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Wine Country wildfires: Join us to help

As the flames rage on, people in Southern California are looking for ways to help some 90,000 of our neighbors to the north who have lost their homes in what’s now being called the deadliest wildfire in state history.At John Aaroe Group, we are rallying behind our Pacific Union International...

Posted 9 months ago
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Can you really dodge Dodger traffic?

A recent informal test of three alternatives (including just driving) turned up some surprising answers. In short, it’s less about time saved than how you’d rather roll ... and how much you like enjoying the Chavez Ravine scenery.

Posted 9 months ago
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LA’s hairiest Halloween howl

It’s Boo at the Zoo, what else? Get your frightwear on and join the critters for a zoo full of  spine-tingling adventures and spooktacular entertainment. The haunt happens every day in October, and there’s pumpkin carving on weekends. 

Posted 9 months ago
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New farmers market in the Valley

Going too far for farm-fresh produce? Circle first Fridays on your calendar –Westfield Topanga now has a Night Market! Besides farm-fresh produce, eggs, and fresh flowers, there’s live music, fun for kids, even a free small dog valet (pre-registration).

Posted 10 months ago
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LA’s Wunderbar-est Oktoberfests

You can hoist a stein anywhere – but only a few places deliver that true Biergarten experience. Here are ten places worth putting on your lederhosen for. Warning: one of them swaps out the pretzels for dumplings. Hey, we are in LA...

Posted 10 months ago
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Pacific standard time: LA/LA

Right now, all of Southern California is one big fiesta of art exhibitions, musical performances and film screenings celebrating our links to Latin America. Many events in Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA are free, but you’re going to need this map.

Posted 10 months ago
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Got a longing for autumn leaves?

Forget the long drives and flights, you can get your foliage fix right here in the Southland— and we’ve got the map to prove it.

Posted 10 months ago
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Announcing our Foundation’s latest gifts

In the past month, the John Aaroe Group Community Foundation awarded grants to fourteen remarkable organizations and events devoted to rescuing and placing endangered dogs, ending grueling diseases, nourishing those battling critical illness, helping children and seniors thrive, and so much more....

Posted 10 months ago
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Angels flight: Back on track

After four years and a $5 million rehab, DTLA’s landmark 1901 funicular railway has reopened! It may be short (596 feet round trip), but it’s a quaint and panoramic way to glide from Pershing Square Metro station to MOCA.

Posted 10 months ago