Sunnyvale is a city in the U.S. state of California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is situated in Santa Clara County, and is bordered by San Jose, Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, Los Altos, Cupertino, and Santa Clara. The famous highway 101 and the El Camino Real run along portions of Sunnyvale. This city is the seventh most populated city in the Bay Area and it is part of Silicon Valley with its many computer software companies.
As Sunnyvale is part of Silicon Valley, it is home to several high-tech companies that include Maxim Integrated Products, Juniper Networks, Fortinet, AMD, NetApp, Spansion, Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, and Ariba. There are many locations throughout the Sunnyvale area for executive suites. This community is also home to aerospace and defense companies such as Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Finisar, and Spirent. The Onizuka Air Force Station is based in Sunnyvale.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Sunnyvale features a number of parks and recreation areas. These include Las Palmas Park, Ortega Park, and Washington Park. There are also two public golf courses. Full Circle Farm is the largest community farm in the area, at 11-acres. Other community farms include Charles Street Gardens, which was the first community garden in the area. Dining options in Sunnyvale include Dishdash, Tarragon Restaurant, Turmeric Restaurant, St John’s Bar & Grill, Sunnyvale Café, Phuong Thao Restaurant, and Il Postale - an Italian-American restaurant with a menu that includes vegan and vegetarian choices.
The nearest major airport to Sunnyvale is San Jose International Airport. This airport operates international and domestic flights from San Jose, and is located 10 miles from the city center. Another important airport is San Francisco International Airport, which provides additional flights from San Francisco, California and is 29 miles from Sunnyvale. The city is served by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, with public transport options including light rail, buses, and the Caltrain commuter rail service.