Archives for May 2009

Foster City Little League

City Snapshots – Hit-A-Thon & Pitch, Hit, & Run Contest 2009 from Foster City TV on Vimeo. Here’s the next version of City Snapshots. Kind of fun…unfortunately all the footage of interviews with a number of little kids didn’t make it. They were hysterical! It’s still great!

Funky Foto Contest Week 58

It almost looks upside down, huh? It’s actually quite a landmark now and is thriving. The question is…what and where is this? If you’re the first to correctly indentify this pic you’ll win a $30.00 gift card to my favorite place, Jack’s Prime Burgers on El Camino in San Mateo. All the rules of the road […]

Arts & Wine Festival 2009

It’s back again in all of it’s radiant glory and beauty, the 38th Arts & Wine Festival located at Leo Ryan Park and on Shell Blvd next to it, as well as a big carnival in the large vacant lot across the street from the park (the future Parkview Plaza). It’s typically a pretty fun event and […]

So Far, So Good

District School # of students incl. in 2008 API 2008 API (base) State rank Similar schools rank San Mateo-Foster City Elementa Brewer Island Elementary 376 939 10 6 San Mateo-Foster City Elementa Foster City Elementary 466 919 10 3 San Mateo-Foster City Elementa Baywood Elementary 312 913 10 8 San Mateo-Foster City Elementa Bowditch Middle […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 57

Not bad!! More of you knew this answer than I thought…and of course it’s the sign leading into William’s Landing…there’s one of those homes pictured below.  Congratulations go out to first time winner Kim Lloyd who wins the $30.00 gift card to Baja Fresh. Way to go Kim! Welcome to the blog too! Also arriving […]

Closing Escrow

There’s this movie that came out a couple of years ago about, of all things, realtors! It didn’t get a very wide release and sort of fell into obscurity but I keep seeing this trailer on various real estate sites I go to…as well as on facebook. It’s actually pretty amusing. I may actually rent […]

Funky Foto Contest Week 57

Back to the topic of signs…and the last time I did this we didn’t have a winner. Will that be the case this week? No way! I know you guys can do this! The question this week is what Foster City project does this sign belong too? This weeks winner will receive a $30.00 gift […]

Cause & Effect

There’s been quite a bit of discussion about the schools issues in Foster City and I’ve received several e-mails and had discussions with folks who have serious concerns about how these schools issues have and will effect home values in Foster City. The key questions are: 1) will the overcrowding in Foster City Schools cause […]

School Daze

Any of you who have kids in Foster City schools right now knows that there’s a certain amount of craziness going on. Most of that craziness involves the fact that there are too many kids for the local public schools to handle and the question has become….is it time for Foster City to add another […]

Funky Foto Contest Winner Week 56

Good knowledge this week! Lot’s of you nailed the shot of Lantern Cove Apartments and this weeks winner was Suresh Narayanan who won a $30.00 gift card to Otake Japanese. Great job Suresh! Also arriving with the right answer was Ranjana, Kim Lloyd, Pushkala, Priya, CBToday, Nicole, Alex O, Francis, AR, Alex Wei, Nike, and […]