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Bordered by[edit]

What about Alviso? 69.228.240.57 22:48, 3 August 2007 (UTC) Also, it is not bordered by San Jose to the north... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.102.156.204 (talk) 09:35, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Discussion in the "City Borders" section. TeamX 02:26, 4 August 2007 (UTC)

Assessment[edit]

this article is clearly beyond a stub, but needs more breadth in transportation, land use, ecology etc to become B class. Anlace 05:14, 25 October 2006 (UTC)

I added a transportation section. Could possibly still use some expansion, but covers the basics.Plymouths 20:54, 24 November 2006 (UTC)
I suggest that the time values of distance of travel to the airports be removed. Time is highly variable. Distance is not, so I think it should be the only measurement given.--Krimsley 05:25, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Random query[edit]

Does anyone know anything about Ward Crump built home in Sunnyvale, CA? I don't know if he was a builder or an architect or a developer. Any info would be welcome. Thank you. 13:30, 10 July 2005 (UTC)

Anyone know why Sunnyvale claims Moffett Federal Airfield?[edit]

At least using present-day boundaries it seems to clearly be in Mountain View. The article repeats claims from the official city of Sunnyvale website that "In 1930, Congress decided to place the West Coast dirigible base in Sunnyvale." The city of Sunnyvale is probably generally a reputable source, but in cases like this is NOT entirely unbiased. On the other hand, I can think of some scenarios where that statement might have been correct at the time, such as: 1) The originally planned site wasn't used and it ended up in MV, 2) the MV/Sunnyvale border could have been redrawn, the base could have moved a bit (seems the least likely of these, tho'). I've spent some (probably too much) time looking and I haven't found anything that helps clear up the discrepancy. Anybody else have any ideas how to get to the bottom of this? 71.231.107.188 04:01, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

My Rand McNally Bay Area Metro Thomas Guide map shows Moffet being split between Sunnyvale and Mountain View (well, ok, it's about 95% in Mountain View but a little piece of it is in Sunnyvale). Plymouths 05:02, 28 January 2007 (UTC)


Regarding the question of Moffett being in Sunnyvale vs. Mountain View; here is a reference to the original naming, which I believe led to the references of location (i.e. is it in Sunnyvale or Mountain View): "Given that the base was located in two Peninsula communities, the original name of the air base was supposed to be the Mountain View-Sunnyvale Naval Air Station. In fact, most of the base actually rests in Mountain View. But Naval officials in Washington, D.C. reportedly feared that the "mountain" in the title would create more safety concerns among Congressional leaders already jittery about the lighter-than air craft program. In the end, the Mountain View portion was left off in favor of just "Sunnyvale" which gave East Coast officials as image of vast, wide-open areas with plenty of room for massive air ships"

http://members.aol.com/GCSP/historymoffett.htm (Pete metro 23:14, 1 August 2007 (UTC))

Grammar correction?[edit]

i concur as well Should "the blue cube" be changed to "The Blue Cube?" --Krimsley 05:23, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

  • Yes it should. We're not talking about a blue cube in general. Rather, we're talking about a specific blue cube, which was/is commonly referred to as The Blue Cube. breadmanpaul (talk) 14:28, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

if you think it should be changed then just change it.

Comment on Crime Section[edit]

The commentary on gang activity should provide referenced statistics if it is to make claims about the crime rate trends. --Krimsley 05:27, 7 June 2007 (UTC)

I concur.--Coolcaesar 20:10, 7 June 2007 (UTC)
I too, concur --TeamX 05:34, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

I invite member Southsanjose to a discussion on this page regarding crime. The member's content on gangs is disproportionately long, contains content relavant to a discussion on gangs only (not specific to Sunnyvale), and is not balanced (such as stating the city's effort against gang crime). TeamX 03:46, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

I attempted to address these issues, but Southsanjose simply undid them with no attempt to discuss them. TeamX 03:48, 20 July 2007 (UTC)

I have resent an invitation with Southsanjose to talk in order to meet step #2 of vandelism procedure. The recent undo's by Southsanjose are undoing many changes. TeamX 00:25, 22 July 2007 (UTC)

User SunnyvalePublicSafety is now undoing the edits. I have invited that user. Can anyone else comment on this? SunnyvalePublicSafety seems suspiciously like Southsanjose on the user's only interest is 'undoing' ANY changes to the crime section, including other relevant information. I propose that the user create a new, seperate entry on those gangs. TeamX 07:32, 25 July 2007 (UTC)


From User:SunnyvalePublicSafety (who posted on his/her discussion page) TeamX 00:41, 27 July 2007 (UTC) :

Do not remove important content from this article. This is the original written article for "Crime" section in the Sunnyvale, California indexing. You must include the reason of why this activity is taking place in the city and what is causing it. Important facts where re-submitted, Do not remove them any further as this article is factual from Citation sources.

My reply

I respectfully ask you to participate on a discussion on the Sunnyvale, California discussion page. It would be a much better approach.

Please do not take any of the following personally. I am only doing what is in the Wikipedia guidelines - not suggesting you have incorrect intentions.

There are several issues with the article that I invite everyone to discuss.

1. The grammar is incorrect (plural subject/singular verb mismatch in the 4th sentence as an example.

2. What do you mean by "gangs have spread"? Instead of big groups hanging out together in few spots, smaller groups hang out in more spots? Or do you you mean the members live in more parts of the city? What source are you using?

3. What do you mean the gang "is growing"? By how much? One member a year? Is that gross or net? What is the source?

4. What do you mean that the gang is growing due to recent immigration laws? What laws? What are the law numbers? What is the connection with the immigration laws and member growth? If the the laws (supposedly) didn't change, would the growth be zero? What is the source?

5. What do you mean growth of Sureño families? Do you mean they are having more babies? Or do you mean more families are moving in to the city? What is the source?

6. Stating that 'Sunnyvale is located in Northern California' is redundant with the the Geography section. Don't you think that this redundant sentence should be removed?

7. Why do you state that most "Latinos born in N. CA .. become Norteños."? Don't you think this statement is wrong on many levels? For example, Wikipedia describes Latino as any one born in Latin America and decendants. Therefore the premise is incorrect. Don't you agree that the terminology should remain consistent? On another level,(ignoring the correct reference) are you stating that all Hispanic or Hispanic-surname people in N.CA. become gang members? Why is this gang background info relevant to an article specifically on Sunnyvale? is this consistent with other mentions of gangs in California cities? What is your source for the statement?

8. What is your source that one gang is recruiting because of growth of another gang? How much more?

9. What is the relevance to Sunnyvale about gang recruitment of people not born in the South? Wouldn't you consider this to be like statements about South Indian restaurants in the city seeing an influx of Northern Indians (even though they weren't born in Southern India)?

10. More grammar problems, "Latinos that engage in being a Sureño being born". Agree?

11. Why do you mention Lations in that above statement? Regardless of the terminology, are you implying that a non-Latino who does the same has different implications?

12. What is the relevance of levas to the Sunnyvale article? Are you implying that the word is different for other parts of California.

13. What is the contribution of crime from these gangs? Would you agree that the 'Crime' section should talk about the major sources of crime? What other non-gang crime exists?

I appreciate you interest to express content on the gangs - this is information that could (and should) go into a separate article. I look forward to an intelligent discussion above. Thanks.

TeamX 00:41, 27 July 2007 (UTC)

I concur with your careful, intelligent critique of User:Southsanjose's very poor-quality edits. If User:Southsanjose refuses to cooperate with the dispute resolution process and starts an edit war, then we may need to find an admin to impose a block. --Coolcaesar 06:53, 27 July 2007 (UTC)
I look forwards to your assistance with the block. TeamX 16:07, 29 July 2007 (UTC)

I concur with all of the above. I am, however, interested in more information on gang activity. My sources in the community of Sunny Vale, CA have told me that there is a lot of gang violence occuring right now. It is alleged that eleven Samoan youth have been shot. Five of them are reported to have died. Can anyone help provide an accrate picture of what is happening in Sunny Vale?

Thanks. Bigangry1

An anonymous contributer modified the section again with strongly opinionated, unreferenced comments without any comment in this Talk section. The modifications were done on 4 December 2007. I undid them as a result. TeamX 05:44, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Good call. I'd undone two later edits that were OR and irrelevant. I probably should have undone that one as well, but didn't have any facts to the contrary. -- TJRC 06:28, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Comments from Sunnyvale resident: —Preceding unsigned comment added by 209.3.10.49 (talk) 05:36, 4 January 2008 (UTC) I live in the Lakewood Village area in Sunnyvale and can tell you from what I have personally seen is there is a LOT of gang activity in the area. For example the graffiti on my street (2 different fences on Hidden Lake) have been covered with "Koosh Crips" and other "tags" of local gangs. The city did an OK job of cleaning up the graffiti quickly but it returned within days. Our lakewood neighborhood association paper has made references to the gang activity in our area. We have a very heavy police presence in the lakewood area and I have seen streets blocked off and a house or houses surrounded at least 4 times in the last 3 years (later in the paper or association newsletter we hear the activity involved gang members being arrested). It is my opinion as someone who lives in Sunnyvlae that if we did not have such a large amount of police we would see gangs behaving more like they do in southern CA than they do now.

The sentence about the police officer being convicted seems odd. It's (mostly) true. But I'd expect it to include a date reference, and the word "asian" is irrelevant and unduly prejudicial. The entire item may be irrelevant - it seems insignificant for an encyclopedia entry on a city of that size, and something of a non-sequiter, not to mention being in the wrong place in the paragraph, at the very least (it's between two sentences talking about the city's crime ranking). I was going to whack it, but I thought I'd ask first. Jokeboy (talk) 00:40, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

City Borders[edit]

Sunnyvale does NOT border San Jose to the east. This fact can be confirmed (or disproved) with any map showing city boundaries. I removed San Jose to the east. TeamX 06:33, 27 July 2007 (UTC)


Regarding the statement on city boarders, we seem to be missing 1, Los Altos. In the area between Fremont and Homestead, west of 85, there is a pocket of Sunnyvale that boarders Los Altos. Stevens Creek is the boarder between the two cites in this area. I'm familiar with this area because the creek is the boarder in my backyard. Is there any reason that this boarder was not included? I realize it’s a small area, but if we want this to be correct, I would think it should be added... Any thoughts?

   (Pete metro 23:32, 1 August 2007 (UTC))

Yes. It appears that Los Altos shares a border - I confirmed it with Google Earth. Also, interestingly, San Jose is actually to the north (not the east in the original text). I also noted the boundary with Moffet Field. TeamX 05:26, 3 August 2007 (UTC)

Alviso, California is a neighborhood of San Jose. It has not been a seperate city since 1968. (Please feel free to research this type of easy-to-lookup topic before posting - Thanks.) TeamX 02:31, 4 August 2007 (UTC)

This has cropped up yet again. The Alviso portion of San Jose clearly borders Sunnyvale, whether you call it to the "north" or the "north-east" - it borders the northeast-to-southwest diagonal boundary in the northern part of the city, and better than 95% of Sunnyvale's land lies directly south of that border, meaning (to me) that San Jose borders Sunnyvale to the "north". Can we please just leave that section the way it is? It's certainly inappropriate to completely fail to mention that San Jose borders Sunnyvale. Jokeboy (talk) 22:38, 20 August 2009 (UTC)

To me, a statement that X borders Y to the north would imply that the center of X lies north of the center of Y. If you're trying to describe the location of the border relative to the center of Sunnyvale, I suggest rephrasing. --Stepheng3 (talk) 04:14, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Done. Jokeboy (talk) 23:28, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Neighborhood Discussions[edit]

Two statements need to be clarified and perhaps moved. The statement about South Indian business is probably incorrect. The intention is probably 'businesses owned by South Indian immigrants' or 'businesses that cater to Southern Indians'. Also, to balance this statement, what is the number of % of these types of business compared to others? In any case, it probably does not belong in the Geography section.

The point about the 'nicest' place to live in the city probably does not belong in the Demographic section.

Both above should probably be in a new section - consistent with other California cities - about "Neighborhoods" (whatever section title is appropriate).

TeamX 02:36, 29 July 2007 (UTC)

I took a stab at starting to flesh this out. I didn't touch the pre-existing text (although I agree it should probably be whacked). I only documented the three neighborhoods that I know to be commonly referred to by name. But there's not much of a distinction in common usage in Sunnyvale between a "neighborhood" and a "neighborhood association", and neighborhoods are commonly referred to by their encompassing association, except for Sunnyvale West, which occupies half the city. It might be better to describe neighborhood associations here instead, but that's not really standard practice. Jokeboy (talk) 02:56, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

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Expand Geography, Climate, Neighborhoods[edit]

All three of these sections need expansions. Refer to other California cities for examples of facts and imags. Thanks. TeamX 17:36, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Removed Nina Ruch[edit]

I removed the following text as I found it to be unverifiable: "* Nina Ruch, nee Keener, (photographer and writer) attended Ponderosa Elementary School in the 1970's. Suffering from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as "Brittle Bone Disease" or "Glass bones" (as portrayed on episodes of Chicago Hope, ER and in the movie Unbreakable) she had over 150 fractures by her 20's. In exchange for medical care she contributed valuable information to doctors and researchers, in California and Berlin, Germany (where few doctors had ever seen such a patient)." NuclearWinner (talk) 01:49, 28 January 2008 (UTC)

Capcom HQ[edit]

One of Capcom's headquarters is located here. Can I add in the Trivia section about that? Moogle 12 (talk) 12:42, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

Corrections[edit]

fremont high opened in 1923 with it's first graduating class of 8 seniors in 1924. The Murphy house was torn down sometime after 1965.

Not according to the Sunnyvale Heritage Society or Historical Museum, it wasn't - http://www.heritageparkmuseum.org/murphy.html. They quote 1961, which was the source of my information (sorry for not inserting a citation) - Jokeboy (talk)

The current Fremont High School text is chronologically impossible: Fremont High School first opened in 1923. It served as a military base before the school opened and through WWII; planes flying to/from Moffett field, which opened in 1933, commonly stopped here for fuel top-offs. A 1948 yearbook shows a military aircraft parked at one of the buildings as students watch nearby.

If the school opened in 1923, how did it become a military base before "the school opened"? If it was a military base, what was the base name? The 1948 year book is AFTER WWII. TeamX (talk) 20:08, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Downtown Project[edit]

This has the makings of controversy, and caution is called for. This is a contentious topic in Sunnyvale, and it's pretty easy for that item to lead to an edit war with people inserting their own take on what happened and who's to blame. We need to be careful to stick to the facts and avoid loaded terminology. I just did some minor edits to the change that was recently made, in order to remove some phrases I thought were loaded and a little POV (like "fiasco"). Jokeboy (talk) 00:08, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

Companies[edit]

I just removed yet another insert of a Sunnyvale company which was obviously done by someone associated with the company (as the same person seems to have created a page for that company that reads like a PR). The company list is *not* supposed to be a canonical one, but the guidelines for what should and shouldn't be included aren't well-defined. In all of these cases I googled the company in question, I went to its web site and tried to get information about workforce, market cap, number of customers, or something that would give me a sense of corporate significance. But this is all fuzzy logic, and I'd prefer some sort of objective criteria for inclusion. In the case of Mu Dynamics, I saw that it just received $24 million in VC money and had some 100 deployments, compared that against Ariba having a market cap of over $1 billion, and said "that's nowhere near significant". Not the most logical method. Jokeboy (talk) 23:30, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

History[edit]

I'm a little surprised to not see any mention of the apricot, cherry, and plum orchards that used to cover most of Sunnyvale. breadmanpaul (talk) 09:24, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

  • There is specific mention in the history section of small fruit orchards and the cannery. Is more than that warranted? Jokeboy (talk) 20:13, 4 November 2008 (UTC)
  • Small fruit orchards? Large portions of Sunnyvale were originally fruit orchards. Many of these orchards were still in existence well into the 60s. Not just any fruit or fruit in general; specifically, these were cherries, apricots, and prunes [not all plums are dried into prunes]. Not apples, or peaches, or something else. Yes. I believe it is a significant element of the history of Sunnyvale. breadmanpaul (talk) 00:05, 5 November 2008 (UTC)
The most likely reason the information isn't there is that no one had both an interest in it and the information to add. You should feel free to jump in and add what information you have and can source. See {{sofixit}}. TJRC (talk) 22:53, 5 November 2008 (UTC)

Gang Crime[edit]

Southsanjose went and unilaterally deleted the gang crime details, and I'm not sure it's the right thing to do. It's also rather inconsistent, as two years ago, the same user got involved in a debate (not with me) that started when he added that same material - and he ended up on the losing end of that debate. So I need some outside perspective.

Sunnyvale definitely doesn't have the gang problem that larger cities have, so his edit may be warranted. However, the primary causes of Sunnyvale's very low violent crime rate are gang activity and domestic abuse (with Public Safety referring to most of Sunnyvale's gang members as "wannabes"). So the question is whether or not it's appropriate to list gang information in a city with a very low crime rate, but where the predominant cause of the crime that's there is gangs?

If it's appropriate to whack the gang stuff, then I would propose whacking the entire crime section. What remains refers to an old private party survey that seems to have been discontinued, that is, at least, four years old now, and that the FBI has publicly referred to by saying that they have no idea how the survey's authors came to the conclusions that they did. If it's not appropriate to whack the gang stuff, then Southsanjose's edits should be reverted. Jokeboy (talk) 21:22, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

There are two separate issues 1) should the crime section exist, and 2) are Southsanjose edits valid. In regard to the first, I believe that a crime section should exist as the city did promote this aspect for several years. A comment about the the validity source of the ranking can be noted (and referenced) - but at least ranking is referenced. I'm not sure how much relevance should be placed on gang activity as it disproportionally dominates the Crime section. I believe it could be cut without any material impact on the summary of the crime content.

In regard to Southsanjose, I have never seen evidence that this person (or people) desire constructive discussion. If this person wishes to make massive changes with major additions and then major cuts, then he/she/they are welcomed to a discussion. Otherwise, the rest of the community has a right to undo the changes (IMHO). TeamX (talk) 16:01, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

Washington Park[edit]

I'm interested in researching Washington Park in Sunnyvale to include as either a section in the Sunnyvale article or (if we unearth enough interesting content) a separate article.

I thought I'd collect some of the sources of information I've found so far:

Malpern (talk) 04:30, 3 September 2009 (UTC)

Conflict of Interest?[edit]

Question for folks - if a regular editor of this page should suddenly become an elected official of the city in question, would you view that as a conflict of interest that should preclude the individual from continuing to make edits? Jokeboy (talk) 19:39, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

No. All contributors, regardless of their jobs and responsibilities, must abide by the rules and should follow guidelines. TeamX (talk) 16:47, 15 January 2010 (UTC)

Happiest Place in America?[edit]

Can we come to a consensus on this paragraph? I didn't add or delete it, but I didn't mind when someone else deleted it, because it doesn't read as factual, and because it's also factually inaccurate. I believe that the survey in question identified Sunnyvale's *congressional district* (CA-14) as the happiest district in the nation. Dr. Oz selected Sunnyvale as the happiest city primarily because it's the largest city in that congressional district. Regardless, the paragraph really does read as propaganda (and I say this being something of a Sunnyvale propagandist myself). "And it must be true"???

Plus, it's an incomplete paragraph. I think the whole thing should just be whacked. We could maybe put a single sentence in the Popular Culture section. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Jokeboy (talkcontribs) 22:02, 3 March 2010 (UTC)

City Manager Salary[edit]

I whacked a change made by an anonymous user regarding the City Manager salary, but it deserves an extended explanation, since the change referenced an SF Chronicle article and would seem to be factual. The text in question said

The San Francisco Chronicle noted that Sunnyvale has one of the highest paid city managers and that the State Attorney General was doing a probe of excessive city salaries [[1]], but the list of cities being probed is not yet available.

I have two problems with this. First, there is an implication in this wording that Sunnyvale is under investigation over this, which has never been claimed by anyone or reported in any media story. Second, the SF Chronicle's coverage (which was actually an AP report) was factually incorrect. It reported on a League of California Cities survey of compensation (found here: http://www.cacities.org/resource_files/29179.FinalSurveyResult92010.pdf). But the numbers listed in that report were *not* the annual salaries of the City Managers - it was their W-2 filings. And listed in a footnote of that report is that Sunnyvale's CM's numbers are distorted because 1) Sunnyvale's pay schedule resulted in 1 year + 1 pay period on all W-2s, and 2) as a brand new CM, he was reimbursed for moving expenses from Utah, which isn't salary, but which shows up on a W-2. In reality, the Sunnyvale CM has a lower annual salary than the CMs in San Jose, Santa Clara, or Mountain View. For all of these reasons, I think the above edit is out of place, not noteworthy, or both, and I whacked it accordingly. If someone disagrees, let's hear it. Jokeboy (talk) 23:42, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

--In general you need a cite to add or delete. DO you have cite that Sunnyvale is lower paying or is this just a rumor? San Francisco Chronicle is reputable, so I would believe them before a posting by a random person. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.131.7.151 (talk) 03:24, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

The salaries for Santa Clara, San Jose, and Mountain View are discussed here: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525 - Santa Clara = $303k/year, Mountain View = $280k/year, San Jose = $265k/year, and, in fourth place at $250k/year, Sunnyvale doesn't even get mentioned in this article. The report being quoted by the SF Chronicle is based on the W-2 numbers as I mentioned above, and it specifically lists the two Sunnyvale factors that I mentioned - the extra pay period and the reimbursed moving expenses. The Chronicle article is actually an AP article, and reporter just ignored it in his article. But the Merc reporter actually dug into the issue, since it was local for him.

And none of this addresses the *clear* implication in the wording of your edit that Sunnyvale is somehow specifically under investigation. It is not, and there is no cited source that supports such an implication. Jokeboy (talk) 21:00, 17 October 2010 (UTC)

...and here's a link to the original contract Council report on the Sunnyvale CM's hiring, listing $250k as his annual salary: http://sunnyvale.ca.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=D5N3bHy7KtA%3d&tabid=417, plus the meeting minutes showing that the City Council approved the contract as proposed: http://sunnyvale.ca.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=OS-lmt7TMkg%3d&tabid=417. Since then, he and the rest of city management staff have voluntarily accepted 0% years due to the economy. I'm not sure how I can prove that something didn't happen (a raise), other than that there are no meeting minutes since then showing Council approving a raise. Jokeboy (talk) 06:15, 18 October 2010 (UTC)

Current Population[edit]

What is the population of Sunnyvale according to the 2010 census? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 201.214.140.14 (talk) 13:59, 4 January 2011 (UTC)

Coordinate error[edit]

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109.127.86.164 (talk) 09:46, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

The coordinates point is not so far wrong to require fixing. It lies in a very early tract of homes called the Heritage district, part of central Sunnyvale. At the city level, it is accurate enough. Binksternet (talk) 13:52, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

New Vice Mayor[edit]

Sunnyvale's Vice Mayor just changed, so that information is now incorrect. http://sunnyvale.ca.gov/CityGovernment/CityCouncil/Councilmembers.aspx But since it just changed to be me, I'm not comfortable making the edit myself. Jokeboy (talk) 20:08, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Article updated. And congratulations on your appointment. Edwardx (talk) 20:21, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Onizuka[edit]

The information on Onizuka needs to be updated, since Onizuka is no longer a functioning Air Force installation. The land is being transferred to the VA, the City of Sunnyvale, and Foothill/De Anza College, and some of the land transfers have already happened. I believe FHDA has received their title. The Blue Cube is still there, but it is slated for demolition, and the radar dishes are already gone. I'm not quite sure how to describe this, since the site is in transition. But it's probably worth updating those comments since there isn't an operating Onizuka Air Force Station now. Jokeboy (talk) 06:36, 26 March 2013 (UTC)

Category: Cities that build nuclear weapons[edit]

Surely Sunnyvale should have some mention. Hcobb (talk) 01:02, 20 July 2013 (UTC)

How's that? Toddst1 (talk) 03:12, 20 July 2013 (UTC)

Nuclear fusion devices are one of the bright spots in Sunnyvale's booming economy. Why cover this up? They just got a $4 million contract to build more. Hcobb (talk) 14:39, 20 July 2013 (UTC)