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Thanksgiving in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Thanksgiving events 2012

My favorite times of the year in Los Angeles are the holidays.  People leave town and there is little traffic on the roads.  It is an absolute pleasure to get around. And if you are staying in L.A. over Thanksgiving…

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Pedicabs Coming to Los Angeles?

Pedicabs coming to Hollywood and Santa Monica?

In a transport-challenged city such as Los Angeles, news the Pedicabs may be on the way is of particular interest. The city of Santa Monica and the community of Hollywood are considering joining around 45 other cities, including San Francisco and San…

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Los Angeles Halloween Events 2012

Los Angeles Halloween Events 2012

Let’s take a break from real estate for a few minutes and check out some of the Los Angeles Halloween events for 2012. West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval: advertised as “the largest Halloween street party in the world”.  This is a parade you…

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New Green Dry Cleaners in West Los Angeles

$3 a garment at Green Lux Cleaners in WLA

There is a new green dry cleaners in West Los Angeles aptly named Green Lux Cleaners. Located at 1840 Westwood Blvd, southeast corner of Westwood and Santa Monica Blvds., Green Lux Cleaners  charges $3 a piece for almost any garment.…

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Carmageddon 2, The Sequel

Carmageddon 2, September 2012

Carmageddon 1 was a non-event.  It took place a year ago to much fanfare and fear.  We thought that Los Angeles would shut down.  Amazingly enough everyone stayed home and driving on those days was a pleasure. Then we had…

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Things to do This Summer in Los Angeles

Los Angeles | Some Myths Dispelled

The L.A. Times put together a great list of 100 things to do this summer.  Below is a selection: The Los Angeles Film Festival – June 14 – 24 The Festival opens with Woody Allen’s new movie “To Rome With Love”…

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Be Prepared For Bike Sharing in Los Angeles

Bicycle Sharing Program in Los Angeles

Following this weekend’s CicLAvia, Mayor Villaraigosa announced that Los Angeles will be starting a bike sharing demonstration project towards the end of the year. This program will be run by Bike Nation, which will install 400 booths with a total of…

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L.A. Love & Leashes, Helping Los Angeles’ Homeless Pets

L.A. Love & Leashes, Friends of L.A. Animal Shelters

Los Angeles has been hit hard by the economic downturn and Animal Services is one of the many departments whose financial resources have been severely cut.  Friends of L.A. Animal Shelters, a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping L.A.’s city animal…

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Let it Sparkle on Rodeo Drive

Christmas on Rodeo, Let it Sparkle

Every year, world-renowned Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills puts on its best show for holiday season.  In 2004 they decorated with $1 million worth of Baccarat crystal chandeliers.  This year, together with Harrods in London and  Takashimaya stores in Tokyon and Singapore,…

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Santa Monica Bike Action Plan Passed Vote

Santa Monica Bike Action Plan Passes

Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved the Bike Action Plan, 20 years in the making, which is an effort to get people out of their cars and onto bikes. $2.5 million will be spent over the next two years to…

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Los Angeles Holiday Events 2011 – My Picks

The holiday season is fast approaching and there are plenty of Los Angeles holiday events from which to choose. Let’s take a look at some of them: 52nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration Saturday, December 24th, 2011 3:00 to 6:00…

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Pacific Standard Time Art Show 2011

Pacific Standard Time Art Show 2011

Los Angeles has long lost its reputation as a cultural desert.  It is taking its place with other Californian cities from San Diego to Santa Barbara to host the Pacific Standard Time Art Show 2011. Close to 170 exhibitions in…

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