November 2023

Bay Breeze

Charles Cates
Landscape Contractors Insurance Services, Inc.

Installation Dinner

Please join us for dinner as we honor and say thank you to this year’s CLCA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Board of Directors and welcome our new board members for 2024.

The Blue Pheasant
22100 Steven Creek Blvd., Cupertino

$45.00 – Attendee
$22.50 – Retired Life member, Student Member
No Charge – New Member (first chapter meeting), Prospective Member, Partner for Success

Register Here

NorCal Landscape & Nursery Show

The NorCal Landscape & Nursery Show is coming to the San Mateo Event Center on February 8th, 2024 from 8am – 4pm.

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Holiday Celebration

Come join your CLCA friends and family for our Holiday Party at the Mountain House Restaurant in Woodside as a start to your holiday festivities. New owners, new chef, same warm and cozy atmosphere as before. Enjoy a pre-luncheon holiday cocktail, then sit down for a delicious lunch in the festive dining room amidst the Redwood trees of Woodside.

COST: $110 per person

Register online or complete the registration form, make checks payable to CLCA SFBA Chapter and return to:

Lesley Peters
185 Del Monte Avenue
Los Altos, Ca. 94022

Any questions, call or email Lesley Peters 650-444-4580 or

Entree Selections include choice of:
Red wine braised short ribs with creamy mashed potatoes and charred carrots
Mount Lassen trout with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetable
Seasonal housemade pasta (vegetarian)

Choice of creme brulee with poached pears or a selection of ice creams and sorbets

Please RSVP with your menu selection by December 1st.

Download a PDF with event details by clicking here

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Partner Spotlight

The Month’s Partner Spotlight is Peninsula Building Materials

Peninsula Building Materials Co.PBM specializes in natural stone, manufactured stone, brick, pavers, natural stone veneer and more.

PBM specializes in natural stone, manufactured stone, brick, pavers, natural stone veneer and more. Stay in tune with industry trends, new building material products and local project highlights. Follow our best practices and tips for successful landscape, hardscape and interior stone project completion. Let us help you find the best products that represents the look, feel and integrity of your design.

Contact your local Peninsula Building Materials representative today:

Nancy Wallace
(877) 282-0522

Getting Started With Outdoor Porcelain Tile

“I want something maintenance free.” We hear this often in the showroom. Customers want material that is user-friendly and easy to care for. While we can certainly steer you toward less sensitive materials, it should be said that there is no perfect maintenance-free magic paving material. But there is a highly durable and quite stunning material readily on the market. Let’s talk about porcelain.

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Diamond Partners

Platinum Partners

Gold Partners

Emerald Partners

Sapphire Partners

Achievement Award A La Carte

Pacific Nurseries
Zanker Landscape

CLCA Member Benefit

CLCA Member Benefit November 2023

2023 Board of Directors

President – Juan Carlos
Vice President – Andrew Tuckman
Treasurer – Beth Valdez
Secretary – Open Position
Associate Liaison – Marin Villalpando

Aux President – Lesley Peters
Aux Vice President – Girvin Peters
Aux Treasurer – Rick Camin
Aux Secretary – Vicky Parrott
Membership – Andrew Tuckman