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A look at the role and history of a neighborhood 7-Eleven in San Jose, California.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Image: Left: One of the many vintage toy display cases that line Time Tunnel Toys. Right: Time Tunnel co-owner Joe Castro strikes a Godzilla pose. Photo ©Ralph M. Pearce A Vintage Toy Store As…
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 9:00 AM
Back in the 1960s and 1970s, besides orange juice we had orange flavored soft drinks like Orange Crush, and then we had the Orange Julius. An Orange Julius was a real treat, especially on warm days.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:27 AM
Image: 1969 photo of Pruneyard construction, Mercury News, February 20th, 1985 It was November 1975; disco was at its height, flared pants abounded, and the United Nations had just adopted General…
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM
We all have our daily work routines. However every once in a while something occurs that shakes up the status quo. In the case of my great great Uncle George Muller it came in the form of ...
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:33 AM