• Streets of San Jose

    Once a small, rural farming community, San Jose is the largest city in the Bay Area in terms of population, land area, and industrial development.

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  • Stanford University

    Adjacent to Palo Alto and home to one of the most prestigious universities in the United States, Stanford boasts a large population of students, engineers, and innovators.

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  • All Aboard Caltrain

    Stretching from San Francisco to Gilroy, Caltrain links the Bay Area with affordable transportation. With stops in nearly every city in Santa Clara County, Caltrain provides a great alternative to auto travel.

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  • Fields Of Gilroy

    Nicknamed "the garlic capital of the world," Gilroy processes more garlic than any other town on Earth. Naturally, Gilroy is home to the world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival.

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  • Over Morgan Hill

    Founded on November 10, 1906, the city was named after Hiram Morgan Hill, a San Franciscan who built a country retreat home there in 1884. Originally a community of ranchers, farmers and orchardists, the city has evolved into a suburb of the high-tech industries in Silicon Valley.

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  • Saratoga's Hakone Gardens

    Home to the Western Hemisphere's oldest Japanese-style residential garden, Saratoga is also known for its small-town feel, wineries, and high-end boutiques. Saratoga has been ranked by Forbes as one of America's top 20 most educated small towns.

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  • Downtown Los Altos

    Rich with street shops and farmer's markets, Los Altos is an excellent destination for window shopping and great dining. Los Altos Parks & Conservation also boast a 5.9 acre nature preserve located off of University Ave.

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  • Milpitas' Ed Levin Park

    Ed Levin Park, Milpitas' largest park at 1,541 acres, combines the traditional features of an urban park such as picnicking, fishing and play areas, with the complex trail system of many regional wilderness parks.

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  • Yahoo For Sunnyvale

    As part of the Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is headquarters to several high-tech companies such as Maxim Integrated Products, Palm, Inc, NetApp, and Yahoo! Sunnyvale is also the home to Onizuka Air Force Station and a major Lockheed Martin facility.

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  • Historic Campbell

    Although not a major high-tech city like many of its neighbors, Campbell is the original home of eBay. Other points of interest include the Ainsley House and the Pruneyard Shopping Center, which was historically involved in establishing the right to free speech in California.

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  • Los Altos Hills

    Los Altos Hills is one of the wealthiest communities in the United States, with a rich agricultural history coming out of the 1950s. It is known for its excellent private schools and downtown attractions.

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  • 1 Infinity Loop

    Perhaps best known as home to the worldwide headquarters of Apple, Inc, Cupertino is also notable for its skilled workforce and high-achieving primary and secondary schools.

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  • Atop Monte Sereno

    Monte Sereno is named for 2249 ft. El Sereno mountain upon whose slopes the southern portion of the city is built. Seen here is the panoramic view of the surrounding open space from the breathtaking Montevina Trail.

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  • Santa Clara de Asís

    The city of Santa Clara is named after Mission Santa Clara de Asís, which was founded in 1777 for Saint Clare of Assisi. It is the first mission built in honor of a woman. Santa Clara is also home to the Santa Clara Convention Center and Santa Clara University, the oldest institution of higher learning in California.

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  • Moffett Federal Airfield

    Among Mountain View's destinations are Moffett Field, home to the NASA Ames Research Center, and the corporate headquarters of Google, Symantec, and Intuit. Named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View is also home to the scenic Stevens Creek and Shoreline Park.

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  • Old Town Los Gatos

    Los Gatos is known for its small, pedestrian-friendly downtown, with many boutiques, upscale restaurants, antique shops, and thriving arts community. Retained and restored Victorian-era homes make up much of the surrounding neighborhoods.

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  • Let's Move

    SCC Supervisor Liz Kniss and US HHS Regional Manager Herb Schultz recognize the Cities Association and the SCC Public Health Department for being the first county in the nation to support First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move Cities & Towns" initiative addressing the need to reduce childhood obesity and raise healthier kids in our communities.

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Current Meeting Agendas

The following agenda pdfs are available for upcoming meetings of each board and committee:

Current Meeting Summary

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About The Cities Association Of Santa Clara County

The Cities Association Of Santa Clara County was formed in 1990 to represent the mutual interests of the diverse fifteen cities of Santa Clara County. The Cities Association presents a unified voice in relationship to other agencies, organizations, and levels of government. The Cities Association promotes cooperation among the cities and advocates for positive action to enhance the quality of life for the people of our county.

Santa Clara County is the only county in California that has an organization where each city of the county has an equal voice. Through the Cities Association, city leaders network, collaborate, research policy, and work side by side on issues of mutual local interest. Read more »

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