Environmental groups and neighbors are objecting to the construction of a large residence on a hillside overlooking Morgan Hill, saying it violates rules guarding the area's ridgelines from development and protecting rare native plants.
With sunshine in the forecast for next week and Santa Clara County in the glorious Orange Tier (hey, everything's relative!), you may be about ready to celebrate. We're thinking about toasting rising vaccination rates and the warm weather with a cold craft beer from a local brewery in honor of American Craft Beer Week, May 10–16.
San Jose's Happy Hollow Park & Zoo on Friday announced the birth of two critically endangered lemur pups. The adorable babies and their mama have an off-view den for quiet time out of the limelight, but visitors with a bit of luck may be able to spot them.
Fans of Asian cuisine rejoice! Taiwanese-American supermarket chain 99 Ranch Market is coming to the Westfield Oakridge Mall in San Jose, where word is it will serve up prepared foods for in-store dining and takeout alongside its popular selection of imported groceries and other products.
Around this time last year, Santa Clara County was approaching 2,000 COVID-19 cases and San Jose officials were predicting the county would see 2,000 deaths within 12 weeks. This week, the county has reached that unhappy milestone, albeit just over 12 months from the original prediction.
Like other cities during the pandemic, San Jose closed a popular downtown dining strip to cars last summer so that restaurants could host outdoor dining. Now, the city is contemplating keeping the section, along San Pedro Street between Santa Clara and St. John streets, permanently car-free.
Their ducks may have come home to roost for three Santa Clara residents accused of stealing a neighborhood icon: a duck statue named Rubberta that normally resides in the front yard of a private home in Mountain View.
The San Jose Earthquakes' soccer stadium will now be known as PayPal Park under a sponsorship deal that will also bring new contactless payments and a reserved section for underserved community members to the Major League Soccer team’s home.
San Jose residents can now enjoy New Orleans-style fried chicken and more from Bay Area favorite Brenda’s – whose original San Francisco location claims the distinction of the West Coast’s most Yelped eatery – thanks to a new cloud kitchen.
Palo Alto pop-up serves classic pastries with Asian twist from former Tartine and Vina Enoteca bakers
Two veteran Bay Area bakers, who’ve done stints at San Francisco’s famed Tartine bakery and Palo Alto’s Vina Enoteca Italian eatery, are serving original pastries with an Asian twist at a Palo Alto coffee pop-up.
Bay Area Thai chicken restaurant chain Rooster & Rice is donating a portion of its proceeds to an initiative aimed at addressing anti-Asian attacks, as well as inviting the Asian American community to treat its locations as safe spaces.
At 8:10 a.m. Monday morning, third- through fifth-grade students were lined up outside San Jose’s Carlton Avenue School for the first time in very nearly a year. They stood attentively six feet apart, snugly fitted masks completing their back-to-school outfits for a “first day of school” that came seven months into the academic year.
Guests at downtown San Jose’s Fairmont Hotel, including the Vegas Golden Knights pro hockey team, found themselves out of a place to stay Friday when the hotel shut down suddenly in the midst of a bankruptcy filing.
After going out of business in 2020, Specialty’s Café and Bakery (and its beloved cookies) return to Mountain View
South Bay fans can again savor Specialty’s Café and Bakery’s legendary cookies (and more), after the company had shuttered all its locations and filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic.