Business Matters: Using a podcast to develop a trusted brand voice

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Photo Courtesy Shawn Flynn
Shawn Flynn hosts “The Silicon Valley Podcast."

The regular weekly listenership for podcasts in 2020 is projected to reach more than 68 million people, with an additional 20 million people to be added in the next three years. The popularity of podcasts has made them an emerging niche prime for distribution of quality content that young and educated listeners tune into.

On the Market: How to make your house more attractive to buyers

You may have read articles that tell you what to do to get your house ready to sell to maximize the price. But does it really matter? Aren’t houses in the area selling really quickly no matter what you do to make them look better? The short answer is “yes,” it really does matter.

Los Altos Tasting Room offers subscription wholesale service

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Photo Courtesy Vince Robledo
Vince Robledo, director of sales at Byington Vineyard & Winery, showcases the stock of wine at the Los Altos Tasting Room on Main Street.

When asked why wine sales have been surging during the coronavirus pandemic, Vince Robledo, director of sales at Byington Vineyard & Winery, chuckled.

Transactions for the week of July 15

Los Altos

10481 Creston Drive, S. & W. Kelly to H. & Y. Choil for $2,325,000

650 Distel Drive, Sheth Family Trust to Wan Family Trust for $3,200,000

1728 Joel Way, M. Gomez to J. & E. Cho for $2,300,000

728 Panchita Way, 728 Panchita LLC to Lozinski Trust for $5,000,000

931 Regent Drive, Pallakoff Family Trust to A. & S. Lubovsky-Hormik for $2,931,000

72 View Street, McDonald Trust to Grebene Trust for $7,200,000

Amid pandemic, local yoga teacher shifts to Zoom-based workout classes

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Courtesy of Doris Yoga
Yoga instructor Doris of the Los Altos-based Doris Yoga has switched to online classes via Zoom to keep clients engaged during the pandemic.

Since the shelter-in-place orders took effect in March, some local residents have pursued online opportunities to fulfill their fitness fix.

Local salon donates a day’s revenue to Innocence Project

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Courtesy of Tiffany Lehman
Tiffany Lehman, owner of Bliss Beauty Center in Los Altos, donated 100% of her salon and day spa’s July 7 revenue to the Innocence Project.

In honor of Blackout Day, Bliss Beauty Center in Los Altos donated 100% of its July 7 revenue to the Innocence Project, according to owner Tiffany Lehman.

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