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Old 03-05-2012, 07:32 PM
 
Location: the illegal immigrant state
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...for those who agree with calling people "primitives." ...
Interestingly, you don't have a problem with Latinos calling white people wedo/white boy/white milk or non-Latinos in general "gabachos".

It's almost as if you're a hypocrite.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:58 PM
 
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...for those who agree with calling people "primitives."
Interestingly, you don't have a problem with Latinos calling white people wedo/white boy/white milk or non-Latinos in general "gabachos".

It's almost as if you're a hypocrite.
What is your proof for this?
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:39 PM
 
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I'm a SJ native.

The numbered streets and any areas occupied mostly by third-world immigrants are indeed dirty if not also odious.

SJ simply has too many poor and primitive people who don't speak English and have more children than they could ever afford to raise without the taxpayer-subsidized charter schools provided by SJ's socialist government.

Anyone who is a severalth-generation American will have an aversion to the city and would rather live in one of the Silicon Valley cities west of SJ.

Don't even tell me how nice Willow Glen is. It's right next to Ghetto Glen so Bramhall park, like Kelly Park as well as nearly every other park in SJ, fills with illegals and ghetto people. I symphathize with the WG residents who live adjacent to those parks.

Shasta-Hanchette is bordered by slummy areas to its east and South.

Only the Almaden Valley is a good place to live while keeping most of the primitives at arm's length though anyone in the AV would still rather live in Los Gatos, Los Altos, etc.
I most definitely am not in favor of illegal immigration or tolerating it, but your post really does come off as racist and elitist.
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Old 03-06-2012, 09:24 AM
 
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Don't even tell me how nice Willow Glen is. It's right next to Ghetto Glen so Bramhall park, like Kelly Park as well as nearly every other park in SJ, fills with illegals and ghetto people. I symphathize with the WG residents who live adjacent to those parks.
While I can't speak to all the areas surrounding WG, I do have to say it is vastly overrated. When I moved to Mountain View from the city, several of my co-workers who lived in SJ were raving about WG. So, my wife and I decided to go check it out and have dinner there. I'll have to say that I was very much underwhelmed. Yes, compared to most of SJ which is just strip malls and sprawl, a small downtown in WG and a middle class neighborhood is a nice change of scenery. However, when compared to Mountain View or other surrounding cities with downtown areas, its really not that impressive. I will say that you can get more for your money there in terms of housing. However, it just doesn't seem like much of a destination for me on a weekend. If I'm going to go out in SJ, I think I prefer downtown or even Santana Row (hate to say it).
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Old 03-06-2012, 12:33 PM
 
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While I can't speak to all the areas surrounding WG, I do have to say it is vastly overrated. When I moved to Mountain View from the city, several of my co-workers who lived in SJ were raving about WG. So, my wife and I decided to go check it out and have dinner there. I'll have to say that I was very much underwhelmed. Yes, compared to most of SJ which is just strip malls and sprawl, a small downtown in WG and a middle class neighborhood is a nice change of scenery. However, when compared to Mountain View or other surrounding cities with downtown areas, its really not that impressive. I will say that you can get more for your money there in terms of housing. However, it just doesn't seem like much of a destination for me on a weekend. If I'm going to go out in SJ, I think I prefer downtown or even Santana Row (hate to say it).
Agreed. MV has a downtown as nice or nicer than WG's. No point in going there if you live in MV. Plus if you live in MV, you are close to Palo Alto's downtown as well. But for folks who live in SJ, it is a nice place to do lunch on a Saturday afternoon. I particularly like the Aqui restaurant there (great food and great back patio). If you're coming to SJ from MV, it makes more sense to visit downtown or Santana Row.
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Old 03-06-2012, 04:14 PM
 
Location: the illegal immigrant state
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SJ is indeed the happiest city for the primitives whose home countries are slums but for Americans, almost all of SJ is a slum .

It didn't have to be this way, but SJ's politicians and newspaper journalists actually welcome primitives and want to help hem in any way possible. Amnesty, defying the Federal Government's immigration and naturalization laws, bilingual education, chapter schools, taxpayer subsidized housing for the poor and very poor regardless of legal status, SJ Merc articles attempting to evoke reader sympathy for illegals, ad nauseum.

It's as if the powers that be in SJ actually wanted SJ to be the slum that it is, and the tragedy- yes, tragedy- is that it didn't have to be that way.

Worst of all is when these same politicians pose the question "how can we make SJ a world class city?"...
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:12 PM
 
Location: San Jose
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SJ is indeed the happiest city for the primitives whose home countries are slums but for Americans, almost all of SJ is a slum .

It didn't have to be this way, but SJ's politicians and newspaper journalists actually welcome primitives and want to help hem in any way possible. Amnesty, defying the Federal Government's immigration and naturalization laws, bilingual education, chapter schools, taxpayer subsidized housing for the poor and very poor regardless of legal status, SJ Merc articles attempting to evoke reader sympathy for illegals, ad nauseum.
I am highly in favor of getting rid of the programs you listed, and I think SJ underachieves in many ways as a city of nearly a million people. But to call almost all of the city a "slum" is so laughable that your other points are unlikely to be taken seriously by most readers.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Newark, Ca
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SJ is indeed the happiest city for the primitives whose home countries are slums but for Americans, almost all of SJ is a slum .

It didn't have to be this way, but SJ's politicians and newspaper journalists actually welcome primitives and want to help hem in any way possible. Amnesty, defying the Federal Government's immigration and naturalization laws, bilingual education, chapter schools, taxpayer subsidized housing for the poor and very poor regardless of legal status, SJ Merc articles attempting to evoke reader sympathy for illegals, ad nauseum.

It's as if the powers that be in SJ actually wanted SJ to be the slum that it is, and the tragedy- yes, tragedy- is that it didn't have to be that way.

Worst of all is when these same politicians pose the question "how can we make SJ a world class city?"...

This post is an absolute joke and pretty much proves that you have almost zero knowledge about SJ and have not travelled anywhere in the world. There ARE places in SJ that are somewhat slummy and 3rd world, but by almost any peoples' standards, even the slummy parts of SJ are nice. You've never been out of your bubble and into an actual slum if you think that SJ is as bad as it is. Get a freakin' clue.

Here's the San Jose I know and this is coming from somebody who was born in Santa Clara and has been everwhere in the Bay Area and knows the South Bay like the back of my hand...

SanJose

SanJose

SanJose

SanJose

These are just examples of nice parts of San Jose. San Jose has about a million zip codes and there are only a few that I'd completely avoid (95116, 95111, 95122 come to mind...I used to practice real estate and have lots of knowledge about this).

People come to this site to get knowledgeable insite about our region and not the lame, ignorant information that you've provided. I'm here to provide educated personal knowledge, based on lots of personal experiences, having lived in the region (and travelled to many places inside and outside of the U.S.) and have a lot of useful REAL information about the area.

Most of the negative posts on this board are from unhappy losers who couldn't be happy anywhere. They have no real knowledge about the world and don't know how to make their lives work for them.
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:44 PM
 
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I was born and raised in San Jose. I can honestly say after living several places in the US this is not the happiest place i have ever lived.
People are stuck up snobs or they are illegal and dont bother to learn english. San Jose sucks...apartments way too expensive ($1200 for a STUDIO?) I mean cmon, lets be real....San Jose is a ****hole lately....its dirty overcrowded and waaaay overpriced.
Anyone else?
Maybe it's just you.
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Old 03-06-2012, 07:17 PM
 
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SJ is indeed the happiest city for the primitives whose home countries are slums but for Americans, almost all of SJ is a slum .
WTF Either you enjoy trolling or you don't get out much. Any other city the size of SJ has similar or worse urban problems.
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