Introduction to Local Area Resources

SLAC 13 Jul 1995

This page is under construction.

Following are some local resources, especially for those new to SLAC. Areas treated are "On the Peninsula," "In San Francisco," "In San Jose," "In the Bay Area," and "Other Information Sources."

On the Peninsula

Some site and area maps.
Stanford University
The University, its Medical Center, and environs.
Palo Alto
The City of Palo Alto's home page.
Palo Alto Weekly
The online edition of a local newspaper, published Wednesdays and Fridays.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, which addresses medical care, research, and education.
San Mateo Times
The top of the news from this weekday newspaper plus marketplace information.
San Carlos
The City of San Carlos's home page.
Mountain View
The City of Mountain View's home page.
The City of Sunnyvale's home page.
The home page of Silicon Valley Public Access Link, a non-profit volunteer organization working to bring Internet access to the South Bay community.

In San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle
The on-line edition of this daily newspaper with search and archives.
San Francisco Examiner
The on-line edition of this daily newspaper with search and archives.
WWW server for this museum of science, art, and human perception.
The online offerings of a magazine to "illuminate the roots, issues and possible destiny of the emerging digital culture."

In San Jose

San Jose
Information about the city government of San Jose (via SV-PAL).
Mercury Center Web
An information service of the San Jose Mercury News. The first complete daily newspaper on the Web.
The Tech
The Tech Museum of Innovation to explore today's high-tech, life-changing technologies. (Formerly known as The Garage.)

In the Bay Area

An experimental, public information service of the Association of Bay Area Governments.
Home page of the University of California, Berkeley.
Current Earthquake Map
Preliminary USGS data for local earthquakes in the last 72 hours.
Gina di Gualco's Guide to the "San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond."
Smart Valley
Home page for Smart Valley, Inc., a non-profit organization to create an NII-like electronic community in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Transit Information
Transit information from airport services through CalTrain and ridesharing to the West Berkeley Electric Bus...
Yahoo on the Bay Area
Regional WWW hot list for the Bay Area by Yahoo.

Other Information Sources

Here're some sources of emergency information: California Emergency Bulletins from the Office of Emergency Services, Current Flood Information, Earthquake Information including a Current Earthquake Map of the San Francisco Bay Area.

You may also find the following informative: California Weather, Santa Cruz County, University of California, Santa Cruz, Virtual Tourist - California.

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This page evolved from discussion among several SLAC WWW Wizards.