Its really about the bark. These are great specimens planted in Gilroy at Headstart Nursery.
Misidentification: Other birch trees, Especially B. papryfera. Betula pendula bark turns black at the base much sooner and the leaves are very different.
212 Agusta has 7-9 trees along the street that look very nice.
640 Cambria Ln.
Along Pacific in the medium in front of the Catalyst.