Legendary Locals of Santa Clara

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The city of Santa Clara lies in the very heart of the Santa Clara Valley, directly south of San Francisco Bay. It is the home base of the internationally famous Santa Clara Swim Club, the equally famous synchronized swim team the Santa Clara Aquamaids, the International Swim Center, and the San Francisco 49ers professional football team. It boasts world-class parks, theaters, museums, acting groups, a featured chorale, a nationally ranked drum and bugle corps, a major theme park, a convention center, and a first-class hotel system for those who wish to visit. Legendary Locals of Santa Clara celebrates the people who guided all of this to its realization.
ISBN: 9781467101219
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: California
Series: Legendary Locals
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Principal author Clarence Robert Tower has been a resident of Santa Clara since childhood. As a result, he possesses a wealth of information about the community and its activities. He is a published author of a valley history and the novel The Adventures of Zack Gentry. Coauthor Ken Lichtenstein is a local businessman and community supporter and has been a resident of the city for more than 50 years. Ken was drawn to the writing of this book as a substitute for his late wife, Bea, who was the author of two previous Arcadia Publishing books about Santa Clara.
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