"Silicon Valley is the nickname for the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area, in northern part of the state of California."
"Willow Glen is a neighborhood of San Jose, California in Santa Clara Country with a historic downtown area."
"Almaden Valley is an affluent neighborhood of the southeastern portion of San Jose, named after a mercury mine found in Spain."
"Santa Cruz is known for its moderate climate, the natural beauty of its coastline, redwood forests, alternative community lifestyles and socially liberal learnings."
"The term peninsula refers to the entire geographical San Francisco Peninsula, where as the local jargon 'the peninsula' does not include the actual city of San Francisco."