Posts by Julie Turner


New on the Ridge: Carmen and Larry Hellikson

Carmen and Larry felt the time had come to plan a move to Paradise Valley Estates’ newest neighborhood, The Ridge.


Local Planner: Glashoff Sculpture Ranch

If you’re craving an off-the-beaten path local adventure, make an appointment to visit the Glashoff Sculpture Ranch.


MacQuarrie Memoir Shares 76-Year Love Story

In late 2018, Paradise Valley Estates residents Clara and Warren MacQuarrie celebrated the completion of a true labor of love: their memoir “Love & War: Our Journey Through Life.”


Ridge Construction Update

With the ground work preparation that began in the fall now complete, The Ridge neighborhood has moved yet another step forward.


Vacaville Festival of Trees

Each November, the Vacaville Festival of Trees springs up in support of Opportunity House, a Vacaville nonprofit that offers transitional and alternative housing, support services, mentorship and volunteer programs.


Local Planner: Fort Point National Historic Site

Originally built during the Gold Rush between 1853 and 1861 by the U.S. Army Engineers, Fort Point is one of a system of forts designed to protect the San Francisco Bay.


New on The Ridge: Betty and Ray Silva

With construction of The Ridge in its earliest stages, we sat down with two of our new neighborhood’s Summit Club members, Betty and Ray Silva, for a chat about their planned move to Paradise Valley Estates.


Ridge Design Center Helps New Residents Realize Home Dreams

On November 13, our Ridge expansion hit a new milestone. The neighborhood’s newly opened Design Center welcomed the first group of visitors.


Local Planner: Beat-lele Beatles Ukulele Tribute

On Friday, November 30, fans of The Beatles can experience a unique evening with Beat-lele, a ukulele tribute to The Beatles, and their special guest Faith Ako.


San Francisco Welcomes 61st Annual International Auto Show

From Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, the San Francisco Chronicle 61st Annual International Auto Show rides into the Bay Area with a range of signature activities plus the annual car showcase.

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