Blossom Valley

Blossom Valley is a family friendly neighborhood located in South San Jose, with the zip codes of 95123, 95136.  It is situated east of the Los Capitancillos Ridge east of Cambrian and Northeast of Almaden.  Neighborhoods in Blossom Valley include Erikson, Thousand Oaks, and Pinehurst.

Blossom Valley is a mostly surburban neighborhood and is considered a middle class, multi-cultural neighborhood with affordable homes.

Blossom Valley has a local newspaper that is published weekly.  The Blossom Valley Times.

Local Schools

Elementary Schools  –  Oak Grove Elementary School District (K-6)

Anderson
5800 Calpine Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.225.6556
Principal: Tammy Unck

Baldwin
280 Martinvale Ln.
San Jose, CA 95119
Ph: 408.226.3370
Principal: Joyce Millner

Christopher
565 Coyote Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111
Ph: 408.227.8550
Principal: Bill Abraham

Del Roble
5345 Avenida Almendros
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.225.5675
Principal: Yolanda Ross

Edenvale
285 Azucar Ave.
San Jose, CA 95111
Ph: 408.227.7060
Principal: Alma Maldonado-Castro

Frost
530 Gettysburg Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.225.1881
Principal: Kim Kianidehkian

Glider
511 Cozy Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.227.1505
Principal: Larry Harris

Hayes
5035 Poston Dr.
San Jose, CA 95136
Ph: 408.227.0424
Principal: Tracy Cochran

Ledesma
1001 Schoolhouse Road
San Jose, CA 95138
Ph: 408.224.2191
Principal: Diane McEntee

Miner
5629 Lean Ave.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.225.2144
Principal: Lisa Barlesi

Oak Ridge
5920 Bufkin Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.578.5900
Principal: Laura Hapeman

Parkview
330 Bluefield Dr.
San Jose, CA 95136
Ph: 408.226.4655
Principal: Debbie Roach

Sakamoto
6280 Shadeland Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.227.3411
Principal: Ziem Neubert

Santa Teresa
6200 Encinal Dr.
San Jose, CA 95119
Ph: 408.227.3303
Principal: Kristina Clecak

Stipe
5000 Lyng Dr.
San Jose, CA 95111
Ph: 408.227.7332
Principal: Paula Cornia

Taylor
410 Sautner Dr.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.226.0462
Principal: Donna Loose

Middle Schools

Bernal
6610 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119
Ph: 408.578.5731
Principal: Jeanette Crawford-McCuller

Herman
5955 Blossom Ave.
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.226.1886
Principal: Laura Meusel

High Schools  –  Eastside Union High School District

Oak Grove High School
285 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph:  408.347.6500

Santa Teresa High School
6150 Snell Ave.,
San Jose, CA 95123
Ph: 408.347.6200

Colleges

West Valley Community College
Evergreen Valley Community College
DeAnza Community College
San Jose State University

Local Golf Courses:
Almaden is home to Cinnabar Hills Gold Club. Some other local golf courses include;

Shopping:

Oakridge Mall is located on Blossom Hill Road, just on the Almaden border.  Located in the same area are also several small shopping area’s.

Parks & Recreation:

Sports Teams:

Hockey
San Jose Sharks

Baseball
San Francisco Giants
Oakland A’s

Football
San Francisco 49er’s
Oakland Raiders

Basketball
Golden State Warriors

Soccer
Real San Jose

Arena Football
San Jose Saber Cats

Local Weather
The climate in most of the San Jose Bay Area has a Subtropical Mediterranean climate. San Jose typically has over 300 days of sunshine annually. The annual rain totals are approx 14.4” per year in the city itself. The Evergreen area gets considerably more. The city is located inland and is surrounded by mountains on 3 sides. The local mountains (list) do get a dusting of snow during the winter months but it is rare.

City of San Jose

City of San Jose, CA Population

San Jose Crime Reports

While San Jose has a large concentration of high-technology engineering,
computer, and microprocessor companies the Evergreen Valley has no major companies locating with the immediate area. Some of the major employers in San Jose include County of Santa Clara, Cisco Systems, City of San Jose, San Jose State University, Brocade Communications Systems, eBay, Hitachi, Kaiser Permanente, and Adobe Systems.

The city of San Jose has grown and expanded over the last 20 years. There
are many more transportation opportunities available. The Evergreen
Valley has VTA Bus and Light Rail transportation, paratransit, local
freeways nearby (Interstates 280, 680, 880, U.S. Route 101, State Routes
17, 82, 85, 87,130, and 237), the Highway 17 Express bus line, and the
San Jose International Airport.