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Beaches, Wine & 1950s Glamour

LA is the city we know and love, and one of the best things about it is its proximity to great destinations that make you feel like you’re a world away. Here are a few of our favorite places to escape for a long weekend.

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Top Tips to Start the School Year Positively After the fun of summer, the school bell strikes again to signal the start of a new school year. It is an exciting time for children and parents alike - new teachers, classmates, classrooms, activ...

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Local Free Happenings in Monteith Park & Leimert Park

There is always so much going on in our local communities. We’ve picked a few free events from a family festival to a renowned book fair that we think are worth checking out in the next few weeks. Enjoy!

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The LA Clippers Unveil Plans for New Home in Inglewood

Inglewood is quickly becoming the sports hub of Los Angeles with the Clippers unveiling plans for their new proposed arena in the city. In addition to the 18,500 seater venue, the plans for the Inglewood Basketball & Entertainment Center also include a training facility, office space, 150-room hotel as well as a plaza featuring a large LED screen for public screenings, concert stage and public basketball courts.

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LA’s Architectural Gems – Frank Lloyd Wright

In celebration of the announcement of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House in East Hollywood becoming a UNESCO World Heritage site, LA’s first, we explore the city’s architectural gems in a series of blogs, starting with a few of the architect’s works in our own backyard.

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Quick & Simple Pre-Vacation Dishes to Empty Your Kitchen Before You Go

Returning home from time away to an unrecognizable furry object in the fridge and a stale aroma in your kitchen can put a dampener to the end of vacation. This fate can be avoided by using the food in your fridge before you go. It’s easier said than done, you say but with these easy recipes it will be a breeze.

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Keeping Your Home Secure While You’re Away

We all love going on vacation – a chance to unwind, see new sights and spend quality time with loved ones. The last thing you want to worry about is your home so to make sure your time away is completely stress free, we have put together a few steps you can take before you go. Safe travels!

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Easy Summer Dishes

We love summer cooking, and by association, summer dining. Whether it’s super-fresh, seasonal ingredients prepared simply or cooking al fresco, food just tastes better this time of year, doesn’t it? We’ve chosen a few recipes for you to try over the next few months. Enjoy!

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Summer Inspired Drinks

With June Gloom hopefully on its way out, it’s time to break out the deck chairs, patio umbrellas and grab a refreshing drink. These summer beverages can be made in bulk with easily sourced ingredients, making them perfect for entertaining so you can maximize your time with friends and family in the sun. We’ve picked spirits from around the world – from England to the southern tip of the Caribbean so there’s really something for everyone. Here’s to a great summer!

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Who Let the Dogs Out?

As dog owners, we look forward to long summer days with our favorite furry friends. Afternoons at the park, trips to the beach and hikes in the canyons. With so many options to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down to our hot spots.

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Erica Lockhart – DRE 01763313
Lorin Ruttenberg – DRE 01309588
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