Last year over 200 houses participated in the phenomenon that our neighborhood yard sale has become, and “garage sailors” from all around the south bay came to score sweet deals on secondhand stuff. Register today to be included on the map and get your goodie bag full of stuff to help your sale succeed. Register […]
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Congratulations to all of the Willow Glen businesses recognized as part of the 2015 edition of the Metro’s annual “Best of Silicon Valley” survey! As in recent years Willow Glen rocked the Food & Drink category and had solid representation in Shopping & Services, with just a few mentions in the Music & Nightlife category. […]
Work got underway on the road diet test tonight. Street closed. First step is popping up the reflectors. This is Ted the self-proclaimed “King of the Button Poppers.” Real friendly guy! Then this ridealong grinder scrapes up a thin layer of blacktop to remove the painted lane lines. Another machine that looks kinda like a […]
The Metro Silicon Valley’s annual “Best of Silicon Valley” survey is out, and there’s lots of Willow Glen restaurants, shops and service providers nomiated so let’s show some love for our Willow Glen businesses! Go to http://www.metrobestof.com to vote for your favorites from this list or fire up a “write in” campaign for a favorite […]
Metro just released their 2014 Best of Silicon Valley rankings, and Willow Glen is pretty well represented! Editors’ Picks Best Secret Sandwich: Chris Combo at La Villa Best Scotch Egg: The Table Best Animatronic Shark: Blue Water Seafood & Crab Best Place Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Rookies Sports Lodge Readers’ Picks Best Greek Restaurant: […]
Every Year Fortune partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America, and rank the 100 Best Companies to Work For. More than 252,000 employees at 257 companies were surveyed by the institute. Two-thirds of a company’s score is based on the results of that survey, which […]
View Larger Map Willow Glen Middle’s campus is adjacent/attached to Willow Glen High School’s. From SJUSD Web Site: We are a unique learning community focused on engaging students in intellectually challenging academics, athletics, the arts, and service opportunities. We empower our students to discover and develop new talents and skills in courses such as Pre-Algebra, […]
View Larger Map Willow Glen Elementary School sits in the center of the lovely Willow Glen township within San Jose. It is a unique and elegant location, with a beautiful new two-story, 14 classroom structure and nine refurbished classrooms, library and cafeteria. We have a highly trained staff of teachers and support personnel whose goal […]
View Larger Map Schallenberger serves the southern area of Willow Glen &mdash Almaden Expressway to the east, Dunbarton (just past Meridian) to the west, Andalusia to the north and Hillsdale to the South. Parent Teacher Organization Schallenberger is supported by the Schallenberger Home & School Association, which runs several fundraising events and programs throughout the […]
What is Willow Glen Charm?
Willow Glen is a quaint neighborhood just south of downtown San Jose with tree-lined streets, a “Main Street”-style downtown, and eclectic historic architecture. It all adds up to what locals call “Willow Glen Charm.”
Whether you’re new to Willow Glen or have lived here all your life, we hope you’ll find this site informative and entertaining. If you have any suggestions, or stories or events you think we should cover, let us know!
Who’s Behind Willow Glen Charm?
Willow Glen Charm is a blog and Facebook page run by Holly and Greg Barr, long-time Willow Glen residents with a passion for connecting and serving this great community.
Holly is a residential realtor with Sereno Group who specializes in Willow Glen and surrounding communities like Cambrian, Campbell, the Rose Garden.
Greg is a high-tech marketing guy and self-described web geek who lends his web skills to the Willow Glen Business Association and the planning committee for the Relay for Life.