Today we are exploring another great city: Hillsborough, California. Part of the Peninsula, this city was established in 1910 and is now home to about ten thousand residents in just six square miles. Hillsborough’s history is a pretty fascinating story. All in the Family Agnes Poett Howard m...

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How long has it been since you went back to high school? Junior high? Recently, I was asked to speak at two different schools. The occasion was career day, and it was so much fun to share my journey with these fantastic students. Back to School Jefferson High School in Daly City and Parkway Hei...

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In our continuing quest to highlight all the cities that we work in, today’s little tour takes us to Burlingame, CA. The facts: Burlingame only takes up about six square miles and the population hovers just under 30,000. It’s bordered by Millbrae and Hillsborough, California. But, what’s really fa...

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Most people assume that Benjamin Franklin is credited with coming up with the idea of daylight savings time. But, it was actually a 19th Century entomologist by the name of George Vernon. Vernon had a day job at the local post office in New Zealand. He even wrote up a proposal for his big idea in...

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