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Alyson Chuyang

City Editor

Alyson is based in San Jose, CA, and helped launch SJtoday in February 2022. She graduated from San Jose State, where she reported on the city’s arts + culture scene for her alma mater’s paper, The Spartan Daily. You can find her scouting new South Bay eateries or thrifting around town.

Find local adoption sites, pets currently available, and information on adoption fees.
We’re bringing you some fun facts about San Jose and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give these a try.
From public artworks to cultural centers, local Black history is all around us.
Ring in the Year of the Dragon.
San Jose City Council is set to approve new management for the recently defunct Raging Waters theme park in east San Jose.
We’re looking at how you can express the five love languages around the great 408.
What stores, restaurants, and venues would you like to see return to the great 408?
When you want to celebrate — responsibly — you go big or you go home.
Let’s take a look at some of the oldest established restaurants, stores, and more in San Jose, CA
From authentic NY slices to craft pies, your next pizza party is covered.
From bars to markets to mini golf, here’s 15+ places to stay faithful to the Bay with Super Bowl watch parties in San Jose.
The first + oldest park in Santa Clara County turned 100 years old this year, with its original opening date of January 24, 1924.
See what’s on the ballot, when + how to vote, and important information for Election Day in the great 408.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in San Jose, serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
To help make your entire process at the San Jose Mineta Airport as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to details on the airport’s 41 nonstop flights.
And to our readers + followers, two of the biggest high-fives (high ten?) for being there with us the entire way.
The SF-originated mini-putt establishment has moved operations to the great 408.
From lifting weights, indoor rock climbing, personal training, dance fitness, boxing classes, and martial arts programs — we’ve rounded up 40+ gyms and fitness offerings around San Jose.
See our roundup of 20 activities, food + drink specials, and pop-ups happening around San Jose to celebrate the spirit of love.
Help us put our city on the map by submitting your love stories.
Explore the great 408 through its history, drink, and art on these tours.
Learn how you can celebrate our local fire department’s exciting milestone.
From local cafes to public hotspots, catch up on your to-do list at these work spots in San Jose with WiFi.
From his humble, Bay Area roots to an nationally renowned aviation pioneer, we chart the course through the life and legacy of John J. Montgomery.
San Jose-based author Kyla Zhao published her second novel, “Valley Verified,” in January 2024, and tells the story of a woman similar to herself, that makes the move from high fashion in New York to high tech in the Silicon Valley.
We’re breaking down three major transit projects in San Jose + California as a whole.
These shows prove that San Jose is a great city for live music, and they’re just a sample of the shows coming this year.
Go big or go home with these gigantic foods found around San Jose.