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“How to Develop Your Professional LinkedIn Brand” – by Yumi Wilson

“How to Develop Your Professional LinkedIn Brand” – by Yumi Wilson
A bonus for those members who weren’t able to attend the May meeting–and for those who were: here is Tom Wilmer‘s podcast of LinkedIn expert Yumi Wilson‘s presentation “How to Develop Your Professional LinkedIn Brand” - http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/2858817 Tom...

“Finding a New San Jose” – by Janet and Stu Wilson

“Finding a New San Jose” – by Janet and Stu Wilson
“Finding a New San Jose” by Janet and Stu Wilson We fondly recall Dionne Warwick’s 1968 chart-topping hit, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?”, but even back then we thought the lyrics reflected more of a nostalgia for an earlier time than an up-to-date picture of the city. The real...

“Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail, Peruvian Tastes Highlight Pacifica Meeting” – by Maria Lenhart

“Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail, Peruvian Tastes Highlight Pacifica Meeting” – by Maria Lenhart
“Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail, Peruvian Tastes Highlight Pacifica Meeting”  by Maria Lenhart On a gloriously sunny day BATW members had the chance to experience the recently opened Devil’s Slide Coastal Trail, a scenic but treacherous stretch of Highway One converted to pedestrian use,...

“Hike or Ride the New Devil’s Slide Trail” – by Susan Alcorn

“Hike or Ride the New Devil’s Slide Trail” – by Susan Alcorn
Veteran hiker Susan Alcorn gives the low-down on this new trail created by the Devil’s Slide Bypass Tunnel, plus helpful tips to enjoy nearby Pacifica. Read her Examiner.com column here: http://www.examiner.com/article/hike-or-ride-the-new-devil-s-slide-trail.

“Richmond. Really? Yes, Richmond” – by Janet and Stuart Wilson

“Richmond. Really? Yes, Richmond” – by Janet and Stuart Wilson
Janet and Stu Wilson captured the extraordinary day in Richmond in their Wilsons Travel Postcards blog on April 1. Read it all here: http://www.wilsonstravels.com/index.php/postcards

“What a Difference a Day Can Make!” – by Judy Jacobs

“What a Difference a Day Can Make!” – by Judy Jacobs
“What a Difference a Day Can Make!” by Judy Jacobs BATW members’ perception of Richmond, Calif. will never be the same. At least not for those who attended the March 15 meeting and press trip at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park and other points around the city. The...

“San Francisco Bay’s Rosie the Riveter WWII Memorial” – by Lee Foster

“San Francisco Bay’s Rosie the Riveter WWII Memorial” – by Lee Foster
Lee Foster published a “Rosie the Riveter” article on Answers.com as part of his San Francisco Travel Expert role. See the article at http://ustravel.answers.com/san-francisco/san-francisco-bays-rosie-the-riveter-wwii-memorial  

“Greater East Bay: East Brother Light Station” – by Carole Terwilliger Meyers

“Greater East Bay: East Brother Light Station” – by Carole Terwilliger Meyers
Carole Terwilliger Meyers updated her Weekend Adventures in San Francisco & Northern California guidebook’s 9th edition, online, with fresh information generated at our March BATW meeting. Read it here: http://weekendadventuresupdate.blogspot.com/2014/03/greater-east-bay-richmond-east-brother.html Carole...

“Independent Publishing, Spring Training, Cannoli and More” – by Maria Lenhart

“Independent Publishing, Spring Training, Cannoli and More” – by Maria Lenhart
Downtown Phoenix Skyline, photo ©Visit Phoenix “Independent Publishing, Spring Training, Cannoli and More” By Maria Lenhart BATW members were treated to a triple-header of fun, food and plenty of insightful information at Bucca di Beppo restaurant in downtown San Francisco during the organization’s...

Alcatraz with Hornblower Redux

Alcatraz with Hornblower Redux
Jim Gebbie with former Alcatraz inmate William Baker ©Carole Terwilliger Meyers January’s BATW meeting took us out on San Francisco Bay with Hornblower Cruises, aboard their new hybrid ferry boat, and then to Alcatraz Island, home of the infamous prison. Many members explored “the Rock”...

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