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A Taste of San Jose, California

did you know?

  1. San Jose is the third-largest city in California and the tenth-largest in the United States. According to the U.S. census bureau the population was 964,695.

  2. On April 3, 1979, the San Jose City Council adopted San Josť, with the diacritical mark on the "e", as the spelling of the city name on the city seal, official stationery, office titles and department names.

  3. San Jose has 300+ days of sunshine annually. Although San Jose lies inland and does not front the Pacific Ocean like San Francisco, it is surrounded on three sides by mountains.

  4. The large concentration of high-technology engineering, computer, and microprocessor companies around San Jose has led the area to be known as Silicon Valley. As the largest city in the valley, San Jose has billed itself "the capital of Silicon Valley."

  5. The HP Pavilion at San Jose is one of the most active venues for events in the world.

Radio Stations
KOHL 89.3 FM Fremont, CA Top-40
KSJS 90.5 FM San Jose, CA Variety
KAIS 90.7 FM Tracy, CA Christian Contemporary
KCSM 91.1 FM San Mateo, CA Jazz
KKUP 91.5 FM Cupertino, CA Variety
K220BV (KLVM) 91.9 FM San Jose, Christian Contemporary
KYLD 94.9 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KBWF 95.7 FM San Francisco, CA Sports
KMVQ 99.7 FM San Francisco, CA Top-40
KDON 102.5 FM Salinas, CA Hip Hop
KMEL 106.1 FM San Francisco, CA Hip Hop
KTRB 860 AM San Francisco, CA Sports

Demographics of San Jose, California

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Native American



Total Population






Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.


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March For Science Silicon Valley

Save The Date: March For Science Silicon Valley

On April 22, 2017, we will come together in San Jose and around the world to March for Science.

A grassroots team of volunteers, like me, are working on making this free, family-friendly event inspiring, informative and exciting event for everyone.

Scientists and people who care about science are an intersectional group, embodying a diverse range of races, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, religions, ages, socioeconomic and immigration statuses. We take pride in the fact that Silicon Valley is home to a diverse community of scientists, engineers, enthusiasts, and innovators and we are excited to invite all of you to celebrate science with us.


  • Celebrate Science!

  • Advocate for nonpartisan, evidence-based policies.

  • Make science and science education accessible to the public.

Core Vision

The March for Science Silicon Valley celebrates the crucial role science plays in driving our economic growth, preserving our environment, and protecting the health of our citizens. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for policymakers to champion and fund science that upholds the common good and to advocate for evidence-based policies in the public interest at the local, state, and national levels.


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Famous Blacks from San Jose, California


Businesses in San Jose, California

A small percentage of the businesses listed on may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


  1. Krazy Komb -  Category: Black Hair Care -  We specialize in hair replacement from weaves to wigs. Helping women and men suffering from hair loss due to aging alopecia, cancer, and skin burns. Call for an appointment and we'll be more than happy to assist you   - 4274 Senter Rd. San Jose, CA (408) 629-2515

  2. Kuttin Up - 2094 Lincoln Ave - San Jose, CA 95125 (408) 267-7277

  3. Nefertiti Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   294 N. Capitol Ave. San Jose, CA 95127 (408) 259-9656

  4. Nefertiti Beauty Supply and Salon -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   5885 Santa Teresa Blvd. San Jose, CA 95123 (408) 629-2007

  5. Phat Efx - 5302 Monterey Hwy - San Jose, CA 95111 (408) 9225-8190

  6. Strictly Styles - 357 Northlake Dr. - San Jose, CA 95117 (408) 977-0854   - (visit website)

  7. The Hook-Up Beauty Salon - 3750 McKee Rd, Ste D - San Jose, CA 95127 (408) 251-7051

  8. Violet J Spa & Wellness -  Category: Black Spa -   1345 Lincoln Avenue San Jose, CA (408) 297-4899



  1. Arthur L Grisham Consulti -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 21738 San Jose, CA 95151-1738 (408) 270-2707

  2. CityLab -  Category: Job Training -   Maximum Balance Foundation SPC runs a nationally recognized Employer Driven Externship program, called CityLab. Which is focused on enhancing the skills of job seekers and placing/recruiting them into leading technology oriented employers. Specifically, we are asking you to sponsor a job seekers to engage in project-based work to enhance their skills in high demand industry categories. Job seekers fill their skill gaps by working directly in an employer designed externship with their sponsor company. CityLab pulls from a variety of regional supply sources to provide employers with a rich array of candidates willing to be trained in specific fields. Additionally, externship candidates are subsidized by State and Federal workforce funds, thereby enabling employers to have minimal risk when training and onboarding candidates.   300 S. 2nd Street San Jose, CA (415) 691-4264  - (visit website)

  3. C.O.R.E Healthcare Solutions, Inc. -  Category: Healthcare -   Pediatric and Adult Nursing Consultant Services   2059 Camden Ave #306 (mailing address) San Jose, CA (781) 664-4595  - (visit website)

  4. Exodus Newsmagazine -  Category: African American Newspaper -   1009 E. Capitol Expwy. #323; San Jose, CA 95121 (408) 654-8908

  5. Gozi Samuel Oburota CPA Corp -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 2259 San Jose, CA 95109-2259 (408) 278-9090

  6. Harris Business Solutions -  Category: Business -  Harris Business Solutions provides full charge bookkeeping and tax services to small and medium-sized businesses.     1650 Zanker Rd, Ste 235 San Jose, Ca 95112 (408) 437-6272  - (visit website)

  7. Integrated Management Services -  Category: Legal/Financial -   P O Box 610398 San Jose, CA 95161-0398 (408) 274-3856

  8. Urban Shutter Bug Photography -  Category: Photography -   Known for her hip, urban style, Michelle Logan brings a contemporary eye to wedding and portrait photography. With more than 4 years of photography education and 16 years of professional experience, she shoots everything from engagements and weddings to life events and family portraits, capturing clients most treasured memories on film. Throughout her career, Michelle has covered more than 250 weddings. She has published work in major magazines like The Knot, Munaluchi Bridal, Stash and more. Whether you're signing your marriage license at City Hall or planning the ultimate Big Day, welcoming your newest addition or getting together with family, turn to Michelle and look forward to fun, modern photos that will last a lifetime.   2480 Sleepy Hollow Lane San Jose, CA (408) 627-2424  - (visit website)

  9. Village Counseling & Assessment -  Category: African American Therapists -   Mary Foston-English, M.A. Katherine Watson, MSW - San Jose, CA 95128 (408) 241-2656

  10. 100 Black Men of Silicon Valley, Inc. -  Category: Community Service -   President: Mr. Ronald Brown 1101 S. Winchester Blvd, Ste H-189 San Jose, Ca 95128



  1. Jaliya -  Category: Black Heritage -  Our mission is to preserve and showcase African/African American cultural values, literary and artistic works portrayed through folk tales, music, dance movement, arts and crafts. This organization is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes. The specific purpose being: to develop an institution and maintain facilities to teach and disseminate educational material to the public, including but not limited to, material relating to African/African American Heritage, Intercultural Relations, and Ethnic Origins through publications, lectures, performing arts and other art forms.   3085 Autumnwood Ct. San Jose, CA (408) 826-4265  - (visit website)

    Black Heritage



  1. Par-Links -  Category: Black Golf Clubs -   370 River View Dr. San Jose, CA 95111 (408) 629-9553



  1. Gumbo Jumbo - 80 N Market St - San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 294-8626 - (visit website)

  2. Jus Like Ya' Mama's Soul Food/Catering - 916 Meridian Ave - San Jose, CA 95126 (408) 298-7685

  3. Poor House Bistro - 91 S Autumn St - San Jose, CA 95110 (408) 292-5837 - (visit website)

  4. Rehoboth Ethiopian Cafe & Restaurant - 655 N 6th St - San Jose, CA 95112 (408) 947-1717 - (visit website)

  5. Roux Louisiana Kitchen -  Category: Southern Cooking, Creole, Cajun -   3055 Olin Ave., San Jose, California (408) 249-8000   - (visit website)

  6. Tequilas Taqueria -  Category: Mexican food -  We have been serving quality Mexican food for more than 17 years. Here at Tequilas Taquerias we want to give you the 5-star treatment, great food, great music, a great time, and great service. Serving the highest quality Mexican food at the lowest reasonable prices seven days a week.   1056 Leigh Ave San Jose, California (408) 278-1392   - (visit website)

  7. Texas Smokehouse BBQ - 1091 S Capitol Ave - San Jose, CA 95127 (408) 926-2829 - (reviews)

  8. The Boiling Crab - 1631 E Capitol Expressway #101 - San Jose, CA 95121 (408) 532-6147 - (visit website)

  9. The Ebony Pearl Soul Food Kitchen - 803 Lincoln Ave - San Jose, CA 95126 (408) 854-3432

  10. Zeni Ethiopian Restaurant - 1320 Saratoga Ave - San Jose, CA 95129 (408) 615-8282 - (visit website)

  11. 40 Acres Soul Kitchen -  Category: Food -   Catering, Event Planning, Party Rentals and Food Truck   1505 S Winchester Ave. San Jose, CA 95161-0398 1 (855) 914-5553  - (visit website)



Nicolas Bearde ~ Annual Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival.




  1. Antioch Baptist Church San Jose, CA 268 E. Julian St., San Jose Ca. 95122 (408) 295-0066

  2. Emmanuel Baptist Church - 467 North White Road - San Jose Ca. 95127 (408) 390-8300 - (visit website)

  3. First Ame Zion Church - 95 South 20th Street - San Jose Ca. (408) 288-6690 - (visit website)

  4. Friendship COGIC - 1654 East San Antonio Street - San Jose Ca. 95116 (408) 258-5445

  5. Lewis Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church - 1363 Turlock Lane San Jose, CA 95132 (408) 926-3472 - (visit website)

  6. Lighthouse Community Church of God in Christ - 1205 Pine Avenue - San Jose Ca. 95125 (408) 238-0726

  7. Maranatha Christian Center - 1811 South 7th Street - San Jose Ca. 95112 (408) 280-7729 - (visit website)

  8. New Mission Church of God In Christ - 3098 Florence Avenue - San Jose Ca. 95127 (408) 259-1008

  9. Pilgrim Church of God in Christ - 1452 Whitton Avenue - San Jose Ca. 95116 (408) 287-2365

  10. Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ - 651 North Sixth Street - San Jose Ca. 95112 (408) 294-5132 - (visit website)

  11. St. James AMEC - 1916 East San Antonio Street - San Jose Ca. (408) 251-1588 - (visit website)



  1. Agenda Lounge - 399 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 287-3991   - (visit website)

  2. Ambassador's Lounge - 175 North San Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95110 (408) 298-2529   - (visit website)

  3. Cafe Stritch - 374 S 1st St San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 280-6161   - (visit website)

  4. Club Glo - 396 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95106 (408) 995-6414   - (visit website)

  5. ComedySportz - 288 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 985-5233   - (visit website)

  6. Dive Bar - 78 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 288-5252   - (visit website)

  7. Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge & Restaurant - 99 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 998-9998   - (visit website)

  8. Freddie J's Bar & Lounge - 97 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 892-8109   - (visit website)

  9. Improv Comedy Club - 62 South 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 280-7475   - (visit website)

  10. Mission Ale House - 97 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 292-4058

  11. Smoke Tiki Lounge - 152 Post St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 292-4266

  12. The Temple Bar and Lounge - 52 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 288-8518   - (visit website)

  13. Vault Ultra Lounge - 81 West Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 298-1112   - (visit website)

  14. Voodoo Lounge - 14 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 286-8636   - (visit website)

  15. WET Nightclub - 396 S First Street, San Jose, CA   - (visit website)



  1. Annual Comcast Jazz Festival - Phone (408) 288-7557 - August   - (visit website)

    Performances at seven stage venues, master classes, jam sessions, Jazz After Dark, films, Jazz Masses, and more at the Plaza de Cesar Chavez.

  2. San Jose Juneteenth Festival - Location: Caesar Chavez Park - Downtown San Jose   - (visit website)

    Celebrating the Soul of San Jose.



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