San Jose Police Captain Brian Shab Meet our Police Captain
San Jose Councilwoman Dev Davis What is happening in our district
Our City Forest Violet Awwad Do you need a tree?
San Jose Environmental Services Linden Skjeie How to recycle in San Jose
Valley Water Barbara Keegan Providing water services to San Jose
The Cory Neighborhood Association welcomes our new board member! Steve Bowman – long time resident of Cory neighborhood, living on Homewood Drive, has rejoined the board as a General Member. He has been on the board in the past and was once the President. His dedication and hard work will be greatly appreciated.
Introducing the Cory Neighborhood Art Showcase! We have seen so much wonderful artwork around our community that elevated our spirits during these tough times, and we wanted to give it a spotlight on our website. If you or your family have artwork that you would like to appear on our webpage, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
For almost 20 years, the community has wanted to make sure the 17 acre (now 6 acre) land in Santa Clara across the street from Valley Fair can best serve the public. In the past seven years, the community focused its energy on the front six acres. The result: the Agrihood. It is the County’s first (likely the State’s) first mixed-use, mixed-income, inter-generational housing community centered around an urban farm. It makes the public space the “anchor tenant” of the development, thanks to the wise words of Fred Kent of Project for Public Spaces. And for our seniors, it creates a place where they can stay active, engaged and independent. And as a community, we can celebrate change/disruption when the change is great!
Thanks to Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez for hosting a brief press event on the launch of this project, that included Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor, VP of Core Chris Neale, local activist Kirk Vartan, and others. Here is a story in the San Jose Spotlight on this event and the link to the video of it. Thanks for everyone’s support over the years!
As you may be aware, California is experiencing yet another unprecedented drought. Here are a few things you can do to reduce your water consumptions and help with both the drought and your next water bill!
Keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap until the water gets cold. That saves time and water!
Always sweep your driveway with a broom; don’t use water to wash the leaves away.
Washing the dishes while leaving the water running can use up to 20 gallons of water, but filling the sink or a bowl and closing the faucet saves 10 of those gallons.
If you turn off the water while brushing your teeth, you save water. Newer faucets use about 1 gallon per minute, while older models use over 2 gallons.
Water leaks account for 12% of water use in California homes. Check indoor and outdoor faucets & toilets often.