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  • Family Sites & Tours

    The Silicon Valley is synonymous with high tech, but there is plenty of things to do for the entire family in this exciting area. From Alum Rock Park in San Jose to San Jose Raging Waters there are plenty of natural and man-made places to visit and to enjoy. Family fun in San Jose often goes hand in hand with some educational aspects. Parents who wish their children to learn more about the natural ... Read More

  • Things You Never Knew About Sunnyvale

    Nearly every town in the United States has a few unique features that most people do not know about and Sunnyvale is no different. These unique features is what makes every city special, so every resident and visitor should know as much as possible about their current location. While there are probably dozens of things that most people do not know about Sunnyvale, these are the three most interest ... Read More

  • More History of Sunnyvale

    When the Spanish first arrived in the 1770s at the Santa Clara Valley, the area was heavily populated by the Ohlone Native Americans. In 1777, Mission Santa Clara's Ohlone Christian converts helped build the permanent Mission building. In 1842, Rancho Pastoria de las Borregas Francisco Estrada and his wife Inez Castro were given a grant to the land. Portions of the land in this grant were late ... Read More

  • Family Fun in Sunnyvale

    The city of Sunnyvale prides itself on being a great place to raise a family, so you will never have a hard time finding a great place to take the whole family. Whether you want to enjoy the beautiful weather in an amazing park, gain some cultural knowledge at a museum or just spend the day playing with the kids, you will have a near endless amount of options for family fun in Sunnyvale. It can be ... Read More

  • Silicon Valley Museums

    Sunnyvale’s museums give you a glimpse into the history of the area and the social and economic forces that made it what it is today. Historical places, heritage sites, tech memorabilia, and defense-era buildings take you down the centuries in Sunnyvale’s history and show you its many characteristics: rural farmland, orchard farming, defense industry, and high tech suburb. Sunnyvale Heritag ... Read More

  • Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum

    The first inhabitants to what would later become Santa Clara County were the Ohlone Indians. In the late 1700s, the Spanish arrived and established the Mission Santa Clara. The Mission building was built by members of the Christian converts of the Ohlone tribe. Agriculture and farm labor were the main industry in Santa Clara Country at the time. By the 1800’s, the Chinese began to arrive and w ... Read More

  • Bombay Gardens

    Bombay Garden delivers an authentic Indian experience The time of the Grand Moguls in India was the golden age of Indian cuisine, when every meal was a feast and every feast was a gourmet delight. With ambience and hospitality reminiscent of those times, Bombay Garden will transport you back to the golden age with their North and South Indian cuisine. Bombay Garden uses a wide variety ... Read More

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  • Silicon Valley is not just the heart of computer and technology invention. The area contains shopping opportunities for households on a variety of budgets. Whether short on time and on a mission to ...Read More
  • Downtown Sunnyvale, also known as Town Center, is a beautiful and upscale community at the southern-most extent of the San Francisco Bay. This southern bay area town is known for its quiet residentia...Read More
  • Population in July 2009: 133,963. Population change since 2000: 1.7% Males: 68,916 (51.4%) Females: 65,047 (48.6%) Median resident age: 34.3 years California median age: 33.3 y...Read More
  • Sick Or Injured Wildlife Sunnyvale ’s Animal Control Unit can ONLY respond to calls for service for sick or injured wildlife such as raccoons, opossums, deer, bats, birds of prey, or large sharp be...Read More
  • In Santa Clara arts and culture come in many forms such as annual shows, community performances, world-class opera, museums, and musicians. Sandwiched between San Francisco and San Jose, the city of...Read More
  • Sunnyvale has several neighborhoods recognized by real estate agents as highly desirable residential areas. The most popular include, Sunnyvale West, Snail, Ponderosa Park, Lakewood Village, and Her...Read More
  • Sunnyvale visitors and locals of the Hindu faith can find the local Sunnyvale Hindu Temple on Persian Drive just off the 237 Southbay Freeway between Java Drive and Mathilda Avenue. This place of wo...Read More
  • Sunnyvale and Silicon Valley are more than just high tech. This world-famous tech area also has an abundance of great restaurants. Sunnyvale has one of the most popular eateries in the area: dishdas...Read More
  • Dining in Sunnyvale in the trendy areas of town can be expensive. These upscale restaurants represent a wide variety of cuisines. However, if you are looking to win business from a new client, dining ...Read More
  • One of the jewels of Santa Clara is Mission Santa Clara de Asis, located on the University of Santa Clara campus. Founded on Jan. 12, 1777, it was the eighth mission in a chain of 21 throughout Califo...Read More
  • Children are always delighted to visit the San Jose Children’s Discovery Museum, and parents and educators, just as excited to bring them, know that each exhibit encourages an exploration of ideas a...Read More
  • Santa Clara County, California historical properties designated as significant resources in three state registration programs: State Historical Landmarks, Points of Historical Interest, and the Califo...Read More
  • Nightlife here in Sunnyvale is primarily concentrated near the downtown area with a variety of lounges, bars, karaoke clubs and nightclubs. Local favorites and hip and urbane clubs feature DJs, danc...Read More
  • Sunnyvale has more than 476 acres of parks, open space and landscaping maintained by the city for residents and the business community. The Sunnyvale Park system was designed so that every neighborh...Read More
  • Sunnyvale’s museums give you a glimpse into the history of the area and the social and economic forces that made it what it is today. Historical places, heritage sites, tech memorabilia, and defen...Read More
  • Sunnyvale is in Santa Clara County, in the San Francisco Bay area of Northern California. It is known as one of the most prominent cities of the Silicon Valley, the technology hub of the country an...Read More
  • The first inhabitants to what would later become Santa Clara County were the Ohlone Indians. In the late 1700s, the Spanish arrived and established the Mission Santa Clara. The Mission building was ...Read More
  • The city of Sunnyvale prides itself on being a great place to raise a family, so you will never have a hard time finding a great place to take the whole family. Whether you want to enjoy the beautiful...Read More
  • Nearly every town in the United States has a few unique features that most people do not know about and Sunnyvale is no different. These unique features is what makes every city special, so every resi...Read More
  • When the Spanish first arrived in the 1770s at the Santa Clara Valley, the area was heavily populated by the Ohlone Native Americans. In 1777, Mission Santa Clara's Ohlone Christian converts helped ...Read More

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