Santa Clara, founded in 1852, is a city located in Santa Clara County, in the U.S. state of California. The city is the site of Mission Santa Clara de Asis, on the campus of Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of California. Soccer player Michelle Akers was born in Santa Clara. It is in the center of the Silicon Valley, and is the location of the headquarters of Intel, Applied Materials, Sun Microsystems, nVidia and many other high tech companies.Web Sites and Links
City of Santa ClaraOfficial city site.
Creative Learning through Arts Programs (CLAP)Public charity nonprofit organization specializing in educational and entertaining performing arts programs for children of all ages, abilities, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Santa Clara Chamber of CommerceBusiness directory and visitors' guide.