Living in San Jose
The City of San Jose has a rich history. Over the years, its landscape has changed both physically and figuratively. Once an agrarian community, San Jose has carved out a niche as the Capital of Silicon Valley, and is known globally as a high-tech center.
San Jose boasts one the nation's best climates, with an average yearly temperature of 60º Fahrenheit and 300 days of sunshine a year. It's located only 45 minutes south of San Francisco and just a short drive over the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains to some of the best surfing on the West Coast.
Whether you currently live in the San Jose area, or are considering moving here, take some time to check out the resources listed below regarding our beautiful City. You may decide to visit, stay and enjoy, or even come to live!
- City of San Jose
Request a New Resident Packet
- SJ Sperling's Best Places
Information about the cost of living, schools, crime and climate
- SJ Visitors Bureau
List of fun things to do in San Jose
- San Francisco Bay Area Attractions
Coupons and links to nearby attractions
- Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Laser Tag coupons
- Bay Area Kid Fun
Coupons and links to a wide variety of kid friendly activities around the Bay Area
- California Tourism
Links to sites with information and discounts for various attractions