4 Things Your Child Really Needs to Go Back to School

Saving money on back to school

One of the best reasons to live at our lovely The Cedars apartment community is that there are plenty of stores right nearby. This, of course, includes all the places where you can purchase important items for your child if you are a parent of a kid who is soon to go back to school. There are certain things your child really needs, and back to school tips … [Read more...]

Go See a Movie This Weekend at Century Theatre in Hayward

Century Theatres

Whether you're going out for a date night or out for a night with friends or family, watching a movie is a relaxing way to enjoy your time together.  Luckily for you, our Castro Valley apartments are located near the Cinemark Theatres.  If you're planning on catching some movies at Century Theatre this weekend, here are some of the features the theater has … [Read more...]

Top 3 Scenic Drives in Northern California

Best Scenic Drives in Northern California

There's an old saying that goes, "It's not about the destination, it's about the journey." No where is that more true than in your car ride from our Cedar apartments to, well, just about anywhere. Whether your driving home from work or just on your way to town, here are the top 3 scenic drives in Northern California to truly enjoy your journey. Avenue … [Read more...]

5 Changes in Your Apartment That Will Improve Your Life

Tips for improving apartment living

It can be easy and inexpensive to make changes to your apartment that you will love. Make note of the following apartment decorating ideas to help make your The Cedars Apartments a place that is comfortable and where you want to spend time. Add a plant to your space. This will bring both color and life to your apartment. Decorate your space with … [Read more...]

Looking for Chinese Food in Hayward? Check Out Eastern Winds

Chinese Food

Living at our apartments means that you can enjoy the best food that Hayward has to offer, and we also offer a state of the art fitness center to burn off all those extra calories. There are also plenty of activities to keep you occupied over the weekend, and if you feel like eating out on the weekend there are plenty of places to go. Whether you want … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why Your Bedroom is Keeping You Up at Night

Trouble Sleeping

Not being able to fall asleep so that you can get enough rest to feel your best the next day is one of the most frustrating feelings there is for many Americans. Unfortunately, not falling asleep easily is a common problem. While there may be a medical condition causing your insomnia, your apartment and the things in your bedroom may be to blame as well. Use … [Read more...]

3 Budget Decorating Tips for Your Living Room

Budget Decorating for Living Room

Have you been wanting to freshen up the living room in your Castro Valley apartment but are low on funds? You can use your creativity instead of cash to give your living room a beautiful, new look. Here are three budget-friendly apartment decorating tips for adding a wow factor to your living room: Freshen up your living room with redecorated pieces. … [Read more...]

Our Apartments are Internet and Cable Ready

Cable Ready Apartment

These days everyone expects to be connected to the internet for email and social media such as Twitter and Facebook, 24/7/365. So there is nothing more frustrating when moving into a new apartment to have no internet or cable for days while you wait for either the unit to be wired or for a technician to show up and work his magic. At The Cedars all … [Read more...]

Be Sure to Check Out Oakland Art & Soul on August 2-3

Oakland Art and Soul Festival

Are you looking for something to do this summer with your friends or family? Oakland summer festivals are perfect for enjoying the outdoor weather, mingling with others and making great memories. Oakland Art & Soul Festival will take place on Saturday, August 2nd and Sunday, August 3rd. Hours will be 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day. This … [Read more...]

5 Drink Ideas to Try This Summer

White Peach Sangria

When the summers get hot in Castro Valley, all you can think about is getting that perfect drink.  Here are five summer drink ideas to enjoy on your balcony at your Castro Valley apartment, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. Sparkling white peach sangria: Muddle sliced peaches and brandy in the pitcher for a few minutes then add moscato and … [Read more...]