Author: Loan-Anh Pham (Loan-Anh Pham)

Hundreds gather in downtown San Jose for warm Thanksgiving meal

More than a hundred volunteers and people in need packed the African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) in downtown San Jose Wednesday to enjoy an early Thanksgiving dinner complete with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pie. The residents were warmly greeted by an army of nonprofit service providers and volunteers, including Mayor Sam Liccardo, as they...

VTA installs new safety railings in downtown San Jose

The next time you’re strolling through downtown San Jose while staring at your phone, look up. You might bump into a VTA railing that’s meant to save you from an oncoming train. VTA recently installed a series of railings on Second Street as part of a pilot program to improve safety and speed for VTA...

San Jose International Airport’s busiest travel season hits

Headed to Disneyland this Veteran’s Day weekend? Prepare to arrive 90 minutes early as the Silicon Valley airport’s busiest travel season kicks off. In recent years, the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport has seen a record-breaking spike in passenger traffic, a reflection of the city’s economic development boom. “We’re continuing to see rapid...

San Jose airport therapy animal program continues to spread ‘pawsitivity’

In the aftermath of 9/11, Silicon Valley’s airport became the first in the country to pioneer a therapy animal program to ease passengers’ fears and anxieties before boarding flights. Now, 18 years later, the program is still going strong, and the animals are bringing joy to airport-goers of all ages. Adam Albert, a volunteer since 2015, brought Johnny, his...

Downtown San Jose rally celebrates women’s history, push for equality

San Jose leaders on Monday paid homage to the suffragette movement, and more importantly, white women’s right to vote in a rally on National Women’s Equality Day. The event served as a kickoff for a year’s worth of activities celebrating women’s history and activism, to be led by the Women’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council. Nearly...

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