Tag: silicon valley

Saratoga, CA

Once a logging town known as Bank Mills, the Saratoga, CA, is now considered an upscale suburb of Silicon Valley and San Jose with a very high quality of life. Where is the city of Saratoga? You’ll find it just north of Los Gatos and Monte Sereno along Highway 9, and like them, it sits at the

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List of Mary Pope-Handy’s blogs

Can you really have too much of a good thing? Perhaps, but not when it’s in depth real estate information! Below please find a list of my blogs and a description on each one. Live in Los Gatos  was my first successful blog. Original description: “A blog about Los Gatos real estate, homes, houses, condos,

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Frequently asked Silicon Valley relocation questions

Because Silicon Valley has such immense intellectual capital, many people from around the world are drawn to at least consider living here.  I put together a Silicon Valley relocation website, called Move2SiliconValley.com, and invite you to check it out for more in-depth information.  Here’s a quick list of the most commonly asked questions that I

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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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Santa Clara

The heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara,  has much to offer. Housing the Mission Santa Clara, Santa Clara University, Mission College, Triton Museum of Art, the Great America Theme Park, the new Levi Stadium, the Santa Clara Convention Center, and over 31 parks and playgrounds, Santa Clara has something for everyone. A recent ranking of

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Milpitas

Located in the north east end of Santa Clara County, Milpitas offers an excellent commute to locations throughout Silicon Valley. This, coupled with the fact that Milpitas is a great family town with highly regarded schools, makes this city one of the county’s most alluring. (Many would say you get a lot of bang for

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San Jose – Cambrian Park

If quality education, affordability, and safety are on your check list, take a look at Cambrian. Alternatively known as Cambrian Park, or sometimes Cambrian Village, this is a highly desirable suburban district in West San Jose. Close to Los Gatos and Campbell, it enjoys good schools, low crime, two new libraries, two Farmer’s Markets, plenty of shopping including

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Hillsborough

Some of the most exclusive homes in San Mateo County are found in the wealthy community of Hillsborough. Great neighborhoods and schools, outstanding libraries and parks, and some of the best shopping and restaurants on the Peninsula can all be found there, in the small community of just about 10,000 residents. Hillsborough is a centrally

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Menlo Park

Looking for a “close in” Silicon Valley community not to far from Palo Alto and Sunnyvale? Just north on the Peninsula lies attractive Menlo Park, home to many of the best minds that the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer. It’s fair to say that Menlo Park has always been popular.  Around the early

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Sunnyvale

Santa Clara County’s second largest city, second to San Jose, is known for low crime and high tech. With plenty of shopping, dining, parks, culture, and businesses Sunnyvale is a popular place to live and work. It has been ranked highly by national reports for safety and as a place to raise children, and schools

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