Category: San Jose (all areas)

San Jose (all areas)

Almaden Valley area of San Jose

San Jose’s Almaden Valley is an area of lush vegetation, upscale, family oriented homes and easy access to quality shopping & schools. Simply defined by San Jose’s 95120 ZIP code, the Almaden Valley has lots to offer. For recreation, this area is hard to beat. The New Almaden Mines and the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining

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South San Jose

South San Jose is one of the more affordable areas in Silicon Valley. It enjoys convenient freeway and transit access, running alongside Highway 101 and Highway 87 at points, and coming quite close to Highway 85, also. The Tamien light rail station is close to South San Jose – nearly in it. Cal Train can be

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San Jose – East Valley

Often known simply as East San Jose or the Eastside, the East Valley was once a city of its own, annexed by San Jose, its name sake, in 1911. (Today, the East Valley encompasses more than just the former city bearing the same name.) A celebrated historic East Valley resident was César Chávez, and the

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West San Jose

West San Jose, as the name states, is the farthest west point of the City of San Jose. The boundaries are not tightly defined but include parts of San Jose adjacent to Campbell and Cupertino in particular. West San Jose: the location is the thing! Developed mostly in the 50s, much of this area is

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San Jose

With a population of more than one million people, San Jose is the 1oth largest city in the nation and the 3rd largest in California. Originally named for the Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe in 1777, San Jose was the first civil settlement in California and the first state capital. It was also the

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San Jose – Central San Jose and Downtown

The third most populous city in the state, often considered the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose has consistently ranked among the top ten of Money Magazine’s most livable cities in the United States…and no wonder! San Jose has the lowest crime rate of any metropolis in the country; it has many high-ranking schools, its

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San Jose – Santa Teresa, the scenic gem in the south

One of the newer districts of San Jose, Santa Teresa, is located in the Southern foothills about 10 miles from downtown. Moderately priced (by Silicon Valley real estate standards) and picturesque with plenty of neighborhood parks make this special community family friendly, dog friendly, and outdoor enthusiasts friendly in particular. The Santa Teresa Golf Club and

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San Jose – Evergreen

Tucked up into the southeast foothills, east of Highway 101, the Evergreen area of San Jose is a scenic area with some of the most diversity in San Jose, both in culture and in housing. Once a collection of orchards, mostly black walnut, today Evergreen’s industry includes a pleasant mix of offices, community facilities, and

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San Jose – Blossom Valley

The Blossom Valley area of San Jose borders Cambrian Park on one side, Willow Glen on another, Santa Teresa on the third, and the beautiful Santa Teresa Foothills on the forth.  While Blossom Valley is mostly a quiet suburban district in Silicon Valley and it has no distinct downtown area, it has no lack of shopping

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Alviso, San Jose’s waterfront community by the bay

Alviso, San Jose’s community on the water Alviso is a small community on the marshy, southern tip of the San Francisco Bay. Originally it was its own city, incorporated in 1852. Ever since 1968, though, it’s been part of the 10th largest city in the United States, San Jose. (It’s the northernmost part of SJ.)

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