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New tax-reform proposal is only a sneak preview

Executive Summary The Trump administration released its much-anticipated tax-reform proposal on Wednesday, April 26, entitled “2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs.” The administration touts the proposal as the biggest individual and business tax cut in American history....

Posted over 1 year ago
 

12 big LA art events to watch for

In a place like LA, catching the best exhibitions before they’re gone takes a carefully curated cheat sheet. We’ve done all the hard work for you, from Paul Simon at the Skirball and the opening of the Marciano Art Foundation on Wilshire to a major retrospective of works by Cuban master of...

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Paul Simon: Words & Music

This exhibition, which makes its only West Coast stop at the Skirball Cultural Center, explores Simon’s creative process and how his music reflects our social and cultural times. Besides instruments, records, sheet music, handwritten lyrics, photos, costumes, listening stations and performance...

Posted over 1 year ago
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March sunshine lights up LA housing markets

Executive Summary: Los Angeles home sales rebounded in March, with almost 50 percent increase in volume from February, higher than the historical 30 percent increase between the two months. On a year-over-year basis, home sales are up 8 percent in March, with the largest increase in Eastside,...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Vogue knows: Pasadena is the place

Pasadena tourism just got a very classy nod from a Class A style maker. The latest issue of Vogue features an entire article on the Crown City and what makes it so much more than a New Year’s Day destination. If you’re exploring the idea of making Pasadena home, we’d be happy to show you around!

Posted over 1 year ago
 

In Place: Little Holmby

It’s easy to see what makes Little Holmby one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in LA. Tucked next to lavish Holmby Hills, the enclave is a mixture of softly rolling knolls; wide, tree-shaded streets; and beautiful architecture, from historic revival homes by Paul Williams to Modernist gems...

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Historic Studio City villa has double lot and star pedigree

Once the home of Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds, this one-of-a-kind villa on a double lot in the hills of Studio City has been lovingly restored and updated with sensitive attention to its 1929 heritage. 3734 Reklaw Drive is exclusively offered at $2,799,000 by Aaroe Estates Directors Kevin...

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Logging LA’s historic houses

West Adams. Berkeley, Wilshire and Windsor Squares. Fremont and Westmoreland Places. St. James Park. Maybe you’ve toured a few addresses or glimpsed a gorgeous mansion driving by. But now Historic Los Angeles has catalogued these districts’ homes in their own blogspots. Once inside, can you...

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The ultimate LA vibe

Hidden behind a quiet facade lies this vine-covered 1955 Mid-Century era home. Rumored to be a former Jimmy Durante residence, and currently owned by musician and Academy Award winning actor Jared Leto, this private street-to-street compound boasts a 12,485 square foot lot and over 4,000...

Posted over 1 year ago