Welcome to San Jose Sister Cities of San Jose, California

San Jose, CA  to San Jose, CR 1961 to 2011


Celebrate our 50th anniversary from November 7th to November 17th in Costa Rica.

Visit the 50th Anniversary pages for details and sign up.

Last year was a stellar year for the San Jose to San Jose Sister Cities Relationship. Spring brought a group of award winning teenage scientist from Costa Rica to compete in the Intel sponsored science competition. Details of their visit are here. November we traveled to Costa Rica and met with the the San Jose, Costa Rica Sister Cities to arrange details for our 50 year Anniversary.

This is the website of the San Jose, CA - San Jose, Costa Rica Sister Cities Committee. The San Jose to San Jose Committee was part of the original Sa n Jose Sister Cities Organization, Pacific Neighbors Inc. from its inception in 1961 until January 2009.Pacific Neighbors Inc. (PNI) was the original Sister Cities citizen diplomacy organization for San Jose, CA and was part of Sister Cities International.  January 2009, in Pacific Neighbors 52nd year PNI's 6 Sister Cities programs separated into independent committees under the reorganized San Jose Sister City program guidelines of 2008. At this writing San Jose has 7 Sister Cities, the 6 originally created through PNI and Dublin, Ireland.

What remains of PNI's website is archived here on the San Jose to San Jose SC site for historical purposes. The San Jose Sister Cities program is now organized under the Office of Economic Development (OED) of the City of San Jose. Questions about Sister Cities programs can be answered from the resources on this website, Sister Cities International, Sister Cities Northern California and the Office of Economic Development Sister Cities page.

The other San Jose Sister Cities can be reached through their websites: The San Jose-Dublin Sister Cities, San Jose-Veracruz Sister Cities, San Jose-Yekaterinburg Sister Cities, San Jose-Okayama Sister Cities, San Jose-Tainan Sister Cities  and  San Jose-Pune Sister Cities