Entries by Therese Swan

Almaden Community Center Holiday Events

As we ease into the holiday season, here are a couple of exciting Almaden Community Center holiday events coming up in the next couple of weeks. Breakfast with Santa on Saturday Dec. 8, 2018 The Almaden Community Center is hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa event on Saturday December 8th. A special holiday breakfast will […]

Almaden Little League Baseball 2019

Calling baseball’s little champs and enthusiasts! Almaden Little League Baseball registration is now open for the 2019 season. The league welcomes children, both boys and girls, between the ages of 4 and 15 years, who live or attend school in 95120, 95141, or 95042. The Almaden Little League is a part of the Little League […]

Run Turkey Run 2018

It’s Thanksgiving month and Almaden’s most popular community event of the season is coming up. Bret Harte Middle School Booster Club’s “Run Turkey Run 2018” is on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018. This family fun run event is the biggest fund-raiser for Bret Harte Middle School, and is gaining popularity with increased participation every […]

Almaden Halloween Haunts

Pumpkin patches, haunted houses, costume parties and great neighborhoods for trick-or-treating. It’s Halloween, and Almaden Valley is abuzz with festive spirit. Here’s what is haunting the neighborhoods this week. Castillero’s Cobra Crypt: This year, Almaden’s Castillero Middle School’s Drama Department has started a new Halloween tradition. It’s hosting the “Cobra Crypt”, a week-long Halloween fest […]

September 2018 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

September 2018 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update… September wrapped up on a quiet note in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. The number of single family homes on the market jumped from 33 in August to 39 in September, while the number of homes under contract dropped from 33 to 19 and the number sold […]

Upcoming Events at Almaden Valley High Schools

Almaden Valley high schools Leland and Pioneer both have exciting events that you can attend over the weekend and next week. On Saturday, October 20, the Leland Parent Club is hosting its annual music and dance event, the Dandiya Raas Mela. The Dandiya and the Garba are traditional ritualistic dances performed during the Indian festival […]

Almaden Art and Wine Festival 2018

Almaden Valley’s most exciting annual event is here: The 42nd Almaden Art and Wine Festival is being held at Almaden Lake Park this Sunday, Sept. 16, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The setting itself is incredibly beautiful with dazzling white tents against the backdrop of Almaden Lake, bright yellow sunflowers, people in colorful attire […]

August 2018 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

August 2018 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update… August was a busy month for buyers of single family homes in Almaden Valley. The number of homes under contract shot up a dramatic 89% from July, while the number of homes on the market dropped 25% during the same timeframe. We saw one of the highest […]

Almaden NJB Youth Basketball League 2018-19

The Almaden NJB Youth Basketball League 2018-19 season registration is now open! Is your young basketball enthusiast interested in being a part of the NJB? Well, it’s time to enroll. All players must reside in either 95120, 95118 South of Hwy 85, 95123 West of Santa Teresa Hills, 95124 East of Camden Ave and Hicks […]