Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 10:56am. 2914 Views, 0 Comments.
Zillow, Inc., the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced the formation of the Zillow® Agent Advisory Board to provide the company with feedback on current and future features, products and services for the real estate industry.
This group will be important to Zillow as the company continues to develop more tools and services for agents and brokers, such as recently announced Premier Agent Websites, customer relationship management platform Agent Hub and broker partnership program zPro(TM) for Brokers.
"The Agent Advisory Board was designed to represent agents everywhere by selecting a group that spans the country, and works at large and small brokerages," said Jay Thompson, director of industry outreach. "As we develop even…
Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 at 11:32am. 2648 Views, 0 Comments.
Big City’s Modern Weekend
This Week’s S.F. Modernism Show Features
Collectables, Furnishings and Fun Not Found Online
Shopping online for mid-century modern furnishings can be easy, Mark Wiskow says, and can save the buyer a few bucks.
But, he says, the San Francisco Modernism Show, which runs Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14 at the Concourse Exhibition Center (Eighth and Brannan streets, San Francisco), will allow fans to really learn about what's out there—something that’s harder to do online.
“You need to know what you’re looking for online. If you’ve never seen these candleholders,” Wiskow says, referring to a sleek, silver-plated pair from Denmark, “you don’t know to search for them.”
“You’re going to see stuff at the show you’re not going…
Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 6:18pm. 1327 Views, 0 Comments.
All new musical Fly By Night
Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Through August 13
Fly By Night, a world premier musical at Theatre Works by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick and Will Connolly, directed by Bill Fennelly, is an enchanting and thought provoking night out. Smart, funny and poignant lyrics combine with sweet melodies within a brain-teasing and well-told tale. It's a story as simple as a triangle, as the beguiling, sweet-voiced Narrator, Wade McCollum, tells us - and as complex. “Guided by a star-crossed prophecy, two entrancing sisters and a hapless sandwich maker/would-be songwriter discover a well of courage and a wealth of romance during New York’s knockout blackout of 1965. In a charming, darkly comic rock musical…
Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 2:18pm. 1031 Views, 0 Comments.
Free Family Fun at Historic Harris-Lass House
1889 Market St. Santa Clara
Sponsored by the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara
A classic Chevys club car show, craft activities, and historic house tours are planned at the Harris-Lass House Museum in Santa Clara on August 6. These free events are part of the historic museum’s 20th anniversary celebration and will include post card art, corn husk dolls, lavender wands, and making ice cream treats. The program starts with a flag ceremony at 10:15 and group tours of the 1865 farm house will be offered starting at 10:30 am. All tours and activities will wind down by 3:30 pm.
For more information visit www.harrislass.org
Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 2:14pm. 204 Views, 0 Comments.
M.U.S.E. Benefit Concert
Mountain View, CA
Sun, Aug 7, 2011 03:00 PM
Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, The Doobie Brothers, Tom Morello, John Hall, Kitaro, Jonathan Wilson, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and special guests are coming together for a special benefit event on Sunday, August 7 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. Proceeds from the concert will be distributed to Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) to support Japan disaster relief efforts, and organizations worldwide working to promote safe, alternative, non-nuclear energy. The show will begin at 3 PM. Children 10 and under admitted free on the lawn with an adult ticket. It was shortly after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that…
Monday, August 8th, 2011 at 2:12pm. 165 Views, 0 Comments.
Been meaning to clear out that garage, or just want to do some clutter-control? The City of Santa Clara will advertise your garage sale for free.
The city-wide sale will be advertised in local newspapers, on Cable Channel 15, on the City's website, and various other garage sale websites. Residents may register individual, multi-family, or block garage sales on-line. Garage sale registrations received by noon on Friday, August 12 will be posted on the City's website.
A map, that includes a list of garage sale addresses and a brief listing of items for sale, is now available. The Map and address list will be updated as new registrations are received.
See the city website for tips and instructions on making your garage sale great or for a map of garage sales…
Monday, August 1st, 2011 at 4:17pm. 185 Views, 0 Comments.
On August 2nd, the City of Santa Clara will participate in the 28th Annual National Night Out program. This event, designed to promote neighborhood spirit and to increase positive police and community partnership, encourages residents to close and lock their doors and spend an evening outside with neighbors and friends. These events can range from casual or informal potlucks or ice cream socials to full blown block parties. For more information on this city-wide event, contact DeAnna Black at 615-4878 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out the National Night Out website at http://www.nationalnightout.org/nno/. Moreover, if you are relocating to the Silicon Valley or thinking of downsizing or “rightsizing” feel free to call the Boyenga…
Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 7:04pm. 412 Views, 0 Comments.
The new API scores have just been released and the good news is that Santa Clara and San Mateo counties have 13 of the state's top 15 elementary schools, and 10 of the top 25 middle schools are in the South Bay as well! The three top elementary schools based on the state's Academic Performance Index are Milliken in Santa Clara, and Murdock-Portal and Faria, both in the Cupertino Union School District.
Also in the top 15 are three more in Cupertino: Garden Gate, Regnart and Dilworth. Also scoring high are Mission San Jose and John Gomes from Fremont Union. Moreover in San Mateo County the Hillsborough School District has two elementary schools: North Hillsborough and West Hillsborough Elementary. The only other elementary school in…
THINGS TO DO! Howling Halloween - October 23rd in Downtown Los Gatos and Goblyns Glen (this weekend & next)
Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at 12:01pm. 590 Views, 0 Comments.
If you are looking for some family Halloween fun this weekend then you may want to make it out to the Howling Halloween in Downtown Los Gatos (A Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza for your Dog!) Ghost Judges will award prizes for Best Costumes! Saturday October 23rd, hours are from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Also this weekend and next there is Goblyns Glen in Vasona Park, featuring a haunted house for the little ones, spook train, and Carrousel ride.
For Howling Halloween please visit this website for details:
FOR GOBLINS GLEN:
Park in the Oak Meadow parking lot.
Here are the hours of operation:
We are have broken out the Haunted Attraction for children and adults. Goblyn's Glen a Trick…
Monday, October 4th, 2010 at 11:00pm. 638 Views, 0 Comments.
An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about Hedge fund tycoon John Paulson may make you think twice about the bond market, as well as housing and gold. Simply put with our nation being the most indebted in the history of the world there is only one way for interest rates to go and that is up, up, up. Realistically it is not a question of if it will happen, it really is more a matter of when and by how much. I believe this is a very cogent assessment on the where the bond market is going.
In fact our team is advising all of our clients if they have the ability to get low interest loan/s, we can and will provide the guidance they need to take advantage of the investment opportunities available in the Silicon Valley real…
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