Local Resources

Sign up for Alert Santa Clara County Emergency Notifications by Phone

Read and Sign Up for San Jose Emergency Notifications by Email

Sign Up for City of San Jose Notifications by Email

Graffiti or Other Issues to Report in San Jose – (My experience is that SJ is very quick in responding.)

Medicine and Sharps Disposal Locations

City of San Jose Government Calendar


Today’s Indigenous People of San Jose and area- Muwekma Ohlone Tribe

Map of indigenous territories, languages, and treaties

Ohlone language information

California Indigenous Languages article

Environmental Information

Environmental Clean Up Sites Map

CA Environmental Hazardous Waste Sites List

Air Quality Index

Surrounding Wild Fires

Geology of California and San Jose area

Native Plants of San Jose area

California Native Plant Society – Santa Clara Valley Chapter

California Native Plant Society – Webinars


Historic Photos from California State Library

Historic Documents from Santa Clara university

Historical Markers in San Jose

California highway information including De Anza Trail and El Camino Real

Simple San Jose Timeline from SJ Public Library


Public Art Locations and Info for San Jose

To Do info from

Murals of San Jose

Walk 500 miles around on the San Francisco Bay Trail