History San José is one of the largest and most comprehensive historical organizations in California. Their mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the stories of diversity and innovation in San José and the Santa Clara Valley, which spans Palo Alto through Morgan Hill.
Since 1970, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) has championed cyclists’ safety, rights and accommodations by working with county and city governments, their planning commissions andtransportation agencies within Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
The Mineta Transportation Institute (www.transweb.sjsu.edu) conducts research, education programs, and information and technology transfer–focusing on multimodal surface transportation policy.
Cousins Matthew and Joe Rodriquez learned to make bicycles from their beloved grandfather, William “Pops” Camacho, and organize our Festival’s spectacular bicycle show. Matthew is a renown bicycle builder and the founder of Pops Fabrication. Joe is the publisher of Gooseneck Magazine.
Before software and silicon took over, the Santa Clara Valley was home to thousands of acres of rich farmland and orchards, where proud farmers worked tirelessly to supply the world with fresh, delicious produce. Santa Clara Valley Brewing pays homage to this industrious past with its fine handcrafted beers created with the highest quality ingredients.
The Petite Galleria (www.petitegalleria.com) Artful gifts, precious and rare, supporting local artists & Craft. Petite Galleria founder April Gee is the organizer of our Fest’s Artists Colony, which will feature art, craft and amusements by local artists, artisans and craft persons.