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Cliff’s office, Dwell Realtors, in San Carlos is hosting a holiday food drive for Second Harvest and the Samaritan House and will be collecting non-perishable food items through Friday, Nov. 27. You can drop off food in person Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm at their offices at 1500 Laurel St. Ste. B. We would also be happy to pick up your donations. To schedule a pickup with us, send an email to

Start your holiday shopping this week at the San Carlos/Belmont Mother’s Club Holiday Boutique. It’s happening tonight, Thursday Nov. 19 from 7:00 - 9:00pm at the Twin Pines Community Center in Belmont. The club will also be collecting gently used coats for One Warm Coat.

Another holiday shopping experience is happening at the Holiday Craft Faire on Saturday Nov. 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City. Shop handmade goods by local artisans and makers.

Enjoy some fall sunshine and take a bike ride! This Friday, Nov. 20, Bay Area Bike Share is giving free rides throughout the Bay Area. Sign up here to reserve your bike.