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What is Green Building?

Contra Costa County  has implemented a program called “Green Building” in order achieve a “greener” approach to city projects and conserving resources. Since the drought, it is more crucial than ever to make sure we are being intelligent with our resources and living sustainably and efficiently. According the the Contra Costa County website: Green building is a “Whole-Systems” approach for designing and constructing buildings that conserve energy, water, and material resources and are healthier, safer, and more comfortable. In practical terms, green building includes: Using sun and wind to the building’s advantage for … [Read More]…

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Living in Alamo

Recreation & Family Activities in Alamo CA Living in this highly desirable upscale suburban area has lots of perks – from easy access to top tier golf courses, pristine parksand lush forests to all kinds of attractions just close by. If you’re looking to have some family-friendly fun, here are some things you can do in and around Alamo. Livorna Park This well-manicured park is perfect for a nice day out with the kids. It has play areas for children and facilities like bathrooms and water fountains. Bring some blankets … [Read More]…

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Luxury Homes in Alamo CA and Costra County Real Estate

It’s no secret that Alamo is one of the most desirable places to live in the state. There is an abundance of high-end communities here that feature gorgeous luxury homes; many are master-planned developments that aim to deliver desirable amenities, and most especially, an active lifestyle. Here’s a round-up of the most desirable luxury communities that can be found here: Alamo Highlands Quick Facts Location: Stone Valley Road, opposite Round Hill Country Club Developers: Branagh Development Home Sizes: 4,000 to 6,000 sq. ft. or more on lots that range from … [Read More]…

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Restaurants in Alamo CA

Everyone from simple food lovers to absolute food connoisseurs will not find Alamo lacking in dining options! Here are some of the restaurants that you should definitely try while you’re exploring Alamo. The Peasant’s Courtyard 3195 Danville Boulevard Opened by Chef Rodney Worth, The Peasant’s Courtyard features a modern take on traditional “peasant fare.” The menu features European and American classics, from appetizers to main courses, with their own dash of Chef Rodney’s flair. Be sure to try out the chef’s favorite: the Mt. Diablo Omelet, with mushrooms, Linguiça, Jack … [Read More]…

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Schools in Alamo CA

Within Alamo’s boundaries are three schools that fall under the supervision of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD). These are: Alamo Elementary School, Stone Valley Middle School, and Rancho Romero Elementary School. Alamo Elementary School Located at 100 Wilson Road, Alamo Elementary School consistently ranks as one of the best performing schools not just in Contra Costa County, but in the whole state of California. Founded in 1876, this elementary school is one of the original members of SRVUSD. From its beginnings as a rural school, Alamo Elementary … [Read More]…

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