Homeowners: The Mortgage Tax Relief Act …eliminating mortgage debt forgiveness expires Dec. 31, 2012.
If you’re in a situation where you owe more than your home is worth it might be time to act. Currently the tax-relief act allows homeowners to exclude from income (for the sake of tax purposes) primary mortgage debt (1st trust deed) forgiven by their lender.(i.e short sale, short refi , foreclosure or deed in […]
Pleasanton is offering a nice way to experience the beauty of Yosemite without leaving the city! A new exhibit, Scenes of Yosemite, is now on display at Pleasanton’s Firehouse Arts Center in its lobby and hallway galleries through Feb. 15. The exhibit features works by watercolorist Charlotte Severin, photographer Marc Davis and painter Larry Gipson. […]
Not that we need a reason to go out to dinner, but here’s an enticing offer: more than 30 restaurants in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville are participating in the Taste of Tri-Valley Restaurant Week from Jan. 21-29. Each of the restaurants will feature exclusive pre fixe lunches for $15 and dinners for […]
Join the Tri-Valley YMCA for its 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Fellowship Breakfast this Monday, Jan. 23, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hilton Pleasanton at the Club, 7050 Johnson Dr. The keynote speaker is Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi. Tickets are $40. For information, visit www.ymcaeastbay.org or call 925-263-4444.
One of our favorite non-profits, the Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation, is hosting Ragin Cajun, its biggest gala fund-raiser of the year, on March 2, from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Palm Event Center. It’s a dinner-dance party that is not to be missed! Tickets are on sale now for this really fun event! Click […]
It’s great strolling through the Pleasanton’s Farmers Market all year long, but there’s something extra special about shopping for farm-fresh produce in downtown Pleasanton on a sunny Saturday in January! This winter’s mild temperatures make it easy – and really enjoyable — to be outside at the market. We also love the Farmers’ Market’s efforts […]
We need your help! One of our good friends, Jennifer Steinman, has a great film that has a chance to be screened at the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival if it’s chosen as one of the top five favorites by fans. The film, “Motherland,” (http://motherland-thefilm.com/) premiered at the 2009 SXSW Film Festival. Donna […]
Amazing views are yours to enjoy from this fabulous custom single story home in Ruby Hill built by SOBA in 1996. Lush landscaping with room for a pool, raised gardens and circular driveway and the beautiful Mediterranean exterior provide a wonderful backdrop to this wonderful home. Granite, travertine, marble, hardwood, and stainless finishes are all immaculately maintained in this […]