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Dec 7, 2022

San Jose in Stephanie Foo’s ‘What My Bones Know’

Earlier this year, Stephanie Foo wrote the best San Jose book of 2022, What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma. Born in Malaysia, Foo grew up in East San Jose before landing an ideal journalism career as an NPR producer in New York. Yet even with a...
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Silicon Alleys
Nov 9, 2022

Traveling Through Milpitas’ Macedonia and Kathmandu

From Macedonia, I crossed the railroad tracks to Kathmandu without even leaving Milpitas. Just north of the Great Mall, past...
Silicon Alleys
Nov 2, 2022

Two Halloween Parties Prove Ancient Maxim ‘As Above So Below’

Two perfect Halloween parties over the weekend demonstrated the ancient alchemist maxim, “As above, so below.” Local Color hosted its...
SJSU Garden
Oct 26, 2022

San Jose Poets Unite for Outdoor Literary Event at SJSU Garden

Any real urban place needs a public garden where poets can eat pizza and drink lemongrass-flavored water. The quarter-acre splotch...
Tech Interactive
Oct 19, 2022

Tech for Global Good Inspires Ethical Entrepreneurship

One person’s burning straw is another person’s treasure, as they say. In India, a company called Strawcture Eco figured out...
SJSU Library
Oct 12, 2022

SJSU Library Has a Cache of Vinyl History That Goes Untouched

A purple Ambrose Bierce lies flat atop a shelf of vinyl records on the fifth floor of the SJSU...
San Antonio Street
Oct 5, 2022

The Hero’s Journey Through San Antonio Street

The entirety of San Antonio Street, when navigated from Naglee Park to Capitol Expressway, can be experienced as the...

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