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Charging Station Site Number 95118_1

Status as of 1/30/2011: Entire location is out of service.

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Costco San Jose Almaden

5301 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, California 95118

Site ID:  95118_1      Thomas Bros. Maps Page and Grid™:   874-C4

Charging facilities at this site:
  2 - Small paddle

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Store #470 - Click for Costco Web page for this site.
Costco Warehouse number 470
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Lat:  37.25428 (N 37°15.257') (N 37°15'15.4")   (WGS 84 datum)
Lon:-121.88152 (W121°52.891') (W121°52'53.5")
(V: Determined by GPS site visit.)

06/09: Both SPI chargers down. See comments on map.
09/16/03: Problem with RH charger again -- see I Was There report.
1/25/02 reported working fine, problems resolved.
1/24/02: Greg West 6/25/01 and others reporting intermittent problems with the right-hand charger.

All parking spots are usually taken by ICE cars parked there by folks getting new tires. The Costco employees servicing the cars were quite helpful in moving one of the cars out of the way for my EV to charge. None of the workers had ever seen an EV before.
Dru Sutton -- 7/28/98

Parking in downtown San Jose.
Free weekday EV parking in San Jose

Driving directions:
This Costco is next to a mall at the corner of Almaden Expressway and highway 85.
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How to find the charging station location once you have found the site:
There are 2 chargers with 3 parking spots located next to the tire center.

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Things to do:
Tthere are several stores in walking distance including my favorite restaurant, Chevys. (Dru Sutton, 1998)

5  Raters:
Young Park, 10/02; Mike Thompson, 9/03

Adopt-a-Charger sponsor info:
Mike Thompson 11/5/03

by Terry Dowling

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Generated on Sunday, 1/30/2011, at 10:45:34 PM PT from evcnall.fp7.

Revision History:
6/09: chmanged from SPI PROB to DOWN LOC.
7/13/2007: Added "I Was There" report.
3/8/2007: Added "I Was There" report.
3/25/2006: Added "I Was There" report.
9/5/2005: Added "I Was There" report.
9/18/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/16/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/3/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
2/15/04: Added warehouse number.
9/16/03: Changed to problem status.
9/1/03: Added rating and photo, removed EV1 Club link.
8/23/03: Revised comments and things to do.
4/30/02: updated per TDdb
4/22/02: SPI=2 verified per Magnecharge list dated 02/01/27.
4/22/02: Imported from EV1 Club db
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