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Photo Challenge: Where in Milpitas?

Test your knowledge of Milpitas by guessing what the subject in this photo is, and where it is located.

At first glance, this painted concrete sphere looks like a giant bowling ball. Or, maybe it’s a cannonball.

Nope.

Here’s a hint: its part of a larger structure that greets visitors to one of the busiest areas of town.

Want to offer a guess?  Tell us in the comments area below.

If you’re the first reader with the complete correct answer, you will win a $10 Starbucks gift card. And, more importantly, you can claim bragging rights that you’re this week's expert in Milpitas trivia.

Game on!

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Lisa Soto Dominguez, who correctly identified the as the Crowne Plaza San Jose / Silicon Valley hotel in Milpitas. Lisa - please e-mail Patch Editor Jennifer van der Kleut your mailing address at JVDKreporting@gmail.com so we can send you your prize!

R. Thorn January 18, 2012 at 08:16 PM
Is it the water sphere right outside of Peets Coffee??
Tess January 18, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Is it part of one of the statues of children playing in front of city hall?
Sam January 19, 2012 at 12:05 AM
Is that ball something left over from the old Serra bowling alley in Milpitas? I can't remember what street it was on; near Highway 680.
Isa January 19, 2012 at 12:28 AM
I think it is the top of an Iron fence post. Maybe at a government building? My guess is City Hall. I think these challenges are a great idea. Hope you keep it up.

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