san jose: Vegas Bob might be busting a move soon! - 04/20/20 08:55 AM

 
Vegas Bob might be busting a move soon!
 
The construction project I was working on in San Jose was shut down March 30th 2020 because of the Corona Virus and I have been in quarantine now for 21 days now. I only received $318 dollars because I made too much money in 2019 for the stimulus money and I have (not received) any money from unemployment yet.
I know glazier's (glass worker) friends in Oregon, Minnesota, Las Vegas and other states that are still working and were never laid off because of the virus. I enjoy working, plan to retire in the next 3 years so … (3 comments)

san jose: Glass and Metal San Jose, Morgan Hill, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Gilroy, Watsonville, La Selva, Capitola California - 07/28/18 11:22 PM

Glass and Metal San Jose, Morgan Hill, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Gilroy, Watsonville, La Selva, Capitola California
Glass and Metal Specialists installs glass and metal all around the Bay Area in Northern California. 

Specializing in commercial store fronts, mirrored walls, glass handrail, shower doors, curtain wall systems, etc.

Call today for a free quote on just about any type of glass replacement except auto glass replacement.
Glass and Metal Specialists (does not) do auto glass ...

Glass & Metal Specialists, Inc. | Morgan Hill, CA 95037 - HomeAdvisor https://www.homeadvisor.com/rated.GlassandMetal.63153057.html        … (14 comments)

san jose: California Bay Area Home Prices Peak - Sell Now Before they Fall - 05/22/18 08:59 AM

California Bay Area Home Prices Peak - Sell Now Before they Fall
Prices on homes For Sale in the Bay Are of California have reached a all time high. Average home in San Francisco is around $1.5 to $2 million and the San Jose area average homes are selling for around $1,000,000.

Now that being said, homes depreciate in value and the land, lot or acreage beneath the homes goes up in value. There are approx. 1+ million people in San Jose alone including suburbs. The average home in San Jose cost not more than $200, 000 to build and if the homes … (7 comments)

san jose: Silicon Valley California or Las Vegas for Robert Swetz? - 05/09/18 08:38 AM

Silicon Valley California or Las Vegas for Robert Swetz?
At the moment Robert Swetz has been preparing himself physically and mentally for the next new construction project to come his way. 
Robert has checked some new projects out and likes several but none that are really close to where he lives in San Jose. Robert was offered several jobs in downtown San Francisco but (does not) want to spend 4 hours per day commuting from SJ to SF.

There are many new construction projects getting ready light up in Las Vegas Nevada and the Bay Area. But at this moment Robert being patient about … (7 comments)

san jose: Glass Specialists in San Jose, Cupertino, Santa Clara California - 04/27/18 08:53 PM

Glass and Metal Specialists in Silicon Valley, San Jose, Morgan Hill and surrounding South Bay locations

Glass and Metal Specialists installs a variety of glass and metal. From punched openings with aluminum flush glaze systems like the photo above, the aluminum comes in many different colors painted and or anodized. Glass installed in these openings can be insulated glass (double pane) or 1/4 inch plate glass, and tinted.

Glass and Metal Specialists can also install office entrances like the photo above with with doors. 

GMS also installs store fronts like the photo above in a variety of colored aluminum and clear or tinted glass.

Also … (9 comments)

san jose: Vegas Bob has Tarot Cards read by Grace Cloyd in San Jose California - 01/28/18 03:44 PM
 Vegas Bob has Tarot Cards read by Grace Cloyd in San Jose California January 25th 2018 Vegas Bob aka Robert Swetz had his cards read by Grace Cloyd.Vegas Bob set up the appointment 4 days in advance and was very excited about the meeting for days. When Vegas Bob first met Grace before the reading she said have met before? But it may have been in another life because VB does not remember ever meeting Grace before. Grace and VB both made some tea before sitting down for the reading which was comforting. Grace also let VB record the reading which was very exciting … (4 comments)

san jose: You Can Call Me VEGAS BOB by Robert Swetz - 01/25/18 07:06 PM
 
You Can Call Me VEGAS BOB by Robert Swetz Vegas Bob aka Robert Swetz had his fortune read this evening by a card reader in San Jose California. The reading was wonderful and so much great information was brought to Vegas Bob's attention.  Where Vegas Bob will be living and working for the next 1-2-3 years, what type of work Vegas Bob will be doing, what to expect, what to look out for, emotions, feelings, communication and so much more, it defiantly was a great read ...   The card reader and Robert Swetz came to the conclusion that ...Whether I live in Las Vegas, California, … (7 comments)

san jose: Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be working at GOOGLE - 01/06/18 08:43 AM

Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be working at GOOGLE
Around May/June 2018 Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob has been asked if he would like to work on the new Google construction project in Mountain View California in Silicon Valley.
The only problem Robert is facing is Las Vegas Nevada will be starting another 3-4 year boom May/June 2018 with The Raiders Stadium, Resorts World Las Vegas, Paradise Park by (Steve Wynn) and a pro basketball stadium just to name a few.

Robert started visiting and traveling through the state of California in the mid 70's as a teenager and fell in love with the … (18 comments)

san jose: Glass and Metal Specialists in Silicon Valley, San Jose, Morgan Hill and surrounding South Bay locations - 12/10/17 05:54 PM

Glass and Metal Specialists in Silicon Valley, San Jose, Morgan Hill and surrounding South Bay locations

Glass and Metal Specialists installs a variety of glass and metal. From punched openings with aluminum flush glaze systems like the photo above, the aluminum comes in many different colors painted and or anodized. Glass installed in these openings can be insulated glass (double pane) or 1/4 inch plate glass, and tinted.

Glass and Metal Specialists can also install office entrances like the photo above with with doors. 

GMS also installs store fronts like the photo above in a variety of colored aluminum and clear or tinted glass.

Also … (3 comments)

san jose: Are there any Mortgage Lenders in California that will lend on Manufactured Home? - 08/07/17 08:03 PM

Monday, August 7, 2017 Are there any Mortgage Lenders in California that will lend on Manufactured Home?  
Are there any Mortgage Lenders in California that will lend on Manufactured Home?   There is a big chance that I may be working in northern California for the next 3-5 years.     I am not interested in purchasing a home around San Jose California for 800 to 900K or purchase a condo for around 600K so I am interested in purchasing a manufactured home for around 200K.  
The problem is most banks and lenders won't borrow money to people … (6 comments)

san jose: Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be headed to Alaska soon - 07/23/17 11:27 AM

Sunday, July 23, 2017 Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be headed to Alaska soon     Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be headed to Alaska soon   Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob will be wrapping up a construction job he has been working on for almost 2 years soon. Santa Clara Square located in Silicon Valley north of San Jose will be complete in 1-2 months.     As soon as I am finished with Santa Clara Square I will be going to Alaska to spend some time with my wife and boys. It will be great to visit family, take … (8 comments)

san jose: Long Four Day Weekend Coming up for Vegas Bob - 05/21/17 09:51 AM
Sunday, May 21, 2017 Long Four Day Weekend Coming up for Vegas Bob  
Long Four Day Weekend Coming up for Vegas Bob   Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is very excited about Memorial Day coming up around the corner because he will be getting four days off.   As a glazier Friday is considered a DDO day, designated day off through the local union, and then Monday being Memorial Day = four days.   Vegas Bob booked a one way flight from San Jose to Las Vegas Thursday right after work and will be picking up his new car that's been parked … (9 comments)

san jose: Glass & Metal Specialists searching for General Contractors in Morgan Hill & San Jose California - 05/15/17 09:34 PM

 
Glass & Metal Specialists searching for General Contractors in Morgan Hill & San Jose California
 
Glass & Metal Specialists have a contractors license in the state of California for installing aluminum extrusion and glass.
Glass & Metal Specialists is insured & bonded, and are licensed to do work in Morgan Hill and San Jose California.
 
For any general contractors that are searching for a great glass company to install glass on their projects please call
 
 
Robert Swetz at: 702 443 7156
 
or email GMS at: GlassAndMetal777@gmail.com
 
Please visit GMS website at:
 
Glass & Metal Specialists
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san jose: Glass & Metal Specialists Northern California - 03/08/17 08:22 PM

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Glass & Metal Specialists Northern California  
Glass & Metal Specialists Northern California   Robert Swetz is proud to say that the company Glass & Metal Specialists will be opening a new business in Northern California, (Bay Area). Not really sure exactly where the location will be, San Jose or possibly Morgan Hill.     Glass & Metal Specialists will be working on residential homes and commercial projects around Silicon Valley, and the lower Bay Area. If there are any updates on the exact location and or any other news about Glass & Metal Specialists, Robert Swetz … (7 comments)

san jose: Vegas Bob will be Home Alone for Christmas - 12/19/16 05:15 PM

Monday, December 19, 2016 Vegas Bob will be Home Alone for Christmas  
  Vegas Bob will be Home Alone for Christmas   Christmas is coming up very quick this year and Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob will not be going to Alaska to be with his wife and boys. Robert will not be going to Las Vegas to be with his brother and family, and will not be going to the Midwest to spend Christmas with his father and other relatives.   So what is Vegas Bob going to do for Christmas 2016?    I don't know!   Vegas Bob … (21 comments)

san jose: Was Robert Swetz the California Kid before he became Vegas Bob? - 11/19/16 04:42 AM

 Was Robert Swetz the California Kid before he became Vegas Bob?


Robert Swetz was born in the Midwest and when he was a teenager moved to Portland Oregon and lived there off and on for 5 years. The photo (above) was taken in Santa Cruz in 2016 and the photo (below) was taken in Portland Oregon in 1979.


In 1982 Robert Swetz lived and worked in downtown San Francisco and in 1983 he lived in Santa Barbara and also worked as a glazier in the construction trade.
Between 1985 and 2000 Robert Swetz lived in Minneapolis, … (12 comments)

san jose: Robert Vegas Bob Swetz in headed back to San Jose California - 10/25/16 01:28 PM
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is headed back to San Jose California
 
Vegas Bob's 6 day trip in Minnesota has finally come to an end ;o(
Robert Swetz will be flying back to San Jose California, and his visit went by so fast!
I had a great visit with my father who turned 80 years old and more quality time with family and friends.
The photo above was taken while I was visiting with my father in northern Minnesota, and the photo below was taken when I first met with my father in Hinkley Minnesota ;o)
 
 
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san jose: I am missing my wife and Fall in Alaska ... - 10/02/16 12:51 AM

 
I am missing my wife and Fall in Alaska ...
 
In Fall of 2015 Robert Vegas Bob Swetz had the privilege of being in Alaska driving around viewing the Fall colors and taking some photographs.
My wife Lin and I drove up to Fairbanks which is around a 7 hour drive north of Anchorage. Fairbanks is 100's of miles away from the ocean and has many different types of trees than Anchorage, Seward & Homer.
 
 
I have always enjoyed the 4 seasons and Fall colors because I grew up in the Midwest and experienced them every year.
Here are a several photos with the leaves changing … (12 comments)

san jose: Snapshots of 100 year old homes in Santa Cruz by Robert Swetz - 08/14/16 01:56 AM

 
Snapshots of 100 year old homes in Santa Cruz by Robert Swetz
 
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz spent the whole day Saturday in Santa Cruz California staying out of the extreme heat in San Jose.
Vegas Bob usually parks away from the crowds up on the bluff of West Cliff Drive and Cowell Street overlooking the bluff to Santa Cruz Pier.
West Cliff Drive is a beautiful area filled with homes that date back 100 years, and as I walked along the roads where I parked my car I snapped a view photos.
 
 
This home above is one of my favorites located on Santa Cruz Street … (26 comments)

san jose: In 2 weeks Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be fishing in Alaska - 08/10/16 12:08 PM

 
In 2 weeks Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will be fishing in Alaska
 
Robert Swetz is getting very excited because in 2 weeks he will be with his family in Alaska fishing halibut in Homer Alaska.
 
 
I remember several months ago when I was booking a round trip flight from San Jose to Anchorage thinking I would have to wait forever, but now it's only 2 weeks away.
 
 
I am sure hoping the weather is going to be nice and sunny on my visit to Alaska because my wife mentioned it has been raining up in Anchorage everyday for almost 2 weeks.
But even if it's raining … (29 comments)

 


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