2014.11 Christmas in the Park, San Jose

The day after Thanksgiving traditionally marks the official the beginning of Christmas season, even though several stores had started quite ahead of time. Downtown San Jose welcomes the holiday with the official arrival of Santa Claus in Plaza de Cesar Chavez, fully decorated with lights Read More …

Visiting the Lick Observatory on Mt Hamilton, San Jose

If you didn’t know, situated on the summit of Mount Hamilton there is an astronomical observatory, owned and operated by the University of California, in the Diablo Range just east of San Jose. Lick Observatory is the world’s first permanently occupied mountain-top observatory. You can Read More …