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LGBT Center’s new Hollywood campus breaks ground

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s visionary Anita May Rosenstein campus on North McCadden Place will provide affordable housing for seniors, beds for homeless youths, and facilities to feed them all. The campus and its services will be open to all, not just those identifying as LGBT. It’s slated to...

Posted over 1 year ago
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March job growth slows, but there is a silver lining

Executive Summary Following a strong start to 2017, with an average of 217,000 jobs added in the first two months, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that March job growth slowed to 98,000. The slowdown is largely attributed to milder weather conditions in the first two months of the year,...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

In Place: Leimert Park

In January, Curbed Magazine announced the winner of the 2016 Curbed Cup, its annual reader-voted competition for LA Neighborhood of the Year. Leimert Park not only edged out its fellow finalist, picturesque San Pedro, but also bypassed such LA up-and-comers as Frogtown in DTLA, Highland Park, and...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

10 tips to ace the Rose Bowl Flea Market

Anyone who’s tackled Pasadena’s mammoth monthly yard sale knows you don’t just ramble in. Unless you have a strategy, you’ll wander around for hours, get wiped out and leave empty-handed or dragging off a pile of useless “finds.” Solution? Before you go, learn how the pros tackle the Bowl.

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Northern California Mid-Century masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann

Looking as if it arose fully formed from the soaring redwoods around it, flooded with morning light and soothed by the sound of Cascade Falls, this home could only have been conceived by Daniel Liebermann. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright and a trailblazer in green design and organic...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Live in the House The Weeknd Smashes Up in his 'Starboy' Video — for $6.3 Million

This epic sliver of L.A. real estate is looking for a new starboy (or girl) to call it home.The Caverhill residence, aka the modernist gem that served as the setting for The Weeknd’s “Starboy” video is currently on the market. The architect-designed property, a living piece of art, is listed by...

Posted over 1 year ago
 

Now that’s an immersive experience!

You’ll swear you’re skimming along the ocean floor when you don a VR headset and plunge into theBlu — the Natural History Museum’s virtual reality dive experience. You’ll swim with a blue whale, explore a sunken ship, tour a teeming coral reef … breathing with ease and never getting wet.

Posted over 1 year ago
 

John Aaroe Group and Pacific Union named #8 Brokerage in US

The newly merged firm of Pacific Union and John Aaroe Group has been named the eighth largest residential brokerage in the nation, according to annual lists compiled by noted industry publications REAL Trends and RISMedia. The firm is also the second largest independent real estate brokerage in...

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Homebuyer “shouldas” you should know

If they’d known then what they know now, half of U.S. homebuyers say they’d do some things differently. Learning those lessons can help you make better decisions when you get there. Top of the list? A larger down payment. For more things buyers wish they could do over, read on.In its inaugural...

Posted over 1 year ago