500 Bollinger Canyon Way, San Ramon
Milpitas-based Indian restaurant Pista House has opened in San Ramon. Check out their menu here.
The Orchards at Walnut Creek
The department store Stein Mart has opened their first East Bay location in the recently opened Orchards shopping center on Ygnacio Valley Rd. in Walnut Creek.
Hometown Heroes Festival:
Alhambra High School
150 E. St, Martinez
Saturday, November 26th, 2016
12:00pm – 4:00pm | $5
This family-friendly event will include, live music, bounce houses, cotton candy, silent auction, photo opportunity with Spider-Man and Disney characters, arts and crafts for sale and much more!!
This benefit is meant to raise awareness of the non-profit organization, Heart of a Hero, that helps empower children and bring joy to them and their families. Ricky Mena, dressed as Spider-Man, visits children who are sick, in foster care, and who are underprivileged and brightens their day with compassion, empathy, and friendship. Since 2014, he has visited around 7,000 children in need, traveling across the country, making a difference in countless people’s lives. He does this out of the goodness of his heart. All proceeds from this event will go to Heart of a Hero.
This community event is being presented and supported by Pleasant Hill’s NEW music school, Fearless Music Studios as well as by The Peter Pan Foundation.
Ygnacio Plaza, Walnut Creek
Last month we learned that Taiwan-based T4 Boba Tea Shop would be coming to Todos Santos Plaza in Concord and now we know that T4 will also be opening in Ygnacio Plaza where Yoppi Yogurt used to be. Check for updates on their Facebook page here. Check out their menu here and check for updates on their Facebook page here.
The Shops At Bishop Ranch, San Ramon
Thanks to a reader for sending word that Pottery Barn Kids opened recently at the Shops at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon, right next to Whole Foods. Check out their website here.
405 Railroad Ave, Danville
Thanks to a reader for sending word and photo that Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches is coming to Danville where La Boulange Cafe used to be. In July we learned that Homegrown would be coming to Lafayette, also in a former La Boulange location. Check out their menu here.
With the election coming down to the wire here in California the battle over the dozens of propositions up this cycle is becoming heated with commericals and ads plastered everywhere. I can’t turn on the televsion for more than a minute without one coming on. Ranging from the death penalty, guns, sex, marijuana and of course taxes, the complete list can be found here. Are there any propositions you are passionately for or against? I’m reading through the guide trying to understand them all but it’s slow going.