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Celebratory Gala is Being Held in Downtown Sunnyvale
Posted on February 23, 2013 by Nikki.
On March 1, Homestead High School in Sunnyvale will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a gala at the historic Del Monte Building in downtown Sunnyvale. There will be good food, good wine, and an auction that will help raise money for the school. Auction items will include Sharks and 49er tickets, as well as parties donated by school parents. Auction winners can designate which department, sport, or club they would like their donation to support. The $85 ticket price will also include a delicious dinner buffet offering chicken piccata, tournedos of beef, and penne fresco. Ticket prices a... Read More »
Euphrat’s latest exhibition
Posted on February 21, 2013 by Nikki.
Here's something you might be interested in this weekend! 1. Euphrat Museum of Art deanza.edu/euphrat If you’ve never visited the Euphrat Museum of Art at De Anza College, you owe it to yourself to check it out! It’s much more than just a museum. I creates an experiential environment for visual ideas and communication. They offer programs in arts, education, public art programs and lectures to stimulate creativity and interest in art. The latest exhibition is “War and Healing.” It looks at the healing potential of art and runs through March 21. A reception takes pl... Read More »
Sunnyvale Vets Join Forces to Ensure the Health of Area Pets
Posted on February 20, 2013 by Nikki.
The Humane Society Silicon Valley is combining with Silicon Valley and Sunnyvale veterinarians to offer discounted spaying and neutering in an effort to reduce the number of unwanted cat and dog litters. Through the month of February, cats are only $50, dogs under 50 lbs. are $80, and dogs over 50 lbs. are $100. Your pet need not have been adopted from the Humane Society to qualify for the discount. But your pet will need to be current on vaccines. Vaccinations can be updated the day of surgery. This special discounted rate includes a pre-op exam, anesthetic, a nail trim, hospitalization on th... Read More »
172 Piedra Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Posted on February 19, 2013 by Nikki.
You can own a fantastic single family residential home in Sunnyvale for only $899,000! This beautiful single-story home has 1,720 square feet of living space on its 6,099 square foot lot. It is in a ideal location of Sunnyvale: safe neighborhood, close to Washington Park for exercise and leisure, close to downtown for shopping and dining, and close to freeways for commuting. It features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and the master suite has been enlarged. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and has been upgraded with granite countertops. There are separate family and dining rooms, and the living ... Read More »
Optimism on the rise as equity is source of money again
Posted on February 18, 2013 by Nikki.
A recent CNBC article written by Diana Olick showed the home owners are tapping into home equity once again. This was a very popular option during the booming market when home prices were skyrocketing upward. This time, however, the movement seems much more careful and prudent. There isn’t a mad dash to just increase cash flow by refinancing, taking out a home equity line of credit, or home equity loan. In the past, people just tapped into their homes to purchase extravagant vacations, buy luxury cars, etc. Near the peak in 2006, there was a total of $28 billion in home equity lines ... Read More »
A great 2 bed/2bath condominium at The Terraces at Sunnyvale
Posted on February 16, 2013 by Nikki.
929 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, 94087 - This wonderfully updated condo has 1,082 square feet in a great open floor plan. The remodeled kitchen has new cabinets and granite counters. It opens to the spacious living/dining room. Doors to the outdoor balcony let in lots of natural sunlight. The master bedroom suite also opens onto the balcony. Both bathrooms have been updated with new granite-topped vanities. The entire condo has new paint, carpet, baseboards, and blinds throughout. Interior laundry is very convenient.The Terraces at Sunnyvale is conveniently located on El Camino Real at S. W... Read More »
Sunnyvale events for the weekend
Posted on February 14, 2013 by Nikki.
1. Tango Trio Concert, Friday, February 15 8:30pm https://www.facebook.com/TangoTrio3?fref=ts Tango Trio is a group that plays new tango compositions. It is composed of master accordionist Gianfranco, pianist Nancy and violinist Griff. On Friday they will perform a concert at the Sunnyvale Art Gallery at 251 El Camino Real. They encourage dancing if you feel the music, and if you don’t know how to tango yet, come early because Joanna Bresee and her friend Alex will teach you tango moves at 7:30pm before the concert. 2. Evening of Cultural Arts, Saturday, February 16, 8pm http://sunnyva... Read More »
Steve Young will be keynote speaker at Awards Breakfast
Posted on February 13, 2013 by Nikki.
What started as a grassroots think tank in response to gang violence is now being nationally recognized for their outstanding efforts. The Sunnyvale Challenge Team is being awarded the Community Values Youth Award for 2013 by the YMCA of Silicon Valley and Project Cornerstone.For the past five years, Sunnyvale Challenge Team, which was spearheaded by the Department of Public Safety’s Captain Doug Moretto, has connected trouble teens with community activities, from sports to cooking classes. By using three key tactics – mentoring, improving parenting skills, and providing connection... Read More »
1049 Jena Terrace, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Posted on February 12, 2013 by Nikki.
A large condo just came to market in Sunnyvale for $795k. It is 1,725 square feet and is only 6 years old. This three level residence features four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, a spacious living room, separate dining area and a cozy family room off the gourmet kitchen. It is located in a quiet neighborhood yet is also just minutes from major freeways, light rail, and parks. It has separate family and dining rooms, a breakfast bar, and an eat-in kitchen for family meals. There is also a fireplace in the living room for those cold winter nights and an attached two-car garage. Ameni... Read More »
Sunnyvale has great credit rating still
Posted on February 11, 2013 by Nikki.
Moody's Investors Services recently granted the city of Sunnyvale a fantastic credit rating of Aaa. Sunnyvale is one of only eight California cities to be granted Moody’s highest credit rating. Other notable cities include Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, and Palo Alto. Moody’s decided to evaluate more than 30 California cities due to the state’s struggling financial crisis. However, the city of Sunnyvale passed with outstanding grades due to “strong fiscal operations featuring healthy reserves” and “sound prospects for continued near-term economic growth,&... Read More »