Ellen Fletcher -- Silicon Valley’s Bicycling Hero

by David Burckhard Palo Alto and the larger Silicon Valley can be proud of its nationally-renowned, bicycle-boosting heritage, much of which is centered on the late Ellen Fletcher. Nearly 40 years ago, forward-looking individuals recognized bicycling…

Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club: A Hidden Oasis

By Michael Repka, Member This article is the first of a series in which we will look at some of the area’s best country clubs and social meeting places. Approximately five years ago, my wife and I considered joining a local country club. We…

The Comeback Kid: Joseph Eichler

By Michelle Lee, DeLeon Marketing Dept A LOOK AT THE HISTORY OF EICHLER HOMES AND THEIR RESURFACING POPULARITY Grab a piece of paper or your smartphone and jot down some of the key elements that are must-haves for your dream home. Do you…

8 Steps to Buying a Home Infographic

Because a real estate purchase is one of the largest investments in your life, it is important that you select the right agent, know the neighborhoods, and thoroughly understand the real estate transaction process. The first step in finding a house…

Palo Alto’s Protégé: A Review

By Michelle Lee California Avenue has always been a birthplace of subtle sophistication and timeless trends. Spanning just under half a mile for their commercial sector, every tenant has rightfully earned their spot here. The newest addition to…

Rise Foundation: Rural India Student Education

Krishnan and Geetha, founders of the RISE Foundation, are a married couple who, like many, have moved to the United States for a better life. They currently reside in Palo Alto, and have co-founded the Rural India Student Education Foundation to build…

Palo Alto Parks

The city of Palo Alto has greater than 4,500 acres of parks, perfect for enjoying time in the sun and shade. These well-appointed parks provide something for everyone, so regardless of the activities you like, you will be sure to enjoy at least one (if…