SJC, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley
- State: CA
- Country: United StatesThis maps is the heart of Silicon Valley. This now legendary geographic designation actually includes most of the area from Fremont in the East Bay to San Jose and its southern suburbs then north past Palo Alto and Stanford University. Imagine a giant U that borders most of the South San Francisco Bay.
SAN JOSE, a sprawling young city of 800,000, is no longer a cultural and economic suburb of San Francisco. It is the center of the Silicon Valley, an economic powerhouse, that some say overshadows the famous city to the north. That said, most of the famous names (Intel, Apple, etc) of the Valley actually have their headquarters outside of San Jose's city limits plus a good deal of the cultural and economic life of the area exits in the universities, town centers and malls of the smaller cities to the north – Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Mountain View etc. The Silicon Valley is a symbolic geographic area that includes all of Jose Jose Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Mountain View plus as far south as Morgan Hill and to the east Silicon Valley extends past Milipitas and Fremont to Hayward just south of Oakland. Population: San Jose, 806,900; San Francisco Bay Area, 8,900,500 plus. Flight times:
Flight times: Chicago-4.5 hrs, London-10 hrs, N.Y.-5 hrs,
SAN JOSE, a sprawling young city of 800,000, is no longer a cultural and economic suburb of San Francisco. It is the center…