Santa Clara (CA) (Images of America)

Santa Clara (CA) (Images of America)

Bea Lichtenstein


Santa Clara, named for the wealthy Spanish venture based there in 1777, lies in a spot as soon as referred to as the "Valley of Heart's Delight." Its black fertile loam produced millions of acres of brilliant plant life and greens for the most important seed farm on the planet, and lots more and plenty of the remaining used to be included in springtime with fruit blossoms. The wealth of its pre-eminent tanning, wooden production, and fruit packing industries gave method to one other kind of chance within the Fifties with the emergence of the semi-conductor. The tiny chip that remodeled the realm of conversation spawned new businesses the following like Intel, nationwide Semi-Conductor, and utilized fabrics, which earned the now city financial powerhouse a brand new identify, Silicon Valley.

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