Articles By

arlene

Insurance in California in 2023: the greatest challenge for buyers

For years most insurance carriers have tried to limit their exposure in California because of our reputation for multiple earthquake ...
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Native Plant Extravaganza: Saturday, November 18th, 10 am – 4 pm

Planting with natives gives extra joy, as pollinators visit. It’s been such a pleasure to see my native plants grow ...
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Finally the Spring Market Blooms!

April showers bring May flowers…or so the old adage tells us. But rarely do we have showers as late as ...
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Earth Day Events Nearby 2023

Celebrating Earth Day 2023 Here are just a few of the special events you can enjoy as we celebrate the ...
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Go Solar NOW! Major changes to Solar in 2023

Despite hearing resounding objections from the public, scientists and even many politicians, in December of 2022 the California Public Utilities ...
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Focusing on Giving Thanks this Holiday in 2022

Holidays in 2022 are still going to be in transition, just like so many aspects of our world. We are ...
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Support Local Businesses for Gifts and Celebrations!

The diversity of the East Bay is quite inspirational – it offers a little something for everyone. We know that ...
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New spa bathroom in North Berkeley home with both vintage and modern mahogany!

I remember those first days of school when I was kid, when the teachers would always ask us to prepare ...
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Starting At Home: Stabilizing And Nourishing Our Environment

Did you know buildings produce as much smog as all of the light-duty vehicles in California? That’s about 40% of ...
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How has the pandemic changed what homebuyers will be looking for in the coming year?

 I answered the question for the SoundOff! section of SF Gate for Sunday, January 17th. Here is a somewhat expanded ...
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