summer

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    How to Stay Hydrated Like a Pro All Summer

    NewsUSA Many of us spend our summer soaking up the sun. Kids are out of school, outdoor sports are plenty, and people are enjoying warm weather activities. However, spending a lot of time outside in the elements puts you at risk for dehydration-related concerns. While most people know that...
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    Beat the Heat With a Working AC Unit

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau My apartment building doesn’t have AC, so in the summer heat I’ve had to keep my fans on full blast whenever I’m home. If, like me, you don’t currently have an air conditioning (AC) unit, you may be thinking about getting one....
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    San Jose Cooling Centers

    • Almaden Community Center  6445 Camden Ave. San Jose, CA 95120  Phone Number: (408) 268-1133 Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm Note: Open as cooling center only when temperatures reach mid 90 degrees or higher  • Bascom Community Center  1000 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, CA 95128  Phone Number:...
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    5 Steps to Keep Your Car Prepared for Summer Heat

    Family Features Taking proper care of your vehicle is important all year, but summer heat brings a unique set of challenges to your car’s air conditioning system, tires, brakes, battery and more. To ensure your vehicle is prepared to safely handle the summer elements and to help avoid breakdowns,...
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    How to Occupy Your Kids Over Summer

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau It’s officially summer! That means the kids are home from school for a few long months. The first week or so might have been all fun and games, but now they’re starting to get bored, and they think it’s your job to...
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    Tips for Happy Home Improvement

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer’s almost here, and the long days can make you feel like you have extra time on your hands. Maybe the rainy winter damaged your home, or you’re noticing aging parts of your abode that you’d like to renovate. Either way, you’re...
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    Travel Tips for Your Summer Vacation

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Whether you live in the Bay Area and want to escape San Francisco’s infamous drizzly summer, or your neighborhood gets so hot in July and August that you want to visit cooler pastures, summer is the perfect time to travel! Traveling is...
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    SUMMER TIME 2017 LOOKS

    Estephany Haro El Observador Here’s a list we created of 5 items you must have for summer:  • A pair of sunglasses  are essential for summer, not only do they help us look fashionable but it prevents the sun’s UV rays from hitting our eye area. • A loose...
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    Best Summer Events for 2017

    Summer doesn’t officially begin until the 21st of this month, and as soon as that temperature rises people will be looking for ways to take advantage of the heat, the long days and cool nights. Here are some of our favorite activities and events coming to San Jose and...