About the City of Santa Clara

Located at the heart of Silicon Valley about 45 miles south of San Francisco, the City of Santa Clara truly is “The Center of What’s Possible.” Incorporated in 1852, Santa Clara covers an area of 19.3 square miles with a population of 120,000. The City is home to world-renowned global high-tech companies, including Applied Materials, Dell, Abbott, Agilent Technologies, Arista, Fisher Scientific, Cisco, Hitachi, Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Nvidia, Oracle, Apple, Texas Instruments, and Yahoo. Santa Clara also is home to Santa Clara University, California’s Great America Theme Park, Kaiser Permanente, and Levi’s® Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50. The municipal services of Santa Clara are comprised of three institutions: City of Santa Clara, Stadium Authority, and Silicon Valley Power. For more information, go to www.SantaClaraCA.gov

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General media inquiries are handled during business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Jennifer Yamaguma
Community Relations Manager/PIO
Direct: (408) 615-2212

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Recent City News:

(05-10-18) Update - City Urges Victims to Come Forward - Potential Victims File Report
(05-09-18) City Urges Victims to Come Forward
(05-07-18) California’s Fair Political Practice Commission Rules 49ers Must Comply with Conflict of Interest Code
(05-07-18) Two Districts - One Santa Clara: Santa Clara’s Community Initiated “Measure A” Gives Voters More Say,
Increases Diversity, and Geographic Inclusion

(05-04-18) Santa Clara Leads the Way to Crack Down on Hidden Political Donations or “Dark Money” From Elections

City News Archives:

(04-06-18) Media Advisory Cultural Commission Sculpture Exhibit
(03-26-18) Santa Clara Hosts Pathway to Citizenship Resource Fair
(03-19-18) Compensation of Elected Chief and City Clerk
(03-19-18) Central Park Annex Park Dedication on March 22
(02-27-18) Joint Statement from Santa Clara Stadium Authority and 49ers Management Company: All food service workers at Levi’s Stadium employed by Centerplate to be retained by new Concessionaire under City’s Worker Retention Policy
(01-16-18) San Jose and Santa Clara Reach Settlements over City Place and Santana West Dispute
(12-13-17) The City of Santa Clara Appoints Brian Doyle as City Attorney
(11-30-17) Safe Routes to School 
(11-13-17)  Santa Clara Prevails in City Place Project CEQA Challenge Judgement Denies San Jose Petition
(10-02-17) City of Santa Clara Stands with Las Vegas
(10-01-17) Santa Clara Comic Con
(09-19-17) San Tomas & Monroe Neighborhood Park and Community Garden
(08-01-17) Santa Clara the "Youth Sport Capital of the World” hosts the Palomino International World Series and the 2017 USA Swimming Future Championships 
(06-24-17) 4th of July All-City Picnic and Fireworks Extravaganza Show
(06-21-17) The City of Santa Clara celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month
(06-12-17) Steve Carli Park Playground Rededication



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