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  San Francisco - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The City and County of San Francisco (population 776,773), the fourth-largest city in the state of California, United States in terms of population, is a consolidated city-county situated at the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula that forms San Francisco Bay.
European discovery and exploration of the San Francisco Bay Area began in 1542 and culminated with the mapping of the bay in 1775.
San Francisco is both a city and a county, and is the only one of California's 58 counties to possess that unique status.
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 San Jose, California - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
San Jose has a council-manager government, with a city manager nominated by the mayor and elected by the city council.
San Jose was to have been the home of the Demons of the XFL, but the team moved to San Francisco prior to the start of the season.
San Jose is served by the medium-sized Mineta San Jose International Airport, two miles northwest of downtown, as well as San Francisco International Airport, a major international hub 35 miles northwest.
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 San Jose United States - San Jose and Vicinity
San Jose, about 50 miles South of San Francisco, is the largest of the cities that make up Silicon Valley, and is usually associated with innovation and cutting-edge technology.
San Jose still retains its Mexican heritage with a large Latino population, but in part because of the draw of high-tech jobs has become home to a thriving Asian community, of which the Vietnamese make up a major part in East San Jose.
There are several nice hotels right in downtown San Jose, the most noteworthy being the Fairmont Hotel in the city center, which is walking distance from the Museum of Art, The Tech Museum, the Center for the Performing Arts, movie theaters and a wide selection of ethnic restaurants, pubs and clubs.
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 bunnyfoot: san jose tofu
i've been going to san jose tofu for as long as i can remember, which despite years on drug abuse, i mean experimentation, i mean i never inhaled, reaches pretty far back - a least an hour or two.
at san jose tofu they put the okara into a plastic garbage can and you can get yourself a bag or two of the stuff to take home.
here is a sfgate article on san jose's japantown with a mention of sj tofu.
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 About San José   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
San José is a City proud of the cultural and ethnic diversity of its population and workforce, and the rich cultural identity of its many neighborhoods.
San José was cited by Financial World magazine as one of the best-managed cities in America.
San José is committed to its mission of delivering the highest quality services in the most cost-effective manner.
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 San Jose Real Estate - Resources, Contacts, Tools & Information
“San José is a city proud of the cultural and ethnic diversity of its population and workforce, and the rich cultural identity of its many neighborhoods.
San José was cited by Financial World magazine as one of the best-managed cities in America.
San José is committed to its mission of delivering the highest quality services in the most cost-effective manner.
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 San Jose Vacation Rentals, Hotels, Weather, Map and Attractions
San Jose was recently named the third “Most Fun City in America,” by Cranium Inc., and you’ll find most anything here - theme parks, world class restaurants and shopping, arts, professional sports, outdoor recreation and museums.
San Jose’s Japantown is a popular tourist stop, and other places of interest include the Children’s Discovery Museum, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, the Japanese Friendship Garden and the J. Lohr Winery & Tasting Room.
San Jose is conveniently located just 45 minutes south of San Francisco and an hour and a half to Monterey Bay, and has 300 days of sunshine per year with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees.
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 San Jose, California - Travelers Digest
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 Welcome to San Jose Retail
San Jose is described in the Zagat Survey 2002, as “The epicenter of Silicon Valley” and is currently ranked as the metro area with the highest Effective Buying Income in the nation (Sales and Marketing Management).
The San Jose Redevelopment Agency is aggressively pursuing new retail, restaurant, and entertainment venues to support an existing strong tenant mix in the Downtown retail core.
The San Jose Redevelopment Agency is expanding its retail strategy to include retail zones throughout the city.
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 Japanese American Museum of San Jose
David M. Sakai, 85, a native son of San Juan Bautista, was a senior at San Jose State and assisted Issei during the Evacuation registration process at the neb's gym.
Before being evacuated from San Jose to Santa Anita, he and his brothers, who were in the berry basket business, stored the heavy machinery in the back and packed their household goods at company headquarters.
Vasconcellos added, "San Jose is way ahead of the rest of the other Japantowns in terms of preparing for the use of this money" because the city has already established a close working relationship with Japantown businesses and community organizations concerning redevelopment issues.
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 History of Japantown
San Jose's Japantown began as did many other communities with the need to combine comradeship and resources to survive as immigrants in a new country.
Most of Japantown was comprised of single men who found employment in the fruit orchards.
Since little time was given to dispose of property and belongings and only a limited amount (150lbs) per person which no one could carry, was allowed to be taken along on the buses and trains to the relocation centers, people sought to store their belongings in the Buddhist and Methodist Churches.
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 Nihonmachi Little Friends | Programs | Links and Resources
TeamTech San Francisco: TeamTech San Francisco is assisting Bay Area nonprofits in effectively using technology to increase the impact of their work in the low income communities they serve.
TeamTech San Francisco has joined with the Northern California Council for the Community, through the United Way of the Bay Area, to strengthen the capacity of community based organizations to provide services throughout the Bay Area.
The Japantown Business Association: A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Japantown as a unique ethnic neighborhood offering a rare blend of business, cultural, and historical resources; located in San Jose.
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 Japanese American Museum of San Jose
The interviews were conducted with players, their family members and members of the community who all contributed to the story of the Asahi from their origin around 1913 through the relocation camp years of the early 1940¹s (where the Asahis were reborn as the San Jose Zebras), to the team¹s demise in 1961.
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) announced a celebration to culminate a Japantown visual history project on Sunday, June 26, 2:00 pm at Yu-Ai Kai Senior Center, 588 North 4th Street in Japantown, San Jose.
San Jose's Japantown is a unique treasure -- one of three remaining Japantowns in the country.
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 The Wave Magazine - The Bay Area's Best Entertainment Magazine... Ever.
With an operating budget of more than $2 billion for civic redevelopment, San Jose is in the final stages of a multi-decade plan that began during the urban flight phenomenon in the 1950s.
Today, Downtown San Jose is giving the suburbs a serious run for their money by luring people back to urban life with attractions that only a true city can provide.
San Jose’s Japantown, that small area encompassing First and Seventh Streets between Taylor and Jackson, is one of only three remaining Japantowns left in America.
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 San Jose Directory
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 Is San Jose the Asian American Heartland? | Asian American Issues | GoldSea
he San Jose metro area is only fourth in the size of its Asian population, but it's a place of key firsts for Asian Americans.
Japantown's prospects brightened in 1907 when the bachelor field workers were allowed to bring over wives under the so-called Gentleman's Agreement.
San Jose is more likely to see double digit unemployment rather then employment rate below the nation unemployment rate any time soon.
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 Business Wire : Funding Finalized for New Mixed-Income Community in San Jose's Japantown; $24.4 Million Project Made ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Funding Finalized for New Mixed-Income Community in San Jose's Japantown; $24.4 Million Project Made Possible by FHA and Local Redevelopment Agency; Mayor Is "Thrilled".
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 1997--Funding has been finalized for Miraido Village, a new 109-unit apartment development to be built in San Jose, Calif.'s Japantown.
The Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Jose provided an additional $11 million for the development.
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 Things to do in San Jose - San Jose attractions - TripAdvisor
One of San Jose's most historic buildings, this former post office is now home to a permanent collection, and it features rotating exhibits as well.
Built sometime before 1800, this is the most significant adobe structure remaining in San Jose.
This multi-dwelling museum occupies 26 acres and is comprised of old buildings, ancient artifacts and sacred grounds that tell the story of San Jose and its surrounding area.
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 CSJ - District 3 Neighborhoods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The most traditional San Jose institutions are side by side the most innovative.
It is the cultural center of San Jose - home to most of San Jose's major museums, arts institutions and historic buildings.
Richly diverse, District 3 includes San Jose's Japantown and major centers of Mexican-American and Vietnamese-American business and culture.
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 Migraine San Jose | News | Information
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 Japantown (San Jose) - San Jose - Reviews of Japantown (San Jose) - TripAdvisor
Japantown San Jose is a great place to go for Japanese shops (sells all kinds of Japanese goods including...
San Jose's historic neighborhoods and attractions celebrate its colorful Spanish-Mexican era, Asian confluence and Anglo-American period.
Explore our site to find travel information and unbiased reviews on San Jose tourism, hotels, restaurants, maps and much more.
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 Nikkei Traditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
It was created as an attempt to promote and encourage the small business community of San Francisco's Japantown and to try and fill a void by selling products once sold by the traditional Japantown merchants that have closed over the past several years.
The original concept of the store was to donate 50% of its after tax profits to community non-profit agencies and the other 50% of the profits to go back into the business.
The owners of Nikkei Traditions in San Francisco would like to encourage all of its customers to support the Nikkei Traditions in San Jose's Japantown.
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SAN JOSE-The San Jose chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC) will host a forum on Asian American Women in the Arts and Media.
The JACL derives its effectiveness through its regional offices located in key cities and areas to serve the needs of the organization's members and to maintain the well-being of all Asian Americans.
The Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC) is a grassroots organization founded in 1979 to preserve and promote the development of San Jose Japantown, to fight against inequality and discrimination, and to promote an understanding and awareness of Japanese American culture and history.
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 Encyclopedia: Japantown (San Jose)
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Japantown is the portion of San Jose, California bounded by First Street to the west, 7th street to the east, Jackson Street to the south and Taylor Street to the north; it is just north of Downtown.
The area is home to many Japanese Americans who settled in the area after returning from relocation camps in World War II.
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 Events in Japantown San Jose
At Wesley United Methodist Church, 566 North Fifth Street, in Japantown, San Jose.
Japantown's largest festival with two days of game booths, food booths, cultural exhibits and demonstrations, the Chidori Band, San Jose Taiko and over 500 dancers in full costume each evening.
Nihonmachi (Japantown) Run: This is a fun family style walk/run around the Japantown neighborhood to benefit the Yu-Ai Kai Community Center programs and services.
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 Metroactive | Silicon Valley | Best of San Jose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The adolescent sprawl of the 1960s has given way to established neighborhoods, revitalized commercial areas and civic services such as curbside recycling and light rail transportation.
With one of the country's highest median income levels and a low crime rate, San Jose is settling into a stable spot on lists as one of the nation's most livable urban zones.
Northern California's largest city is home to such high-tech giants as Adobe and Cisco, professional sports teams, highly regarded arts organizations and museums and, of course, Smash Mouth, the most popular band to hail from these parts since the Doobie Brothers.
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 San Jose Districts & Neighbourhoods: Districts & Neighbourhoods in San Jose, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
San Jose Districts & Neighbourhoods: Districts & Neighbourhoods in San Jose, California
If you're planning your visit to San Jose, or a local looking for something different to do, here are the attractions in and around San Jose!
Highly regarded as San Jose's arts and entertainment district, SoFA (South of First Street) features restaurants, nightclubs, theaters and art galleries in a five-block radius.
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