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Did you ever notice how when you’re going to change one little thing, all of a sudden, a whole lot of other things suddenly need attention too? Ok, maybe that just happens to me because I have the desire to change a bunch of other things, and the first item just becomes the catalyst. The ONE thin...
1455 Kingsport Ave.Livermore, CA 94550 A familiar name in Livermore, Karl Wente was the grandson of winery founder Herman Wente. This neighbor park , opened in 1977, sits in the center of the Sunset East neighborhood, and is adjacent to Sunset Elementary School. With 3.38 acres of space, there is...
Wow, what a history for this neighborhood park. The house on the original parcel for this property is the oldest in Livermore, built in 1848 for those who herded cattle and rode the range. Prior to that the land was originally a pasture for Mission San Jose, until it became public in 1835. On we...
Summer may be coming to a close, but there is still time to enjoy Livermore’s mild fall weather, as the week night Farmer’s Market continues through October 21, from 4-8 p.m. It’s become a weekly tradition for many in the community, buying their produce from the growers who colorfully display the...
Real Estate sale tax rumors - fact or fiction?  I've certainly seen the hype and ire brought about by some mi-information traveling around as people forward emails lamenting this news.  I've received a few of those emails from friends myself. Texas Realtor Matt Stigliano does a fine job of explai...
The following shows some interesting statistics, looking at sold homes in the Tri Valley of Northern, Ca, midway through September.  Bank owned properties are a higher percentage than short sales in this market snapshot. One reason may be that they close more quickly than short sales, so buyers l...
When someone is in the throws of a buying a home, it usually takes front and center in terms of their attention. Quite naturally, people talk with their friends and family about the process and what they're experiencing along the way. And while most of those people are trying to be helpful, occas...
September 17-19, 2010Friday & Saturday,10:00 a.m. to 6:00 Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 This weekend, the Annual Harvest Festival returns to the Pleasanton fairgrounds. Get a jump on your holiday shopping, or do a little shopping for yourself. A variety of quality craftsmen, potters, jewelers and cl...
Vinsanto Neighborhood, Livermore, CA 94550San Vincente Dr.Livermore, CA 94550 This fabulous development in South Livermore sits at the edge of wine country. Built from 2002 to 2006 by Pinn Brothers Homes the one and two story homes range in size from 2533 square feet to the largest models with 39...
The 9th Annual ArtWalk kicks off Downtown Livermore on October 9, 20010 Livermore’s highly acclaimed Downtown redevelopment provides the perfect atmosphere for enjoying a leisurely stroll while viewing the work of over 150 local artists.  Enjoy acoustic music all day while you stroll and explore ...

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