A City of 53,000 people greatly favored because of its highly rated schools, among the best in the nation. This fact goes hand in hand with Real Estate prices which are commensurably higher than those for similar quality housing in other nearby cities with simply good schools.

Location is central for most major employment centers and access to freeways and expressways is good.

Though there is little in the way of a traditional downtown. The cultural heart of the City is De Anza Community college which incorporates the Flint Center for Performing Arts. This provides a wide range of top class performers throughout the year. In keeping with the Cities academic climate the college has an Advanced Technology Program Center providing excellent training in math, physics, and numerous computer related topics.

Vallco Fashion Mall incorporates 180 Shops and restaurants including Sears and J.C. Penny’s, plus a movie complex.