The science building at San Francisco State University that was closed in January after the discovery of asbestos, mercury and other dangerous materials will partially reopen in April and May but much of it will remain closed throughout the semester, university officials said.
An office wing originally constructed in the 1960s will reopen in ... » Read More
The American Red Cross has responded to the scene of a five-alarm fire burning in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood this evening to assist residents who were forced to evacuate nearby buildings.
The blaze was reported at 4:56 p.m. at a building under construction at Fourth and China Basin streets, according to a fire dispatcher. Read More
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured a federal water storage and pumping plant in Byron today to get a firsthand look at a key piece of California's water infrastructure as the state grapples with a historic drought.
Jewell was accompanied by California Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation... » Read More
San Leandro police serving search warrants in Richmond and San Leandro last Wednesday uncovered a marijuana grow of 1,800 plants, police said today.
At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, detectives served a warrant in the 400 block of McCormick Street in San Leandro and found the plants. Police estimated the street value of the seized pot at $2.1... » Read More
Trains are single-tracking through the Balboa Park station after a report of a person underneath a train, causing major delays on all trains passing through San Francisco, according to a BART official.
Police are on scene evaluating the situation after a person was reported under a train at 4:35 p.m., according to BART spokesman Jim Allison.
The southbound lanes of San Francisco's Great Highway have reopened this afternoon after sand was removed from the roadway, a city Department of Public Works spokeswoman said.
The two lanes, which run along Ocean Beach between Lincoln Way and Sloat Boulevard, had been shut down just before 10 a.m. to allow crews to clear away sand, DPW spokeswoman Rachel Gordon said. Read More
Fairfield police have arrested a juvenile who is suspected of firing shots on E. Alaska Avenue and Santa Rosa Street last month.
When police responded around 3 p.m. on Feb. 20 to the shooting, witnesses said someone from a black 4-door Lexus fired at least seven shots in the air and drove away, Sgt. Franco Cesar said. No one was injured. Read More
A fire that damaged a Little League score booth in what Fremont fire officials have called a series of suspicious fires Monday morning was the second such incident in recent months, a Warm Springs Little League official said today.
The fire, which was reported shortly after 3 a.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at Warm Springs Park at 47300... » Read More
Two students at San Francisco's Balboa High School were arrested after posing for a photograph in school bathroom with a loaded handgun and posting the picture on Facebook last week, a school district spokeswoman said today.
The 16-year-old boys posed for the photograph last Wednesday around noon at a boys' bathroom at the school, located at... » Read More
A Palo Alto man today was convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside a Redwood City bar last year.
Joshua McGriff, 40, now faces up to 24 years in state prison due to a prior conviction for mayhem in 2007, in which McGriff was found guilty of severely biting his then-girlfriend's face... » Read More
Residents in San Francisco's Bayview District today again voiced criticism of a 100-bed homeless shelter planned there, saying that the city used dubious numbers in its homeless count to justify building the new facility.
The city's Board of Supervisors in November approved a $978,000 state grant for the proposed shelter at 2115 Jennings St... » Read More
A 32-year-old man who allegedly attempted to carjack three vehicles on a U.S. Highway 101 off-ramp in South San Francisco on Sunday is being arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court this afternoon, according to the district attorney's office.
Michael James Finley, of Pacheco, Calif., was taken into custody after he led South San Francisco... » Read More
Whether you are seeking advice in business law or are hoping to sort out your estate planning, SandGarden Law Group is completely devoted to helping residents of Sunnyvale and surrounding communities reach their goals. » Read More
No matter what heavy industry your business is in or how well structured you believe it may be, let OmnisTools near Sunnyvale take a glance at your model and help you save your business money.
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From tasteful backyard gardens to elegant wineries and grand residencies, the one and only Peninsula Building Materials Co. has an outstanding reputation for providing Northern California with the best services in providing stones, bricks and other building materials. » Read More
Le Boulanger, Inc. is an impressive bakery with roots that go way back to Venice, where bread baking is a serious form of art. Nearly a century later, the mouthwatering breads and pastries from Le Boulanger’s, Inc. is the result of the Brunello family tradition of baking! » Read More
If you’re living your life with chronic pain, acute pain or any of a number of illnesses, Health Integration Chiropractic can help. When traditional methods fail, chiropractic can work, and Dr. Koike has the experience and expertise to treat your pain. He’s as good as it gets! Rather than just treat the symptoms, the doctor will find the root of your problem... » Read More
Whatever your transportation needs, from a ride to the airport to a ride across town, Island Limousine is the premier chauffeur-driven limousine service in Sunnyvale and the surrounding area! You have your choice of vehicle from a fleet of gorgeous and clean towncars and limousines, from Mercedes-Benzes and Escalades to Lincolns and stretch Hummers. They’ll get you to any... » Read More
Since 1987, European Auto Works has been providing high-quality automotive services to the community by repairing and maintenancing fine German vehicles. Committed to honesty, good value and competence, the team at this Sunnyvale auto shop has the skill and experience to deliver you the highest quality work available. With a reputation for trustworthiness and integrity... » Read More
For a corporate event, family reunion, bachelorette party or business meeting, make sure you travel in style. American Eagle Limousine offers you and Sunnyvale residents the best of the best in Sedan limos, luxury limousines, SUVs and vans. They are one hundred percent devoted to giving you the best transportation services around California. » Read More
Get the lawn you’ve always dreamed of with Heavenly Greens. As the leader in artificial grass for Sunnyvale and all of Northern California, they provide turf lawns that surpass the beauty of the best natural grass! Using only environmentally friendly turf for residential and commercial landscapes, they are the perfect solution for those looking to add low-maintenance... » Read More
LaVida Massage is the best way to instantly feel better, relaxed and re- energized. Their welcoming environment invites you to discover how massages can guide you to lead a healthier and more enjoyable life!
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Looking for a great day activity for the whole family? At the stunning Fremont Hills Country Club you will find endless fun by taking advantage of one of Bay area’s best horseback riding facilities! » Read More
For over 30 years the Business & Escrow Service Center in San Jose has been helping residents and businesses with their escrows, liquor licenses and business transfers. Today they have expanded their services to become a major provider of escrow services near Sunnyvale for commercial property sales, residential sales and refinances, mobile home sales and refinances and business... » Read More
B2 Perfection is happy to give Sunnyvale residents the best services in auto and collision repair for very affordable rates. Going the extra mile is part of the philosophy that each of their talented mechanics follow, so you can be sure that when you take your vehicle into their Sunnyvale auto body shop, you are receiving the best of the best » Read More
As a life-long resident of the gorgeous state of California, Todd Scott is proud to be committed to providing individuals just like you and their families with the best services in insurance! Whether you need insurance for your home, car or financial advice / services, you can be sure that State Farm will provide you with the best. » Read More
There is no better night out than one full of laughter, and Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club will have you laughing all night long! For the past 30 years, this comedy club has been bringing some of the country’s best comics to Sunnyvale. With hilarious entertainment in an intimate setting, it is the perfect place for viewing stand-up comedy live and up-close, the way it was... » Read More
As the 2012 winner of Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards, the 2012 winner of The Knot’s Best of Weddings and recipient of the Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Talk of the Town award, Elite Entertainment has no problem with living up to their impressive name! » Read More
When it comes to delicious food, fantastic service and a friendly atmosphere, Fiorillo’s is the best Italian restaurant in the Santa Clara and Sunnyvale area. Whether you’re on a date or having a simple meal with friends or family, you will receive a good meal and a good time! » Read More
Indulge in one of Round Table Pizza’s famous specialty pizzas like their King Arthur’s Supreme, which is “A Legendary Combination” consisting of delicious pepperoni, Italian sausage, salami, linguica, mushrooms, green peppers, onions and black olives all on their signature, zesty red sauce! Ask about their Montague’s All Meat Marvel pizza with “Four... » Read More
With a mission to serve the best hand-crafted beer in the South Bay, FireHouse Grill & Brewery is the hottest place in Sunnyvale to go for lunch, happy hour and dinner! With an amazing brewery, exhibition kitchen, wood-fired oven, luxurious patio and welcoming atmosphere, FireHouse Grill & Brewery is the perfect place to hang out with friends or to make new ones. » Read More
Loft Bar and Bistro is conveniently located in the heart of downtown San Jose! Gorgeous, stylish and comfortable, Loft Bar and Bistro is happy to offer you a dining experience you will never forget.
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Il Postale is proud to offer you authentic, delicious Italian dishes with the freshest and highest quality ingredients at prices that won’t hurt your wallet! This Sunnyvale Italian restaurant is located inside of the original Sunnyvale post office building. It closed down many years ago allowing Il Postale to transform it into a bistro, giving you an ambience that is... » Read More
Whether you are in the mood for cookies, pies, muffins or pumpkin bread, Cake Creations is your one-stop shop! Aside from baked goodies, Cake Creations provides an amazing selection of croissant sandwiches, burritos, deli sandwiches, quiches and salads! Ask about their awesome party platters and let Cake Creations cater your special event!
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Want to sell your Sunnyvale home but not sure how to go about getting the best value? Want to buy a beautiful home but need some advice? Friendly, professional and service-driven realtor and broker experts Paul & Judy Mallory will work hard for you! » Read More
If you want your Sunnyvale paint job done right, leave it to Smart Painting to do it for you! In order to have the beautiful, professional look you desire, leave it to the experts to give you stunning results. » Read More
Giving you the luxurious pool you have always wanted, Stonebridge Pools offers Sunnyvale the best pool designs and pool construction around! The #1 pool builder in the US, Stonebridge Pools also have fifteen international pool design and construction awards! » Read More
For over 25 years, Mister Tint has been tinting windows, protecting paint and automotive film solutions in Sunnyvale, CA. At Mister Tint, they are committed to giving you the best quality products and first-rate customer service you deserve! » Read More
Your health is the ultimate priority at VIP Health and Wellness. Offering Sunnyvale residents his expertise, Dt. Preston S. Edwards, DC, MS is devoted to taking care of you and your entire family! » Read More
Bay Area Aesthetic Surgery is one of San Francisco’s leading plastic surgery specialists. You can have the body and face you have always dreamed of with one Dr. Beck’s first-rate procedures! » Read More
Dean’s Brush Painting Contractors will turn your home into a masterpiece
Save yourself the hassle and stress of doing it yourself and turn the painting over to the true professionals at Dean’s Brush Painting Contractors, who provide quality work at affordable prices. » Read More
Mission Santa Clara de Asis 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 California established by Father Junipero Serra. It was the only mission to be named for a woman...
Sunnyvale Farmer's Market
Sunnyvale offers one of the best farmers markets in the bay area at Sunnyvale Farmers Market, located between Washington Avenue and the Sunnyvale CalTrain station. Sunnyvale Farmers Market operates each and every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.
Sunnyvale: How To Start A Small Business In Sunnyvale, it is common to find individuals who are running small businesses in online and offline formats. Business owners use their talents to create full-time jobs, temporary employment opportunities and groups of friends who share the same types of hobbies, interests or concerns within our...
A California vacation getaway need not entail a long trip across this enormous state, a flight or even a day-long drive. There are plenty of...
Welcome to Sunnyvale.com - The Heart of Silicon Valley
Well known in the Bay Area for its diverse population and progressive approach to life, Sunnyvale, CA is a favorite amongst both Bay Area residents and visitors to the area. Incorporated in 1912, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is now home to more than 140,000 residents, and to many of the leaders of the high tech industry - a far cry from the fruit orchards that made it famous throughout the country for more than 50 years.
Visitors and residents both enjoy the peaceful suburban setting and the multitude of parks and outdoor public spaces that have become the hallmark of Sunnyvale's city planning. With an enormous variety of culinary choices, a comprehensive hospitality industry, and easy access to San Francisco, San Jose, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean, Sunnyvale offers the perfect mix of a picturesque smaller city and proximity to an array of activities and entertainment choices.
The local economy began to shift from fruit to technology in the 1930's, with a naval airfield (Moffett Field), and continued to change throughout the course of World War II with many local companies aiding in the war effort and refocusing their efforts. This change toward a technology-focused local economy has continued to the present day and created the world famous Silicon Valley area in which most of the software and technology leaders are headquartered. Sunnyvale is home to Yahoo, Lockheed Martin, Palm, Inc., Juniper Networks, AMD, NetApp, Spansion, Simco Electronics, Mirapoint, AppliedMicro, Maxim Integrated Products, Ariba and many more who help to make the city what it is today.
Residents in Sunnyvale are proud to have access to highly regarded and nationally recognized schools in their public school system. Also nearby are many distinguished Universities and higher education opportunities such as Stanford University, Santa Clara University, UC Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, the Art Institute of California Sunnyvale, De Anza College, Cogswell College, Mission College, and many more within a short drive.
Sunnyvale is one of the few U.S. cities to have a single unified Department of Public Safety, where all personnel are trained as firefighters, police officers, and EMTs, so they can respond to an emergency in any of the three roles.
Sunnyvale is home to an impressive variety of local shopping and dining options boasting 49 separate neighborhood and regional shopping centers. Picturesque downtown Sunnyvale, including historic Murphy Avenue, was recently completely remodeled and is now the envy of the South Bay. The perfect area to stroll around, shop, enjoy a bite and a drink, or watch one of the many outdoor concert and musical events, the new downtown Sunnyvale is an attraction unto itself.
Easter Sunday arrives on April 8 this year. Remember to order special bunny-themed cakes, Easter flower baskets and springtime balloon bouquets early to avoid last minute disappointments. In the Sunnyvale area, the Rose Cart flower shop on Hollenbeck Road is offering free local Easter week deliveries on their sale-priced roses, balloon bundles and seasonal gift basket displays. Contact Rose Cart...
In San Francisco Bay communities and Silicon Valley, the times -- they are a-changin'. Many of the smaller nightclubs and entertainment bars that once offered live bands have cutback on costs through...
The Sunnyvale Downtown Association and Broadcom present their 3rd annual Jazz & Beyond series, "A Musical Dining Experience." The series includes live music & food from over twenty restaurants located on Murphy Avenue. "Picture one huge street, explains Joel Wyrick, Executive Director of the Sunnyvale Downtown Association, "You sit down and your sever presents you a menu featuring...
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: Dish Dash, a Middle Eastern restaurant. Dish Dash offers lamb, beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes with the flavors of North Africa and...