San Jose has one of the largest Vietnamese populations in the U.S., and now, a brand new building known as the Vietnamese American Service Center will soon help serve the estimated 140,000 residents in the area.
A statue in San Jose that has been a source of controversy even before it was installed, now finally appears to be headed to a storage yard. The statue displays former San Jose mayor Thomas Fallon holding a flag in San Jose while he was a captain in the Mexican–American War in 1846, after the U.S. had just taken possession of California.
The 61-year-old Longhorn Charcoal Pit, at the corner of Fremont Avenue and Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, is no longer serving its tasty steak sandwiches after closing down the restaurant permanently on Sunday.
Tesla recently made big headlines after CEO Elon Musk revealed that the company would be moving its headquarters in Palo Alto to Austin, Texas. But it appears that the company will keep at least some presence in Palo Alto.
Teachers' and public employees' investments at risk because of trouble at two Silicon Valley housing projects
The costs to finish a housing development in Fremont and another in San Jose have skyrocketed, which means the investments made by teachers and other public employees are now at risk of being wiped away.
All the recently approved plans to grow the San Jose skyline taller may put a huge financial toll on San Jose Mineta International Airport, and the airlines that serve the facility due to federal regulations about tall buildings near airports.
Development plans are underway all across downtown San Jose, and that includes directly next to Diridon Station, which serves Caltrain, Amtrak, and other rail lines including a future new BART stop.
If you’re anxious to get your fall tan going, or get the dog out for some splashing, these Bay Area beaches (starting north to south) will offer you easy parking, smaller crowds, and a bigger sense of adventure while you soak up the sun and the warmth.
A few choice streets in Palo Alto have been closed for more than a year, and now one of them is about to reopen much to the dismay of some business owners who have enjoyed the walk-up traffic the closure has provided.