High-end Los Angeles Real Estate Prices Up

There is no downturn in high-end Los Angeles real estate. L.A.’s affluent neighborhoods where the money is such as Brentwood and Westwood and costal Laguna and Newport Beach are up substantially this year.

Here is how some Los Angeles neighborhoods are doing:

  • The Hollywood Hills up 26% to a median price of more than $2.1 million
  • Rancho Palos Verdes and the Palos Verdes peninsula up 17%
  • Brentwood is up 16%
  • Newport Beach is some parts up as much as 67% to a $2.75 million median price
  • Laguna Beach is up 6%
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    Everything Roses – New Years Day – Los Angeles

    Eight Miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles is the Rose Parade and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Rose Parade is traditionally done every year on New Years Day. The Rose Parade started January 1, 1890. Following the parade is the Rose Bowl football game. The Rose Bowl football game started January 1, 1923. Many of the local television stations will carry the Rose Parade live and Continue reading

    Where can I Buy a Nintendo Wii in Los Angeles?

    The Wii is almost impossible to get in Los Angeles. There are a couple of places the wii is still available. GameStop at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles has been offering rainchecks for the nintendo wii. You must pay the console’s full price of $250 and pick it up in January. You can also find a wii advertised in the electronic classifieds in the Los Angeles craiglist. This should set Continue reading

    Anime Los Angeles Convention on January 2-4, 2009

    The Anime Los Angeles will open on January 2-4, 2009 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Los Angeles, CA. At-Door Ratesare $50 weekend; $20 Fri; $30 Sat; $20 Sun.

    Events include Anime Screening(s), AMV Screening(s), Workshops, Autographs (free), Charity Auction and other events. The guests are Zac Bertschy (Editor, Anime News Network), Johnny Yong Bosch (Voice Actor)
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    Los Angeles County Museum Of Art

    If you are an art lover of sorts like I am. Than can I recommend visiting Los Angeles County Museum Of Art. Commonly known to Angelenos as LACMA. LACMA with their permanent and special events has many family oriented programs.

    The hours are generally 12 PM to 8 PM and closed Wednesday and all major holidays. LACMA is located on Wilshire Blvd on Museum Row. The admission is Continue reading

    $5 to Reserve Greyhound Bus Seat Ticket

    You can reserve your Greyhound bus seat for an additional $5 per ticket

    Reserved seating is sold one way and in select cities on specific schedules. The reserved seat upgrade must be purchased in person at the departure terminal, even if you bought your ticket online. Priority seating may be reserved from 30 days in advance to 45 minutes prior to departure, but you must be present at the Continue reading

    Jennifer Love Hewitt Pitches in on Christmas Eve

    Jennifer Love Hewitt joined the Los Angeles Mission at the annual Christmas event to help spread holiday cheer to skid row. Hewitt and nearly 400 volunteers distributed Christmas toys and dinner to thousands of homeless men, women and children at at the Los Angeles Mission at 303 E 5th Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Cigar Rollers, Cigars to the Stars(TM) and Cigar Catering(R) Los Angeles

    Dominicana Cigars has officially launched Cigars to the Stars(TM) and their newest addition to their Cigar Catering(R) service featuring on-site Cigar Rollers and Cigar Servers for special events. Cigars to the Stars(TM) events are similar to consumer promotions however, they are catered to the luxury of red carpet celebrity events.

    An event for Fox 24 including the producers and the show’s cast enjoyed a Red Carpet event at trendy Les Continue reading

    Los Angeles Little Enclaved Towns

    I know in many major cities across America have enclaves, or better know as “little towns”.  Such as in Los Angeles.  Here are but a few Los Angeles enclaves.  All are wonderful for their unique cultures, foods, festivals and contributions to the Los Angeles community.

    Chinatown
    Little Armenia
    Little Tokyo
    Koreatown
    Thai Town
    Little Ethopia
    Little Manila
    Jewish – Beverlywood