History of Pierce Ranch

(Note: The content on this page was formerly part of the HSJ website, “Neighborhoods of San Jose,” created circa 2007, and now inactive.) 250 acres tucked against the foothills on the northern edge of the New Almaden mines, on McAbee Road, in the Almaden valley. McAbee creek runs through the…

History of New Almaden

(Note: The content on this page was formerly part of the HSJ website, “Neighborhoods of San Jose,” created circa 2007, and now inactive.) New Almaden is located 12 miles south of downtown San Jose, California, in the Capitancillo Hills of the Santa Cruz Mountain Range. Today’s Almaden Boulevard, Avenue, Expressway,…