Current State of Residential (1-4 Units) Real Estate Economics & Management in Alameda County - 
Ralph Watkins III
Ralph Watkins III is the Managing Broker of Watkins Real Estate in Castro Valley and the current President of the Rental Housing Association of Southern Alameda County (RHA).  In his presentation Ralph focused on current economics and management of residential properties in Alameda.  Regarding the economic aspects, he focused on the following topics: (1) Headwind created by a rising interest environment; (2) Potential reasons for foreclosure; and, (3) Housing Inventory,
Regarding the management of residential properties, Ralph focused on the following issues: (1) Local Government/Political Environment; (2) Tenants' Rights; (3) Rental Control(s); and (4) Eviction Moratorium.  Ralph elaborated in detail on each of the points.  Here to see the subtopics and watch his entire presentation here.
Rotary Club of Castro Valley Community Foundation Established
After months of discussion with the Board of Directors, the Board of Directors of the Castro Valley Rotary Club Endowment, and among members in addition to hundreds of hours of hard work by Jim Phillips, the Club voted to adopt the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws for the Castro Valley Rotary Community Foundation.  Members were provided the documents prior to the meeting for their review and questions.  More information on funding the Foundation will be forthcoming, but President Dwight is accepting checks now.
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