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  • WrestleMania: Your guide to taking public transit to Levi's Stadium
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:48:50 GMT
    Thousands of WrestleMania fans here for Sunday's megaevent are giving the Valley Transportation Authority fits in making plans to get them in and out of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. There are simply more questions than answers on how many people will ride light rail or hop on a bus....
  • Your April Joint Venture Update
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:48:30 GMT
    Having trouble reading this? View it in your browser. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo elected Joint Venture co-chair Board also adds three new members The Joint Venture board of directors elected San Jose mayor Sam Liccardo as its new co-chair and added three new members at its quarterly meeting in Santa Clara on March 20. Mayor Liccardo, who joined the board last November, succeeds former San Jose mayor Chuck Reed, who served six years as the public sector representative in the co-chair role....
  • Quakes' stadium
    published on Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Chris Dangerfield stood, sipping a beverage on Sunday afternoon at the so-called largest outdoor bar in North America at Avaya Stadium when he heard something pretty surreal: himself. With Fox Sports 1 broadcasting the Earthquakes' first MLS game at the 18,000-seat beauty, Dangerfield, the color commentator for the Quakes on Comcast SportsNet, was thrilled to have the day off to soak in the 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire....
  • Purdy: Perfect day proves Quakes never should have left San Jose
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:57:18 GMT
    The capacity crowd of 18,000 had waited a long time for this, to sit in a new Earthquakes stadium, to do what soccer crowds do. The home team scored five minutes after the opening kickoff....
  • Quakes' stadium debut get glowing reviews
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:23:35 GMT
    Chris Dangerfield stood, sipping a beverage on Sunday afternoon at the so-called largest outdoor bar in North America at Avaya Stadium when he heard something pretty surreal: himself. With Fox Sports 1 broadcasting the Earthquakes' first MLS game at the 18,000-seat beauty, Dangerfield, the color commentator for the Quakes on Comcast SportsNet, was thrilled to have the day off to soak in the 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire....
  • Mark Purdy: New stadium Quakes, but comes a tad late
    published on Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Earthquakes' Matias Perez Garcia moves the ball against Eric Gehrig of the Chicago Fire in the first half in the regular-season opener of Avaya Stadium on Sunday in San Jose. SAN JOSE >> The capacity crowd of 18,000 had waited a long time for this, to sit in a new Earthquakes' stadium, to do what soccer crowds do....
  • Around The Horn: Alhambra softball team goes 2-2
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:40:39 GMT
    After graduating an outstanding senior class, the Alhambra High softball team is still getting settled to start the 2015 season. The defending North Coast Section Division II champions went 2-2 at the Queen of the Mountain tournament with wins over Rockin and Liberty but losses to Livermore and Alameda....
  • Pizarro: Saratoga will blossom with annual festival
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:11:02 GMT
    It's ironic that the first Blossom Festival in Saratoga was staged in 1900 to celebrate the end of a drought, but this year's festival taking place Saturday comes smack in the middle of one. Back then, the blossoms were all over acres of orchards and for more than four decades it drew quite a crowd -- as many as 20,000 one year -- to Saratoga each spring, including Sen. James Phelan, who owned nearby at Villa Montalvo, California Gov. "Sunny" Jim Rolph, Helen Wills, the famed tennis champion of ...
  • York says Borland's retirement is a 'surprise', but respects his decision
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:59:48 GMT
    Jed York spoke in an interview with Cory Johnson on Bloomberg TV for Wednesday afternoon. He talked about several topics, from the retirement of LB Chris Borland to Super Bowl 50 heading to Levi's Stadium in 2016....
  • Hybrid sport of soccer and golf coming soon to Cupertino's Blackberry Farm Golf Course
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 02:11:20 GMT
    A pilot program was approved unanimously by the city Parks and Recreation Commission on March 5 in hopes of bringing new clientele and energy to the city-operated Blackberry Farm Golf Course. Donning traditional golfing garb including knee-high argyle socks, players aim to kick a soccer ball into an oversized cup in as few shots as possible....
  • Pizarro: Bargains abound at Junior League Rummage Sale
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:09:30 GMT
    Bargain hunters will be in luck this weekend when the Junior League of San Jose's Rummage Sale returns to the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds on Saturday. The categories of items for sale are extensive, with garage sale standards such as baby supplies, furniture, clothing and appliances joining computers and other electronic items on the list....
  • Herhold: The celebrity Sam Liccardo is most like
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:27:55 GMT
    For months now, I've been trying to think of the celebrity or historical figure that San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo most resembles. Such comparisons are inevitably unfair....
  • Ex-49ers player Ray McDonald to sue woman who accused him of rape
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    Determined to clear his name of rape allegations and resume his stalled football career, former 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is suing the woman who accused him, claiming she defamed him and intentionally interfered with his livelihood. The lawsuit, set to be filed Monday morning, comes as McDonald has been trying unsuccessfully as a free agent to get a team to sign him....
  • Ray McDonald to sue woman who accused him of rape
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 06:49:38 GMT
    Determined to clear his name of rape allegations and resume his stalled football career, former 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is suing the woman who accused him, claiming she defamed him and intentionally interfered with his livelihood. The lawsuit, set to be filed Monday morning, comes as McDonald has been trying unsuccessfully as a free agent to get a team to sign him....
  • Coyote Creek Presents Final Opportunities to Own at The Rows & The Courts
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:09:33 GMT
    Coyote Creek by William Lyon Homes is offering buyers their last chance to dive into the good life with the community's final new-home opportunities. Those ready for the convenience and style of attached living should take advantage of The Courts ' furnished models for sale and the final homes and furnished models selling at The Rows ....
  • City Lights Theater Company's 33rd Season to Include American Idiot, the Elephant Man & More
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:05:12 GMT
    City Lights Theater Company's 33rd season will take audiences from Victorian England to post-9/11 suburbia, from gripping drama to quirky comedy and contemporary rock. The spirited downtown company presents a six-show mainstage season at 529 S. Second St. in San Jose that offers audiences both fresh works and new takes on the classics....
  • Eight San Jose City Council candidates aim for April 7 special election win
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:38:06 GMT
    The San Jose City Council District 4 Special Election, to name Berryessa's next councilman, will be held on Tuesday, April 7. The vote is meant to fill a partial term for the office of council member, ending Dec. 31, 2016, after former Councilman Kansen Chu was elevated to the California State Assembly last fall. On April 7, a District 4 candidate must receive a majority of all votes cast for the office of council member to be elected to the area that includes Berryessa, North San Jose and Alvis...
  • Milpitas calendar for March 13
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:52:51 GMT
    Center Stage Performing Arts will present a production of "Jungle Book" March 13 -14. This is the program's first "Cast All Who Audition" show....
  • Susan O'Malley, a voice for art, dies with her twin babies
    published on Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:49:57 GMT
    For those who knew Susan O'Malley, the news a week ago Wednesday was as dreadful as it gets. Pregnant with twin girls, O'Malley collapsed into unconsciousness and died a week before she was due to deliver....
  • Berkeley: Susan O'Malley, a voice for art, dies with her twin babies
    published on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    For those who knew Susan O'Malley, the news a week ago Wednesday was as dreadful as it gets. Pregnant with twin girls, O'Malley collapsed into unconsciousness and died a week before she was due to deliver....