Although I had visited Silicon Valley on numervous occassion, I never had the chance to stop at Santa Clara. Last year, during a road trip, I finally got a chance on my way to San Jose. The city of Santa Clara offers a mix of modern and historic buildings, without pretentious displays of modernity, which is the hallmark of Silicon Valley buildings. There is not much to see in Santa Clara as far as attractions go, but Santa Clara is home to the Great America Theme Park. Its not the biggest theme park in the world, but does have a great kids area and water park.
There are several nice restaurants in downtown Santa Clara. Although, these restaurants serve great food but there doesn't seem to be a lot of variety. Mostly, as one would expect, restaurants offered either Mexican or American dishes. Later, one of my colleagues in San Jose confirmed this. She has a brother living in Santa Clara, who is also not impressed by the gourmet selection. Nevertheless, the highlight of my trip was a visit to bird sanctuary where I witnessed the borrowing owl. It is an endangered species which uses burrows, excavated by squirrels. Nearby there was also a nice shop selling clothing worn by Hollywood superstars. I got one Jacket for $170 which was originally priced at more than $500.
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Pre K- State FundedHi, Hi, I am presently located in Marietta, Georgia and my child is going to a Pre-K schools which is state funded and is free of cost. I will be relocating to Santa Clara in November this year. I wanted to know, are there any preschools which are state funded in Santa Clara and whats the criteria and eligibility for the same. Regards, Kumar Abhinav