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Market Update | Week Ending 12/29/18

Stocks rebound to end week higher Stock markets snapped a three-week losing streak to end the week higher. It was a wild week. Monday marked the largest Christmas Eve loss ever. Tuesday markets were closed. Wednesday stocks had their best point gain in history, with the Dow up over 1,000 [...]

5 Free Family-Friendly events for New Year’s Eve

Do you have plans yet for New Year's Eve? There are plenty of options in the San Fernando Valley, no matter what level of excitement you're looking for. The best thing is they're free! Family friendly FULLERTON - First Night CelebrationThis is the 27th year for First Night, which takes place from 7 [...]

A Cooking-Free Christmas

You've done the shopping, trimmed the tree, planned the parties, and premade the 'nog. The last thing you want is to make a huge dinner for your family and friends. The good news is you don't have to! There are options in the San Fernando Valley for delicious food [...]

Outdoor Skating Rinks

Winter is here, so fill your hot cocoa with plenty of marshmallows and head on over to the skating rink! Even this close to Christmas, there's still time to hit the ice. ICE (presented by The Plaza at Santa Monica) From early November until Jan. 21, you can go from [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/15/18

Stocks ended the week down  Signs of a slowing economy in Asia and Europe wiped out gains earlier in the week as stocks fell 2% on Friday. Earlier in the week, it looked like stocks would end the week higher as investors felt more optimistic that a trade deal [...]

Top 3 Residential Christmas Light Displays in SFV

Photo by Laura Musikanski. 'Tis the season for the Clark Griswold in all of us to come out. So after you finish watching National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation for the twenty-fifth time, go check out these light displays that would make even Cousin Eddie proud. Candy Cane Lane - Woodland Hills - [...]

Upcoming Events | December Weekends

Fri December 14th  ARCADIA: Moonlight Forest – Lantern Art Festival at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Walk through a magical forest of light, Chinese legends, nature, and culture with your family and see the kids’ faces light up, too. Created by skilled artisans from China’s Sichuan province. [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/8/18

2018 U.S. employers added 155,000 new jobs in November Unemployment remains at 3.7% - The Department of Labor Statistics reported yesterday that 155,000 new jobs were addedin November. That did not meet experts expectations of 195,000 new jobs, but it was a solid number which indicates that employers are still confident in [...]

Helping Children for the Holidays

For many of us, the holidays are a special time of year filled with family, fun, food, and lots of presents. Unfortunately, this isn't the case for everyone. What's worse is that many of these people are children. If you'd like to make a difference for children during the [...]

William Mellenthin: The Man Who Built Birdhouses

If you’d like to learn more about William Mellenthin and his birdhouses, check out Chris Lukather’s book “A Birdhouse in Paradise.” William Mellenthin (1896-1979) is known as one of San Fernando Valley’s “pioneer developers,” building more than 3,000 homes in SFV and throughout the greater Los Angeles [...]

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