Palo Alto, California
Palo Alto is located on the San Francisco peninsula,
about half way between San Francisco and San Jose.
Palo Alto is the northernmost city in Santa Clara County
(popularly known as Silicon Valley).
- Here is the official
Palo Alto city home page.
- A local newspaper sponsors the
Palo Alto online web site.
- Much of the
campus is located in Palo Alto
and many Silicon Valley companies were founded by Stanford graduates.
- Palo Alto has a very
mild climate with average summer daytime temperatures in the 70s and
winter daytime temperatures often reaching 60F.
Every few years, the Palo Alto hills do get some snow.
Here are some pictures from the
"storm of 2002" :)