Sorry for the late notice everyone - haven't had time to post this until now, and it's due tomorrow! The good news is it's quick and easy and you can send your feedback by email. Please fill out this questionnaire to provide your views on Castro Vall
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 (
So the sun may have (mostly) abandoned us again, but that means it will be more than bearable this weekend at Jack London Square for major foodie grazing at the Eat Real Festival! Starting today and running through Sunday, this is an opportunity to
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
Hello folks! You may have heard about a beautification project that is underway for Castro Valley Boulevard. As part of this project, commissioned artwork will be integrated into the seating and gateway markers (you may have seen some similar new fix
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
Just thought I'd share this great retro-modern style video intro for local SF artist Brian Barneclo's latest and most ambitious work, Systems Mural Project being planned down by the Caltrain station in San Francisco. I've written about his work befor
On the Castro Valley Library Blog, on the left hand side of the page, is a series of photos of native California flowers planted in the gardens. If you click on the pictures at the bottom of the blog where it says "more photos"you get the names of th
Select showrooms at the San Francisco Design Center will be participating in their Summer Designer Sample Sale which is open to the public. As you may know, unless you are a credited designer, you may browse but not buy at this behemoth showcase of f
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
There's just something about MCM, architecture and LEGOs - besides the official LEGO Architecture sets, there's that Nelson Bench, and now a scale model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater built by a Croatian architecture student. Read more about it
We know everyone loves a peek into some lovely examples of mid-century modern homes. The first-ever Sacramento MCM home tour will take place on Saturday, June 26 and features over 20 beautiful examples of some of the best that our state capital has
I'm not quite sure why I'm on the Design Within Reach email list for events when they neglect to send notification about the one we care about: the famed DWR warehouse sale! Just heard that it's happening this weekend, March 27 & 28, in the Potrero H
Weekend Sherpa, which highlights the wonderful outdoor resources available to us lucky Bay Area residents, recently posted about some favorite wildflower walks, including one at Las Trampas over the hill in San Ramon. For this and more East Bay outdo
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
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