The Mills Tax Act: Historical Property Contract Program

If you own a historic building in Los Angeles, your property is an existing City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument or a contributing structure in a designated Historic Preservation Overlay Zone then you have the chance to apply for the Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program which will allow [...]

Hiking Guide In LA: The Best Trails

With a variety of distinct climate zones, fascinating geology, nearby wilderness areas and nearly-perfect weather year-round, L.A. really does have something for everyone who’s looking to get outside. Here we would like to help you explore the most beautiful points of the city and get on the best hiking [...]

Infographic: Avoid These Bedroom Designs

If you want to follow some experts guidelines in building your dream house as a model house for all the other in the neighborhood, this week we have some more tips on what to do/ avoid doing. Namely, here are some advises on what to avoid when it comes [...]

Summer Volunteering Opportunities in LA

Summer is the time you have your holidays, sipping cocktails at the beach, having fun with the people you love but this summer we suggest you try something different and get out of your comfort zone. After all, John F. Kennedy spoke words of wisdom at his inauguration: "Ask [...]

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: A 2017 Guide To LADWP Rebates

If you are interested in lawn replacement and going California-friendly in your garden but don’t know where to start, here we offer you a guide on xeriscaping, how to apply for a rebate program and get cash for your grass. Namely, the Waterworks Districts offer customers a rebate for [...]

Volunteering 2017 | Make Memorial Day More Meaningful This Year

Memorial Day is of great importance for the US history and identity and everyone is celebrating in their own way. From good old fashioned BBQ under the sun to community entertaining events, there are many ways to have fun with family and friends. However, we suggest you go in [...]

Recap: Client Appreciation Party

As many of you know, Saturday April 29th we partied like it was going out of style at the first Client Appreciation Party.  There were balloon light saber fights, singing and bubbles with the kiddos, glitter tattoos that lasted for days, and even a party crasher for our bounce [...]

Celebrate! San Fernando Valley Cinco De Mayo Alternatives & Options

Here in LA, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo like no one else.  Probably because Cinco de Mayo is actually an American created holiday, not a Mexican one.  Back in the 1980s, when Hispanic-American immigration began to rise and Latino cultural pride began to be noticed, and Mexican-Americans were beginning [...]

Local Valentine’s Day Options on a Budget

photo courtesy of NIthi Anand@flickr.com Valentine's Day is almost here and it's the day most of us celebrate that special love we have in our lives. Whether you choose to spend this day with your other half, a first date, or with the friends you love...you can [...]

Giving Locally: Ideas for Donating to Non-profits in the San Fernando Valley

photo courtesy of Premier of Ontario Photography @ flickr.com So…after my last post about the “adopt-a-family” programs in the San Fernando Valley, I was asked by a few of you if there are any local non-profits that could use our help for the holidays?? Look no [...]

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