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Tails at Twilight Benefitting Valley Human Society – March 1st: 6am-11:00pm

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The Valley Humane Society invites the public to join them in celebrating the animals that have touched human hearts and lives. The 5th Annual Tails at Twilight Gala will help fund life-saving and life enriching programs. Come in your most dazzling white attire and dance the night away with horderves and champagne reception followed by […]

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Bankhead Theatre Slated for February 10th 2019


A free Chinese New Year celebration will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Sunday, February 10th in the Bankhead Theater lobby. It will feature traditional dancing, demonstrations, food and crafts. According to Chinese tradition, a different animal represents each year in the 12-year Chinese zodiac. 2019 marks the Year of the Pig. The event […]

Annual Valentine’s Day Pillow Fight in San Francisco

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The Great San Francisco Pillow Fight will once again be at Embarcadero Plaza this year. It’s open to everyone and starts at 5:50pm on Thursday, February 14th 2019. Make sure to arrive with your pillow in a bag. When the clock strikes six, the blows begin! Located at the corner of Embarcadero and Market in […]

A Few Real Estate Economists Make 2019 Predictions…

“Millennials will continue to make up the largest segment of buyers next year, accounting for 45% of mortgages, compared to 17% of Boomers, and 37% of Gen Xers. While first-time buyers will struggle next year, older Millennial move-up buyers will have more options in the mid-to upper-tier price point and will make up the majority […]

Smart Homeowners Prepare for Winter

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Check and/or add new weather-stripping to doors. Clear out weep holes in window sills so water will drain efficiently Test furnace and replace new filters Have your fireplace cleaned and inspected. Replace batteries in existing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. (Consider replacing with the new tamper-proof detectors offering a 10-year-lifespan battery. Clear/clean out clothes dryer […]

Pajamas Rule in Downtown Livermore on November 17th: 7:00am to 10:00am

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On Saturday, November 17th, Livermore Downtown will sponsor one of the best shopping experiences of the year–Earlier than the Bird. Businesses will offer prizes and promos to encourage all to hop out of bed and head to downtown for the annual cozy sleepwear and shop event. Grab a latte and head out or start with […]

Adoptable Pet Party at the Alameda County Fairgrounds September 15th & 16th!


The 8th Annual Pet Food Express Fair offers free admission and parking for anyone wishing to adopt a pet which features over 2,000 Northern California rescues. Cats, Dogs, Bunnies and other small animals will be on site hoping for a forever home. There will be Search and Rescue and K-9 Demonstrations along with a Kid’s […]

The 7th Annual Spatter Festival Set for Saturday, September 15th in Dublin, CA


Enjoy live musical entertainment, arts and crafts and culinary demonstrations along with carnival rides and games ushering out summer. Water, wine, art and music offers something for everyone. There will be food trucks and interactive arts with a 7:00pm concert featuring The Valley Cats all held at Emerald Glen Park. For more info:

Great Scott! It’s Time for Pleasanton’s 153rd Highland Gathering & Games

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Saturday, September 1st and and Sunday, September 2nd will be the largest Scottish Games celebrated in North America. This is the 25th year for the games held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, sponsored by The Caledonian Club of San Francisco. VIP Guests Gary Lewis, Chief of Clan MacKenzie in Outlander and Hafthor Bjornsson from The […]

Labor-Free Wine Weekend, Coming to Livermore September 2nd & 3rd!

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On Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, Livermore Valley wineries celebrate the exciting crush season and 37 years of the Harvest Wine Celebration. Each winery hosts activities including wine tasting, arts, crafts and music. Don’t forget to come back on Monday for additional tastings at participating wineries. For more info: