Articles by Josh Koehn

San Jose State’s New Basketball Court Turns Heads

San Jose State’s New Basketball Court Turns Heads

If teams are to be judged on the appearance of their basketball court, the San Jose State Spartans are going to kill it this year.

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San Jose Sharks Tangle with Vancouver in 2013-14 Season Opener

San Jose Sharks Tangle with Vancouver in 2013-14 Season Opener

Familiar rivals square off on the SAP Center ice tonight, as the San Jose Sharks host the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL season opener. Last season, the Sharks chewed up the Canucks in a four-game sweep of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero fights Floyd Mayweather this Saturday

Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero fights Floyd Mayweather this Saturday

Hyped as a rematch of David vs. Goliath, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero plays the role of an unassuming, God-fearing underdog when he takes on the motor-mouth king of boxing, Floyd “Money” Mayweather. Their Las Vegas superfight, this Saturday at 6pm on Showtime (pay-per-view), has been in the making ever since Mayweather signed a new contract in February with the cable network.

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Amateur Hockey Thrives in San Jose

Amateur Hockey Thrives in San Jose

San Jose has subtly become one of the most popular hubs in America for amateur hockey. Sharks media-relations director Scott Emmert says that Sharks Ice—rinks that the team’s ownership group manages in San Jose, Fremont and Oakland—provide the largest adult hockey program in the country, with 4,500 registered participants.

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San Jose Sharks Hockey Season Begins

San Jose Sharks Hockey Season Begins

The long NHL lockout left businesses bereft, players adrift, fans downhearted—can all be forgiven as a truncated season begins?

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Look Out! FurCon 2013 Takes over San Jose

Look Out! FurCon 2013 Takes over San Jose

San Jose is once again ground zero for the wild and weird as Further Confusion, or FurCon, takes place this weekend at the convention center. Corey Strom, vice chairman of this year’s event, was nice enough to take a moment out of his busy schedule and break down exactly what FurCon is and isn’t.

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NHL Lockout Ends; San Jose Sharks Set to Return

NHL Lockout Ends; San Jose Sharks Set to Return

The NHL announced Sunday that a deal was reached in labor negotiations between owners and players, which caused the cancellation of nearly four months of San Jose Sharks games. As a result, the San Jose Sharks could be back on the ice for games as early as next week.

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SiliconHouse Accepts Entrepreneurs

SiliconHouse Accepts Entrepreneurs

This is SiliconHouse, the new melting pot for entrepreneurs and idea men. It is part training ground, part hostel, part portal to the most technologically advanced area in the world, and itÕs one hell of a party when the bottles are uncorked.

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South Bay Area Codes Are a Changing

South Bay Area Codes Are a Changing

Years from now, residents of San Jose will tell their children and grandchildren about simpler times—when phoning a neighbor meant punching in seven digits. Those will have been the days. When we were a community that rallied around a single area code. But starting Saturday, the laborious and confusing process of using 11 digits starts, as a new area code—669—is introduced to the South Bay.

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Casino M8trix set to Open Soon?

Casino M8trix set to Open Soon?

San Jose City Officials have their fingers crossed that Police Chief Chris Moore will sign off on Casino M8trix’s opening at a public hearing Thursday, July 19. If Moore gives the OK to gaming and other bundled alcohol and entertainment permits, the towering 16-story casino near San Jose’s airport can open the next day.

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