Concord v Walnut Creek: Two cities worlds apart

Those who follow the local residential real estate market are all to familiar with the description of homes for sale which reads, “Concord gem on large lot located on Walnut Creek border in prestigious Northgate School District.” These magical words are code used by brokers to entice buyers to purchase property for the highest value for the sellers they are representing. How could it be so different on one side of that border or the other? Continue reading “Concord v Walnut Creek: Two cities worlds apart”

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Dick Morris: we are who we vote for

In a post-election display of throwing one’s hands in the air, Republican pollster and former Clinton campaign advisor Dick Morris, lamented the fact that the 2012 election campaign meant nothing. The hundreds of millions of dollars spent, by both sides, on the 2012 presidential vote were for nought. All of the voter targeting, misleading ads, stump speeches, swing state strategies, focus groups, debate prep, GOTV, and punditry used by campaigns to sway voters didn’t mean a thing. In the end people voted for their demographic, complains Morris. Continue reading “Dick Morris: we are who we vote for”

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