summer

  • Backyard Maintenance Tips for Summer

    NAPS Summer is here and it’s time for backyard barbecues! Before your guests arrive, check these four backyard maintenance tasks off your to-do list to ensure your yard is looking good. Clean Your Barbecue To prevent food from sticking to your barbecue grills, rub cooking oil on the grates...
  • Make Your Summer Vacation a Breeze with these BBB Tips

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer is here which means you’re probably counting down the days until you’re out of the office on your well-deserved vacation. Not only is it a time for rest and relaxation, but it’s also a chance to enjoy the fruits of your...
  • BBB Tips for Finding the Right Summer Camp

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Parents, have your kids started counting down the days until summer vacation? With only a few months to go, it is important to start researching possible options for what your children will be doing in their time off. While you are busy...
  • How to Stay Hydrated Like a Pro All Summer

    NewsUSA Many of us spend our summer soaking up the sun. Kids are out of school, outdoor sports are plenty, and people are enjoying warm weather activities. However, spending a lot of time outside in the elements puts you at risk for dehydration-related concerns. While most people know that...
  • Beat the Heat With a Working AC Unit

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau My apartment building doesn’t have AC, so in the summer heat I’ve had to keep my fans on full blast whenever I’m home. If, like me, you don’t currently have an air conditioning (AC) unit, you may be thinking about getting one....
  • San Jose Cooling Centers

    • Almaden Community Center  6445 Camden Ave. San Jose, CA 95120  Phone Number: (408) 268-1133 Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm Note: Open as cooling center only when temperatures reach mid 90 degrees or higher  • Bascom Community Center  1000 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, CA 95128  Phone Number:...
  • 5 Steps to Keep Your Car Prepared for Summer Heat

    Family Features Taking proper care of your vehicle is important all year, but summer heat brings a unique set of challenges to your car’s air conditioning system, tires, brakes, battery and more. To ensure your vehicle is prepared to safely handle the summer elements and to help avoid breakdowns,...
  • How to Occupy Your Kids Over Summer

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau It’s officially summer! That means the kids are home from school for a few long months. The first week or so might have been all fun and games, but now they’re starting to get bored, and they think it’s your job to...
  • Tips for Happy Home Improvement

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Summer’s almost here, and the long days can make you feel like you have extra time on your hands. Maybe the rainy winter damaged your home, or you’re noticing aging parts of your abode that you’d like to renovate. Either way, you’re...