the 2000 block of 14th Avenue on Jan. 16 as well as for the shooting death of... » Read More

  • Update: Man Arrested On...

    A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood this afternoon was arrested on an outstanding $250,000 warrant from Sacramento County, police and fire officials said.

    The crash was reported at 1:48 p.m. at Comstock Saloon at 155 Columbus Ave.

    Two people in the bar were injured, as was the driver, whose name was not immediately... » Read More

  • Man Gets Life Without Parole...

    HAYWARD (BCN)

    A Hayward man was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the fatal shooting of a man during a burglary gone wrong at an apartment building in Hayward three years ago.

    Joseph Connors, 24, was convicted on July 8 of first-degree murder and the special circumstance of committing a murder during a burglary for his role... » Read More

  • Pedestrian Injured, Possibly...

    A pedestrian was injured in San Francisco's Richmond District this afternoon and investigators are trying to determine whether he was struck by a car or merely fell in the roadway, police and fire officials said.

    The incident was reported at 2:52 p.m. at Park Presidio Boulevard and Clement Street.

    The male pedestrian was initially reported to have been struck by ... » Read More

  • Southwest Plane Diverted To...

    A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that was headed to Phoenix has been diverted to Oakland International Airport due to an undisclosed emergency this afternoon, a spokeswoman for Mineta San Jose International Airport said.

    Southwest Flight 468 took off from the San Jose airport at 2:34 p.m. and soon afterward radioed an alert about an emergency and that the plane would be... » Read More

  • Suspect Arrested In Sunday...

    OAKLAND (BCN)

    A suspect in a fatal shooting on Sunday morning in East Oakland has been arrested, police said today.

    The shooting victim was identified today as Reginald Beamon, a 28-year-old Oakland resident. He was found at 6:16 a.m. Sunday suffering from a gunshot wound in the 8200 block of Bancroft Avenue and was pronounced dead there, police said.
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  • Two Injured When Car Crashes...

    Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into the doors of a bar in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.

    The crash was reported at 1:48 p.m. at 155 Columbus Ave., the location of Comstock Saloon, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.

    The two people injured were taken to a hospital in a single ... » Read More

  • Fire That Burned Vacant...

    PITTSBURG (BCN)

    A one-alarm fire that burned a portable classroom at an abandoned school in Pittsburg on Sunday afternoon was intentionally set, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said today.

    Crews responded around 4:10 p.m. Sunday to reports of a fire in the 1200 block of Stoneman Avenue and found the portable classroom ablaze on the... » Read More

  • Beaches Closed After Surfer...

    By Bay City News Service

    Ocean access is closed for five days within a mile of a beach near Watsonville where a surfer reported being attacked by a shark on Saturday and warnings have also been posted after a shark sighting in Santa Cruz on Sunday, state park officials said today.

    At about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, a man was surfing on Manresa State Beach outside... » Read More

  • Update: Sheriff's Office...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has identified 76-year-old Hans Rosewsky as the bedridden man who admitted fatally shooting his wife in their Glen Ellen home Saturday evening.

    Rosewsky called 911 and said he shot his wife, 73-year-old Alice Rosewsky, when she attacked him with a knife.

    The sheriff's office responded... » Read More

  • Hit-And-Run Driver In Fatal...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A man was sentenced to probation Friday for fleeing the scene of a crash in 2012 that killed a man standing at a San Mateo bus stop, prosecutors said today.

    Josue Lopez, 28, of San Mateo, received the sentence from San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Lisa Novak of four years' probation and one year in jail after he was convicted by a jury in... » Read More

  • Man Taken To Hospital After...

    One man was injured this morning after driving a car in front of a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train in San Jose, a VTA spokeswoman said.

    At about 10:35 a.m., the driver of a car took a left turn in front of an oncoming VTA train heading north on North First Street at Matrix Boulevard between the Civic Center and Katrina stations, VTA spokeswoman ... » Read More

  • Monday Midday News Roundup

    A 24-year-old has been identified as the man shot and killed by a police officer after fighting with the officer in front of a liquor store in Richmond early Sunday morning.

    Richard Perez II of Richmond was shot dead in front of Uncle Sam's Liquor Store a short time after 12:15 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

    Police said an officer was patrolling the area near... » Read More

  • Sheriff's Office Identifies...

    By Bay City News Service

    The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has identified a woman who was fatally shot by her husband in her Glen Ellen home Saturday evening as 73-year-old Alice Rosewsky.

    The shooting happened around 7 p.m. in the 4000 block of Warm Springs Road. A man called 911 to report his wife attacked him with a knife and he shot her, sheriff's officials... » Read More

  • Suspect In Multiple Home...

    ORINDA (BCN)

    A Walnut Creek man suspected in multiple burglaries from recent months is in jail after allegedly burglarizing a home in Orinda on Friday, Contra Costa County sheriff's officials said.

    Kyle Facchin, 30, was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of residential burglary, resisting arrest, impersonating another person and narcotics possession... » Read More

  • Newly Crowned Miss America...

    By Bay City News Service

    A woman who graduated high school in Walnut Creek was crowned Miss America on Sunday night while representing the state of New York.

    Kira Kazantsev, 22, was crowned Miss America 2015 during a Sunday night televised broadcast capping off the competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey

    Kazantsev graduated from Las Lomas High... » Read More

  • Man Arrested In Auto...

    By Bay City News Service

    A 28-year-old Benicia man was arrested near Big Sur on Sunday on suspicion of auto burglary and a false claim that his family had been killed, Monterey County sheriff's officials said.

    At 7:30 a.m. Sunday, the California Highway Patrol notified deputies about victims of an auto burglary in the Big Sur area who flagged down a passing CHP... » Read More

  • Nearly 9 Pounds Of Opium...

    SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BCN)

    A box of soap delivered to San Francisco International Airport from Thailand was hiding nearly 9 pounds of opium, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said today.

    The box containing 66 bars of individually packaged soap was received by the international mail facility at the airport on Sept. 9.

    After... » Read More

  • 24-Year-Old Man Identified As...

    RICHMOND (BCN)

    A 24-year-old has been identified as the man shot and killed by a police officer after fighting with the officer in front of a liquor store in Richmond early Sunday morning.

    Richard Perez II of Richmond was shot dead in front of Uncle Sam's Liquor Store a short time after 12:15 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

    Police said an officer... » Read More

  • Former Child Care Provider...

    REDWOOD CITY (BCN)

    A former San Mateo child care provider found downloading child pornography last year was sentenced to probation and will have to register as a sex offender for life, San Mateo County prosecutors said today.

    Nicholas McKinley, 32, was sentenced Friday by San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Jonathan Karesh to three years' probation and one year... » Read More

  • Survey Of Residents...

    By Bay City News Service

    Napa County Public Health officials and volunteers on Tuesday will begin a three-day earthquake impact survey of residents in the cities of Napa and American Canyon and surrounding areas.

    Staff and volunteers will go door-to-door between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. to assess the residents' immediate needs following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake on... » Read More

  • Gg Bridge Workers May Strike...

    By Bay City News Service

    Workers in 13 unions that comprise the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition plan to strike next week if a contract agreement is not reached by this afternoon, a coalition spokesman said.

    The announcement about whether the unions will strike will be made at 4 p.m. today at the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District's office... » Read More

  • Woman Found Dead In Burned...

    SANTA ROSA (BCN)

    The Sonoma County coroner's office has identified a woman who was found dead in her cluttered and burned Santa Rosa home Saturday night as 78-year-old Norene Losee.

    An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of Losee's death.

    She was found dead around 9:20 p.m. in the kitchen area near the origin of the fire in her... » Read More

  • Update: I-880 Fully Reopens...

    SAN LEANDRO (BCN)

    All lanes of Interstate Highway 880 have reopened this morning following a fiery crash that sent a big-rig crashing through the highway's center divider early this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

    The crash was first reported shortly after 3 a.m. near the Marina Boulevard junction with Highway 880, according to the CHP. Read More

  • Shooting Reported In Mission...

    A shooting was reported this morning in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood, fire officials said.

    The shooting was reported at 7:47 a.m. on Camellia Avenue between Silver and Castle Manor avenues and sent one person to the hospital, fire officials said.

    No other information about the shooting or victim was immediately available from police or fire... » Read More

  • Update: Victim Shot During...

    A shooting occurred during a robbery in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood this morning, a police spokesman said.

    The shooting was reported around 7:45 a.m. on Camellia Avenue between Silver and Castle Manor avenues.

    The victim was shot during a robbery committed by two suspects who fled in a dark-colored vehicle, San Francisco police spokesman Officer... » Read More

  • Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo Inaugural Gala

    Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo...

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

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    Myth Taverna and Lounge

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

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    The Menu, artisan cuisine of...

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

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    Los Gatos Brewing Company

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

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    Able Glass

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

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    Acon Builders Construction

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

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    Musson Theatrical

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

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    Wooding Electric

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

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    Abundant Administrative...

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

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    AutoLand of Santa Clara

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

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    Dr. Sage

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

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    Villa Serena: Sunshine...

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

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    Pedro’s Restaurant

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

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    Filice Insurance

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

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    Animal Health Center

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

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    Sanctuary Salon

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

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    VP Security Services, Inc.

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

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    Academy of Self Defense

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

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    ActionCOACH

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

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    Off the Wall Soccer

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

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    American Solar Direct

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

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    MDM Entertainment

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

  • Mission Chiropractic logo image

    Mission Chiropractic

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

  • Gateway Limousines Worldwide logo image

    Gateway Limousines Worldwide

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

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    Piatti Ristorante & Bar

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

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    Dr. Tang Acupuncture

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

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    Comedy Sportz

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

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    A Catered Affair

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

  • Anderson Behel Body Shop logo image

    Anderson Behel Body Shop

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

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    Golden Gate Helicopters

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

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    The Dinner Detective San Jose

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

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    Fiorillo’s

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

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    San Francisco Tour Bus

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

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    Santa Clara Homes and Real...

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

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    Los Gatos Roofing

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

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    Unlimited Outdoor Kitchens

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

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    Your Santa Clara Moving...

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

  • iPar Golf Academy

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

  • Enjoy the Taste of Italy at...

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

  • Royal Pools Knows Your Home...

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

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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
Restaurants in Santa Clara are as diverse as the city’s multicultural and eclectic population. There are gourmet banquet facilities...
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Things to do in Santa Clara, California
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Great Homes Available in Santa Clara and Silicon Valley Neighborhoods
Santa Clara real estate listings offer a wide selection of homes in many of the city's best neighborhoods. There are nearly...
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Santa Clara: a Shopping Haven
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Santa Clara Mission Offers Glimpse into The City's Rich History
Twenty-one Spanish missions were constructed in Santa Clara and throughout what would become California and the United States from 1769 through...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Santa Clara City Library Monthly Book Sales

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

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SCU: Bronco Kidz! Club

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

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SCU Winter Orchestra Concert: Movie Themes

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

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  • An Abundance of Great...

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

  • Santa Clara Convention Center

    Santa Clara Convention Center

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

  • Santa Clara's Great America!

    Great America

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

  • Summer (and Swimming) Time in...

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

  • Biking in and around Santa...

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

  • Santa Clara’s Museums and...

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

  • The Intel Museum – A...

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

  • Westfield Valley Fair

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

  • Santa Clara’s Rich Olympic...

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

  • Famous Alumni of Santa Clara...

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

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