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Even long before our tech-industry fame, the Bay Area has served as a hub for education and exploration. As such, our communities are home to some of the highest ranked educational institutions in the country—from the Palo Alto Unified School District to The College Preparatory School in Oakland and even all the way up to […]
According to data from the California Protected Areas Database, the entire state of California is home to approximately 49,294,000 acres of protected land. That’s more than 47 percent of the state! Here in the Bay Area, nearly a quarter of our total acreage is permanently protected from development. That means more than one million acres […]
For centuries, the Bay Area has been defined by its artists, creators and innovators—from the heart of San Francisco over to Oakland down to Palo Alto and through every distinct community. Through the work of our local designers and architects, this passion for aesthetic and creativity is brought to life in homes that are definitely […]
Cinco de Mayo in the Bay Area provides a combination of family-friendly cultural events, gourmet food and huge parties. In 2019, these Cinco de Mayo celebrations are happening during an exciting weekend that will also see the first ever Bay Bridge Half, the How Weird Street Faire, Sunday Streets in the Bayview, DocLands, the Bay […]
Whether you’re thinking about moving to San Francisco, you’re unpacking moving boxes, or you’re already settled in, getting to know a new city can be intimidating—especially a huge, bustling city like San Francisco. Where do you go to eat? How do you meet new people? Which grocery store is the best? Where do you walk […]
Very famously, the Bay Area can be an expensive place to live and to buy a home. However, our communities are also home to highly educated populations, varied industries, huge employers and some of the best school districts in the country. As a result, the Bay Area, and Silicon Valley, in particular, are home to […]
Gardening in the Bay Area can be an intimidating endeavor. In San Francisco alone, every neighborhood has its own microclimate. And that doesn’t even take into account the climates found on different sides of the Peninsula, across East Bay and into Marin County. So, how do you keep plants alive? Well, you can start by […]