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...]

3 Things to Help Your On Our Apartment Search

Apartment Search

At our luxury apartments at The Cedars, Castro Valley, CA, we offer more than 20 apartment floor plans to suit every type of budget, especially for singles and students. If you are looking for an apartment to rent, do your homework and ascertain exactly what you need to do now to ease apartment search. Ascertain your real affordability first. Write … [Read more...]

Get Your Grocery Shopping Done at The Nearby Trader’s Joe’s

Trader Joes Pulled Pork

Eating nutritious meals is as much a cornerstone of living well as regular exercise. However, with our hectic, fast-paced lifestyles, eating well is harder than eating whatever is within reach, something that can lead to the formation of bad habits and other, more serious health problems. Fortunately, this is a problem easily solved with convenient access to … [Read more...]

Keep Your Fridge Organized With These 5 Tips


If there is one section of your kitchen that probably needs organizing, it would be the fridge. It is so easy and convenient to just put things in there at random. However, you want to get it clean, so try some apartment living tips. Keep your fridge organized with these 5 tips. When storing eggs, they do best on the middle shelf. That is because … [Read more...]

Celebrate the 4th of July in San Francisco

Forth of July

San Francisco 4th of July is a great excuse to get out and enjoy the celebratory atmosphere around the city. Parties and events take place all over town and you'd be hard pressed to avoid joining in on some kind of activity. But why would you want to sit the holiday out when you can participate in some great holiday fun? Love music, food, and … [Read more...]

3 Things That Will Help You Enjoy the Weekend Better


When looking for ways to enjoy the weekend a few helpful tips can ensure that you'll be making the most out of Hayward CA apartment living. Forget About Chores Household chores take up a large portion of your free time and the weekend is often wasted on trying to catch up with all of them. This weekend, consider putting your chores on hold to do … [Read more...]

Our Community Elevator Makes Moving In Easy

Community Elevator

If you've moved a few times in your life, you're probably all too familiar with having to lug couches, tables, and other heavy and unwieldy pieces of furniture up and down stairs. In fact, the entire thought of having to do this yet again might be putting you off the idea of moving altogether.  But this is a fear you can safely put behind you at our … [Read more...]

Use Our Community Fitness Center to Stay in Great Shape This Summer

Fitness Center

Spring is upon us with Summer waiting in the wings. So a lot of people are thinking its time to hit the gym to get ready for swimsuit season. Well thinking about it and doing it are two different things. Living at The Cedars affords you two ways to get in shape: convenience and teamwork. Convenience in you don’t have to pay for a gym nor drive … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Ice Cream Shops in the East Bay


There's nothing like delicious ice cream on a hot summer day. Castro Valley ice cream shops, close to our apartment community, allow you to get your ice cream fix. You'll enjoy a mixture of great flavors and convenient locations. 1. Loard's - Based in Oakland, this ice cream shop also has 4 additional locations that make it easy to visit while out … [Read more...]