Today I ran into this very interesting post which is a summary of resources for Silicon Valley newbies. From what places to see to the best ways to get involved, this post is a great directory for those who are visiting or just moved to Silicon Valley:
Please feel free to add comments and other suggestions to this list!
Thanks Veronica, very interesting website.
I also find useful the meetups at this site: http://cloud-computing.meetup.com/cities/us/ca/cupertino/ as a way to network and learn about IT trends in the Valley.