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Santa Clara County Youth Poet Laureate
Apr 6, 2022

Santa Clara Youth Poet Laureate

Last month, talented local writers—ages 13 to 18—applied to become the next Santa Clara County youth poet laureate. This week, judges announced seven finalists...
Mar 16, 2022

Esme Wang Reads for CLA San Jose

In early February, award-winning novelist and essayist Esmé Weijun Wang took up an exciting new post at San Jose State. As the 2021 Distinguished...
Mar 2, 2022

House of Mouse

Driving through East Side San Jose near the Tully Road overpass, a trio of red turrets juts up through white smog. Beneath the center...
Oct 27, 2021

These Old Haunts

Last week, podcasters Carmen Sánchez and Manuel Ávalos hit a major milestone.  “We made a podcast baby, and it survived to one year,” Sánchez says...
Sep 22, 2021

Naming Home With Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

The chapters in Names for Light: A Family History, the new book by Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint, are each named for a locale where...
Aug 18, 2021

Bay Area Tarot Makes the Local Cosmic

In late 2019, San Jose artist Melina Alexa Ramirez created what she imagined as a one-off illustration based on a tarot card: local photographer...

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Tickets to San Jose Earthquakes vs. Dallas

Tickets to San Jose Earthquakes vs. Dallas
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