San Jose

Where Silicon Valley meets Spanish history with modern edifices and meticulously restored 19th-century buildings. Such is the contrast of this city rich in tradition and, thanks to the tech industry, just plain rich. Five star-hotels and fine restaurants line the streets of the restored downtown area, and the cultural scene is thriving with museums, theater and art to rival any world-class hub. History buffs will relish the old mansions and can delve into the city's past at the History Museum of San Jose. Save time for a drinking out of brown paper with the locals and taking part in they other favorite pastimes mugging, sipping coffee and people-watching at a crowded cafe's

The Golden Gate

Bridge's paint color is orange vermillion, also called international orange. Architect Irving Morrow selected the color because it blends with the bridge's setting
The bridge was fully painted when it was first built and then touched up for the next 27 years. In 1965, the original paint was removed because of corrosion and replaced with a inorganic zinc silicate primer and an acrylic emulsion top coat, a project that took 30 years. Today, painters touch up the paint continuously.
38 painters work on the bridge, along with 17 ironworkers who replace corroding steel and rivets.

Pillar Data Systems

Headquartered in San Jose, California, Pillar Data Systems™ also has offices in the UK, Ireland, France and Germany.
Pillar was started in 2001 with a simple, yet powerful idea: Build a successful storage company by trying to create value that others had promised, but never produced, and never produce it. Amazing .........

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