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By David Solomon & Anna Solomon | Agent in Brentwood, Los Angeles...
  • Best value in Mar Vista per square footage

    Posted Under: Market Conditions in Mar Vista, Home Buying in Mar Vista, In My Neighborhood in Mar Vista  |  January 8, 2012 2:44 PM  |  2,878 views  |  No comments

    Great opportunity to own best valued home in Mar Vista per square footage. This white picket fenced home starts off with a grassy front yard and a brick pathway leading to the entrance. Once you step into this open spaced home, you will notice the vaulted ceiling in the large living room along with a charming fireplace. Already comfortable?

    Keep walking and you’ll find the master bedroom’s glass doors opening up to the manicured back yard – hammock and all. The deck in the backyard allows space for a BBQ and outside brunch table.

     

     4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2,269 square feet of living space. For showings contact The Solomon Team (310) 979-3798 

    Property Address 11907 N. Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (Mar Vista) Offered at $939,000

  • Lunar Eclipse from L.A.

    Posted Under: General Area in West Los Angeles, Entertainment & Nightlife in West Los Angeles, In My Neighborhood in West Los Angeles  |  December 21, 2010 10:20 AM  |  6,669 views  |  No comments
    • A full eclipse was visible from Thousand Oaks… (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
  • Roundup of Restaurant Closures

    Posted Under: Entertainment & Nightlife in Westwood, Shopping & Local Amenities in Westwood, In My Neighborhood in Westwood  |  December 7, 2010 11:53 AM  |  3,638 views  |  No comments

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    Kat Teez via Flickr

    “Since the hepatitis scare at Jerry’s Famous Deli in Westwood last month, specifically on Nov. 18, 21, 23 and 24, many of us have been weary of our restaurant choices. And some of us are getting hepatitis A vaccinations or immune globulin shots. If you were exposed, “shots must be received within 14 days of exposure in order to reduce or prevent illness,” according to an L.A. County Public Health Department press release.

    Sure, we can’t predict the future, but the health department luckily gives us a heads up on all food spots (including health food stores, all-natural bakeries, and gourmet eateries) that have been shut down for “imminent health hazards to public health or safety” and other beauts of the sort. Turn the page for a list of November closures and a few reopenings.” Per Soudry 12/6/2010 … read more http://tinyurl.com/28eo8ro

  • ‘End of an era’ as Broadway Deli closes doors

    Posted Under: Shopping & Local Amenities in Santa Monica, In My Neighborhood in Santa Monica  |  November 30, 2010 10:15 AM  |  3,672 views  |  No comments

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    photo by brandon wise

    After 20 years on the Third Street Promenade, the Broadway Deli on Monday served customers for the last time, one day before the restaurant’s deadline to clear out so its landlord can prepare the space for higher-paying tenants.

  • For bike riders in Sana Monica

    Posted Under: Traffic & Public Transportation in Santa Monica, In My Neighborhood in Santa Monica  |  November 29, 2010 9:45 AM  |  1,994 views  |  No comments

    City Hall goes light on some code violations

     
     
       
     
     
     
       
     

    November 29, 2010
    CITY HALL — Bicyclists who break Santa Monica law by riding on the sidewalk caught a break of their own last week, as the City Council agreed to reduce the penalty for that offense, and several others, from a misdemeanor to an infraction.

    The change came in response to a complaint City Hall received from a cyclist who had been given a misdemeanor citation for sidewalk riding and felt the “inconvenience of going to court was disproportionate to the violation,” according to an official report.

    The council last Tuesday concurred, and also agreed to lessen the punishment for loitering in parking structures, leaving property or items unattended for longer than 10 minutes on certain public properties and disturbing the peace in public parks.

    Under the ordinance change, police officers would still have the option to write misdemeanor citations for the violations but would also be empowered to issue infraction tickets.

    City Hall said the move will save money by reducing the amount of time spent prosecuting misdemeanor offenses and will increase the city’s income from fine collection, though no estimate of how much the city stands to gain was provided.

    The change, which received preliminary approval last Tuesday and must again come before the council before it can take effect, is also aimed at making life easier for transgressors.

    “Treating these violations as infractions will allow the person charged with the offense to resolve the matter in the same way as a traffic violation, by simply paying a fine,” a City Hall report stated.

    While the change means more lenient penalties, it could also mean the likelihood of getting one has increased.

    The ordinance change also expanded the list of city personnel who are authorized to issue citations to include employees of the Office of Sustainability and the Environment, license inspectors and animal service officers.  

    Posted in Santa Monica | Tags: David Solomon, David Solomon Real Estate, santa monica news

  • Santa Monica's Smoking Ban Goes Even Further Yesterday!

    Posted Under: Parks & Recreation in Santa Monica, Going Green in Santa Monica, In My Neighborhood in Santa Monica  |  September 10, 2010 11:23 AM  |  2,035 views  |  No comments

    As of today the smoking ban in Santa Monica extends beyond prohibiting smoking at beaches, piers, outdoor dining areas, and parks; to even patios.

    It is now illegal to smoke outdoors within 25-feet of any apartment building door, window or vent.

    This extended law of the smoking ban in Santa Monica was created in hopes of preventing smokes from lighting up on patios and balconies in multi-unit residential properties, mainly

    apartments and condo complexes.

    This Smoking Ban has gone into effect very quickly!

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    Good luck to all of those smokers out there, if you were planning on quitting smoking as your upcoming new year’s resolution, I guess you can get a head start on it, at least if you live or work in the city of Santa Monica.

  • Santa Monica Place - The Outdoor Mall is Finally Finished!

    Posted Under: General Area in Santa Monica, Shopping & Local Amenities in Santa Monica, In My Neighborhood in Santa Monica  |  September 8, 2010 10:53 AM  |  5,358 views  |  1 comment
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    Picture from: CurbedLA

    The Architect's Newspaper calls the new outdoor mall "less jazzy and more natural, less claustrophobic and more connected" than the old/original indoor mall.

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    Picture from: CurbedLA

    The dining deck looks very similar to Century City's Outdoor Mall.

    This is something Santa Monica absolutely needed to bring itself back up to date.

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