Santa Clara County Fair announces drive-thru edition this summer

The Santa Clara County Fair, which had a virtual version of its livestock exhibitions last year, has announced that this year’s fair in San Jose will be a drive-thru experience over two weekends this summer. So you can scratch square dancing, strolling through a reptile exhibit or getting spun around on a carnival ride for […]

Julian Castro to headline Joint Venture’s virtual “town hall”

The State of the Valley Conference, the annual “town hall” hosted by Joint Venture Silicon Valley, will be held entirely online later this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s no surprise, of course, as the health crisis has meant everything from fourth grade to Opera San Jose has been pushed onto a screen for […]

Urban agriculture growing strong at San Jose’s Veggielution

Salinas Valley Assemblyman Robert Rivas visited Veggielution Community Farm in San Jose on Wednesday morning on a tour of agriculture sites throughout the state and praised the 6-acre farm in East San Jose as a “model” for others. “Clearly, in agriculture, things are changing in the state because of climate change,” said Rivas, who chairs […]