Pizarro: Men parade in heels for YWCA at Santana Row - San Jose Mercury News

Santana Row turned out to be a great new venue for the YWCA of Silicon Valley's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, which had about 200 men registered to walk in high heels around the upscale San Jose shopping center Wednesday. Notable guys who braved blisters to raise awareness included San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, San Jose police Chief Larry Esquivel, Santa Clara County Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Kaiser Permanente Senior Vice President Chris Boyd, San Jose City... Mountain View-based Elastic was the top corporate team, raising nearly $9,000 -- a total that included $4,000 raised Wednesday. Lockheed Martin's Jim Dowdall was the top individual fundraiser with $1,630, and San Jose State's Kappa Delta sorority was the top fundraising organization with $13,000. NOB HILL MEMORIES: A tear falls for my childhood and certainly for the... So many of our "personal" interactions take place on social media these days, but the supermarket remains one of the few places where you can run into neighbors and get to know the staff. And like many other changes that affect our lives, this was a corporate decision: Michael Bonfante sold the market -- along with the rest of the Gilroy-based chain founded by his family in 1934 -- to Raley's in 1997. TEAM PLAYERS: The Oakland A's... Source: www.mercurynews.com