Category Archives: Travel Opportunity

One Day Trip to Yosemite National Park

One Day Trip to Yosemite National Park from Trivalley (Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon)
When: Day June 6, 2017, Departure Time – 6:00 AM
How : By Road, SUV
For whom : Seniors such as parents, family who don’t want to drive
Call or text at 925-400-7075

oppurtunity for highschool students to serve the community

Hello Neighbours, This is a very good oppurtunity for High school students. It is a wonderful oppurtunity to serve the community and learn many things . Pls respond ASAP as spots will be filled up soon.

Subject : Want to build a home during Summer – June or Aug dates
All – With the overwhelming response from the community, Bay Area residents have built 8 homes from Dec 2011 until Dec 2012 for Tijuana, Mexico residents..
There will be an informational session at San Ramon. Time and place will be sent to you , once you send an RSVP to

Ajjit Narayanan and Vikram Ganesh (

Want to build a complete house for the needy family in Mexico? Want to do it in just 4 days and earn 50 hours of community service? Many students from Dougherty Valley, Mission San Jose High, James Logan, American High, Foot Hill and Lynbrook high schools have already taken part in this opportunity

Here are some links to YouTube videos (5 min each) of past trips :
2011 Winter video:
2012 Spring video:
2012 Summer Slideshow:

Here are some write-ups about the trip :
2012 Summer write-up :
2011 Winter write-up:

Pleasanton’s Downtown Yoga takes you on a retreat to India

Local Pleasanton based ‘Downtown Yoga’ is organizing a “Return to India” – a 14-night/14-day retreat in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. If you wanted to visit India with a Yoga twist, this could be your chance! Dates are February 11-25, 2012.

Danae Robinett and Jim Coughlin will host and guide the group. The group will be staying at the Kondai Lip Backwater Heritage Retreat Center. This event is limited to 24 guests. Pricing is Single $3,490 per person, Double $3,190 per person, Triple $2,990 per person. All guests will be responsible for their round-trip airfare to and from Bangalore.
The pricing includes 14-nights accommodation fees, all yoga practice fees, all travel to and from the Kochin Airport to the Kondai Lip Retreat Center in Kerala, all internal travel to and from sacred sites and tour events, all meals, all event coordination.

Downtown Yoga is located on Main Street in Pleasanton, California. Number is 925-819-9983.
They align most closely with the Iyengar Yoga Tradition and integrate several fundamental directions from the Yoga Sutra of Patanajali in their philosophy & teaching.
The next Spring Renewal Retreat will be from April 28 – May 5, 2012 that takes you to Haramara Retreat Center in Sayulita, Mexico.