FREE Concert Today at Yerba Buena Gardens and Recap of Last Night's Cut and Paste Competition

So can I just say again how much I love this city! Last night I attended the San Francisco leg of the 2007 International Cut and Paste competition at Yerba Buena Center in South of Market’s Yerba Buena Gardens. The creativity flowing in that room was a site to behold; and the crowd, who were incredibly polite I might add, ranged from early 20’s to mid 50’s so no – I wasn’t the oldest one in the room – for

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Desperate Sellers do Desperate things and the Agents that help them

Yesterday was our annual mandatory Broker Risk Management Seminar which always manages to scare the pjesus out of me. Thank god Bill Jansen is part comedian because the pickles agents find themselves in are anything but funny. Two of my favorite quotes from today’s session were ‘there are 1 million attorneys in the United States, 1 in 5 are in California’, and ‘first a person is unconsciously incompetent until they become consciously incompetent then you move up to being consciously

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Bubble Blah, Blah, Blah… Bloggers

Yes, that’s me quoted in Carolyn Said’s article in the Chron this morning about Bubble Bloggers, and in particular, Patrick.net. …many real estate agents are less enthusiastic. “I laugh at bubble bloggers,” said Matt Lanning, a Realtor with Zephyr Real Estate in San Francisco, whose sfhomeblog.com takes a considerably more upbeat view of the market. “I don’t claim the world is always going to be stable, but there is no way the San Francisco market will collapse. It’s a lot

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This Friday watch Betrayal on a $3 Million Dollar Screen

I recently had the honor of accompanying my good friend Gail Stark (Happy Birthday Gail!) – to opening night of the 2007-2008 Opera Season. David Gockley, the new general director of the second largest opera company in North America, is widely considered a breath of fresh air for a San Francisco institution that is actively going after a new generation of Opera Goers. For Immediate Release January 11, 2006 “SAN FRANCISCO OPERA GENERAL DIRECTOR DAVID GOCKLEY UNVEILS NEW VISUAL IDENTITY

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TIC Owners – TONIGHT's the Night!

TONIGHT: Plan C SF TIC Homeownership Summit Date: September 20, 2007Time: 6:30 to 8:30pmLocation: St. Marys Cathedral Basement Level – 1111 Gough Street at Geary. Free Parking!! I know, you’re fried – it’s after work, and a meeting is the last thing you feel like going to, that happened to me just last night. But honestly the more people that show up, the more the city knows these issues matter to you. It’s just how politics work – no comment

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