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It’s a Musical Weekend in San Mateo

It’s a Musical Weekend in San Mateo

If you’re looking for some fun this weekend that doesn’t cost an arm and two legs there are several options to consider.  San Mateo offers two musical ideas for your listening and viewing pleasure, and if you’re willing to drive…

You Call This Customer Service…..?

You Call This Customer Service…..?

I recently purchase a tube of Crest Prohealth tooth paste at my local Target.  After about 3 days use, the nifty, high tech design cap broke off of its hinge. On the back panel of the tube there is a…

Threshold2008 Let The People Figure Out Why We Need More Housing in San Mateo County

Threshold2008 Let The People Figure Out Why We Need More Housing

Several weeks ago, over 200 San Mateo County citizens met at Canada College to participate in discussions and listen to experts talk about the housing crisis San Mateo County is facing today.  Threshold2008, a Deliberative Polling project carried on through…

It’s Spring and the School Scores Are Here

It’s Spring and the School Scores Are Here

I often have conversations with clients about whether to buy a home near a school with high test scores.  Never mind that they don’t have kids yet, they’re thinking ahead.  So, we talk about how important it is, or isn’t…

Affordable Housing?  Not Around Here!

Affordable Housing? Not Around Here!

The Bay Area has an issue with “affordable housing”, whatever that means.  To some, it’s Section 8 housing.  To others, it’s below the median rate.  And to others, its something that a “normal income” can buy. Keep in mind, that…

Belmont Kicks Off Spring With an Art Festival This Weekend

Belmont Kicks Off Spring With an Art Festival This Weekend

You know it’s Spring when Art Festivals begin and this weekend Belmont kicks off the Art Festival Season in San Mateo County.  The Belmont Sidewalk Festival starts today and runs through Sunday at the Carlmont Village Shopping Center on the Alameda and Ralston.…