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  Santa Clara Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Silicon Valley is roughly synonymous with the Santa Clara Valley, although since the former is as much a state of mind as an actual location, people often refer to parts of the San Francisco Peninsula as being part of Silicon Valley as well.
The northern end of the Santa Clara Valley is at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, and the southern end is in the vicinity of Gilroy.
The valley is bounded by the Santa Cruz Mountains on the southwest and by the Diablo Range on the northeast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Clara_Valley   (373 words)

 Early History Essay -- Santa Clara County, California -- National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The physical geography of Santa Clara County, situated between the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west and the Diablo Mountain Range to the east, was formed quite recently in geological history.
Santa Clara Valley was created by the sudden growth of the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Diablo Mountain Range, during the later Cenozoic era.
Santa Clara County was linked to the world by the railroads, and despite a rapid population growth since 1850, the county retained her natural beauty.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/santaclara/history.htm   (2211 words)

 The Santa Clara Valley's "Appointment with Destiny"
Santa Clara County is not a single-dimensional bedroom community for San Francisco to the northwest, for instance; it has industry and other economic resources of its own, including the huge plants of Ford, Lockheed, General Electric and IBM (which Khrushchev toured during his 1958 visit to the United States).
Santa Clara's population is not a homogeneous slice of society; rather it is a mixture of wealthy, middle class and poor, city and rural people, white and fl and Mexican-Americans.
Santa Clara County's professional planners were given little in the way of clear cut public policy guidelines for preservation of the valley's resources in the face of the developers' insistent demands.
www.aliciapatterson.org /APF001971/Downie/Downie02/Downie02.html   (5905 words)

 Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is a special-purpose district responsible for public transit services, congestion management, specific highway improvement projects, and countywide transportation planning for Santa Clara County, California, United States.
In 1969, Santa Clara County had three private bus companies, all of which were in serious financial trouble: Peninsula Transit, San Jose City Lines, and Peerless Stages.
The formation of the Santa Clara County Transit District was rejected in 1969 and 1970 before it was finally approved by county voters on June 6, 1972.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Clara_Valley_Transportation_Authority   (1925 words)

 Santa Clara County Genealogy - The Santa Clara Valley - 1887
Santa Clara Valley, with its resources, and San José, with its beauties, are as household words to the Californian.
In the era that measured theexistence of this ancient river, it had borne in its turbid waters the disintegrations of the regions it traversed, and in the ooze and slime of the lakes that intercepted its course and stilled its current, was the decaying mold of generations of forests that had flourished on its banks.
In this description of the capabilities and climate of Santa Clara Valley, I have substantially described San José; for this is her environment, these are her resources, this the rich setting, of which the "Garden City" is the central gem.
www.sfgenealogy.com /santaclara/history/scom1887.htm   (6450 words)

 Santa Clara Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Much of Santa Clara County, California is in the Santa Clara Valley.
The northern end of the Santa Clara Valley is at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, and the southern end is in the vicinity of Gilroy and Morgan Hill.
Because so much high-tech industry has spread out from the valley, Fremont is often included in discussions about Silicon Valley or is referred to as the Gateway to Silicon Valley (a title also claimed occasionally by San Jose).
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Santa_Clara_Valley   (274 words)

 Santa Clara Valley Bank, N.A.
Santa Clara Valley Bank may collect information volunteered by you when contacting us via the contact page or via email, and, if you do so, the information is used to fulfill your request.
Santa Clara Valley Bank maintains procedures to ensure the personal information you submit is accurately recorded and maintained, but also that any inaccurate or incomplete information is corrected in a timely manner.
Santa Clara Valley Bank continues to monitor and review the privacy measures that it has in place to protect our customer information.
www.santaclaravalleybank.com /privacy.asp   (1141 words)

 The Rain Shadow Effect
Scott’s Valley is located on the other side of the mountains in the direction the rain usually comes from.
Although Scott’s Valley was too far away for me to set up rain gauges, I did have access to their automated rainfall data via the Internet.
I can use the data from the first two storms, along with the fact that there should be no difference in rainfall amounts when there is no wind and consequently no rain shadow effect, to make an equation to determine the ratio of rainfall between one side of the mountains and the rain shadow side.
www.weatherpages.com /rainshadow   (2920 words)

 The County of Santa Clara - Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (DEP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Every year Santa Clara Valley Medical Center cares for thousands of patients and provides for over a half-million outpatient and emergency visits.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) is the only hospital in Santa Clara County with an open door policy guaranteeing residents access to needed medical care, regardless of ability to pay.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has forged a long tradition of service and as our mission states, we are "Dedicated to the Health of the Whole Community." 
www.sccgov.org /portal/site/vmc   (181 words)

 Santa Clara Valley
Next door to San Jose, Santa Clara is in the heart of the Silicon Valley high-tech manufacturing complex and is part of a booming metropolitan area.
The University of Santa Clara (1851) is the oldest institution for higher education in California.
Once the center of fruit orchards for the Santa Clara Valley, Campbell is now a bedroom community of houses and apartments.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /north_america/western_usa/california/sf_santaclaravalley.html   (329 words)

 Santa Clara California – Top Real Estate Agents
The Coast Ranges receive heavy rainfall in the north, where the giant cathedrallike redwood forests prevail, but the climate of these mountains is considerably drier in S California, and S of the Golden Gate no major rivers reach the ocean.
Rising as an almost impenetrable granite barrier E of the Central Valley is the Sierra Nevada range, which includes Mt. Whitney, Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, and Yosemite National Park.
Irrigation is critical, especially in the San Joaquin Valley and Imperial Valley.
www.yourharper.com /About_California/page_69712.html   (463 words)

 Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Valley Health Plan (VHP) is a health maintenance organization (HMO) that is owned and operated by the County of Santa Clara.
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, a state-of-art hospital facility with outstanding physicians and specialty services, serves as the hospital for VHP members.
Valley Health Plan (VHP) is a staff model Health Maintenance Organization that is owned and operated by the County of Santa Clara.
www.jmargolin.com /med/scvmc1.html   (6246 words)

 Hawthorn Suites Santa Clara — Your Extended Stay Hotel in California
The Hawthorn Suites LTD. - Santa Clara is a stylish and sophisticated hotel, thoughtfully designed with the California business traveler in mind.
Centrally located in the Santa Clara/San Jose area, our distinctive lodging is an urban retreat for extended-stay travelers seeking modern convenience mixed with warm, casual California ambiance.
Enjoy Santa Clara, California Hospitality - Our complimentary hot breakfast buffet, evening social hours, movies, high-speed internet access, and an impressive array of business services, you'll feel right at home and work.
www.hssantaclara.com   (302 words)

 Library Discussions Feature Santa Clara Valley’s Agricultural Past
Santa Clara, Calif. – January 18, 2005– David Mas Masumoto, well-known author and Central Valley organic peach farmer, will present a book talk at Santa Clara’s Central Park Library on Saturday, February 12, 2005 at 1p.m.
In addition to hosting a discussion of Epitaph for a Peach, the Santa Clara Central Park Library, in partnership with the California History Center at DeAnza College, will present a discussion of our valley’s agricultural past on Wednesday, February 9th, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Call the Reference Desk at (408) 615-2900 to sign-up for either of these free events that are made possible by the generous support of the Foundation and Friends of the Santa Clara City Library and National Semiconductor.
www.ci.santa-clara.ca.us /news/library_discussions.html   (323 words)

 Santa Clara Valley (CA) Cursillo Home Page
Santa Clara Servant Community Primarily Anglican/Episcopal: multiple denominations
Santa Clara Co. Cursillo FAQ Page List of good Cursillo FAQ links.
The Santa Clara Servant Community meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1205 Pine Ave.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/1347/amdec.html   (1622 words)

In 1872 Walden Lords rented his ranch and came to Santa Clara County, where he purchased a farm at Alviso, where he began his career as a horticulturist, which he became so singularly successful.
He was bereaved of his faithful wife in 1903, after which he spent most of his time in San Jose at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
It is a pleasure to note that since the death of Walden Lords his ranch has been kept intact in the family, who have taken the best of care of it and treasure the orchard improved by their pioneer parents, whose memory they cherish and revere.
www.santaclararesearch.net /SCBIOS/wlords.html   (451 words)

 USGS CIMDAS: uplift and subsidence in Santa Clara Valley, InSAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In Santa Clara Valley, California, subsidence has been arrested by importation of surface water and careful management of the aquifer system.
The interferogram indicates no change for most of the southwestern Santa Clara Valley and land-surface uplift of up to about 24mm in the northern and eastern parts of the valley.
This uplift is correlated to the recovery of ground-water levels that has been occurring for several years as a result of reduced pumpage and increased recharge.
ca.water.usgs.gov /insar/ex_santaclara/long-term.htm   (127 words)

 Water conservation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Santa Clara County Residential Water Use Baseline Survey Final Report - 2004
A workshop, held July 8, 2005, sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the California State Department of Water Resources.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District hosted a successful workshop on Aug. 25, 2005 to help Bay Area water and wastewater agencies identify opportunities for saving energy without impeding water service to customers.
www.valleywater.org /Water/Water_conservation/index.shtm   (257 words)

 Special Program: Historical Landscapes in Santa Clara Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Historical Landscapes in Santa Clara Valley: Wednesday March 8, 7:00 p.m.
Copies of Dr. Brown's book, Reconstructing Early Historical Landscapes in the Northern Santa Clara Valley will be available for purchase after the lecture.
This program is free and open to the public and cosponsored by the Friends of the Santa Clara City Library and the Santa Clara University Department of Anthropology.
www.ci.santa-clara.ca.us /events/library_historical_landscapes.html   (116 words)

 Santa Clara Convention and Visitor's Bureau - Silicon Valley Central - Santa Clara Hotels, Santa Clara Attractions, ...
Santa Clara Convention and Visitor's Bureau - Silicon Valley Central - Santa Clara Hotels, Santa Clara Attractions, Santa Clara Meetings and Conventions
The Santa Clara Convention & Visitor's Bureau and the Santa Clara Convention Center welcomes you to our website.
Santa Clara is the ideal location for business meetings, conventions and leisure travel in California.
www.santaclara.org   (170 words)

 Santa Clara University - College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology - Faculty -Jerry Burger
Santa Clara University - College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology - Faculty -Jerry Burger
For many years, I have conducted research on individual differences in desire for control -- the extent to which people are motivated to feel in control of the events in their lives.
There are 26 research topics presented in depth in the book.
www.scu.edu /cas/psychology/faculty/burger.cfm   (589 words)

 The YMCA of Santa Clara Valley
The YMCA of Santa Clara Valley, Based upon Judeo-Christian principles, is committed to strengthening and enriching the development of individuals and families through quality programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
You can register on-line for many programs at all seven branches of the YMCA of Santa Clara Valley.
The YMCA of Santa Clara Valley is proud to announce Total Health, a new approach to wellness.
www.scvymca.org   (581 words)

 Santa Paula Times: Santa Clara Valley Democratic Club
Santa Paula Times: Santa Clara Valley Democratic Club
Jill Martinez, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 24th California district, will be the speaker at the May 17 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Democratic Club, which serves Fillmore, Piru and Santa Paula.
The meeting will be at the Harvard Café, 650 W. Harvard Blvd. at 7 p.m., preceded by a no-host dinner at 6 p.m.
www.santapaulatimes.com /news/fullstory.php/aid/11212/Santa_Clara_Valley_Democratic_Club.html   (206 words)

 The Santa Clara Valley Koi & Water Garden Club
Meet at the Walgreens in Scotts Valley on Mt. Hermon Rd. at 12 noon.
Despite continuing bad weather, members of the Santa Clara and San Francisco clubs enjoyed the events at Peters and Sons' Koi in Martinez.
Burt Ballou lecturing on the fine points of selecting that grand champion Tosai, some members took advantage of the chance to purchase some nice looking Kohaku tosai, and one lucky member won the Kohaku raffle prize.
www.sckoi.com   (1141 words)

 Santa Clara Valley Bank, N.A.
Santa Clara Valley Bank, N.A. The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of the Valencia Branch took place on February 28, 2006 with our Board of Directors, Advisory Committee members, Valencia Branch staff, and SCV Chamber of Commerce representatives.
At Santa Clara Valley Bank, we value our customer relationships.
We encourage you to ask us questions that you might have concerning the privacy of your accounts with us.
www.santaclaravalleybank.com   (126 words)

 Japanese American Internment Experience On-Line Exhibit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In these conditions, surrounded by barbed wire and armed guards, the Japanese Americans would live until the end of the war approximately 3 years later.
This exhibit, on permanent display at the Japanese American Resource Center in San Jose, California's Japantown, depicts the internment camp life of the many local Santa Clara Valley Japanese Americans who were interned.
This exhibit, not only displays some of the difficulties they experienced, but also the Japanese Americans' efforts to recreate some part of the life they had left behind.
www.scu.edu /SCU/Programs/Diversity/exhibit1.html   (235 words)

 Santa Clara Valley Water District
The mission of the District is a healthy, safe, and enhanced quality of living in Santa Clara County through watershed stewardship and comprehensive management of water resources in a practical, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive manner.
New state budget funding a revival of key flood-protection projects in Santa Clara County (6/30/06)
Water District dispatching stream-restoration crews into creeks throughout Santa Clara County (6/28/06)
www.valleywater.org   (163 words)

 Santa Paula Times: Santa Clara Valley Bank announces promotions
Santa Paula Times: Santa Clara Valley Bank announces promotions
President and CEO Michael D. Hause recently announced that Barbara Doane and Cynthia Lavery have been promoted to Vice President, based on their significant contributions toward the success of Santa Clara Valley Bank (SCVBank).
Founded in 1998, SCVBank has branches in Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Santa Clarita.
www.santapaulatimes.com /news/fullstory.php/aid/10386/Santa_Clara_Valley_Bank_announces_promotions.html   (288 words)

 Santa Clara Valley EMC Website
Oscar holds a MSEE from North Dakota State University, where he spent a few years studying the subject matter, and a number of hours in the EM lab for the applied work that he has presented in EMC and other symposia.
He has also been a consultant to few telecommunication and consumer electronic companies in the Silicon Valley.
Since 1997, Oscar has been serving in the IEEE-EMCS Education and Student Activities Committee (ESAC), as the chair and co-chair of the Student EMC Design Competition, currently in its sixth year; and also holds the treasurer position in the Santa Clara Valley Chapter.
www.scvemc.org   (1144 words)

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