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Wow, that’s a long time that this event has been drawing crowds from around the Tri Valley. Before even living in Livermore, our family would drive out for a day of fun in the sun, where live music, games and magnificent firework displays kept us entertained for hours. This year promises to be a...
There still may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the Federal First Time Home Buyer tax credit, which expires today. Qualifying buyers needed to be in contract by April 30th, and close by June 30th. The pokiness of short sales, new guidelines that slow the lending process and the sheer volu...
Located so close to the Central Valley and an abundance of the state’s best agriculture, Livermore’s Farmer’s Market is a bountiful display of the season’s most colorful and tasty fresh fruits and vegetables. Held each Thursday from 4 to 8, residents flock to the heart of downtown to stock up on ...
As I read AR member Lori Cain’s blog today, lamenting the expiration of the First Time Home Buyer’s credit, I could certainly sympathize. It’s tough when you’ve worked with buyers for so long, getting them into contract before the April 30th cut-off date, only to fall short of the finish line and...
  What are you doing on Tuesday nights this summer? Formerly called Tuesday Tunes, this year's live outdoor music performance have been re-vamped and re-named.  With longer summer days to enjoy the sunshine, what better way to shake off the work day, than gather with friends and neighbors in the...
As of June 15, 2010. Distressed Property Report for Livermore, California Total single family homes for sale in Livermore:168 Homes Foreclosed/bank-owned homes (REOs) for sale in Livermore: 20 Homes Short Sale listing homes for sale in Livermore: 53 Homes Foreclosure related and short sale listin...
We saw these adorable puppies while out wine tasting in Sonoma Valley, CA.  Wow, if I didn't already own a dog.....
Livermore’s Western Heritage is alive and well as the 92nd Annual Rodeo kicks off this Saturday, June 12th, 2010 with the Livermore Rotary Parade. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. down the center of Second Street. In keeping with the theme, many downtown shops have decked their windows with weste...
What was your first reaction when seeing this property? Assuming that you’ve been there in person before writing an offer, the initial price must have been within your reasonable range, or you would have skipped it altogether. Was there something objectionable about the property supporting a lowe...
No one ever wants to deal with something so devastating. If you're in the states of WA, ID, MT, OR or CA, or have followers there, please re-blog.  Let's all get behind the power of social media, and make it work!Asking the ActiveRain Community for Help in Finding Our Missing 16 Year Old Daughter...

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