San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

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San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:34 pm

Hello,

Are there folks interested in starting a meeting in the San Francisco Mid Peninsula Area?

San Mateo, Belmont, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Millbrae are all nearby.

Testing the interest, then we could start a monthly meeting at a coffee shop first.
Caltrain stations are nearby..

Thanks!

Email me to get on the mailing list for our meetings

sfcabogleheads@gmail.com
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Re: San Mateo Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by quantumFlamethrower » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:01 am

I’m in Palo Alto/Mountain View area so it would be nice to have a group closer than San Jose (I haven’t been to those meetings but would definitely check out one closer to me)

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Re: San Mateo Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by JamesSFO » Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:00 am

Ditto, Redwood City here and same issue with San Jose chapter.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by karlrasche » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:22 pm

I’d be interested if folks were meeting near a caltrain station between say, Belmont and Palo Alto.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Noobvestor » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:24 pm

East Bay here - if it's walking distance of BART, then maybe.
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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by cadk » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:32 am

I'm interested. I'm in Mountain View. Be great if it was near Caltrain stations.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by bobevans » Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:03 am

I just joined - I would attend - Caltrain station good idea. Opinion: More chapters the better. I would imagine having more chapters with some members attending more one regularly would improve the creation and dissemination of information. More ideas to talk about.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by SheReadsHere719 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:43 am

I'm interested and would also vote for something close to BART/CalTrain. Sounds like Millbrae may be the way to go?

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:28 pm

Millbrae it is!

Closest spot to the Bart/Caltrain State is this drink place:
https://www.yelp.com/map/bambu-millbrae-2

First meeting Thursday May 3, 6pm.

I can give a quick talk about my experience with brokered CDs, then we can have an open discussion.

Replay or send me a Message if you will attend.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Balance » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:33 pm

I'm in the Dublin/Pleasanton Area, we just moved from Redwood Shores. Most of my network is still on the Peninsula and I would be happy to do a meetup.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:41 pm

Friendly reminder that our meeting is this Thursday May 3, 6pm in Millbrae

At this coffee place in Millbrae near the Bart/Caltrain station.
https://www.yelp.com/map/bambu-millbrae-2

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Satin » Mon May 28, 2018 6:59 pm

Found this thread too late for the May 3 meeting, but would love to join the next one. Any thoughts when the next meeting might be?

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by kt2062 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:54 am

Hello,
I just joined and live in San Bruno. Please tell me when your next meeting in Millbrae will be?
Thanks,
Kathy

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by tch_usa » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:36 pm

New year; any new interest in getting this going?

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by badger42 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:44 pm

Also potentially interested, and please keep it in Milbrae - tons of options to get home via BART / Caltrain

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by JamesSFO » Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:14 pm

Do we have enough to meet in Millbrae and see if we can get a chapter off the ground?

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by HEDGEFUNDIE » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:52 am

I live in San Mateo so I’m interested.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Raybo » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:52 am

I live in SF and would attend.
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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:51 pm

Appreciate all the interest. Last meeting, no one from bogleheads showed up, crossing my fingers this time!

Thursday, January 17 7pm
https://www.yelp.com/biz/paris-baguette-millbrae-5

More tables than our last spot!
Couple blocks away from Caltrain/Bart. Lots of free parking.

Private message me if you are coming, so I save a table big enough.

An alternative place several attendees suggested is the Burlingame library. They have several private rooms we could reserve. It is a couple blocks from Cal-train.
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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by JamesSFO » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:03 pm

Nice, I have a work event that night but will keep my eye open for other attempts.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by gremlins718 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:08 pm

I am interested, what is the topic?

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:10 am

I can discuss CDs and buying them at brokerages.

With such a small group it is best everyone come with questions that others with more experience, can discuss.
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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by otter5 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:04 pm

I live in Mountain View and I will plan to attend.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Raybo » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:16 pm

Is anyone coming from SF and would like to carpool?
No matter how long the hill, if you keep pedaling you'll eventually get up to the top.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by AHumanInterest » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:18 am

Raybo wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:16 pm
Is anyone coming from SF and would like to carpool?
I'd like to.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by badger42 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:28 am

I may have a work event, but if not I will drop by.

For anybody coming from SF - Caltrain or BART (depending where in the city) is likely to be much less painful than driving.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Mnewdawn527 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:29 am

I'm interested, hopefully will get off of work on time

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Mel Lindauer » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:08 am

Looks like there's enough interest in getting a Local Chapter organized. If someone agrees to be the coordinator, let me know via PM and we'll make it official and add your group to the Local Chapter map so others can contact you.
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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by nance » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:48 pm

Friendly reminder. We are still on!

Thursday, January 17 7pm, 2019
https://www.yelp.com/biz/paris-baguette-millbrae-5

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Orext » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:13 pm

nance wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:48 pm
Friendly reminder. We are still on!

Thursday, January 17 7pm, 2019
https://www.yelp.com/biz/paris-baguette-millbrae-5
Thanks for organizing the meeting! It was great to see people interested, and looking forward to the next meeting.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by Raybo » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:35 pm

About 10 of us met. We decided to keep meeting in Millbrae on the third Thursday of each month. But, probably in another location next time.

We had a brief talk about buying CDs from banks and in the secondary market. Questions were asked and other topics discussed.

Everyone decided to do it again.
No matter how long the hill, if you keep pedaling you'll eventually get up to the top.

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Re: San Francisco Mid Peninsula, California Chapter Interest?

Post by JamesSFO » Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:08 pm

Raybo wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:35 pm
About 10 of us met. We decided to keep meeting in Millbrae on the third Thursday of each month. But, probably in another location next time.

We had a brief talk about buying CDs from banks and in the secondary market. Questions were asked and other topics discussed.

Everyone decided to do it again.
Nice, I'll keep my eye on my schedule and try to free up a Thursday evening.

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