Entries by Therese Swan

Almaden Sporting League Registrations Winter 2018

Hello Almaden friends and neighbors, Winter break is underway and I trust many of you are enjoying it with your families at home or at wonderful holiday destinations. For families with young kids who are excited to start or get back to sporting leagues, here’s a little reminder of Almaden sporting league registrations that are […]

November 2017 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

November 2017 Almaden Valley real estate market update… Almaden Valley real estate is experiencing the expected seasonal lull. The numbers of single family homes on the market, under contract and sold are down from October. Price per square foot dropped as well, from $619 in October to $590 in November, indicating that demand has softened, […]

Almaden Community Center Winter 2018 Catalog

The Almaden Community Center Winter 2018 catalog has arrived! The activity guide details a host of exciting activities from January 2018 to March 2018. Highlights include a number of new classes, special events like the North Pole Party, and camps like the President’s Week Camp and Futsal Camp. Here’s a preview of what’s inside… New […]

Almaden Valley Turkey Run

Thanksgiving has arrived, and with it, Almaden Valley’s most exciting annual running event – the Almaden Valley Turkey Run! Come rain, come shine, the Run Turkey Run 5K/10K, organized by the Bret Harte Middle School Booster Club, has been a huge draw over the past years. This year the popularity of the event continues to […]

September 2017 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

Data for September 2017 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market indicates that we are well into the annual holiday cooling cycle. The number of single family homes offered for sale, under contract, and sold have all dropped from August to September, which is quite normal for this time of year. When we compare last month to […]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow? Imagine yourself in a bountiful spring garden surrounded by tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, crocuses and beautiful blossoms in a riot of colors and hues. But how do you bring this spring wonderland to your own front yard and backyard? The answer is, by starting now. For many of us, gardening projects […]

Mt. Umunhum Opens to the Public

The long wait is finally over! The summit of Mt. Umunhum is now open to the public. With its landmark cube tower visible to the Almaden Valley and all over the South Bay, the reopening of this summit after 37 years has been a much anticipated even. At an altitude of 3,486 feet, Mt. Umunhum […]

Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival 2017

It’s the end of summer, and the grand event that Almaden residents await is finally here… The Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival 2017! On September 17, 2017, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Almaden Lake Park will be decked out and playing host to festivities featuring a wide variety of arts and crafts from […]

July 2017 Almaden Valley Real Estate Market Update

July 2017 Almaden Valley real estate market update… July figures of the Almaden Valley real estate market are in, and if historic figures are any indication we should have reached the low point of the annual summer doldrums. We would not be surprised to see a slight autumn rally and then the holiday season slow-down […]

Almaden Community Center Fall 2017 Catalog

The Almaden Community Center Fall 2017 Catalog lists a lot of new and exciting activities lined up this fall. The activity guide covers classes, camps and activities from September 2017 to December 2017. The highlights include a host of new classes, special events like the Harvest Festival and Halloween Party, and camps like the Fall […]