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San Jose Airport renovates, not a moment too soon

San Jose Airport renovates, not a moment too soon Jan 9th, 2008 at 10:30AM: Having had the pleasure of flying through SJC a few times in the last several weeks, I can now officially name Mineta Airport as my official "Worst Airport in the United States". It takes a fair amount of effort to deserve this distinction from blogger Grant, as I try to be fairly forgiving of travel and airport related issues. But listen Mineta San Jose, for the airport of the great Silicon...

Best City Neighborhoods for Retirement: The Rest of the List

Best City Neighborhoods for Retirement: The Rest of the List Oct 13th, 2007 at 6:20PM: Now that I've expressed my glee that Columbus's Short North is listed as one of the best neighborhoods for retirement, here's the low down on the rest of the list. The original article is from Money Magazine and posted at The version I saw yesterday was on AOL's welcome page. It's an abbreviated version. Instead of 30 city neighborhoods, there are 10 with a link to the other 20. Here they...

Coconuts Call Airport to Complain

Coconuts Call Airport to Complain Aug 30th, 2007 at 6:30PM: See that thing up there? That's a coconut. With a cell phone in it. Tad Hirsch -- a research student who focuses on "the intersections between art, activism, and technology" -- created it as a way to monitor the obtrusive sound of low-flying airplanes in the San Jose, California area. When excessive aircraft noise is detected, the coconut rings the San Jose International airport and leaves one...

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