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16 July 9:41 am

The Quakes have partnered with Off the Grid to bring the exciting element of soccer to the already interactive community events they provide all throughout the Bay Area.
Off the Grid began in June 2010 with the simple idea that grouping Street Food vendors together would create an experience allowing neighbors to connect with friends and families. Off the Grid continues to innovate by activating spaces to create communities and bring people together around gourmet street food, craft, and soul. The Earthquakes also strive to bring local communities together through the world's game, making the partnership with Off the Grid a perfect fit. 
Check out the Quakes activation at the following Off the Grid dates and locations:
For more information on all of Off the Grid's 40+ local markets per week and other services offered including catering and private events, visit
22 June 3:45 pm

Shea Salinas will be at BMW of Concord Thursday, June 25 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. 
Join Salinas for pictures, autographs and even test drive a BMW. The first 50 people to visit BMW of Concord will receive a voucher for two (2) tickets to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium.  
When: Thursday, June 25 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Where: BMW of Concord, 1967 Market St, Concord, CA 94520
Who: Shea Salinas


12 June 4:31 pm
Chris Wondolowski will be at Stevens Creek BMW Thursday, June 18 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. 
Join Wondolowski for pictures, autographs and even test drive a BMW. The first 50 people to visit Stevens Creek BMW will receive a voucher for two (2) tickets to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium.  
When: Thursday, June 18 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Where: Stevens Creek BMW, 4343 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Who: Chris Wondolowski
05 June 9:22 am
Khari Stephenson will be at Hansel BMW of Santa Rosa on Wednesday, June 10 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. 
Join Stephenson for pictures, autographs and even test drive a BMW. The first 50 people to sign up with BMW get a voucher for two (2) tickets to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium.  
When: Wednesday, June 10 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Where: Santa Rosa BMW, 2925 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Who: Khari Stephenson
04 June 11:46 am

For the second year in a row, the San Jose Earthquakes teamed up with Operation: Care and Comfort to sell tickets to the Earthquakes vs. Galaxy match at Stanford Stadium on June 27. All tickets sold will be donated to local military members and their families.
A big thank you to everyone who helped send the military to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium! By days end, we sent 4,238 military members to the Quakes match against the LA Galaxy! Each military member sent to the match included a $1 donation to Operation: Care and Comfort. With the support of friends, family and customers, our armed forces will enjoy the magic that is the Quakes annual California Clasico!
Operation: Care and Comfort is an all-volunteer organization with one main mission – to support our troops. OCC helps send care packages to troops sending out packages to adopted units, work with professional sports teams in the Bay Area to distribute donated tickets to military families and veterans, and support  through their Adopt A Military Family program. For more information about Operation: Care and Comfort, visit 
22 May 9:16 am

David Bingham will be at East Bay BMW in Pleasanton on Wednesday, May 27 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. 
Join Bingham for pictures, autographs and even test drive a BMW. The first 50 people to sign up with BMW get a voucher for two (2) tickets to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium.  
When: Wednesday, May 27 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Where: East Bay BMW, 4350 Rosewood Dr, Pleasanton, CA
Who: David Bingham
19 May 11:21 am

Jordan Stewart will be at Peter Pan BMW in San Mateo on Monday, May 25 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. 
Join Stewart for pictures, autographs and even test drive a BMW. The first 50 people to sign up with BMW get a voucher for two (2) tickets to the 2015 California Clasico at Stanford Stadium.  
When: Monday, May 25 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Where: Peter Pan BMW of San Mateo, 2695 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA
Who: Jordan Stewart
05 May 12:54 pm

The Quakes will visit Houston to face the Dynamo for the fifth time since returning to MLS in 2008. 

In anticipation of tonight's fixture, we take a look back at the club's top five matches against their Western Conference foes from the Lone Star State. 

May 22, 2008 - Quakes 2, Dynamo 1  

A Bay Area Reunion - The Quakes welcomed the Houston Dynamo into Buck Shaw Stadium for the first time in club history during the club's expansion season in 2008. Forward's Ryan Johnson and Kei Kamara tallied for the Quakes in a memorable 2-0 victory in San Jose. The match was a duel between Quakes coach Frank Yallop and Dynamo coach Dominic Kinnear, both an instrumental part of a Quakes coaching staff that won MLS Cups in 2001 and 2003. 

March 28, 2009 - Quakes 3, Dynamo 2

5 in 14 - A trio of first half goals proved to be the difference for San Jose as they beat Houston 3-2 in an early season fixture. Ryan Johnson, Arturo Alvarez and Cam Weaver got on the score sheet for the Quakes with all five goals in the match being scored in a 14-minute span. One of the goal scorers for the Dynamo? A guy named Chris Wondolowski. 

September 5, 2010 - Quakes 2, Dynamo 1  

A Night of Firsts - It was a night of firsts for the Quakes at Roberston Stadium as the club reached a nine win mark for the first time since returning to San Jose in 2008, won their first-ever match in Houston, and enjoyed first-time goals from Geovanni and Khari Stephenson. 

June 4, 2011 - Quakes 2, Dynamo 0    

It's Never Too Late - A second half diving header from Steven Lenhart and a stoppage time goal from Simon Dawkins proved to be the difference in San Jose's 2-0 win over the Dynamo at Buck Shaw Stadium, their third consecutive victory at home. Both goals added to the club's growing total of nine second-half goals in the past four matches.

May 25, 2014 - Quakes 3, Dynamo 0

An Island Party - With Chris Wondolowski on the sideline due to international duty, the Quakes had to look elsewhere for scoring, and they found their answer in Khari Stephenson. The Jamaican veteran tallied his only two goals of the season infront of a sold-out crowd at Buck Shaw Stadium after converting on an indirect kick and a penalty kick. Quakes midfielder and Saint Kitts and Nevis native Atiba Harris cemented the club's victory after winning a one-on-one battle in the air with Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall. The win would be the start of a two-game winning streak, as the Quakes would top FC Dallas just a week later at Toyota Stadium. 

28 April 10:16 am
The Quakes have announced today that they’ll be facing off against Club América and Manchester United this summer in the 2015 International Champions Cup in a tournament that features arguably the most storied clubs in the world. 
As we try our best to patiently wait until these matches kickoff, we take a look back at the last time San Jose played a Premier League and Liga MX side here in the South Bay.
Earthquakes 1, Norwich City 0; July 20, 2013 – Buck Shaw Stadium
The Quakes welcomed Premier League side Norwich City to Buck Shaw Stadium for an international friendly in the middle of the 2013 MLS season. The Quakes tallied the match’s lone goal in the 7th minute behind the right foot of winger Cordell Cato. Cato, in his first year with San Jose, picked off a pass from the Norwich defense and darted toward goal, ultimately slotting his shot past Norwich goalkeeper Mark Bunn. 
San Jose dominated the stat sheet through 90 minutes, outshooting Norwich 10-4 and limiting the visitors to just two shots on goal. The win improved the Quakes all-time record against Premier League clubs to 2-0-3. 
Earthquakes 1, Toluca 1; March 11, 2014 – Buck Shaw Stadium
The Quakes hosted the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal against Liga MX side Deportivo Toluca FC at Buck Shaw Stadium in the first match of the 2014 campaign. The Quakes conceded the game’s first goal in the 67th minute after Toluca’s Raul Nava rocketed a volley past goalkeeper Jon Busch to put the visitors ahead. The Quakes, though behind in the waning moments, generated more scoring opportunities behind notable attempts from Chris Wondolowski, Steven Lenhart and Cordell Cato. 
With just seconds remaining in the first leg, Quakes forward Alan Gordon got his head behind a bouncing Shea Salinas flank service and redirected the ball to the back post for the game’s equalizer. San Jose would head to Toluca a week later and fall 5-4 in a thrilling penalty shootout in the quarterfinal’s second leg. 
27 April 10:03 am
The Quakes were well represented in the international ranks this past week as both Tommy Thompson and Fatai Alashe suited up for the red, white and blue in their respective age groups.
Thompson logged 90 minutes for the U.S. U-20's in Austria this past Saturday in a 1-0 win against Croatia. Alashe earned his second consecutive start for the U.S. U-23's in Carson, Calif. in a 3-0 victory over rivals Mexico.
Alashe has now started two games in three appearances for the U-23's, scoring one goal in 210 minutes played.
Thompson has started six games in eight appearances for the U-20's and has tallied one goal in 525 minutes. 

Good win against Croatia today! Nice way to finish up our week in Austria. Back to SJ tomorrow ✈️

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@fatai.alashe and the U-23's are ready to roll in Carson #USAvMEX

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