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San Jose: Coffee Capital of California

San Jose: Coffee Capital of California

A survey published by the Daily Beast shows that San Jose ranks third for the number of coffee shops per capita in the US, with 20- for every 100,000 residents.  In contrast, New York has only eight per 100,000. And since statistics never lie, it is also worth noting that New Yorkers spend a measly $27 per month on coffee, while the good people of San Jose spend a respectable $34.

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Electric Car Show: Day Two

Electric Car Show: Day Two

In the San Jose McEnery Convention Center parking lot today, Mayor Chuck Reed and Coulomb Technologies CEO Richard Lowenthal will be showing off one of 5,000 public and private CT500 charging stations being installed around the country.

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Women’s Tennis Classic

Women’s Tennis Classic

The Bank of the West Classic pits some of the world’s best women’s tennis players against one another this week at the Stanford Taube Family Tennis Stadium. The hard court tournament features the No.5 ranked player in the world Samantha Stosur and the No. 6 ranked Elena Dementieva. Former No.1’s Ana Ivanovic and Dinara Safina were also in the tournament but were defeated.

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Prop 19 Gets Prominent Supporter

Prop 19 Gets Prominent Supporter

Former SJPD Chief Joseph McNamara threw his support behind Proposition 19, which would legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana in California. McNamara, who headed the SJPD for 15 years, argues that regulating marijuana like cigarettes and alcohol would make it more difficult for children to obtain the drug, since they would be forced to show ID.

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SJ Giants Hang On

SJ Giants Hang On

The San Jose Giants’ record in the second half of single-A baseball’s summer season is the worst in the entire California League—but the team is still in first place.

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Oliverio on SJ Medi-Pot Plan

Oliverio on SJ Medi-Pot Plan

Instead of jumping on the issue as Councilmember Pierluigi Oliverio suggested in March—looking to other cities’ medi-pot regulations for guidelines and nipping the issue in the bud (so to speak), San Jose has taken months to draw up a medical marijuana ordinance from the ground up.

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