Best Performing Cities

January 22, 2013

Cities on the Peninsula and in Silicon Valley have made the list of Best-Performing Cities nationwide by the Milken Institute.

The United States’ best-performing metro area is San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley. Other cities with strong exposure to technological innovation scored high in the new ranking: Austin, Texas (No. 2, up from fourth place); Raleigh, N.C. (No. 3, up from No. 14); the Washington, D.C., metro (No. 5 from No. 17); and Cambridge, Mass. (No. 8 from No. 12).

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City were ranked 36 on the list in 2012, compared to their 52 spot in 2011.

“People expect tech to be one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy, and it was,” Ross DeVol, chief research officer of the Milken Institute and one of the report’s authors, said in a statement.

“A perhaps less expected highlight of this year’s rankings is how the national resurgence in manufacturing is reflected in the greatly improved fortune of local economies, especially in the upper Midwest,” he said.

Among this year’s biggest gainers in large metros is Holland-Grand Haven, Mich., leaping 108 places to No. 40. Other Midwestern hotspots include Minneapolis-St. Paul; Gary, Ind.; Warren, Mich.; and Indianapolis. Each city moved up at least 70 spots in this year’s index.

The Best-Performing Cities index includes measures of job, wage, and technology performance to rank the nation’s 200 large metropolitan areas and 179 smaller metros.

Unlike other “best places” rankings, it does not use quality-of-life metrics, such as commute times or housing costs. In the Institute’s index, employment growth is weighted most heavily due to its critical importance to community vitality. Wage and salary growth measures the quality of jobs created and sustained.

Article compliments from Patch.

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Grand Opening of In-N-Out Burger Today

June 16, 2011

In-N-Out Burger sign in Norwalk, California.

Image via Wikipedia

Hi everyone, the grand opening of In-N-Out Burger is today. They open at 10:30 for those that can’t wait for a mid-morning burger delight.

The burger chain, which has been welcomed some with delight, while protested and disliked by others in San Carlos has opened.

The restaurant is located on the corner of Holly St. and Industrial. I wonder if it will cause a traffic jam.

Enjoy your burger or shake.

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Music Man at Central Middle School

January 16, 2011


The Music Man Junior

presented by SCCT
in coordination with

Central Middle School
Charter Learning Center
Tierra Linda Middle School

January 19-23

Wednesday – Saturday at 7 PM
Saturday and Sunday matinee at 1 PM

Central Middle School, Mustang Hall
828 Chestnut Street, San Carlos

For tickets click on: TICKETS

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Elks Casino Night

November 12, 2010

Come with your family to the Redwood City Elks Club in Redwood City.  Bring your friends and come up to the Lodge for a night on the casino floor. There will be a Texas Hold’em tournament along with craps, roulett, and black jack. Great prizes!!! Food is included. Tickets on sale at the lodge bar. The date is Novemeber 13th from 5-11pm.
$50 Poker Tournament (includes casino floor)
$25 Casino Floor Games
$10 Babysitting (per child, must be potty trained)

All proceeds will benefit the pool. New chairs, tables, pools and toys for next summer

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