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Grants program for San Jose arts-based commercial businesses

January 29, 2018 | Blog

The City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), is pleased to announce that the guidelines for the 6th round of the Creative Industries Incentive Fund (CIIF) are now available here. CIIF provides projec…

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BROOKINGS NAMES SAN JOSE #1 “DIGITIZED” CITY

January 22, 2018 | Blog

In a report that analyzes 30 metropolitan areas in terms of the economic impact of what they call digitalization, Brookings has just ranked San Jose ranks as #1 – possibly a bit of a mixed blessing! An informative infographic tells the story. In recent decades, the di…

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San Jose’s public life to get a boost from Knight Foundation grant

January 18, 2018 | Blog

San José will benefit from a recently announced grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, providing $249,600 to help the City learn best practices for making public spaces into active hubs that connect the community and improve civic life. The grant was ma…

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KIKA TECH BRINGS EMOJIS + A.I. TO DOWNTOWN SAN JOSE

January 16, 2018 | Blog

It wasn’t just another tech company ribbon-cutting on Jan. 11 at the new Kika Tech offices at 8 North San Pedro Street. Kika’s staff were just back from an amazing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where the China-based startup had been awarded four 2018…

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