There have been lots of cutbacks recently in cities and counties in the East Bay. Some Contra Costa County groups have started to raise their own funds to make sure there will be fireworks shows in 2013.
The San Francisco 49ers will be moving to their new football stadium in Santa Clara in the year 2014. You better start planning now if you want to have tickets to see football games in the new stadium.
If you’re going to be in the Easy Bay for the 2012 July 4th, you might as well check in to see what’s going on in Concord, California. You will probably find a whole lot of family-friendly events and excitement to help celebrate Independence Day. Come and
The holidays are coming fast and you may be thinking about your big Thanksgiving or Christmas meal and all the recipes you will need. Here are some resources for great gravy recipes to go along with that turkey or ham.
If you are planning on hosting a Thanksgiving family meal, you may be thinking about how to make some great dishes that don't take much time and effort. Here are some recipe ideas for fast, easy and simple last minute Thanksgiving dishes.
The 2010 shopping season and Christmas festival time is coming up fast. Children will want gifts this year. Consider these hot stocking stuffers to stuff into the stockings hanging over the fireplace mantle or on the Christmas tree.
The 2010 holiday shopping season is coming up super fast. Now is the time to start shopping for the hottest holiday gifts and toys of the 2010 holiday Christmas season. Here are some of the hot toys and video games for the 2010 holidays.
If you ever wanted to ditch your landline to save money, now may be the best time ever to do that. Google announced today that users of their Gmail email service can make free voice and video calls to landlines and cell phones.
Are you making Halloween cards or decorations this year? If so, you should add on some interesting or funny Halloween quotes to your holiday cards or Halloween decorations. Here are some great Web sites for Halloween quotes and sayings.
Men like to dress up in fun Halloween costumes like everyone else. This year, try some of these last minute Halloween costume ideas for men that you can make from clothes that are hanging in your closet or stuffed in a box.
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays in America. Families gather together for a big feast. Here are some sources for funny Thanksgiving phrases, quotes and sayings for use on holiday cards and letters.
Kids and tweens face extraordinary pressure to fit in these days, and Halloween is one of the biggest social events of the year. That is why you need these Halloween costume ideas I just made up for your kid or tween.
If you love costume and decoration carving from patterns and stencils during Halloween, here are some great internet resources for your use on Halloween night. Read and print these patterns and start making those costumes and decorations.
Here are some suggestions to make homemade DIY super hero costumes for Halloween night. These super hero costumes for children and adults can be made with little effort for that last minute Halloween party.
One of the easiest Halloween costumes to make is that of a pirate costume. Here are some of the best internet resources that show how to make a fun and quick DIY pirate costume for your last minute Halloween party in 2010.
The San Francisco 49ers look to be in great shape for the 2010 NFL football season. After narrowly missing the playoffs in 2009, the Niners could make a great run in 2010. They have four primetime evening games in which to show their talents.
Congratulations to you if you have become pregnant this year. If you still want to dress up for Halloween night in a fun Halloween costume, let your pregnancy do the talking. Here are some fun ideas for costumes for pregnant women in 2010.
Halloween is coming up fast in 2010 and if you are a college student you may need a Halloween costume for that last minute party down at the quad. Here are some ideas for a cool 2010 last minute Halloween outfit.
It is north versus south in the 2010 election race for California Attorney General. Democrat Kamala Harris will have a tough fight on her hands as she battles for undecided voters who could easily go with Republican Steve Cooley.
If you will be hosting any kind of party or social event in 2010, you may be thinking about how to make last minute props to spruce up your home. Here are some easy and quick ideas on making do-it-yourself Halloween props for that last minute party.
Do you live and breathe for the big pumpkin competition in Half Moon Bay every year? If so, here are some early details for the 40th Annual 2010 Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival, October 16-17, 2010.
It is 2010 and once July gets here then the parties are sure to come soon after. If you need some last minute costume ideas for parties or Halloween events, here are some suggestions for some last minute costumes that are cheap and easy.
You may be thinking about dressing up in a sexy costume for that last minute party or for Halloween at the end of October. If so, here are ideas and suggestions for easy last minute DIY homemade Halloween costumes for women that are both fun and sexy.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa is about to begin. If you are a big fan of the U.S.A. Soccer team and want to watch their World Cup games and find out the results, here are some Web sites that are useful.
The 4th of July 2010 is fast approaching. Here is information on the July 4th holiday celebrations for 2010 in San Francisco, Oakland and other California Bay Area cities and counties. Enjoy this wonderful Independence Day with your family and friends.
Most of the 2010 California election headlines are focused on the battle between Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner for California governor. But San Francisco Mayor is in the mix too, with his campaign for the position of lieutenant governor.
Halloween is one of the greatest holidays of the year. In 2010, there will be some very interesting and funny couples' costumes. Here are some suggestions for DIY homemade Halloween costumes for couples who need last minute costume ideas.
Halloween is coming up fast. If you are a plus-sized woman looking for a cool last minute homemade and cheap DIY Halloween costume that is both fun and funny, here are some ideas and suggestions for the 2010 Halloween holiday.
This summer the movie "Salt" starring Angelina Jolie will hit theaters and discussions will abound with stories about secret agents, double agents and cool super spies. See "Salt" and then consider these ideas for dressing up on Halloween night.
If you are planning to ride BART in the East Bay during the 2010 Memorial Day weekend, be prepared for a small delay. The track between Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations will be closed, though a bus bridge will be available for passengers.
Father's Day is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning how to thank your father. Here are ideas for funny Father's Day gift ideas and funny phrases, sayings and quotes to use in a Father's Day card.
The stakes are very high in the United States Senate these days and President Obama would like every Democratic incumbent Senator to keep his or her Senate seat. But Republicans in California have their eye on Barbara Boxer's Senate job.
Are you and your family members big fans of WWE superstar Sheamus O'Shaunessy? If so, you may be wondering how to dress up like Sheamus for a party or for Halloween. Here are some Sheamus costume ideas.
Get set for the new film "MacGruber" which is scheduled to premiere on May 21, 2010. A parody of the "MacGyver" television series, the new movie should entertain anyone who loves comedy or SNL comedies.
Earth Day is April 22 and you still have time to prepare for a fun tribute to the environment in 2010. If you are a teen or tween, you may be thinking about dressing up in a costume or outfit in honor of Planet Earth.
This year the new movie "Alice in Wonderland" has raked in hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office. You can bet you will see thousands of "Alice in Wonderland" Halloween costumes on Halloween night 2010.
What do you get when you have an animated movie with a big bad villain man and also three little girls who need a father figure? You get the 2010 summer movie that is likely to be a big blockbuster, "Despicable Me."
Tax Day is right around the corner this year, just days away, and you better make sure you get your taxes done on time. This year, maybe dress up as Uncle Sam and head out to the local pub after you send off your tax forms.
If you love martial arts and Jackie Chan, get set for some cool excitement in the form of Jaden Smith in the updated version of the classic "Karate Kid" movie. The new film should be fun for all audiences.
If you are a fan of the Apple iPod and the Apple iPhone, you may have heard about the latest and greatest device from Apple called the iPad. Similar to a laptop, the iPad taps into portable computing and the craze for applications.
Administrative Professionals Day is a great way to honor the professional in your office who performs administrative services for you or your co-workers. Not just a secretary any more, administrative professionals include a wide range of employees.
If you are interested in saving money on your cell phone plans in the United States, you may consider a new service called Line 2 from a company named Toktumi. For a small monthly fee, you can get a full range of cell phone services.
The summer movie "Jonah Hex" is scheduled to premiere on June 18, 2010. If you want something completely new and different this year, you should consider checking out this movie starring Josh Brolin as the title character Jonah Hex.
One of the biggest movie blockbusters of 2010 is about to explode at the local cinema. On April 2 of 2010, the new film "Clash of the Titans" will premiere at a movie theater near you. It should be lots of fun.
The worst of the Great Recession may be over technically officially, but that does not mean that people are ready for the return of Gordon Gekko. Many people are still without a job. Either way, the film "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps" is coming.
Cinco de Mayo is a fun, joyous celebration during the first week of May every year, specifically on the fifth day of May, and in 2010 you should try to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your friends and family members. Here are some ways to celebrate.
If you love action movies, then get ready for the big-screen version of "The A-Team" which is headed for the cinema on June 11, 2010. The film stars Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton Jackson and Jessica Biel.
The movie "Iron Man 2" is set to explode in movie theaters in North America on May 7, 2010. You can bet this star-studded blockbuster movie will make millions. One of the coolest characters in the film is the Black Widow.
Celebrate the historic achievements of Winter Olympian Apolo Ohno. This 2010, consider a cool Apolo Ohno costume outfit as a fitting tribute to the spectacular accomplishments of ice skater Apolo Ohno.
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America is one of the greatest social and educational groups in the history of America. If you have not yet encouraged your daughter to join the Girl Scouts, maybe you should as soon as possible.
March is Women's History Month and if you love women and you love history then March is certainly the month for you. It is a great chance for you to teach your daughter about some of the great, powerful women of the world.
If you are a fan of American history, you probably have more than just a passing interest in Presidents' Day which is coming up fast. Consider dressing up as George Washington and having a grand old time.
If you are a fan of the 16th President of the United States, you are probably aware that his birthday is coming soon. Soon it will be time again to celebrate the life of the great leader Abraham Lincoln with a Lincoln costume for yourself or your child.
If you want to win in the National Football League (NFL), you better have an excellent modern coach who knows how to get the most out of each player. Here are the top five greatest NFL coaches of all time who have found ways to win championships.
The Pacific Tigers men's college basketball team opens its 2009-2010 season with a road game against the Pepperdine Waves on Friday, Nov. 13. In order to win, the Tigers need to contain and try to stop key players on the Pepperdine Waves' team.
It takes a lot of effort and dedication to be successful in college football. After all, your opponent every week wants to win as much as you and your team, if not more so. These college football coaches are considered by many to be the best ever.
Successful college football teams often have a very strong running back, because the passing game becomes a more powerful weapon when there is also a great running threat. Here are the top five college football running backs of all time.
College football is all about great quarterbacks and how those quarterbacks lead their teams to victory. To know anything about college football, you need to know all about the greatest college football quarterbacks of all time.
In the past few years, super-hero movies like "Spiderman" and "Iron Man" have stormed the world and become mega-blockbusters. This Halloween you will see many superhero costumes. Here are links to where you can buy hero costumes.
People are always fascinated by Hollywood celebrities. This Halloween, you are likely to see more celebrity costumes than ever because many famous stars passed away this year. Here are some ideas for a celebrity costume for Halloween.
Halloween is coming up fast and you need a costume. Maybe you already know that you want to dress up as your favorite singer. Here are some articles on costume ideas for singers, and some of these costumes are great last-minute costume ideas.
This year the hit movie 'Monsters vs. Aliens' wowed audiences around the world. If your child wants to dress up as B.O.B. (Bob), the big blue gelatinous character from the movie, here are some Web sites that sell this fun costume.
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders are some of the most beautiful women in the world. With the brand new Cowboys stadium opening this year, you can bet that thousands of women will dress up as a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
David Letterman has been in the news a lot recently. Now is the time to dress up as CBS Late Show talk show host David Letterman. Here are some suggestions for a cool David Letterman costume for Halloween.
Amy Winehouse is a famous singer and songwriter from England. If you know her, than you know that she is a controversial artist. Consider dressing up in a Amy Winehouse costume on Halloween, if you dare.
Rihanna is one of the hottest musical acts in the Milky Way Galaxy. This Halloween, consider dressing up as this very pretty, very talented singer. Here are some of the best suggestions for a Rihanna Halloween costume.
The book "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens is one of the greatest holiday stories of all time. This Halloween, celebrate the new Disney film version of "A Christmas Carol" in a holiday costume based on a character from "A Christmas Carol."
Do you ever find yourself at a loss for words? It happens to me every day. Here are some great Web sites that offer nice phrases, quotes or sayings for you when you need something to write on a Christmas or holiday card.
Ed McMahon, the longtime host of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," died recently. Here is your chance to pay tribute to this great man by dressing up in a Halloween costume. Here are some great ideas and resources.
Amelia Earhart was one of the greatest aviators in the history of the planet. Now there is a new movie titled "Amelia" starring Hilary Swank and Richard Gere. This Halloween, consider an Amelia Earhart costume.
Avatar: The Last Airbender was an extremely popular animated show on the Nickelodeon network. It is currently being made into a live-action film directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Here are some great sources for a Last Airbender costume.
The movie 'Where the Wild Things Are' is coming out and maybe you want to celebrate it by dressing in a 'Where the Wild Things Are' costume for Halloween. Here are some additional resources to help you.
Alice in Wonderland costumes will be very popular this Halloween. Thanks to Tim Burton's upcoming movie of the book 'Alice in Wonderland,' the costumes based on the characters in the book will be popular. Here are sources of Alice in Wonderland costumes.
If you and your child are big G.I. Joe fans, you probably saw the movie 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.' You may be thinking about dressing up in a Cobra Commander costume. If so, here are some great sources for this costume.
Two of the top 25 college football programs in the country will collide on Oct. 10 when the Alabama Crimson Tide play at Mississippi. This matchup could likely determine one of the teams in the national college football championship game.
The film version of the book 'Where the Wild Things Are' is coming out soon. Directed by Spike Jonze and based on the book by Maurice Sendak, the movie is sure to be a hit. Here are ideas for a 'Where the Wild Things Are' Halloween costume or gift.
Halloween is coming up fast and you can bet that there will millions of Halloween parties all over the country. If you are planning to host a Halloween party, you will need to plan it. Here are some great ideas.
Halloween is all about kids and adults having fun throughout the month of October. Fun can be had through great Halloween crafts and activities. Here are some great sources of Halloween activities and crafts.
This year former President Bill Clinton made headlines when he went to North Korea to obtain the release of American prisoners. He met with North Korean president Kim Jong-Il. Celebrate this event with either a Bill Clinton or Kim Jong-il costume or mask.
If you want a funny and memorable Halloween costume, you absolutely must get a Sacha Baron Cohen Bruno or Borat costume for Halloween. People know Bruno and Borat and they will laugh when they see your Bruno or Borat costume.
Bernard Madoff was recently sent to federal prison for a very long time. If you lost money because of Bernie Madoff, maybe you're thinking about how to get your emotional revenge. How about a Madoff costume on Halloween night? Here are some tips.
The Undertaker is one of the greatest professional wrestling entertainers in the World Wrestling Entertainment company. Many kids and adults will dress up in an Undertaker costume. Here are the best tips for an Undertaker WWE Halloween costume.
Halloween is more than just fun costumes and lots of candy. Halloween is all about decorating the inside and outside of your house with lots of fun Halloween decorations. Here are the best tips for Halloween decorating.
Singer and entertainer Miley Cyrus is incredibly popular these days. Her "Hannah Montana" television show is still very successful and Ms. Cyrus sells out her concerts. Celebrate the fun of Miley Cyrus in a great Halloween costume.
Halloween is coming up fast and parents want to have as many safety tips as possible. Children sometimes let down their guard at Halloween because of the excitement. Use these great resources for information on safety tips for Halloween.
Halloween is coming fast and you are your partner want to go in a couples costume, something unique and fun. Maybe you're looking for a Halloween costume for couples. Here are some of the best tips for costumes for couples.
Edward Cullen costumes will be extremely popular this Halloween. You will need help to make that Edward Cullen Robert Pattinson Halloween costume. Here some of the best sites for buying or making an Edward Cullen costume.
The character of fairy Tinker Bell is one of the most beloved characters of all time. As a Disney character, she has brought laughter, joy and happiness to people around the world. Celebrate Tinker Bell in a fun Tinkerbell costume this Halloween.
If it's Halloween, it's time for pumpkin carving. Before you start carving that pumpkin, you need to find a good pattern or stencil first and then print it out and tape it to the pumpkin. These Web sites offer great pumpkin carving patterns.
One of the most popular Halloween costumes around the country is the bumble bee costume. This costume is popular because it is so cute and colorful. Here are the best places on the web to buy or make a bumble bee costume.
Octomom Nadya Suleman made big news this year when she gave birth to octuplets in January. This Halloween, you can celebrate the significance of this multiple-birth by dressing up in an Octomom costume for Halloween.
Patrick Swayze was one of Hollywood's greatest talents, from his early beginnings in "The Outsiders" to spectacular hits like "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost." He died recently. Pay tribute to him in a Patrick Swayze costume or a holiday gift.
The character of Bella Swan in the 'Twilight' and 'New Moon' films has some really great outfits and nice shoes. If you need a nice Christmas gift for that big 'Twilight' fan or you need a Halloween costume accessory, these shoes may be it.
If you live in California, you may be curious as to how to find great Halloween haunted houses or haunted mazes throughout California. If so, here are some of the best sources online where you can find this information.