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Wings for All® at Silicon Valley’s Airport - Simulating the Air Travel Experien..

San Jose, Calif.  City of San Jose Councilmember Raul Peralez (District 3), Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and airport partners welcomed The Arc of the US, The Arc of Alameda County and Parents Helping Parents today to hold a Wings for All® training for some 50 people with autism and other intellectual/developmental..

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Barracuda Launch Cuda Cares Program

The Barracuda raised and donated $235,000 for various local and charitable organizations in 2016-17 The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), have announced the launching of the official charitable arm of the team, Cuda Cares. Over the first t..

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Southwest Airlines to Announce New Nonstop Destinations from Silicon Valley’s Ai..

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo and Southwest Airlines’ Vice President and Controller Leah Koontz will join SJC Interim Director of Aviation John Aitken to share details of new nonstop routes for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). Southwest, which serves the largest number of passengers at SJC, currently offers up to 76 de..

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GeezerAdvice story

In June of 2017, Gonzberg Agency, a small integrated marketing agency in San Francisco, launched a new consulting service called GeezerAdviceTM to help Chief Marketing officers and business owners in the Small-to-Medium Business (SMB) space make integrated marketing easier, without having to sign their professional lives away.Th..

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Sharks Sign Forward Manuel Wiederer to Entry-Level Contract

SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed forward Manuel Wiederer (WEE-der-er, @wieds21) to a standard, entry-level contract. "Manuel mixes a defensively responsible two-way game with speed and offensive creativity and has proven that he can play with players..

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County Approves Plan to Build All-Inclusive Playgrounds

SAN JOSE – The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to jumpstart an effort to build all-inclusive playgrounds for children and families with disabilities throughout the County. Introduced by Supervisor Joe Simitian and Supervisor Cindy Chavez, the proposal for all-inclusive playgrounds to be built in each of..

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Santa Clara County Approves Body-Worn Cameras

Joseph Simitian Santa Clara County Supervisor, District Five  The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the acquisition and deployment of body-worn cameras for the County Sheriff’s enforcement deputies and correctional officers. County Supervisor Joe Simitian first proposed the use of body-worn cameras in ..

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Tavis Lampman, Chef Concierge At Fairmont San Jose Awarded Les Clefs D’or USA

Fairmont San Jose chef concierge inducted into Les Clefs d’Or USA Concierge Association, first in Silicon Valley history –SAN JOSE, California – February 2, 2017 - Fairmont San Jose is proud to announce Les Clefs d‘Or USA has inducted Tavis Lampman, Chef Concierge at Fairmont San Jose, into the esteemed national association of p..

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The Giant Race names Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as official charity partner

The San Francisco Giant Race Half Marathon will be a nationally featured event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program The Giant Race Series has joined forces with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program to explore new frontiers in cancer treatments through fundraising. The Leukemia & L..

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Oakland Athletics announce leadership transitions

Organization celebrates decades of service, as Lew Wolff and Michael Crowley transition to new roles; John Fisher and Dave Kaval named managing partner and president, respectively The Oakland Athletics today announced that current Managing Partner Lew Wolff will transition to Chairman Emeritus and John Fisher will replace him as..

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Tobacco Ordinances

Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager, District 4 Tobacco prevention has been one of my top priorities throughout my time on the Board of Supervisors, including authoring majoring new county ordinances in 2010 and 2014. The 2010 ordinance imposed stiff fines on retailers who sold tobacco to minors and required all tobacco-sel..

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San Jose Giants Announce 2017 Diamond Season Schedule

The San Jose Giants have unveiled their 2017 schedule. The 30th season of the San Jose Giants affiliation with the San Francisco Giants will begin on Thursday, April 6 on the road at Inland Empire before opening the home schedule on Thursday, April 13 at Municipal Stadium against the Stockton Ports. The Opening Night Extravaganz..

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A Look Back / Raiders

Jim Plunkett won the Heisman Trophy in 1970 at Stanford and was the #1 overall selection in the 1971 NFL Draft. He joined the Raiders in 1978 and led the Silver and Black to two World Championships of Professional Football with victories in Super Bowls XV and XVIII. Plunkett was named Most Valuable Player in Super Bowl XV, a 27-..

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Mike Crowley, Living the Life of a Dream

Mike Crowley wears two very different hats. Two different sports, two different teams, two different cities, two different stadiums. We just had a wonderful conversation. He’s totally on top of everything. He’s very excited and optimistic about both programs; he loves every minute of what he does and all that they together are d..

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Lew Wolff, The Special Magic That Is

Iarrived early at the Oakland Coliseum to meet with Lew Wolff, the Owner of the Oakland A’s, the San Jose Earthquakes, plus the owner of some of the nicest hotels and the developer of some of the nicest offi ce buildings - anywhere. It was just a few hours before game time.“Come on in”, said the friendly gate attendant. “It’s Tu..

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Larry Baer, President & CEO SF Giants

It’s A Wonderful Life, circa 2013. Imagine San Francisco without our beloved Giants and where everything south of Market would be nothing but old warehouses. Far fetched? Not at all. The Tampa/St. Pete Giants? It may not sound right, but it was so close to happening.As I drove to meet with Larry Baer, the President & CEO of the ..

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