Los Angeles Interest

Top 10 Reasons to Move to Los Angeles

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: |

10. Exploding Job Growth Los Angeles is bursting with job opportunities thanks largely to the emerging Silicon Beach community. Snap’s recent IPO will lead to hundreds of jobs. Companies like Facebook, Google and Apple are aggressively expanding their footprint in LA. Innovators in aerospace and engineering like SpaceX rule the South Bay. Of course, business

Is Silicon Valley Losing Its Edge?

May 11th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

Silicon Valley is so 2016. Recently, Vanity Fair asked the question “Is the Silicon Valley Dynasty Coming to an End?” It’s certainly up for debate. Like all great dynasties, there eventually comes a time when cracks begin to show. You can’t stay number one forever. In 2016, Los Angeles ranked as the third-most active city

Hike of the Month – Eaton Canyon

April 5th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , , |

After a January and February of record setting rainfall (ending LA's long drought, thankfully), the natural areas in and around Los Angeles are unusually green and fresh, with a bumper crop of wildflowers. Hiking in LA is always hugely popular, with a wide variety of landscapes to explore. Right now, Eaton Canyon is a perfect choice,

LA Getaway – Majestic Mountains in Under an Hour

March 31st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

One of the best perks of living in Los Angeles is the easy access to natural beauty and dramatic changes of scenery. For those who love alpine forests, snow-capped mountains and crisp air, the local San Gabriel Mountains are a perfect LA getaway. Just last weekend, I was visiting a friend in La Canada/Flintridge, which

Move to LA and Live in La La Land!

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

Well, La La Land got to be the Best Picture of the Year...for about 2 1/2 minutes! Oh, well. Don't get me wrong. We absolutely loved Moonlight. It's Best Picture win was totally deserved. But we have to admit that, around here, we were pulling for La La Land, if only because it portrays our beloved L.A. in the

Neighborhood of the Month: Los Feliz

February 8th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

Just east of the neighborhood of Hollywood lies one of our favorite spots to hang out, or even to live! It's Los Feliz, the neighborhood that is shared by edgy hipsters, movie stars and just regular people who enjoy a mix of cultures and styles. The name itself is kind of eccentric. In Spanish, it

L.A. Getaways – Laguna Beach

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

This first in a series of posts about our favorite weekend getaway spots features Laguna Beach, made famous by a reality show, but a popular destination for Angelenos for decades. Having terrific resort spots like Laguna so close to L.A. is a major benefit and another reason you'll be glad you relocated! Located only an hour

New Funds Move Up Date of Westside Rail Extension

January 6th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

Angelenos are excited to learn this week that the federal government has allocated a new grant to the City of L.A., allowing it to finish the Purple Line extension of our rail system through Beverly Hills and Century City to Westwood by 2024, just in time for the Olympics! This will enhance L.A.'s chances of

LA-based Snapchat Moves Toward IPO

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

Snap, Inc., a technology company based in Venice, CA (a neighborhood of L.A.) took steps this week that move it closer to going public early next year. Snap, Inc. is the company behind the popular video-sharing app Snapchat, and Spectacles, the recently launched video camera sunglasses company. Revenues from these two companies could total $1 billion

Hike of the Month – Hogback Trail, Griffith Park

October 14th, 2016|Categories: Los Angeles Interest|Tags: , |

One of the great advantages of living in Los Angeles is the access to nature and the great outdoors, and there is no more amazing example than Griffith Park. Griffith Park is the largest municipal park with urban wilderness area in the United States. It rises in the Hollywood Hills, home of the iconic Hollywood Sign, and