We all know this is a big reason we live here :) Some recent news about our fantastic Castro Valley schools:
- Independent, Jensen Ranch, Palomares, Proctor, Vannoy Elementary schools recognized by the California Business for Excellence in Education (
Wanted to take your kids to a Penguins & Pajamas sleepover at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park but thought it was too pricey? Have a chance to win a package for a family of four! The Academy is running a sweepstakes through Augu
Didn't get enough local rodeo action back in May? Rowell Ranch is back with the 48th Annual Junior Rodeo on August 7th & 8th, and better yet, attendance & parking are FREE! More information on some of the key events is on the website at www.rowellran
The Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park is introducing a supercool new program this summer, for children 6 years and older called "Penguins & Pajamas": an actual sleepover in the Academy! There are only 3 dates and I'm sure they will fill up fa
As you may have realized from the posters dotting shop windows down Castro Valley Boulevard, the annual Rowell Rodeo and its ancillary activities are around the corner!
A few of the events not to be missed:
* Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Rotary C
Although they normally are open sometime in May, our local swim facilities run by the EBPRD will be opening a little later this year. Cull Canyon is scheduled to open at Noon June 20, and Don Castro (which was closed for renovation last year) on July
This is pretty incredible. Someone has built the familiar George Nelson bench (retail about $700 depending on what size you get) out of LEGO plastic toy blocks. And it looks great!
Although initially this project was prompted by the cost of the be
San Francisco Open Studios every weekend in October various locations October 10 - 11: Bernal Heights, Castro, Duboce, Eur
Ah, summer in the East Bay - swimming at Cull Canyon, paddling around Lake Chabot, visiting the mini-zoo at Tilden, enjoying our own Greenridge Park. But what to do when the weather's not cooperating, or it's just time to be home & quiet for a littl
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