Bay Area Drop In, Season Two

Just wrapped up another Season of Bay Area Drop In. If you missed an episode you can check it out here. Stay tuned for Season three to air in May…

Air TimeSaturdays at 6:30pm on KTSF Channel 26 or Cable Channel 8

Air Time
Saturdays at 6:30pm on KTSF Channel 26 or Cable Channel 8

Hosted by Real Estate Broker, Sammy Hastings, Beauty Expert, Kaitlyn Chen, Real Estate Consultant, Angelica Santamaria and Designer, Sandeep Sood Bay Area Drop In is a TV show that explores Bay Area neighborhoods through history, real estate, lifestyle, and design.



Episode 1 – The Mission District, San Francisco

The Mission’s geographical location insulates it from eastward fog and wind, which results in an area that is usually much warmer and sunnier than other parts of the city. The Mission is a hub for local art, food, music, and diverse culture especially Latino culture. Many studios, galleries, performance spaces, and public art projects are located in the Mission. The Mission is home to the cities oldest operating theatre the Roxie and Mission Dolores the oldest building to survive the 1906 Earthquake.

Episode 2 – Burlingame

The city of Burlingame is in San Mateo County and is located on the San Francisco Peninsula. It is known for its beautiful weather, high residential quality of life and is often referred to as the “City of Trees.” There are hundreds of stores, restaurants and activities in the downtown area.


Episode 3- North Beach, San Francisco 

North Beach is best known as San Francisco’s Little Italy, with its assortment of old Italian eateries. It also draws followers of Kerouac and Ginsberg who are enthused by a Beatnik past. Some of the cities liveliest clubs and bars are in the neighborhood as well as City Lights Bookstore and some boutiques with handmade goods. Head up Telegraph Hill for a stunning view of the city at Coit Tower. This neighborhood also bleeds into Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Episode 4- Sausalito

Sausalito is situated near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge. It enjoys beautiful weather and amazing ocean views. It has a reputation as a wealthy and artistic enclave, a picturesque residential community (incorporating large numbers of houseboats), and a tourist destination.


Episode 5- Potrero Hill, San Francisco

Sunny Potrero Hill is relatively isolated by freeways and blocks of industrial landscape giving this neighborhood its own pace somewhat apart from the city. Potrero Hills primary shopping drag is on 18th Street and runs just a few short blocks. Many houses in this neighborhood seem to have little gardens and many of the streets have the names of U.S. states. Anchor Brewing Co. is also located here.

Episode 6 – Pleasanton

Pleasanton is a beautiful city in Alameda County. We’ll bring you the stories behind those Victorian Houses in Pleasanton, plus, take you to one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Bay Area. We’ll also visit the Firehouse Arts Center.


 Episode 6 – The Castro, San Francisco

The Castro district is one of the United States’ first gay neighborhoods, and it is the largest. There are many cafes, restaurants, bars and stores in this area. It’s colorful night life attracts many people and tourists. In addition, we will take you on a tour of a beautiful Victorian house.

  Episode 8 – Half Moon Bay

The beautiful coastal city of Half Moon Bay was the first town established in San Mateo County. We will take you to The James Johnson House to explore the history of Half Moon Bay. In addition, we’ll show you a property with a great view of a spectacular golf course.


Episode 9 – Haight Ashbury, San Francisco

Haight Ashbury is the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets of San Francisco. You will find a variety of restaurants and bars, clothing boutiques, bookstores and record stores. The neighborhood still remains a unique sense of bohemian ambiance. Its historical Victorian houses are one of the most photographed scenes in San Francisco.

Episode 10 – Bernal Heights, San Francisco

Bernal Heights lies south of San Francisco’s Mission District and with warm weather, charming homes, and easy freeway access the neighborhood attracts a diverse group of residents . Known for its vibrant lesbian community, the neighborhood is also popular with urban professionals, artists, progressives, and young families with children. Bernal’s rich history had its origins in 1839  but was undeveloped until 1906 when it survived the 1906 earthquake and fire and became home to quake refugees.


Episode 11 – Fremont

Fremont, a city in Alameda County, is located in the southeast section of the Bay Area. Join us as we visit the famous Mission San Jose school district, and then experience the speed and excitement of kart racing.

Episode 12 – Emeryville

As a small city located in Alameda County, Emeryville provides you with a good quality of life including wonderful retail, residential, hotel and entertainment businesses. Did you know there is a history of Chinese Immigrants in Emeryville?

Episode 13 – Bayview , San Francisco

The Bayview district is a neighborhood in the southeastern corner of San Francisco. The City’s oldest restaurant is in the Bayview district and has been serving seafood in the same location since 1861. A San Francisco supervisor will talk about its residential and commercial development projects which are planned for the next five years.