History of Railroads in California

History of the California end of the Transcontinental Railroad, and other historic trains and historic railroads in the San Francisco Bay Area. Key System Scrapbook Key System electric transit in the East Bay area from the beginning to the end of WWII. Also the Richmond Shipyard Railway to the Kaiser… Continue reading

City Guides Hope Net Users Will See the Sites

In its early days, the Web provided a guide to the far-flung corners of the world — giving avid hikers a glimpse of what it might be like to go bushwalking in Australia, for instance. Then, a new crop of city guides appeared, with information about hiking trails right around… Continue reading

Guides to Silicon Valley-Civic Networking

About Civic Networking Zeise’s site is a one-woman operation that’s truly a grass-roots effort. Zeise, who believes a community guide can’t be done properly unless its creator lives in the town it covers, attends Chamber of Commerce meetings and watches city council meetings on television. by Deborah Kong, Mercury News.… Continue reading

Home Improvement Advice and Services

Advice Ask the Contractors Board…Experts Answer Common Home Improvement Questions Do you have questions about hiring and managing building contractors? The California Contractors State License Board has answers. The Best 10 Contractors near Milpitas Yelp reviews providing information, planning and qualified contractors to discriminating residents of Milpitas. Call 811 Before… Continue reading

Vietnamese Dining in Milpitas

There’s nothing quite so comforting as some hot Vietnamese pho on a rainy day. Vietnamese home-style cooking is often the best buy for a filling meal. Anh Hong Saigon The entire restaurant seemed to be packed with Vietnamese families when we walked in on a Sunday night. It was noisy and… Continue reading

Affordable Housing

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What is the Problem? Affordable housing in Milpitas, Santa Clara County, CA. Programs for first time buyers, teachers, and seniors looking for low cost housing. HUD Community Programs There are many ways for you to get involved in your community – but first, you need to become an informed citizen.… Continue reading

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