San Jose is the 3rd largest city in the state of California and the 10th most-populated city in the United States. San Jose has enjoyed a great deal of growth in the past half century and now boasts almost a million residents. San Jose is often considered as the "Capital of Silicon Valley" and many technology companies are located there.
San Jose has a strong college presence with schools such as San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University in the area. These schools provide many cultural, educational, and social opportunities to all residents of San Jose.
San Jose has an extensive public transportation system that includes light rails, buses, and Amtrak trains. There are also numerous airports in the area like the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport 3 miles from the city, as well as the Oakland International Airport and the S San Francisco's International Airport 35 miles away.
National Hockey League-- San Jose Sharks // HP Pavilion at San Jose
Major League Baseball-- San Jose Giants // HP Pavilion at San Jose
National Lacrosse League-- San Jose Stealth // HP Pavilion at San JoseMajor League Soccer-- San Jose Earthquakes // Buck Shaw Stadium
Are you an inventor? You'd be in good company living in San Jose. More U.S. patents are granted annually to San Jose residents than any other place in the country!