Las Positas College
Located in the rolling hills of Livermore, California, Las Positas College is in an ideal location to access many world reknown attractions. Our proximity to the major Bay Area cities such as San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, and Berkeley provides unique cultural opportunities.
Visit several museums, libraries, art galleries, aquariums, planetariums, plays, sports events, and concerts in the immediate surrounding area. Las Positas' nearness to the Pacific Ocean and Sierra Nevada mountains offers excellent recreational activities. The Pacific Coast is 1.5 hours to the west, San Francisco Bay is 45 minutes to the west, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite Valley are 4 to 5 hours to the east, Silicon Valley is 1 hour to the south, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys are 2 hours to the north.
Livermore, a mid-sized city with 81,000 residents, is the epitome of California living with its urban amenities and relaxed lifestyle. Surrounded by vineyards and golden hillsides, yet less than an hour from San Francisco - Livermore is ideally located for trips to the mountains or the ocean. Great hospitality, community spirit, and a sense of history with a tendency towards the futuristic - this is the image of California and an essential part of Livermore's appeal.
San Francisco is a unique and breathtaking City. Built on a series of hills that offer memorable views of the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean, the City offers visitors much more than just the great Golden Gate Bridge. Besides featuring renowned museums and art galleries, almost every neighborhood is a treasure of its own including a variety of restaurants and shops that reflect the City's great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Lake Tahoe is the largest, most beautiful and pristine alpine lake in North America. The California/Nevada state line runs vertically through the middle of the Lake. The City of South Lake Tahoe is in California, while the Tahoe Township of Douglas County, Nevada is just across the state line. Together, they comprise the community of Lake Tahoe, South Shore, with a combined population of about 40,000.
Sprayed by thousand-foot waterfalls and framed by monumental granite spires - including Half Dome - Valley View in Yosemite Valley iis the most famous glacially carved landscape in the world.