The City of San Jose’s historic Fallon House was open for a tour on the celebration of San Jose’s 240th birthday. Observed last Saturday, 19th November, the official date is technically on November 29, 1777.
San Jose Google Project Community Town Hall Meeting in Gardner raises serious questions about living wages, affordable housing, and community displacement
Neighborhood activists and residents met together at the Gardner Community center on Monday, 20th November to talk about Google’s proposed mega-campus in San Jose.
San Jose residents joined the social movement when a group of organized citizens marched from downtown’s St. James Park to Theater Plaza in front of the Hammer Theatre and the Paseo de San Antonio on Second Street. On behalf of World Day of Remembrance, a memorial walk and demonstration occurred this past Sunday, 19th November. California State Assemblymember Ash Kalra spoke to the families participating in the event organized by The San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets and California Walks.
At the Peralta Adobe on Saturday, 19th November, the city of San Jose celebrated 240 years since the founding of El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe. Considered the city’s birthday, the official date is technically on November 29, 1777.
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Lincoln Avenue has now been temporarily painted-up and reconfigured as of Friday morning 27th February. Because of an expected rain storm, the road diet jumped ahead of schedule by a day or … Continue reading
STUMPY’S BFD OPENED LATE THIS MORNING, WEDNESDAY 20 AUGUST 2014, FOR LUNCH SERVICE. Below are some scenes of patrons enjoying their fist meal here at the Garden Theater Building at Lincoln … Continue reading
AFTER MANY OFF-AND-ON AGAIN SCENARIOS THROUGHOUT THE YEARS, SANTA CLARA VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY (VTA) IS RETURNING WITH PUBLIC OUTREACH MEETINGS THAT REGARD ITS TAMIEN STATION AREA PLAN, A TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT … Continue reading
CAMPBELL’S FARMER’S MARKET CONTINUES TO SHAME NEARBY WILLOW GLEN’S, BRINGING FORTH A CORNUCOPIA OF OTHER ISSUES
THAT TIME OF YEAR HAS ARRIVED FOR WILLOW GLEN’S FARMER’S MARKET IN SAN JOSE; BUT DESPITE TIRESOME PROMOTION THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER AND THE YEARS, IT HAS YET FADED INTO THE BACKGROUND, … Continue reading
A BARRAGE OF FIREFIGHTER PERSONNEL AND APPARATUS WAS AT FORCE TODAY PUTTING OUT A 5-ALARM FIRE AT HAMPSHIRE PLACE, NEAR BRANHAM LANE; THAT’S AS ONE HOUSE WAS ENGULFED IN FLAMES, … Continue reading
A LATE NIGHT FIRE IN WILLOW GLEN CAUSED SAN JOSE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO RESPOND WITH SEVERAL APPARATUS. The fire was reported at 10:18pm Tuesday 29 July 2014; whereas firefighters are … Continue reading
ALMADEN FIRE STATIONS & CALFIRE DEAL WITH FLAMES AMID SEVERE DROUGHT, DRY VEGETATION; WHILE NEARBY WATER DISTRICT ZEROS-OUT
DRY VEGETATION ALONG ALMADEN’S GUADALUPE CREEEK AND SURROUNDING PERCOLATION PONDS CAUSED SAN JOSE’S FIRE STATION #13 TO RESPOND TO A FIRE THIS LAST FRIDAY 25 JULY 2014, WHILE SIGNS OF SEVERE … Continue reading
A POPULAR CHILDREN’S GAME —INSPIRED BY THE STORY OF WINNIE-THE-POOH —WOULD HAVE A SURPRISING REALIZATION AT WILLOW GLEN’S BRIDGE OVER THE GUADALUPE RIVER. “Poohsticks” as you may recall, is a kind … Continue reading
SAN JOSE FIRE STATION 13 RESPONDED TO A VEGETATION FIRE EARLIER TODAY, FRIDAY 25 JULY 2014, ALONG COLEMAN ROAD IN ALMADEN, A SITE NEAR THE VILLAS OF ALMADEN TOWNHOUSE COMMUNITY, … Continue reading
SAN JOSE SHUTS OFF “SPRAYGROUNDS” AROUND NEIGHBORHOOD CITY PARKS; WHILE “RAGING WATERS” THEME PARK STILL FLOWS AND LAKE CUNNINGHAM PARK SEEMS AT ODDS
POSTED AROUND THE CITY OF SAN JOSE AT ITS PARKS ARE SIGNS THAT SAY “ALL SPRAYGROUNDS WILL NOT BE FUNCTIONAL THIS YEAR” ; WHICH IS A STARK CONTRAST TO PLACES … Continue reading
PAC*SJ ANNOUNCES: CENTURY 21 THEATER ADDED TO CALIFORNIA REGISTER OF HISTORIC RESOURCES; STILL AWAITS NATIONAL
WED 16 JULY 2014 — EARLIER TODAY, PRESERVATION ACTION COUNCIL OF SAN JOSE (PAC*SJ) ANNOUNCED VIA ITS FACEBOOK PAGE THAT CENTURY 21 THEATER WAS ADDED AS A STATE LANDMARK AS … Continue reading
WEDNESDAY 16TH OF JULY IS “LADIES NIGHT OUT” IN DOWNTOWN WILLOW GLEN, WHEREAS SAN JOSE MAYORAL CANDIDATES APPEARED ON LINCOLN AVENUE TO SCHMOOZE WITH LOCAL RESIDENTS. Tonight is supposed to … Continue reading
FRIENDS OF WILLOW GLEN TRESTLE SUED THE CITY OF SAN JOSE AND THE CITY COUNCIL IN A CASE KNOWN AS “FRIENDS Of THE WILLOW GLEN TRESTLE vs CITY OF SAN JOSE, ET AL,” WHICH IS TO BE HEARD AT SANTA CLARA COUNTY … Continue reading
STUMPY’S BURGERS, FRIES AND DOGS SHARES A DEBUT OF ITS MENU, AS THE RESTAURANT AT WILLOW GLEN’S LINCOLN AVENUE PREPARES TO OPEN (POSSIBLY) AS OF THIS WEEKEND. Prices seen on this … Continue reading
THE OLD “LOS GATOS THEATRE” HAD BEEN PRESERVED OVER THE GENERATIONS, WHEREAS IT RECENTLY UNDERWENT RENOVATION to “REINVIGORATE THE TIRED OLD GEM.” The theater already had its Grand Reopening on May 2, … Continue reading
THE HISTORIC HARRY PERRIN HOME IN LOS GATOS IS SEEN WITH ADDED IMPROVEMENTS AS OF THIS MID-JULY 2014, SUCH AS PART OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ZONE CHANGE IN THE UNIVERSITY/EDELEN … Continue reading
RESTAURANTEUR’s “BON ANNIVERSAIRE”: TWO-ALARM FIRE DEVASTATES MANRESA, DAVID KINCH’S LOS GATOS TWO-STAR MICHELIN RESTAURANT (BEHIND THE BARRICADES)
A WEEK AFTER A TWO-ALARM FIRE DEVASTATED DAVID KINCH’S MICHELIN TWO-STAR RESTAURANT IN LOS GATOS, THE BUILDING REMAINS COMPLETELY BARRICADED BEHIND A CYCLONE FENCE AND THE RESTAURANT CLOSED FOR SERVICE TO … Continue reading
San Jose residents crowded into the park, yesterday, Sunday 13 July 2014 to view the World Cup soccer game.
THE “CENTURY 21 THEATER,” NOW “ELIGIBLE” FOR THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, IS CELEBRATED BY LOCAL GROUPS— PRESERVATION ACTION COUNCIL of SAN JOSE & CALIFORNIA PIONEERS OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY — AS ONE OF VINCENT RANEY’S … Continue reading
SILICON VALLEY COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS & FRIENDS OF LOS GATOS CREEK MEET SUPERVISOR CORTESE AT A CREEK CLEAN-UP
THIS MORNING OVER 100 VOLUNTEERS MET AT TWO LOCATIONS ON THE LOS GATOS CREEK TRAIL FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL SILICON VALLEY COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE “COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY”: that was at (1) the … Continue reading
Over last year, Willow Street Park (aka Frank Bramhall Park) has received many improvements — and there may be a few more — but, there’s still a few things that … Continue reading
SAN JOSE COUNCILMEMBERS CONSIDERED BANNING E-CIGARETTES AT ANY BUILDING OWNED, LEASED OR OCCUPPIED BY THE CITY. While a decision seems not to be concluded yet, the matter was mentioned in the … Continue reading
DOWNTOWN WILLOW GLEN IS JUST ABOUT READY TO SET THE TABLE FOR IT’S FIRST “CURBSIDE DINING” improvement, which will be an added feature for two foodservice establishments that are … Continue reading
THE CITY OF SAN JOSE ANNOUNCED AN EXTENDED CLOSURE OF THE LOWER GUADALUPE TRAIL, which concerns the Gold Street to Tasman Drive area. Closure of the trail is required as … Continue reading
STEVE HOLMES, FOUNDER OF FRIENDS OF LOS GATOS CREEK, IS NOW LAUNCHING A “FRIENDS OF GUADALUPE RIVER” Steve Holmes announced his plans back on 13 June 2014 at a Facebook … Continue reading
Downtown Willow Glen’s streetscape has been showing changes over the last several years; but, it’s just over the last several months and into the Fourth of July 2014 weekend, that residents can … Continue reading
Happy Independence Day Weekend! De·Anza Post is underway and being launched during the Fourth of July 2014 weekend. The website is currently being set-up, as are the Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading