fair oaks: Remembering Teen Idol Fabian Forte From the American Bandstand Era - 05/23/14 01:36 AM
To say I've been busier than a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest lately would be an understatement.  However, there have been delightful lunch and dinner opportunities with friends and family.
In the Greater Sacramento community of Fair Oaks, exists a delightful bistro by the name of Fabian's.  For those who have shuffled around the planet long enough to remember teen idol, Fabian Forte of the 1950s and 60s American Bandstand era, this is your place!
Fabian's is owned and operated by husband and wife Christian (Fabian's son) and Mercedes Forte,
Fabian's presents a tapestry of traditional Italian fare for breakfast, lunch and … (23 comments)

fair oaks: Mikuni's Sushi Bar - Among the Best Sushi in Greater Sacramento - 05/05/14 07:28 AM
It’s always a treat when I visit Mikuni’s Sushi Bar and Restaurant in the Greater Sacramento community of Fair Oaks.  They create some of the best Sushi in the Sacramento Valley.  My favorite is the Fair Oaks Roll made with Panko shrimp, avocado, sauce, masago and onion.  But, other Rolls and their Bento Box combinations, are pretty amazing too!
On my last visit, I sampled the Sea Steak, along with and absolutely mesmerizing dish labeled, “Flaming Shrooms” – Tempura mushrooms with crab mix, cream cheese, jalapenos, and a special sauce. 
What grabbed my attention however, was the animation created atop the … (17 comments)

fair oaks: The BIG Question – How Much Should I Offer? - 07/30/11 10:30 AM
It isn’t unusual for a real estate professional to walk through several houses with Homebuyers, before they hear the question, “How much should I offer?”The question isn’t always one that comes with an easy answer.  Here’s why:If the desired home is in a neighborhood of unique custom homes, with different styles, construction grade, amenities and upgrades, value can sometimes be more illusive to precisely determine.  But still there are available tools that can assist you, with the help of your real estate agent in attempting to determine home value.The criteria used as tools to determine this are basically, (1) Property Condition … (18 comments)

fair oaks: Just Because You Can't See Them Doesn't Mean They Aren't There - 04/06/11 02:55 PM
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Cradled quietly in the Greater Sacramento community of Fair Oaks, is the natural treasure I have blogged about in past years.  The Phoenix Park Vernal Pools are an ever-changing canvas each spring.  Sacramento is emerging from a long and relentless winter.  At the first signs of warmth and sunshine, the vernal pools once again burst with life.  The pools are relatively close to my home - within 5 miles, so I try to visit several times each season to witness nature as artist adding paint strokes and colors to the masterpiece.The scenes in this slide show … (36 comments)

fair oaks: Easter Events in the Greater Sacramento Area - 04/03/11 03:45 PM
With Easter Sunday coming rapidly and arriving just a mere three weeks from now, one has to wonder if in the Greater Sacramento region, Easter has gone to the dogs?The "social" calendar for events surrounding Easter, have some activities devoted primarily to our animal friends.(1) The 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs will be held in McKinley Park Rose Garden, Sacramento, on Sunday, April 17th at 11:00 AM.  You and your canine friend are invited to join Wag Hotel for the annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs!  SPCA of Sacramento will be present to introduce guests to dogs available for adoption.  The … (12 comments)

fair oaks: Pretty Pictures May be Worth Thousands of Words - But They Don't Replace Real Estate Agents - 08/31/10 02:34 PM

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fair oaks: Buying Distressed Properties - Here's What You Need to Know - 08/28/10 01:56 PM
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fair oaks: Come to the Fair Oaks Chicken Festival and Watch Chickens Cross the Road - 08/19/10 12:34 PM

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fair oaks: How Low Can They Go? - 08/14/10 10:01 AM
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fair oaks: All Are Welcome At Nana’s House on the 4th of July - 07/04/10 01:19 AM
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My family is home for the holiday.  I am always surprised how this house is quiet so much of the time - almost like a sanctuary!  But when everyone comes home, it becomes packed with raw energy.When daughter Tami arrived, with granddaughters, Isabella and Sophi, they also came with an agenda of finding a new pet bunny.  Within a short time, they were cruising Craig's List on my computer and looking for a furry friend.  A couple hours later, the body count at Nana's had increased by 1.
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fair oaks: GreatWest GMAC Real Estate becomes Real Living Great West - 07/02/10 03:57 AM
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fair oaks: Greater Sacramento Community 4th of July Fireworks Celebrations - 06/30/10 11:09 AM

The Greater Sacramento Area is fortunate to have several 4th of July fireworks exhibitions in our communities.  For times and places of these explosive displays, check the community venues below:
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The City and County of Sacramento At Cal Expo will fire off their large display of fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE, parking is $10.00.  Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.*Also at Cal Expo - Live Harness Racing beginning at 5:00 p.m. and Live Music and Dancing begins at 8:00 p.m.  Box Office opens at 3:00 p.m. - July 4th
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fair oaks: Life Really Does Have Alternative Realities - 06/26/10 10:44 AM
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I have shuffled around this planet long enough to know a gal needs to always have a "Plan B" simmering on the back burner.  Because as John Lennon said, "Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans."I've often wondered what I would do at this stage in my life, if a big disaster came, wiped me out financially, destroyed my home, and life as I know it!  Would I attempt to start all over again to recreate what I had, or would I do something totally different.The answer is I would likely do things … (25 comments)

fair oaks: Keeping Them Rolling During a Budgetary Crisis - 06/23/10 02:55 PM

It is certainly no secret that many states and communities have struggled with budgetary constraints in the last few years.  Police and Fire departments have been especially hit.However, I found possible evidence, on the streets of one Greater Sacramento Community, that a local fire department is doing a great job keeping some older vehicles in its fleet rolling:-)It really put a smile on my face! 
I take pictures for the purpose of remembering fond times.  I do not impose copyright restrictions on this photo, so you may feel free to use, or distribute as you wish.  However, should you need a Real … (23 comments)

fair oaks: Staying Neighborly with "Good Neighbor" Fences - 06/17/10 02:44 PM
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fair oaks: Merry Making at The 24th Annual Fair Oaks Renaissance Tudor Fayre - 06/15/10 01:06 PM
The 24th Annual Fair Oaks Renaissance Tudor FayreOn Saturday and Sunday, June 26th and 27th, the community of Fair Oaks will celebrate its 24th Annual Fair Oaks Renaissance Tudor Fayre.  The event will begin at 10:00a.m. each day and last until 6:00p.m.The Renaissance Fayre is always a favorite for my family and friends.  If you live in the area, try planning a day to attend and participate in the merry making.
 
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fair oaks: Events in the Greater Sacramento Area - This Weekend and Upcoming - 06/11/10 09:17 AM

Upcoming Events in the Greater Sacramento Area provide community delight.   The weather this weekend is set to be great, so get out there and enjoy activities with family and friends.  Several special events are offered for your enjoyment.   I hope all of you have an especially WONDERFUL weekend!
California State Railroad MuseumThe Exhibit: The Migrant Project - Through June 21st Photo documentary exhibit that provides a historical view of the faces that tell the stories of California farm workers, who are currently working our fields.  The exhibit allows a glimpse into the issues surrounding human cost of feeding America.Hours: Open Daily from 10;00a.m. to … (5 comments)

fair oaks: Rabbits Play Where Tadpoles Dwelled - 06/06/10 10:30 AM
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This year, it all started in March, when I began to watch and photograph the continual changes at Phoenix Park Vernal Pools in the Greater Sacramento community of Fair Oaks.  I had taken photographs and blogged a piece titled, "Just Because You Can't See Them Doesn't Mean They Aren't There."I returned again on May 7th - almost one month ago from today, hoping to see how the pools were progressing.  In early May, we had a lot of rain and it was remaining unseasonably cool in Sacramento.  There still was no signs of any marine life … (21 comments)

fair oaks: Greater Sacramento Events - This Weekend - 05/13/10 03:22 PM
The Greater Sacramento weather is going to be spectacular this weekend, providing a GREAT opportunity and enjoy community events.  Here is a list of attractions you and your family can participate in and enjoy:
Folsom's 27th Annual Run with Nature
When: May 15, 2010 - 8:00 AM - 1:00 PMWhere: Begins and finsihes at City Park
Fun for the entire family! The scenic course this year, travels over the Folsom Crossing Bridge and down the beautiful American River Parkway.  Something for everyone: 5k and 10k chip-timed runs, a non-competitive 5k walk, a FREE ½ mile youth run through the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary.  For more … (19 comments)

fair oaks: The Elusive but Beautiful Life at California Vernal Pools - 05/07/10 08:54 AM

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A couple months ago, I blogged a piece titled, "Just Because You Can't See Them Doesn't Mean They aren't There" - about Greater Sacramento Area Vernal Pools, located in the community of Fair Oaks. 
In March, I was in a desperate search for sunshine and spring.  Sacramento's winter had been long and relentless, and any sign of warmth, flowers and life, emerging once again would have been a welcome sight.  At the time, I had found a great deal of water in the ponds, but few flowers lined the banks.
This morning, I suspected it was time to revisit the … (30 comments)

 
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