San Jose History

California Drinkin'

An account of Santa Clara Valley's slow waltz with John Barleycorn.

A Painter Comes Home

San Jose's most famous artist chronicled the passing of the frontier in grand and romantic canvases, thumbed his nose at society matrons and paid his bar bills from San Francisco to Santa Cruz with paintings of nudes. A century later, A.D.M. Cooper remains a legendary local figure, whose reputation for Bohemian excess outstrips his artistic achievements.

Wandering Judaism

The Jews came to the Santa Clara Valley, blended with the culture and found life here to be good. Has assimilation been good for their faith? Not everyone thinks so.

Helen Arbuckle's Herstory

Widow of famed local historian gets the last word.

Anna Maria Bascom

San Jose's first official hostess.

Tiburcio Vasquez

California Bandito Tiburcio Vasquez (1835-1875) was the prototype for the stereotypical Hollywood movie Mexican bandit.

California Wheels

California Wheels

Bay Area Rims and Tires
Cash for Cars

Cash for Cars

Sell Used Cars in San Jose for Fast Cash
Fiato Bathroom Remodeling

Fiato & Associates

Remodeling Bathrooms Locally Since 1977
San Jose Harley-Davidson


San Jose Harley-Davidson
The Aquarium Showroom

Aquarium Showroom

Custom Aquariums & Exotic Fish in San Jose
California Sports Center


Gymnastics & Swim Sports for All Ages
Mr Tint

Mr Tint

Bay Area Auto Window Tinting and More
Architectural Design Center


San Jose Kitchen and Bath Showroom