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Living in Laguna Beach, California

Living in Laguna Beach, California

Situated on the Orange County coast between Newport Beach and San Clemente, a short drive from Southern Los Angeles, Laguna Beach is a small city of 23,000 people, spread over 8.84 square miles. Laguna Beach’s coastline constitutes seven ...

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Neighborhoods in Santa Monica

Neighborhoods in Santa Monica

Santa Monica, California is an upscale beach town and one of the best suburbs of Los Angeles. It is a longtime stomping ground for professionals, retirees, artists, and well-heeled residents who appreciate its beautiful surroundings, laid-back ...

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Living in Glendale, California [Insider's Guide]

Living in Glendale, California [Insider's Guide]

Glendale is a suburb of Los Angleles that sits where the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley and the western end of the San Gabriel Valley meet, just 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as home to Brand Boulevard, ...

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Moving to and Living in Los Angeles [Insider's Guide]

Moving to and Living in Los Angeles [Insider's Guide]

This article was updated on December 14, 2021 Are you thinking of moving to Los Angeles? If the city's population is any measure of how much people like it, there's substantial evidence that living in Los Angeles is pretty great. 4 million people ...

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Neighborhoods in San Clemente

Neighborhoods in San Clemente

San Clemente, the southernmost coastal city in Orange County, has a large and unique inventory of real estate in terms of property type, size, age, and amenities. San Clemente real estate listings offer a variety of home choices, from beach condos ...

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Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Things to Do in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is one of the most charming and popular beach towns in Southern California. While Laguna is widely known for its Art Festivals, Pageant of the Masters, and other summertime activities, visitors and residents play here year-round. As ...

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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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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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Best Beaches and Parks in Laguna Beach

Best Beaches and Parks in Laguna Beach

A visit to a beach is one of the top things to do in Laguna Beach. It is easy to do so; there are many beaches and parks that access over eight miles of coastline here. The stunning ocean views from Laguna Beach's neighborhoods add to the quality ...

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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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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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Things to Do in San Clemente

Things to Do in San Clemente

San Clemente has a variety of outdoor activities perfect for individuals and groups. From some of the most beautiful and famous beaches in California to miles of hiking trails and parks, a multitude of year-round activities is just outside your ...

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Best Suburbs of Los Angeles

Best Suburbs of Los Angeles

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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