We trace our history to a 1900 meeting of car buffs at
San Francisco’s famed Cliff House. Recognizing the need for better
roads, signage and auto-friendly laws, these car owners formed the
Automobile Club of California (ACC) to deal with barriers that hindered
acceptance of the automobile. In 1907, ACC merged into the newly
incorporated California State Automobile Association (CSAA), which
formally affiliated with the American Automobile Association (AAA).
Today, as AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah, we continue to
provide services to millions of Members. And we’re proud to be a
leading advocate for safe and responsible transportation and a provider
of traffic safety education to diverse and underserved communities.

The New Century
In an effort to provide more convenience to Members, we
continued to expand our online presence as we began the new
millennium. In 2000, through a joint effort with the California
Department of Motor Vehicles, we offered Members with AAA
Auto Insurance the convenience of renewing their automobile
registration via the Internet. That year also saw the launch of an
online version of
magazine. And in 2001, we completed a 12-
year effort to digitize our entire library of maps.
Committed as always to developing new ways to help keep our
Members on the road, we launched AAA Battery Service,
providing roadside battery diagnostics and new battery installation
right on the spot.
As a leading advocate for road safety, we responded to the
increasing instances of “road rage” with a survey to help us
identify the region’s “Rudest Roads” and offered instructions on
how to deal with aggressive drivers.
The public’s embrace of environmental concerns grew more
intense as the 2000s continued. In response, we established the
AAA Greenlight
Initiative to help Members make sense of new
alternative fuels and green transportation options.
As the century progresses we continue to look for new ways to
bring value to our Members. And based on our history, we will
never lack for innovation.
2650 5th Street, Suite H
Alameda, California 94501
Mary Howe
Barbera Pangelinan Insurance Agency

Our Company at a Glance

Here at Barbera-Pangelinan Insurance, we have been servicing the entire Bay Area for over 55 years with the most comprehensive line of products in the region.

We represent a number of excellent companies throughout California and the nation.  As an independent agency, the management and staff are dedicated to providing the finest combination of price, coverage, and high quality service available in the marketplace today.  We work to find the perfect solution for you.
Our agents are the best in providing highly personalized attention to your needs.  All of our professionals are highly trained, licensed, and have in-depth knowledge about county and state regulation.  With us, you’ll get reliable and dependable service, along with coverage that offers maximum security, convenience, and cost savings.  Call us for a quote today!
1829 Versallies Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
Beverly Pangelinan
Hartman Insurance

Since 1985, Harry Hartman Insurance Services has provided superior, customized service to insurance clients. We pride ourselves in responding quickly to our customers and staying current in the insurance field by regularly attending educational seminars and professional conferences.

Harry Hartman is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of the National Association of Life Underwriters and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Harry is working to complete the rigorous requirements to become a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), the highest designation for a life insurance professional.

In addition to quality service and products, Harry believes the mark of a responsible business owner is dedication to community service. For over 20 years, he has served the Alameda County Red Cross as a volunteer, board member and past-chairman. His work with the City of Alameda’s Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Committee helps business owners, non-profits, families and church congregations stand ready for catastrophic events such as earthquakes or other disasters.

Harry is also active in community and business groups including Alameda Rotary, Alameda Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Alameda Business Association and Business Network International (BNI).
1516 Oak Street, Suite 208
Alameda, CA 94501
Harry Hartman
John Baskett Insurance Services

We’re your advocate, guide and personal shopper all rolled up in one.

Health insurance can be one of the most confusing and overwhelming issues you’ll ever have to deal with, but it doesn’t have to be. Health insurance brokers exist to walk the path with you, answering all your questions, handling research and paperwork and speaking the language of insurance to carriers — all so you don’t have to. And best of all, these services are completely free with no strings attached.

You don’t have to go it alone. John Baskett Insurance Services will protect your interests and even the playing field with insurance companies.

Here’s how it works.
Did You Know… ?

Our services are TOTALLY FREE and our rates are identical to those anywhere else. (The state sets the prices.)
With our reputation and experience, we can cut through insurance red tape the way VIPs cut lines at exclusive clubs.
We research insurance claims and plans for you, taking that weight off your shoulders.
We’re completely independent and offer only unbiased opinions on the best, most affordable plans for your situation.
2601-C Blanding Avenue, Suite 222
Alameda, CA 94501
John Baskett
Kelly E. Lux, Agent State Farm Insurance

Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

My background and achievements

Focusing on relocations to San Francisco Bay Area
National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors
Alameda Chamber of Commerce Member
Focusing on Homeowner’s Associations
10 Friendly Team Members
Second Generation State Farm Agent
State Farm Agent since 1992
Golden Triangle/ Legion of Honor Qualifier
Ambassador for Life Qualifier
California State University, Hayward/BS Business

Being There. The Legacy of State Farm
To understand State Farm’s success is to know the story of this insurance leaders’ simple beginning, the passion of its employees, and its decade’s long mission to be there Like a good neighbor.

Recovering from the Unexpected.
From losing everything, to life’s smaller disappointments, State Farm means people who care, with unparalleled experience in getting back on your feet.

Realize Your Dreams
State Farm supports the neighborhoods it serves and where our associates call home. We are helping to building safer, stronger, and better educated communities.

Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm is There.
At State Farm, we are people who make it our business to be like a good neighbor.

Meet the team
Mike Shiplet – Customer Service Representative – Lic# 0I10014
Marcia McGallian – Business Insurance Representative – Lic# 0G80760
Melodie Boone – Office Manager – Lic# 0765286
Kyle Borton – Lic# 0I47836
Janine Malone – Insurance Account Representative – Lic# 0B75597
564 Park Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Kelly Lux or Merry Banks
Mary E. Bayley, CLU

Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

My background and achievements

Representing State Farm for over 30 years
State Farm Agent since 1992
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
560 Park Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Mary Bayley
Michael McDonough – Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group®. Helping individuals, families, and businesses with their financial goals since 1879.
1070 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 101-B
Alameda, CA 94501
Michael McDonough
Nishi Insurance Agency, Farmers Insurance

In 1928, two men shared a dream of providing a quality insurance product at a reasonable price. In the decades that followed we’ve grown and adapted to meet the changing needs of Americans. But one constant has remained: We have an unwavering commitment to uphold our founding ideals to provide industry-leading products and first-rate services to the customers we’re privileged to serve.
Different Eras, Same Exceptional Service
Farmers not only prides itself on helping you plan wisely for the unexpected, but also on helping restore order when it occurs, so you can keep moving along the road of your life’s plans.

In 1959 a Farmers customer wrote us a letter of surprised gratitude when his car battery was replaced just an hour after it was stolen. A letter from a couple in 2002 wrote that their Farmers agent and Claims Adjuster “were exceptional in their handling of our grief, what we needed to do, and helpful in many other ways.” That same year, when Hurricane Rita struck Beaumont, Texas, Farmers sent 300 agents to assess damages while policy holders were evacuated. Farmers also donated $100,000 for the city’s emergency operations center and two megawatt generators that restored power to Beaumont. Whatever year or decade a disaster occurs, you can count on us to be there for you.

Today, the companies comprising the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies make up one of the country’s largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provide a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.

Farmers is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 19 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 21,000 employees.
1124 Ballena Blvd., Suite 9
Alameda, California 94501
Leah Nishi
Schwalm Insurance

Farmers is dedicated to being the right choice for auto insurance, home (homeowners and renters), life insurance, business insurance, umbrellas, boat and recreational vehicle insurance, and a whole lot more.

As your personal agent, I believe in keeping you informed and aware of Farmers insurance products. It is my mission to help you develop the right plans to meet your insurance needs. Through dedication, knowledge and a tireless work ethic, I will be the agent who my customers want to send their friends and families to. I will strive to protect my clients’ assets.

My goal is to exceed all my customers’ expectations.
550 Park Street, Suite 101
Alameda, CA 94501
Jeffrey Schwalm
SGC Financial and Insurance Services

Looking for Sound Advice and Personalized Solutions from Experienced and Knowledgeable Professionals?

Today, more than ever before, clients are searching for independent advice to assist them in the pursuit of their hopes and dreams in a constantly changing financial market place. While the need has never been stronger, the solutions have never seemed more blurred and unattainable. Clients are often left to wonder whose needs are being served by the “cookie-cutter” approach to which they have been subjected.

To Whom Can You Turn for Comprehensive Coordination of Your Complex Financial Needs?

SGC has provided personalized solutions for individuals and business owners since 1950. As an independently owned and operated firm, our advisors have no requirement to represent proprietary solutions or products. This independence allows us to keep intense focus on assisting our clients achieve their personalized goals and financial aspirations, as opposed to meeting specific product sales quotas.

SGC Financial and Insurance Services is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. We offer a wide range of quality financial products and the advice and expertise of some of the best financial professionals in the industry.

Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, SGC Financial and Insurance Services is firmly committed to providing you with:

Expertise: A team of knowledgeable professionals and support staff work together to maximize the resources required to provide you with the best strategies to help you meeting you financial needs.

Proven strategies and quality products: We use a proven, one-on-one process to analyze your unique situation and offer products of lasting value to provide you with long-term strategies to your needs.

Exceptional service: “Service that excels” is our trademark. We provide consistent, responsive service that’s underscored by the dedication of our staff and our commitment to provide strategies that reflect the best interests of our clients.
2-3 Waters Park Drive, Suite 115
San Mateo, California 94403
Deborah Wright
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