San Jose Rangers Celebrate 40 Years of Protecting, Preserving Parks and Trails

When heavy rains flooded Lake Cunningham Park, creating a series of mini lakes and flooded parking lots, San Jose park rangers Angie Martinez and Penny Lee didn’t hesitate to leave the comfort of their warm four-wheel drive vehicle.

Park rangers Angie Martinez, left, and Penny Lee save mole who has been flooded out of [...]

Memorial Honors Homeless Men and Women Who Died Last Year in Santa Clara County

Frances Herbert knew that her brother’s name would be among those read to remember the 39 homeless men and women who died last year in Santa Clara County. But when she heard it, it was still a shock.

Frances Herbert, at right, remembers her brother at memorial.

Andrew Todd Moe was just 23, the youngest [...]

Newest Markets Hope to Keep Fresh Veggies Flowing into Neighborhoods

San Jose streamlines rules for neighborhood farmers’ markets

Julian St. John Market

An experiment in bringing neighbors together over food – and bringing fresh food to neighborhoods – kicked off in two San Jose communities earlier this summer.

Now, the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association and community leaders hope to make San Jose’s newest markets [...]