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Almaden Valley is the area in the most southwestern part of San Jose.  It is generally thought of as the 95120 zip code, but also includes small portions of several other neighboring zip codes.  It is a predominently bedroom community, but also includes several small shopping centers, schools, churches, parks, and businesses.

The geographic location is west of the Santa Teresa section of San Jose, east of the town of Los Gatos, and south of downtown San Jose.  The roads usually considered as the boundary of Almaden Valley are Blossom Hill Road to the north, Coleman Road to the west, and the Santa Teresa hills to the east.  To the south, between McKean Road the the coastal mountain range, the area becomes rural and is known as the South Almaden Valley Urban Reserve.  Almaden Road extends past housing developments to New Almaden which grew up around the quicksilver (mercury) mines there.  New Almaden and the land on the way there are included in the Almaden Valley area.

ARK disaster units

Census
  U.S. Census Bureau
      2010 Census

Churches and Places of Worship

Community Resources

Dam Failure Hazards

District 10 Map

Elected Officials

Farmers' Market

Garage Sale Preparation

Historic Locations and Plaques

Library  (Almaden Branch Library)

Neighborhood Associations

New Home Developments in Almaden Valley

Newspapers
  Almaden Resident
  Almaden Times

Parks, Trails, and Open Space

Planning Permit Record in Almaden Valley

Post Office

Safety
  Public Safety
  Megan's Law
  Crime Reports
  Disaster Preparation
  Spare the Air

San Jose & Almaden Valley Livability
  San Jose Livability
  Almaden Valley Livability

Schools
  Schools in Almaden Valley
  Common Core Works
  Common Core State Standards
  State of the Almaden Schools in March 2010
  Simitian Introduces Kindergarten Readiness Bill, April 2010
  Article on Charter Schools by Leslie Reynolds, April 2010

Smoking - Help with Quitting

Transportation
  Almaden Expressway Traffic
  Almaden Expressway Project from south of Blossom Hill Road
      to north of Branham Lane

  County Expressway Webcams
  Transportation Links

Watershed

The Weather Channel (95120 Almaden or search in USA)

Weather Measured 1983-2011 in Almaden Valley


Other Almaden Valley Web Sites
  Almaden Valley in Wikipedia


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