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The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Homes in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’s most expensive homes are naturally concentrated in within the some of the area's most expensive neighborhoods. Among them are Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Holmby Hills, which comprise an area locally referred to as the ...

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Living in Burbank [Insider's Guide]

Living in Burbank [Insider's Guide]

Burbank is a suburb of Los Angleles that sits on the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley, just 13 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as home to numerous motion picture, television, and animation studios. A ...

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California's Most Expensive Cities

California's Most Expensive Cities

California is known as the Golden State for many reasons: its fields of golden poppies growing wild on its hills, the Gold Rush in 1949, and its precious real estate. Its diverse geography and enviable climate also contribute to the state's ...

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Living in West Hollywood [Insider's Guide]

Living in West Hollywood [Insider's Guide]

West Hollywood is known world-wide for being the home of the Sunset Strip and heartbeat of Southern California’s LGBT community. The city has plenty of nightlife, shopping, dining, and fun. Its central location -- bordering Beverly Hills, ...

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Carroll Avenue Los Angeles: History and Homes

Carroll Avenue Los Angeles: History and Homes

Carroll Avenue has the highest concentration of Victorian Houses in Los Angeles. Why is that? During the boom years of the late 1800s, Angelino Heights became one of the city's first residential districts (and thus one of the oldest). The ...

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Living in Pasadena, CA [Insider's Guide]

Living in Pasadena, CA [Insider's Guide]

Pasadena lies eleven miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel valley. It is not merely a suburb of Los Angeles; it is its own city with a vibrant business community, highly regarded art museums, magnificent residential ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Los Angeles Architecture

The Ultimate Guide to Los Angeles Architecture

The styles of homes in Los Angeles are closely tied to the city's history and evolution. At the time of its founding in 1850, Los Angeles was scarcely more than a semi-lawless pioneer outpost with encampments near the Los Angeles River. As ...

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Living in Pacific Palisades [Insider's Guide]

Living in Pacific Palisades [Insider's Guide]

One of the most exclusive and sought-after neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades draws affluent professionals, many from the entertainment industry looking for a quiet retreat with easy access to the beach and mountains. It can be ...

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Fun Things to Do in Griffith Park [Insider's Guide]

Fun Things to Do in Griffith Park [Insider's Guide]

Named after controversial mining magnate and philanthropist Griffith J. Griffith, the 4,310-acre Griffith Park is the second-largest city park in California. Griffith originally acquired the property, having bought the area that was Rancho Los ...

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The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

The Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ most expensive neighborhoods are found in two principal areas: on the ridges of the Santa Monica Mountains and along the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Monica Mountains stretch on an east-west axis from the Hollywood ...

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5 Great Recreational Bike Rides in Los Angeles

5 Great Recreational Bike Rides in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a notoriously auto-centric city. Traveling by car here reigns supreme over other forms of transportation. However, that is slowly changing thanks to the Los Angeles County Bicycle Plan and other initiatives that aim to change and ...

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Gated Communities in Los Angeles

Gated Communities in Los Angeles

Bel Air Bel Air Crest Bel Air Crest is a 24-hour, guard-gated community just above Getty View Park in Bel Air. Depending on the position of the home, homeowners and their guests can enjoy vistas that include the Getty Museum, the Los Angeles Basin, ...

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Top Los Angeles Suburbs for Home Shoppers

Top Los Angeles Suburbs for Home Shoppers

The Greater Los Angeles area is massive; Los Angeles County covers 4,751 square miles. The size can make it tricky for home shoppers, especially folks planning to move here from out of town who might not know the area very well. It takes a few ...

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Living in Beachwood Canyon: Here’s What It’s Like

Living in Beachwood Canyon: Here’s What It’s Like

Beachwood Canyon is wedged into the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mountains and sits directly below the iconic Hollywood Sign. It is home to one of the original Hollywood Hills neighborhoods, Hollywoodland, perched on the southern facing ...

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Los Feliz is a Great Place to Live. Here's Why.

Los Feliz is a Great Place to Live. Here's Why.

If you drove through Los Feliz without knowing its history, you’d hardly be able to tell the significant role the neighborhood and its residents played in the early days of the motion picture industry. There are no shrines, statues or ...

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