Silicon Valley & Santa Clara County Real Estate News

April 27, 2016

Saratoga Property Owners Celebrate Arbor Day

Celebrate trees on Saratoga property.Celebrate Arbor Day on Saratoga property on the afternoon of Friday, April 29th. Come to West Valley College, which is located at 14000 Fruitvale Avenue, for the festivities from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The event will be held in the shade at Vasona Creek, just behind the Student Center. Head to Lot 5 for free parking. Winners of the America in Bloom city-wide geranium contest will be announced. A black oak will be planted, and attendees are invited to participate.

Gardeners Who Live in Saratoga Will Meet the City Arborist

This is a great event for gardeners who live in Saratoga. Make friends with other plant enthusiasts at the event. Free compost will be available in the parking lot to use to fertilize home gardens on Saratoga property. Experts in gardening and conservation will also be in attendance. Find out about water conservation from the Santa Clara Valley Water District. West Valley Collection and Recycling can discuss measures to take to reduce waste creation in your home. Learn about the best trees to plant at your house from the Saratoga arborist. Come out for a celebration of trees and all things garden.

Learn more about this event and other community events by following the City of Saratoga Facebook page.

 

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April 25, 2016

Steve Case Discusses the Next Wave of Tech Development on Santa Clara Real Estate

Learn about tech on Santa Clara real estate.Santa Clara real estate has been the location of some of the most important developments in the tech world. Some contend that we are ready for another wave of technology innovation. Steve Case, who co-founded AOL and helped engineer the failed deal between AOL and TimeWarner, has written a book predicting the next big development in the way we use technology. The book is called The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. Case is currently on tour promoting and discussing his book. People from Santa Clara homes who are interested in the development of the Internet and is place in our lives should mark their calendars for Wednesday April 27th. Steve Case will join Eric Ries, entrepreneur and author of The Lean Startup, for a discussion of the development of internet-based technologies and what it means for schools, colleges, health care, and other real world applications.

Attendees from Santa Clara Homes Should Stay for the Book Signing

The discussion will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center at 7 p.m. The Commonwealth Club is sponsoring the event. Tickets for non-members are $25, and for members they are $15. Students with a valid ID may purchase tickets for $8. To get priority seating and a copy of Steve Case’s book, Santa Clara real estate owners should opt for premium tickets, at $45 for members and $55 for non-members. A book signing will take place after the program, at 8 p.m. Visit the Commonwealth Club for more details and to purchase tickets.

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April 20, 2016

Roy M. Butcher Park Offers San Jose Real Estate Owners a Place to Play

San Jose real estate owners play at the park.A true gem available to San Jose real estate owners is Roy M. Butcher Park. This 10 acre park offers picnic sites, sports fields, a playground, restrooms, and a separate dog park. Bring your friends for a BBQ, or challenge friends to a game of softball, soccer, volleyball, or basketball. Children will have a blast playing on the playground, a welcomed outing and a great way to spend time away from your San Jose home. When the weather is hot, children will also enjoy splashing around in the water feature.

Dogs and Their San Jose Home Owners Have Fun at the Park

Located at Camden Avenue and Lancaster Drive, many people frequent this park for the awesome dog park. Dog owners can enjoy access to benches and restrooms as well as separate areas for small and large dogs. Sit back and relax knowing that your dogs will not get insanely messy since this dog park is equipped with fake grass. Get your pups socialized as well as some exercise. There is plenty of water around and the owners are generally very conscientious about keeping the place clean. Bring the whole family for an outing, as the restrooms and play area are right next to the dog park. All San Jose real estate owners are invited to visit Roy M. Butcher Park to learn more.

 

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April 18, 2016

Celebrate Arbor Day Near Your Santa Clara Home

Go to Arbor Day near your Santa Clara home.Come gather ideas for keeping an environmentally friendly Santa Clara home and lifestyle. The 29th Arbor Day/Earth Day Celebration will take place on April 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Central Park Pavilion. The City of Santa Clara will be presented with a Tree City USA award for recognition for the tree program. There will be exhibits, activities, entertainment, and food available for all. Enjoy a ZunZun performance that will highlight the diverse cultures and environments across the country through music. Bring the whole family to enjoy a few hours away from your Santa Barbara home. Information and activities will be available for all ages.

Get to Know the Community Groups on Santa Clara Real Estate

Many city agencies will have booths, including the Santa Clara Police, Santa Clara Fire Department, and Santa Clara Library. Learn more about being kinder to our environment when commuting by visiting the Valley Transit Authority, 511 Rideshare, or Electric Auto Association Silicon Valley booths. Gather resources for cleaning up your Santa Clara real estate and to make it more friendly toward the environment. Booths such as Santa Clara County Household Hazardous Waste Program, California Sunlight Corporation, and Paint Care will be available to homeowners. Find more details and a complete list of the more than 30 participants by visiting the Earth Day celebration website.

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April 13, 2016

Stroll Historic Saratoga Real Estate and Sample Local Wines

Sample wines on Saratoga real estate.Saratoga real estate owners are invited to the 2016 Saratoga Wine Stroll Experience. Hosted by the chamber of commerce, the event promises to be lots of fun. The event will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $40. On May 1st, the price goes up to $45. Last year’s event sold out, so get yours soon. Advance ticket purchasers will have an expedited check-in on the day of the wine stroll. A commemorative wine glass is included in the ticket price. Local wines made near Saratoga homes will be available for tasting. More than 20 local wineries are participating. There will also be a number of local eateries with treats to sample. The event is a great way to discover a new favorite wine or restaurant. Enter to win great door prizes and raffles for local goods and services.

Discover New Restaurants Near Saratoga Homes

Live music will be playing outdoors on historic downtown Saratoga real estate. In between sampling the libations and small plates, participants are invited to browse downtown shops. Saratoga’s committed business owners are a big part of what makes the city so unique. Go to the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce to get more details about the wine stroll and purchase tickets online.

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April 11, 2016

LIVE in Santa Clara: Youth Theatre Productions

Live in Santa Clara and do theatre.The Roberta Jones Junior Theatre provides all youth who live in Santa Clara the opportunity to participate in a high quality theatre arts program. Whether a budding actor or actress, or someone who wishes to work backstage, all can find a safe place to express themselves here. Theatre is a wonderful way for youth to form friendships, build confidence, and learn responsibility. Audiences are rewarded with cost friendly excellent theatre productions that are fun for the whole family. What a great way to foster a love for theatre from an early age.

Santa Clara Property Owners Enjoy the Wizard of Oz

The next up and coming production for all Santa Clara property owners to enjoy, is The Wizard of Oz. Showtimes are April 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2016 at 7 p.m. and April 17 and 24, 2016 at 2 pm. This show will take place at the Mission City Center for Performing Arts. Next on the list is Disney’s Aladdin Kids. Come on out to the Mary Louise Mello Auditorium on June 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. or June 11 or 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. to enjoy the beloved sounds of this familiar story.

Two summer camps are available as well for those interested in learning more about theatre. The “Tech Camp” will be a great place for youth who live in Santa Clara to learn more about the technical side of theatre. Those wishing to find themselves on the stage can participate in the summer Musical Theater camp “C.A.T.S.” Participants in this camp will end their time by performing Shrek, The Musical Jr. Sign up soon for a spot in this camp, which takes place June 20, 2016 to July 29, 2016. Visit Roberta Jones Junior Theatre to learn more, purchase tickets, and sign up for summer camp.

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April 6, 2016

Visit Berryessa Adobe, an Early Santa Clara Property

Visit an early Santa Clara property.Berryessa Adobe is a historic Santa Clara property that has beat the odds and stood the test of time. There were once hundreds of adobe buildings in this area, but now there are only two, and this is the only one still intact. This adobe structure has changed hands many times since it was built in the late 1840’s, but is thankfully now owned by the city. This means that this oldest residential structure in the city can be well taken care of and remain a show piece of early Santa Clara history and the contributions of early Mexican settlers.

Local History Buffs who Live in Santa Clara Enjoy the Collection of Documents

Those who visit this Santa Clara property today will find a museum that contains documents, objects, and artifacts from the time before California became a state until the early 20th century. Admission is free to all visitors. All who live in Santa Clara are invited to stop in anytime between the hours of noon and 2 p.m. on a Thursday or Saturday. This modest structure, measuring just 18’ by 38’, gives an interesting look into Santa Clara’s past. The address for Berryessa Adobe is 373 Jefferson Street. Visit the Berryessa Adobe online to read an in depth history about this property and to plan a visit.

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April 4, 2016

See San Jose Home Town Baseball at the Municipal Stadium

See San Jose home town baseball.All who call San Jose home are invited to come enjoy a fun filled evening at the ballpark. Opening day for the San Jose Giants is on Thursday, April 7th, 2016. Come cheer them on as they face the Lancaster JetHawks. The first 4,000 fans entering the gates for the game will receive a magnet schedule. Stick around after the game to watch the fireworks to celebrate opening night. The fireworks are sponsored by State Farm and fans can get free tickets from local State Farm agencies. Another option is to show the State Farm Pocket Agent App at the box office to get up to four free tickets to the game. Stop into a Rotten Robbie location for free tickets as well. A final promotion that is happening opening day, as well as every Thursday home game, is Classic Rock Thursdays. Presented by 98.5 KFOX, fans can purchase a Family Four Pack at kfox.com and get four tickets, four hot dogs, and four sodas for only $39. In addition, fans can use the promo code KFOX for buy one get one free tickets on the team website.

Get Great Deals and See Baseball on San Jose Real Estate

Minor league baseball games are great fun for all who call San Jose home. Bring the whole family for a low cost activity that everyone will enjoy. Come watch the players who will someday become big stars in the major league. Everyone has to get their start somewhere. All who own San Jose real estate are invited to visit the San Jose Giants website to learn more about the team, view a calendar for special promotions, and purchase tickets.

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March 28, 2016

English Tea Near Saratoga Homes at the Tipping Teapot

Have tea near Saratoga homes.For a lovely and relaxing spot to enjoy a cup of tea near Saratoga homes, check out the Tipping Teapot. Choose from one of several delicious British tea services. Tea for two includes finger sandwiches and scones, served with clotted cream, lemon curd, and preserves. The Huntsman is a pot of tea and a platter of select cheeses and meats. Choose an English afternoon tea for a pot of tea, choice of five tea sandwiches, scones, crumpet, and tea fancies. For kids 10 and under, try the Mad Hatter’s Tea Whimsy, which includes peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, mac and cheese bites, and scones, served with tea, hot cocoa, or steamed milk.

Hold a Tea Party on Downtown Saratoga Real Estate

The Tipping Teapot is also an excellent venue for special events near Saratoga homes. Host a bridal or baby shower, a fantastic birthday party, or just a great afternoon out with friends. There are a number of tasty packages, starting at just $25 a person. Seatings for special events or regular service are reserved in two-hour blocks. The Tipping Teapot is located on downtown Saratoga real estate and is open everyday from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The last seating is at 4 p.m. See the menu online and call 408-867-3606 to make reservations.

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March 23, 2016

Santa Clara Real Estate Owners Enjoy Library Events

Plant peas on Santa Clara real estate.The Northside Branch Library provides much more than a place to check out books to Santa Clara real estate owners. The events calendar is full of fun things for children, adults, and seniors. Saturday, March 26, 2016, the library offers two special events for the adults in the area. The first event takes place from noon until 2 p.m. and consists of a presentation by local Master Gardeners followed by a planting session of this year’s Silicon Valley Grows seed peas. This is a great chance to learn and gain ideas for sprucing up the exterior beauty of your Santa Clara real estate. Everyone gets to take home a little pot of peas.

Night Time Easter Egg Hunt Near Your Santa Clara Home

The second event caters to all of the adults who are sick of egg hunts just being for kids. All adults who call Santa Clara home are invited to participate in the Glow-in-the-Dark Egg & Scavenger Hunt. The fun takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Groups of five will look for clues and race around the library and Rivermark Village. Register with a group, or participants also have the option to be randomly assigned to a group. Both events on this day require pre-registration and links can be found on the library’s website.

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