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The Willow Glen Resident: weekly newspaper covering Willow Glen
The Willow Glen Times: monthly newspaper for Willow Glen
Youth Soccer League (Willow Glen, Cambrian and Rose Garden)
Books for Treats (give useful treats for Halloween rather than candy)
information on street Christmas trees
WGNA's Los Gatos Creek Urban Stream Restoration Project (1993)
WGNA's Illegal Tree Removal meeting (2007)
San Jose's 1984 study on revitalizing Lincoln Avenue
Official City of San Jose web site
SJ Neighborhood Commission notes
City Arborist (tree-trimming permits)
Neighborhood Development Center (City of San Jose)
Walk San Jose (new organization promoting a more pedestrian & bike friendly city)
San Jose Departments (airport, code enforcement, police, library, etc.)
Unofficial SJ site (with many links)
Then & Now: photos of downtown San Jose in 1975 and 2006
Index of area restaurants
School test results ("Star 9")
California Dept of Education California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) site: www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sp
Willow Glen Middle & High School Foundation (a private non-profit dedicated to raising funds to enhance academic program): www.willowglenfoundation.org
Santa Clara County School District Web site, information is only for public schools: www.sccoe.k12.ca.us/default.asp
The California Dept of Education, www.cde.ca.gov/
Santa Clara County Parks (w/ maps of all parks)
Midpeninsula Regional Openspace District (w/ hiking trail maps)
The Bay Trail (w/ trail maps)
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: bus routes and train schedules, bike route maps, and more.
SF Bay Regional Transit Information: trains, buses, airports, ferries, etc.
State / National
U S Post Office: postal rates, look up zip codes, etc.
League of Women Voters (with sample ballots and voter registration)
California Voter Foundation (nonpartisian website w/ links to Proposition Pro & Con sites, election results)
www.555-1212.com, w/ phone area codes, maps, etc.
United Neighborhoods: includes links to other neighborhood associations
North Willow Glen (North Willow Glen is the area to the immediate north and east of Palm Haven)
Neighborhood Assoc. (near Branham and Snell)
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (bicycle advocacy)
Victorian Preservation Association: information about historic homes in the area, and "how-to" information for home owners
Preservation Action Council of San Jose (PAC*SJ) (408) 998-8105 Maintaining neighborhood continuity through historic preservation.
Radar Doppler map (rain)
More detailed info and flood warnings
Current wind patterns in the Bay Area
Weather forecast (from San Jose Mercury News)
Pierluigi Oliverio, SJ Dist. 6 (generally north of Curtner)
Don Roche, SJ Dist. 9 (generally south of Curtner)
(Dist. 2, generally east of Meridian)
Representative Zoe Lofgren (represents eastern Willow Glen area)
Representative Mike Honda (represents western Willow Glen area)
write e-mail to: President Barack Obama
write e-mail to: Vice President Joe Biden
National "Do Not Call" phone registry: Registry Home
How to check out contractor, real estate, and insurance licenses:
Contractors -- including painting, remodeling, fences, and yard work: www.cslb.ca.gov
Real Estate: www2.dre.ca.gov/PublicASP/pplinfo.asp
Thnx to Curt and Martin for links and updates!
Last revised (partially) 7/3/10, 7/18/12 by LLA
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