Author: Kristin Laporte (Kristin LaPorte)

More than just the Fair!
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More than just the Fair!

I’m not sure why they call it Alameda County FAIR-grounds when there are so many different kinds of cool events that happen here throughout the entire year! While it may be best known as home to the Alameda County Fair, the Fairgrounds also plays host to a continuous stream of exclusive shopping, entertainment & special...

The Surprising Lives of people who work here
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The Surprising Lives of people who work here

Have you ever wondered about what people did before they started working at the fair? I had the honor of interviewing three different people and wanted to know where they came from, what type of work they have done in the past and what keeps them coming back. The first person I interviewed was Mickey...