Melanie Ross-Real Estate Made Simple

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific - BRE #01474067
Benicia, CA Real Estate and Vallejo, CA Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Realtor, Foreclosure and Short Sale Specialist for Solano, Napa, and Contra Costa County. Assisting seller and buyers in meeting their real estate needs.
Benicia Cupcake Contest winners have been announced.  Benicia Library held its own Food Network version of Cupcake Wars on May 19th.  It was a success!  One of our agents entered her strawberry cupcakes.  Cathy loves to bake and we always benefit from her skills. The winning cupcake was called Ch...
This is one big salad bowl in Salinas!  Last weekend we attended a fund raiser for a local wildlife sanctuary for African Elephants.  EARS held their 11th Annual event on May 14th.  On our way to a private tour of the facility on Sunday, we drove along country roads famous for providing vegetable...
Vallejo Farmers' Market is held every Saturday, rain or shine.  This is not a seasonal market but open all year around.  This is where you can get your weekly stock up of fresh vegetables and fruits.  Vallejo Farmers' Market is located at the Georgia and Main Street and open from 9AM-1PM.  There ...
Ghost Walk Benicia does not have to take place at Halloween.  Tomorrow, Friday May 20th, come meet the ghosts of Benicia's past!  Benicia Main Street sponsors events all year long.  This activity has been popular and held year round. Every tour is limited to 20 people and is conducted by paranorm...
Benicia Wildlife is at again. While I was trying to come out of my morning fog, my husband leaped up, flailed his arms, his voice several octaves higher "a raccoon just walked by on the side of our house". Our Devil Dog, Toby, raced from window to window to door to door frantically looking for wh...
Benicia Short Sale Questions are asked every day, in the store, in the post office, in the health club and everywhere else.  The hot topic is short sales.  Two years ago it was REOS/Foreclosures.  Short Sales in Benicia are more prevalent now than ever.  IF you bought a home in 5-7 years ago you ...
Benica Cupcake Contest is taking place on May 19th.  I often watch the Food Network Cupcake War.  We have our own version coming to Benicia.  Here is a chance for all you bakers to grab some fame!  The Benicia Public Libraryat 150 East L St Benicia, Ca will be hosting this event at 7PM on May 19t...
Vallejo Garden Tour is taking place on Sunday May 15th.  This year's theme is "A Community of Gardens".  This is the 8th annual Vallejo Garden Tour and sponsored by the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.  The tour is from 10am to 3pm. There will be gardens to please most anybody's style! Some w...
Napa-Solano Home and Garden Show starts today May 13th and runs through Sunday May 15th.  This is one of my favorite home and garden shows.  It is located at the Napa Valley Exposition Fairgrounds, corner of Silverado Trail and Third Street in Napa.  Plenty of FREE parking for everyone.  The show...
Today is Bike to Work Day in Solano County, May 12.  With gas prices soaring, today is the perfect day to try an alternate way to travel to work! There are even SolanoEnergizer Stations with refreshments open from 7-9AM.  They are located at Benicia City Park in Benicia.  In Vallejo there is a st...

Melanie Ross

Benicia CA & Vallejo CA Real Estate, 707-319-2828
local_phone(707) 749-6333
smartphone(707) 319-2828
Contact The Author
Melanie's Musings on real estate and life.