San Jose’s Doobie Brothers house headed for historic landmark status
The Doobie Brothers perform at The Ryman on Nov. 18, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. - Jason Kempin/Getty Images North America/TNS

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A San Jose home where world-renowned rock band The Doobie Brothers got its start and wrote some of its biggest hits is poised to become a historic landmark. San Jose’s Historic Landmarks Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to recommend that the City Council declare the Craftsman-style home at 285 S. 12th St. a historic city landmark. The council will make the final call in the coming weeks. “I think this project really hits all the bells and whistles,” commissioner Anthony Raynsford said. “We have this amazing house with some architectural history behind it, we have...