Introduction to Local Area Resources

22 Dec 1995

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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

Maps
Some site and area maps.
Stanford University
The University, its Libraries and 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.
PAMF
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.
Sunnyvale
The City of Sunnyvale's home page.
SV-PAL
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.
Exploratorium
WWW server for this museum of science, art, and human perception.
Wired
The online offerings of a magazine to "illuminate the roots, issues and possible destiny of the emerging digital culture."

In San Jose

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

ABAG
An experimental, public information service of the Association of Bay Area Governments.
Cal
Home page of the University of California, Berkeley.
Current Earthquake Map
Preliminary USGS data for local earthquakes in the last 72 hours.
Guide
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...

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 Yahoo on California.


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