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San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Has Arrived

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Has Arrived

Three days, 12 stages and 120 performances: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is here. The New York Times hailed it as “the greatest jazz melange in the Silicon Valley,” in addition to listing it as one of this summer’s essential festivals. An impressive wrap for…

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‘Odysseo’ Traces Horse-Human History

‘Odysseo’ Traces Horse-Human History

Since its inception in 2003, Cavalia has captivated worldwide audiences with graceful equestrian performances. This year, Cavalia brings their latest spectacle, Odysseo, to San Jose for the first time. Featuring 65 horses performing alongside 48 riders, acrobats and musicians, Odysseo celebrates the special connection that…

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Viva CalleSJ Returns in September

Viva CalleSJ Returns in September

In its impressive inaugural year, Viva CalleSJ brought out an estimated 35,000 people to walk, bike and explore the streets of San Jose. The event was so successful, city officials decided to bring the event back for a second year. Viva Calle translates to “the…

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Wrapped: Bacon and Beer Classic

Wrapped: Bacon and Beer Classic

An all-you-can-eat-and-drink food festival is a smug, no-apologies celebration of the freedom of adulthood through the euphoric rare chance to behave like a kid. Hundreds wearing ear-to-ear grins streamed into the Super Bowl-crowned arena with not one sport on the brain, but rather to shelve…

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SJ Q&A: Jon Gustafson, Sharks Ice

SJ Q&A: Jon Gustafson, Sharks Ice

Jon Gustafson, vice president of Sharks Ice, grew up loving hockey and has been able to make his passion his profession. He played hockey in college and professionally. For nearly two decades now, he has worked behind the scenes at Sharks Ice. Recently, Gustafson sat down…

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Super Bowl City

Super Bowl City

Super Bowl 50 is in full swing—the NFL has already been in town for a week, and with the game set, soon the teams will arrive at the practice fields of Stanford and San Jose State University. The Host Committee, which has broadcast the game…

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Super Valley: Outdoor Recreation

Super Valley: Outdoor Recreation

Alum Rock Park and Almaden Quicksilver County Park are two destinations for nature lovers within the city limits of San Jose. The 3,988-acre Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve and the Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve offer high level views of the valley floor. The…

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Super Valley: Wine Trails, Tasting Rooms & Wine Bars

Super Valley: Wine Trails, Tasting Rooms & Wine Bars

Three distinct wine countries, each with their own appellation, surround Silicon Valley. They are easy to get to, generally less crowded and offer better values than regions to the north. The 28-mile Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail loop has revived America’s original premium wine region….

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Super Valley: Skate Through Life

Super Valley: Skate Through Life

The area that produced such legendary skateboarders as Steve Caballero and the late Tim Brauch keeps rolling. Circle-A Skateboards at 108 Paseo de San Antonio is a good place to pick up a deck. And even with the region’s gloriously warm weather, ice skating is…

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Super Valley: High Tech Art

Super Valley: High Tech Art

The city blazed a trail in 1881 with the gigantic, 237-foot tower San Jose Electric Light Tower at Santa Clara and Market Streets in 1881. It blew down in a 1915 windstorm, but a scale replica of it exists at History Park at 635 Phelan…

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