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The Health Trust awards first round of Getting to Zero Mini-Grants

The Health Trust Awards First Round of Getting to Zero Mini-Grants San Jose, CA – The HIV epidemic is affecting family and loved ones worldwide. Advocates all over the world and locally here in the heart of Silicon Valley are striving to fight this disease. In Santa Clara County alone, there are over 2,700 people living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS since 2015, and the incidence of HIV increased by 20% from 2013 to 2014. Data from the state of California al..

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BloomReach Unveils First Open and Intelligent Digital Experience Platform

Artificial Intelligence Powers BloomReach DXP for Scalable Personalization Across All Customer Touch Points MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /PRNewswire/ -- BloomReach, the leader in personalized digital experiences, today announced the market's first open and intelligent digital experience platform (DXP) that drives one-to-one personalized experiences across the entire customer journey. BloomReach DXP is the only data-native platform that uses artificial intelligenc..

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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 much older than he is," said Wilson. "He takes pride in his defensive game, but has also shown that he can produce when asked to ..

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Derek Carr Comments

Hello Everyone, I want to invite you to read our exclusive interview with Oakland Raiders Star Quarterback Derek Carr and Bay Area Nonprofits.  Our interview focused on Derek’s relationship with Valley Children’s Healthcare. Valley Children’s Healthcare is committed to providing high-quality healthcare services to children, regardless of their ability to pay, and to continuously improve the health and wellbeing of children. To read the interview in full pl..

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Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway Tour

My long wait was over, one of my favorite bands of all time rocked their way into the Oracle Arena recently.  The Red Hot Chili Peppers with their lead man and bassist Flea (Michael Balzary), vocalist Anthony Kiedis, drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. The Arena was nearly filled to capacity on a Sunday night … Flea opened the show with a few words to the audience “Thank you for having us the last 35 (expletive) years,” Flea said. “We didn’t..

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Spend The Night With Billy Crystal Tour

Actor and comedian Billy Crystal brought his show “Spend the Night With Billy Crystal,” to San Jose’s Center For Preforming Arts Theater recently. It was a nice blend of standup and storytelling along with film clips you may not have seen before.  Crystal was joined by comedian/actress Bonnie Hunt who facilitated the interview portion of the show. You can tell a lot of what they did was simply improvised on the spot which gave him freedom to tell a lot of ..

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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 the County’s five Supervisorial districts sets aside $10 million in funding for playgrounds built to be truly accessible for chil..

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Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley

New Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley "SPARC"s Interest in Space Science Atomic particle accelerator--one of only a few in the world--brings new capability to Silicon Valley's space industryPALO ALTO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- What sounds like science fiction is now reality for a new Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) laboratory in Silicon Valley. Technicians from Denmark installed a new linear particle accelerator at the company's Advanced Technology Center to..

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Meet Larry Stone - Assessor, Santa Clara County

SVL: What is an assessed value and how do you arrive at that number?LS: In California, an assessed value is the dollar value of property determined by the local assessor for the purpose of property taxation.California Assessors are required to assess all property at fair market value at the time a property is transferred or at new construction. State certified appraisers in my office perform market-based appraisals to determine an assessment. Last year, th..

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Brad Garrett: Offending America One City at a Time

My wife and I recently went to Thunder Valley Resort Casino to see one of favorite comedians.  Best known for his role on the Emmy award-winning sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, Brad Garrett performed at Thunder Valley’s Pano Concert Hall. With a 2,000-seat concert capacity, Pano Hall is the perfect venue for mainline entertainment with a more intimate setting. Located inside the casino, seating is comfortable, aisles are spacious, and with a raised platfor..

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Meet Tracy Tran Store Owner & General Manger, Jinya Ramen Bar

SVL: Where did you grow up? TT:  Saigon, VietnamSVL:  Who or what inspired you to enter the restaurant industry and when? TT: Watching the original Japanese Iron Chef show, and then the American Iron Chef version – my favorite Iron Chef is Morimoto.SVL: What do you love most about what you do? TT: Ability to serve and meet satisfied customers. In addition, I love making difficult customers happy with the JINYA experience.SVL: What advice would you give to ..

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Meet Andrew Arild, Broker Associate At Mainstream Real Estate Group, Inc.

SVL: How long have you been in the Real Estate business?AA: I am in my 12th year. My life plan since I was young was to have 3 careers, this is the 2nd one. I left a career in the semiconductor technology world in Silicon Valley to take up real estate. I made that move about 5 years later than I should have but my career was still on an upward trajectory.SVL: What geographic areas and types of properties do you handle?AA: I work throughout San Mateo, Santa..

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Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software

Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software-Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) Solution for Pro-AV Market utilizing Aquantia's FPGA Programmable PHYSan Jose, Calif. and Montreal, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Aquantia Corp., a pioneer and market leader in high-speed Ethernet connectivity solutions for data centers, enterprise infrastructure and client connectivity has partnered with AptoVision, the pioneer in video over Ethernet technology to announce the..

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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 December of 2014 with an eye toward their use in the community by Sheriff’s deputies on patrol. The potential use of body-worn cam..

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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 professional hotel concierges. Mr. Lampman is the first Silicon Valley member in the organization’s thirty eight year history. Les ..

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NuBryte Unveils Amazon Alexa Skill for Voice-Enabled Lighting Automation

All-in-One NuBryte is your instant smart home - now with voice control! SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NuBryte showcased its award-winning all-in-one smart home solution and unveiled a brand-new integration with Amazon Alexa at CES 2017. Teaming up with the Amazon team, NuBryte is pleased to announce that homeowners can now use easy voice commands to control NuBryte features. Getting ready for movie night and want to dim the lights? Easy. ..

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