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Mayor Sam Liccardo may get a “San Jose” tattoo!

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo said he’d get a tattoo that says, “San Jose” if he gets a million re-tweets.  Jake McCluskey has a San Jose tattoo, it caught the Mayor’s attention and he tweeted, “My staff dared me to follow Jake’s example, so I told them I’d do it …

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My review of The Oakland Zoo’s California Trail

The Oakland Zoo’s new California Trail exhibit features animals native to California.  Some may not necessarily live here any more for a variety of reasons.  To get to The California Trail, you need to take a free gondola ride with breathtaking views of the Bay area.  Once way up the …

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My review of The Gilroy Garlic Fest

I went to The Gilroy Garlic Fest this weekend.  The first time I went was a long time ago and I remember it being hot, dusty and miserable.  I never want to stay places long.  As soon as I walk in, I generally am planning my exit.  You know those …

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Camping. Try it, you might like it!

Camping isn’t for everyone.  There’s the sweating, the mosquitos, the complaining and the dirtiness of the whole experience.  If you can calm down and get past some of that, you can really open your life to what’s out there.  I saw extreme beauty that I would never have seen if …

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Our family outing at the Alameda County Fair

Before this year, I’d never been to the Alameda County Fair.  That ended over the weekend!  I loaded up the whole family into the car, all 5 of us.  I was worried that it would be crowded and hot.  It was neither.  It was nothing but fun.  We ate corn …

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Our family trip to the beach

While temperatures were in the upper 90’s in The South Bay Saturday, just over the hill in Santa Cruz, temps were in the 70’s!  We left the house super early, had no problem finding parking and had a blast!  It’s amazing how water entertains kids.  Granted, just a day later, …

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