4 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

It’s been a long year, but the holiday season is a great time to reflect on all the things you’re grateful for. It’s also a good time to pay it forward if you have the means to do so. Give back to your community this holiday season with one of these ideas. Donate to or […]

Surya Darshini Dosa: Delicious Indian Food on Four Wheels

If the thought of one more fast food meal or take-out pizza just sounds so boring, don’t forget the Surya Darshini Dosa food truck on Bollinger Canyon Road. Here, you can enjoy some truly delicious and authentic Indian food to fuel your day. The dosa at Surya Darshini are everything you want in the crisp, griddled food, […]

Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. Pom-Pom Wreath [HGTV]If the traditional evergreen-and-ribbon wreath just […]

Shopping Meets the Holiday Spirit at San Ramon’s City Center Bishop Ranch

The holidays this year are all about staying safe while you celebrate the season, and San Ramon’s City Center Bishop Ranch has a great variety of events to help you make the most of December. Check out the unique and socially distanced activities being offered this year. The 12 Days of Giveaways: It’s the season of giving! […]

Shop Trendy Home Decor and More at Therapy

It’s nice to know that you’re giving back to the community when you want a little shopping therapy. Luckily, there’s a boutique called Therapy in downtown Pleasanton that gives 1% of every sale to a good cause. Pop in while you’re walking around downtown and you’ll find a mix of women’s and men’s clothing as well as […]

Recipes to Make for a Smaller Thanksgiving Feast

So you’re not having the usual crowd of relatives over for Thanksgiving this year. That means you can pare down your feast and tailor it just to the members of your household! Here are a few ideas if you’re having a low-key Thanksgiving this year.  Cranberry Salsa [Mel’s Kitchen Cafe]Skip the canned cranberry sauce and […]

The Coziest Fall Decor You Can Buy on Etsy Right Now

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin! That should also apply to your apartment’s decor. If you want to support small artists while you redecorate for autumn, purchase one or two of these trending pieces of fall decor from Etsy. Or just use these ideas as a jumping-off point to DIY your own seasonal decorations! […]

Freshen Up Your Mane at J & J The Barbershop

Is it time to spiff up? Look no further than the newly opened J & J The Barbershop for men’s and women’s haircuts and hair coloring services. Notice the stylish and comfortable environment when you walk in, then check out the service options. Gentlemen can treat themselves to a hot lather shave and a neck trim. And […]

Add a Visit to Windmill Farms to Your Fall Bucket List

If you appreciate variety when it comes to selecting the perfect jack-o’-lantern pumpkin, Windmill Farms October Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo has you covered. Not only does the farm showcase thousands of pumpkins each year, the gourds also come in 20 distinct varieties. That’s in addition to the mini pumpkins, gourds, hay bales, cornstalks, and […]

Autumn Cocktails to Sip at Your Next Virtual Happy Hour

It’s time to say goodbye to margaritas and mojitos and make way for cocktails more appropriate for sweater season. These easy-to-make concoctions will warm you up with the flavors of fall. Orange-Thyme Old-Fashioned [Country Living]The aromatic addition of thyme transforms a simple Old-Fashioned into something much cozier. In order to make this cocktail, you’ll have […]