We know what matters to you, our clients. In addition to our trusted service providers and a handy list of all the utility companies, we thought you’d like some great resources for busy families on the go.
We’ll dive in with a few hot topics, and add more useful listings regularly. Check back for updates as we cover moving, food delivery, storage, pet care, recreation and more.
Education is so important; you want to be able to check school rankings with the click of a button.
GreatSchools.org is the nation's leading guide to pre-K-12 schools, with profiles of 200,000 public, public charter, and private schools reviewed by parents, teachers, and students. Great resource!
Wondering about local activities in the Bay Area?
Chatterblock lists the best kid-friendly events and businesses, as well as camps and classes for your little ones. Sign up for weekly e-news, or download the app.
Hoping to get discounts on local attractions?
Check out the fantastic deals you can find for great entertainment on Goldstar. Discounts on movie tickets, live jazz, boat rides, sports events and musicals await.
Need help getting from one place to another, or getting someone you love somewhere safely…
Lyft: download the app! It’s fast and easy to have a Lyft driver get you from place to place. With the latest iOS, you can ask Siri to call Lyft for you.
Uber: Lyft’s competition for fast and affordable rides
Real time carpooling is easy with the car.ma app. It allows commuters to search for other users going in their direction, and create a real-time carpool. Riders and drivers share the cost through automated micropayments based on the distance traveled. Car.ma carpooling is easy and you can download the app here.
Unsure about using Uber or Lyft?
Flywheel lets you hail a taxi with a licensed professional. Bonus: There’s no surge pricing.
IBart is the app that tells you everything you need to know about BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit); you’ll be able to easily plan your trip, check schedules, etc.
Getting the kids from place to place?
Here’s some peace of mind for busy families:
Ridezum.com bills itself as the leader in ride-sharing and care services for kids. Drivers have full background checks and childcare experience, and the company is getting great reviews. They offer safe rides and chaperoning 7 days a week.
Kango in the Bay Area runs from preschool to high school; each driver is Trustline-certified and has gone through extensive background checks.
You might also check out hopskipdrive, (created by three moms) or gocurb.com, a professional taxi app, but the prices are higher.