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Places we like around the South Bay
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Dinh Q. Lê

Dinh Q. Lê: True Journey Is Return is the largest solo exhibition of the renowned Vietnamese-American artist’s work in the United States in more than…

Social Policy

I feel like coffee is this thing that attracts many different types of people for various reasons. With a bold name like Social Policy,…

Explore Fremont

In its ideal location between hills and with proximity to water, Fremont is a diverse and active city known for its quality of life….

Day Trip: Capitola

For anyone who hasn’t yet been introduced to Capitola, it’s time to get acquainted. Legend has it the name of this coastal town came…

Day Trip: Redwood City

Known for its near-perfect climate, and conveniently located halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, Redwood City is the oldest city on the peninsula….

Explore Morgan Hill

Despite the growing number of houses and businesses in Morgan Hill, it still feels like a small farming town where people know and look…

Day Trip: Santa Cruz

You can’t overstate the undeniable draw of a place like Santa Cruz. Where else can you hike amidst the towering redwoods and then hop…

Explore Eastside San Jose

Taking a trip over to The Eastside, visitors can expect to be immersed in the rich heritage and cultural diversity of San Jose. With…

Explore Willow Glen

Willow Glen, originally its own town, is a little neighborhood that has managed to maintain a small-town feel despite being incorporated into San Jose…

Explore Japantown

The story of San Jose’s Japantown should be familiar to anyone who knows the history of Silicon Valley. Abundant farm work drew Japanese workers…

Explore Saratoga

The joys of a small town can be found right in the heart of Silicon Valley by visiting Saratoga. Nestled in the foothills of…

Dine Downtown Chefs

For 10 days in June, diners in downtown San Jose can experience the best the city’s finest restaurants have to offer with specially priced,…

Explore Sunnyvale

The city of Sunnyvale was nicknamed “la pastoria de las borregas,” or “lambs’ pasture,” by Spanish explorers in the early 1800s. For many years,…

Explore District 3, Part 2

District 3 is downtown San Jose, with the airport on the western border and the Alum Rock neighborhood on the eastern border. It includes…

Explore Los Gatos

Purchased in 1840 and incorporated in 1887, Los Gatos is one of the oldest communities in Santa Clara County. Translated as “The Cats,” Los…

Explore Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto is located in the Peninsula region of the Bay Area, just 15 miles north of San Jose and 35…

Explore Mountain View

Mountain View, a town which used to be a stagecoach stop between San Francisco and San Jose, is now home to many of the…

Explore District 3

District 3 is downtown San Jose, with the airport on the western border and the Alum Rock neighborhood on the eastern border.

Explore Cupertino

Cupertino, just west of San Jose, has a population of over 50,000 and was ranked one of the most educated small towns in the…

Explore Santa Clara

The city of Santa Clara is home to more than 120,000 residents and is a thriving community for business, art, food, and culture. The…