Redwood City

Fun Fall Events on the Peninsula!

Fall is a busy time along the San Francisco peninsula. I’ve compiled a list of fun events ranging from San Mateo to Redwood City — so many excellent choices! For the second year in a row, Dwell Realtors is a Beverage Sponsor for the San Carlos Art & Wine Faire Saturday 10/7 and Sunday 10/8. Come find me pouring wine on Sunday 12:30 to 3:30PM and I’ll give you a wine/beer token. Cheers! Click here for my list: Fun Upcoming Events  ...

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Redwood City Schools Update

This morning I attended an informational session for local Realtors about the Redwood City School District to get an update about all of the exciting changes happening in the district. It was very informative and I enjoyed the update from Dr. John Baker, Redwood City School District Superintendent, the Redwood City Education Foundation and Redwood City School Board Trustee President, Hilary Paulson. There are many factors to consider in choosing a neighborhood. School choice is a very big one, especially if you have children or may in the future. Strong public schools have even proven to help insulate property values in market declines. I often talk with families and...

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National Night Out — Tuesday 8/1!

National Night Out is observed the first Tuesday evening in August annually. This year's NNO is Tuesday, August 1st. A national tradition celebrated across the US and Canada since 1984, National Night Out was created to increase awareness about police programs in communities by the National Association of Town Watch.  Events can range from small back yard BBQs to block parties and to full-scale festivals. The National Night Out website says, "Together we are making our communities safer, more caring places to live." On the peninsula we are lucky to have several National Night Out Celebrations. Here are the details of a few local events: White Oaks, San Carlos Sunnydale Avenue...

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An Interview with Renee Barton of Redwood Grill

As you might have learned from some of my earlier blog posts, I am a big fan of community interest stories, especially when they are about local, entrepreneurial women. I recently sat down with Renee Barton, the owner of Redwood Grill in the Woodside Plaza shopping center in Redwood City. Redwood Grill opened this summer and has quickly become a locals' favorite restaurant.  Their menu focus is California comfort food and they have an excellent wine list plus a full bar...

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