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“Rosie the Riveter and Wendy the Welder” – by Diane LeBow, photos by John Montgomery

“Rosie the Riveter and Wendy the Welder” – by Diane LeBow, photos by John Montgomery
The August Image Magazine includes a feature article by Diane LeBow with photos by John Montgomery: “Rosie the Riveter and Wendy the Welder: Richmond, California.”    

“The Richmond Waterfront: An Undiscovered Bay Area Gem” – by Carol Canter

“The Richmond Waterfront: An Undiscovered Bay Area Gem” – by Carol Canter
Carol Canter’s recent column on Examiner.com took a new look at the Richmond waterfront, from the Oakland Symphony’s July 4th celebration to the Rosie the Riveter WWII historic park. Read all about it here.

“Wining, Dining (and Writing) in the Livermore Valley” – by Judy Jacobs

“Wining, Dining (and Writing) in the Livermore Valley” – by Judy Jacobs
“Wining, Dining (and Writing) in the Livermore Valley” by Judy Jacobs BATW members got a taste of another type of writing at the June meeting, held at the brand-new Bella Rosa Event Center on the grounds of Garre Winery in the heart of the Livermore Valley. A panel of two wine journalists...

“Exploring San Francisco on a Budget” – by Tom Wilmer

“Exploring San Francisco on a Budget” – by Tom Wilmer
“Exploring San Francisco on a Budget” – podcast by Tom Wilmer Discover activities and dining recommendations in and around the Union Square area of San Francisco with Jason Beckham, director of sales and marketing at the Parc55 Wyndham hotel. Beckham provides a local’s perspective...

“San Francisco’s Parc55 Hotel: Views, Views, Views” – by Lee Daley

“San Francisco’s Parc55 Hotel: Views, Views, Views” – by Lee Daley
As Lee Daley says in her Examiner.com column: “If the photographer Alfred Steiglitz were alive today, he would be in his element with a view room at San Francisco’s Parc55 Wyndham Hotel.” Read all about it here.

“Linking Up with LinkedIn” – by Maria Lenhart

“Linking Up with LinkedIn” – by Maria Lenhart
Morro Bay, courtesy Morro Bay Tourism Bureau “Linking Up with LinkedIn” by Maria Lenhart BATW’s May 17 meeting at the Parc 55 Wyndham hotel in downtown San Francisco dished up expert advice on using LinkedIn as well as treating members to a lunch and raffle drawing sponsored by the hotel...

“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.

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