The first thing you want to know is…Where Are You? You are in San Mateo County, California. We are just south of San Francisco, on the west side of the San Francisco Bay, north of Silicon Valley and San Jose. We’re a few hours drive to Lake Tahoe to the north east. We’re a few hours drive to the Central Coast such as San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach to the south. We’re a couple hours away from the Napa Valley and greater wine country (Sonoma, Napa, Calistoga, St. Helena, Yountville). We live in a great place!
This site is loaded with hundreds of pages and articles of local information for residents, visitors, and anyone considering relocation to this gem of an area. The Communities tabs on the right column gives a brief overview of each of the areas as well as posts/articles I’ve written about those areas. The Articles tab is just the posts I’ve written. The Resources and Recreation tabs are pages I’ve written with links that I hope you find useful. The Neighborhood Listings category are specific searches that may make the right home easier to find.
On the Coastside, you will live on either the westside or eastside of Highway 1. It doesn’t really matter, they are both great. I thought you’d like to know where the crosswalks are, so far. Here’s a map: