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Nicole Calande

City Editor

Nicole was born and raised in San Jose, CA, graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR, and is now completing an MFA at SJSU. She has previously worked in book publishing + marketing, and once was a tour guide at the Winchester Mystery House. In her free time, she enjoys local trivia nights, farmers markets, and hiking at Alum Rock Park + beyond.

We’re bringing you some fun facts about San Jose and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give these a try.
We’re looking at how you can express the five love languages around the great 408.
Here’s your guide to social clubs, public events, and more local ways to make pals in the great 408.
A small, two-room structure in the center of San Pedro Square Market tells the incredible origin story of the great 408.
Check out these 15 hiking trails catered to all skill levels in and around San Jose for outdoor adventures.
Explore the Day of the Dead festivals + events happening around town.
Check out fall and Halloween-themed events happening in and around San Jose in this seasonal guide.
Did you know that “Camden” is an acronym?
What are the origins of this San Jose district’s name?
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