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“LAS POSADAS” HOLIDAY CELEBRATION in San Jose

“LAS POSADAS” HOLIDAY CELEBRATION in San Jose by the “Mamas Unidas” and Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, tonight 1st December. The pilgrimage and children’s choir was led from Sacred … Continue reading

Friday 1 December 2017 · Leave a comment

Historic San Jose: A Fallon House Tour on the City’s 240th Birthday

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. 

Wednesday 29 November 2017 · Leave a comment

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in downtown 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. 

Tuesday 21 November 2017 · Leave a comment

LINCOLN AVENUE “ROAD DIET” TRIAL NOW INSTALLED; Willow Glen gets information and feedback

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

Friday 27 February 2015 · Leave a comment

LINCOLN AVENUE “ROAD DIET” BEGINS 21 FEBRUARY 2015; San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood trials its “complete streets” project

The nation’s tenth largest city, San Jose, is putting more consideration into traffic calming and “sharable streets,” whereby safe and green spaces will be created for multiple modes of travel.  It’s … Continue reading

Saturday 21 February 2015 · Leave a comment

ASSYRIAN & ITALIAN FESTIVALS: THIS WEEKEND 23-24 AUGUST

THIS WEEKEND, THE “ASSYRIAN FOOD FESTIVAL” AND THE “ITALIAN FAMILY FESTA” ARE UNDERWAY IN SAN JOSE, CONTINUING FROM SATURDAY 23 TO SUNDAY 24 AUGUST 2014. If you are planning to … Continue reading

Sunday 24 August 2014 · Leave a comment

GUADALUPE RIVER — AT THE CROSS OF SAN JOSE DISTRICTS & NEIGHBORHOODS — SHOWS SIGNS OF DROUGHT AND BLIGHT FROM HOMELESSNESS

SAN JOSE’S GUADALUPE RIVER CROSSES THROUGH SAN JOSE AT THE INTERSECTION OF OLD ALMADEN ROAD & THE CAPITOL EXPRESSWAY/HILLSDALE AVENUE CORRIDOR; WHERE AT, SIGNS OF DROUGHT AND BLIGHT FROM HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS ARE BECOMING EVER … Continue reading

Friday 18 July 2014 · Leave a comment

SCENE FROM ST. JAMES PARK, BIG CROWD WATCHES WORLD CUP IN SAN JOSE

San Jose residents crowded into the park, yesterday, Sunday 13 July 2014 to view the World Cup soccer game.

Monday 14 July 2014 · Leave a comment

TOP NOSH & STUMPY’S TO FEATURE “CURBSIDE DINING” AT WILLOW GLEN’S GARDEN THEATER

    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

Wednesday 9 July 2014 · Leave a comment

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