Santa Clara County Local News: Parks & Recreation


All Local Parks & Recreation News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Gilroy Dispatch logo From Gilroy Dispatch...

02/15/2024
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The city of Gilroy would be able to use $200,000 to construct a new 4,500 linear foot multi-use trail segment‚ÄĒknown as Lions Creek Trail‚ÄĒwith educational signage and distance markers.

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

02/15/2024
Good news for water park enthusiasts and fans of all things San Jose‚ÄĒRaging Waters could reopen as early as this summer. The iconic waterpark broke hearts when it shuttered indefinitely in 2023.

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

02/07/2024
The San Jose City Council unanimously approved allocating $200,000 to remove roughly 20 people living by the Guadalupe River Trail and work with community partners to encourage residents to frequent the trail.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

02/06/2024
California State Parks has recommended $6.7 million for seven local nonmotorized trail projects in various cities, including Galt and Gilroy.

Hilltromper Silicon Valley logo From Hilltromper Silicon Valley...

01/30/2024
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The Crystal Springs Regional Trail is the place to see and be seen on weekends in San Mateo County.

California Local Pin Marker From Mountain View Voice...

01/26/2024
It only took the Mountain View City Council about 10 minutes to consider and approve a deal with the Mountain View Whisman School District to jointly use and maintain school fields.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

01/26/2024
Disneyland‚Äôs plan to reimagine the theme park into a more ‚Äúimmersive‚ÄĚ experience may require up to $2.5 billion and a plan to privatize some Anaheim streets.

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

01/25/2024
Just weeks after a deal fell through to buy the Richmond Ranch for development, county leaders are moving forward with turning the open space into a massive park.

California Local Pin Marker From Silicon Valley Voice...

01/17/2024
As training for the summer Olympics is starting, Santa Clara‚Äôs International Swim Center is closed ‚Äúuntil further notice‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒuntil safety, health and equipment problems are resolved.

California Local Pin Marker From SFGate...

01/12/2024
California’s projected budget deficit of close to $38 billion likely means some cuts are coming. Among them, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed ending the California State Park Adventure Pass, which offers free access to some state parks for fourth graders.

San Jose Inside logo From San Jose Inside...

12/26/2023
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The Golden Chanterelle may be the state's new official mushroom, but the East Bay Regional Park District is reminding residents that some fungi are best appreciated for their beauty, not taste.

Hilltromper Silicon Valley logo From Hilltromper Silicon Valley...

12/19/2023
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Discover the religious history of the Rancho San Antonio County Park & Open Space Preserve area, including Maryknoll and St. Joseph’s College.

Morgan Hill Times logo From Morgan Hill Times...

12/18/2023
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The city will break ground this week on Morgan Hill’s first dedicated outdoor pickleball courts, which will be located at the Community Park off West Edmundson Avenue.

California Local Pin Marker From San Jose Spotlight...

12/17/2023
Two businessmen are working to take over management of one of San Jose’s most beloved parks, but concerns are mounting behind the scenes about how the pair will wrangle power over a popular public space.

California Local Pin Marker From California Local...

12/13/2023
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The resurrected online guide aims to help people explore the great outdoors

California Local Pin Marker From SFGate...

12/11/2023
An estimated 100,000 pizza boxes have been removed from Yosemite’s waste stream. This is because the famed park now serves pizza on trays and puts to-go portions in compostable bags, part of a move to reduce food-related waste.

California Local Pin Marker From Capital & Main...

11/30/2023
Utility giant PG&E is set to raise its rates an average of 13% on Jan. 1. That equals an extra $32.50 a month, or $390 for the year.

California Local Pin Marker From Silicon Valley Voice...

11/20/2023
The traditional Veterans Day service unfolded at Santa Clara’s Veterans Memorial in Central Park, and Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and City Council members raised the flag.

California Local Pin Marker From Mountain View Voice...

11/20/2023
The city of Mountain View has given the Mountain View Whisman School District its terms for a new joint use agreement to share operations of school fields, with a year-end deadline to accept the offer.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

11/15/2023
State and local leaders gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate a new plan that will increase access to the outdoors for all Californians, regardless of who they are or where they live.
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