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Musical Mayhem: Halloween Concerts, DJs & Theater

Musical Mayhem: Halloween Concerts, DJs & Theater

Live Rocky Horror Show Oct 27 San Jose Stage Company: 490 S 1st St, San Jose Let’s do the Time Warp again—live! The Rocky Horror Show, will be performed live, on stage at the San Jose Stage Company. The audience is highly encouraged to participate…

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South Bay Pumpkin Patches

South Bay Pumpkin Patches

Halloween is not complete without digging into the goopy center of pumpkin and transforming the orange gourd into a snaggletoothed jack-o’-lantern. And while it’s certainly possible to pick up a pumpkin at the supermarket, doing so means missing out on candied apples, maize mazes and…

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Dia de Los Muertos 2017

Dia de Los Muertos 2017

This traditional Mexican holiday is a day to celebrate life while remembering and honoring the dearly departed. It is believed that the spirits of ancestors visit their families on Oct. 31 and leave on Nov. 2. There are multiple commemorations of El Dia throughout the…

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San Jose Hosts First-Ever Community Yoga Festival, Conscious SJ, at St. James Park

San Jose Hosts First-Ever Community Yoga Festival, Conscious SJ, at St. James Park

Take a break and breath in deeply to your soul. That”s the idea of San Jose’s first yoga festival, Conscious SJ, which takes place Saturday at St. James Park. The goal of the event is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and to create an…

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Pints for Pups: All Beer, No Bite

Pints for Pups: All Beer, No Bite

BEER. ART. PUPPIES. All of everyone’s favorite things come together Saturday at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds for the third annual Pints for Pups event, a fundraiser that aims “to help local pups find forever homes” throughout the Bay Area. Facebook group Southbay Beer Hounds,…

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BikeShare Aims to Reduce Traffic Overload in Silicon Valley

BikeShare Aims to Reduce Traffic Overload in Silicon Valley

San Jose is famous for many things: technology, diversity and horrible traffic. In 2013, the traffic-analysis firm INRIX  named San Jose the seventh worst U.S. metro for automobile congestion. Economic growth and high employment rates all play a key part in adding to the city’s gridlock….

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Breast Cancer Researcher Dr. Nancy Cappello Visits San Jose Woman’s Club

Breast Cancer Researcher Dr. Nancy Cappello Visits San Jose Woman’s Club

Twelve years ago, Dr. Nancy Cappello was diagnosed with breast cancer—but not before she was misdiagnosed. Six weeks after she had received a normal mammogram report, Dr. Cappello learned that her screening did not include information about dense breast tissue. She survived but was forced to endure…

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SJ Q&A: Symphony Silicon Valley Founder Andrew Bales

SJ Q&A: Symphony Silicon Valley Founder Andrew Bales

Name: Andrew Bales Occupation: Founder and general director of Symphony Silicon Valley. How long have you lived/worked in San Jose? I moved here 29 years ago with my work, first as head of ballet in Cleveland. When we began a co-venture between Cleveland and San…

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Cracking a Few Eggs: A Guide to Making Eggs Every Which Way

Cracking a Few Eggs: A Guide to Making Eggs Every Which Way

If you wake up every morning with eggs on the brain, or if you are new to the world of scrambling, poaching and boiling, this guide has you covered. Eggs are not only fantastic little ovals of protein and healthy fat—they are an all-around delicious…

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New Documentary ‘Somm: Into the Bottle’ Gets Real on Wine

New Documentary ‘Somm: Into the Bottle’ Gets Real on Wine

An echo resonates in a dingy cellar after a bottle of 1969 Dom Ruinart champagne—one of only 19 bottles in the world—is popped. This is one of the many memorable pieces of cinematography in SOMM: Into the Bottle, a new documentary by director Jason Wise….

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