Market Update | Week Ending 08/11/2018

Stocks lower for the week - Stock market indexes posted their first weekly loss since the last week of June. Markets, which were within 1/2% of all time highs last week, after a stellar second quarter earnings season, reacted to a financial crisis in Turkey and an increase in back [...]

Pet Protection

Having furry friends around the house is plenty of fun for the entire family. However, knowing how to protect them in case of an emergency is very important. Read about these crucial tips of saving your pets.

Upcoming Events | August Part 2

Fri August 10th BURBANK: San Fernando Valley Summer Drive-In Nights - On August 10th join us for the screening of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure and some great pre-show entertainment. Get in early to enjoy a 26 player arcade game truck, laser tag, silent disco headphone party and family board games [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 08/04/2018

157,000 new jobs added in July - The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 157,000 new jobs added in July. This was below the 193,000 expected by analysts, but still a healthy number. In the last 12 months job gains have averaged 203,000 a month. Wage growth, which is an indicator of inflation risk, [...]

How to Prepare for Movers

Besides choosing an appropriate new home, making an efficient moving budget, getting several estimates and hiring the best cross-country movers for your case, there is something else you can do to give considerable momentum to your own moving adventure – prepare well before the movers arrive. Even if you [...]

The Start Dates of Local San Fernando Valley Schools

Hello August! Today we start the third month of the summer after which the school season approaches quickly. So, in order to be prepared and make plans on time, here’s a list of all the schools in the areas of Glendale, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Los Virgines, and Burbank with [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 07.28.2018

Strong second quarter earnings lifts Dow and S&P while NASDAQ drops on tech fears -  As second quarter earnings season has begun most companies are reporting better than expected earnings. Social media companies were an exception. The NASDAQ hit an all time high on Wednesday, only to fall sharply [...]

Jonathan Gold’s Top Restaurants in the San Fernando Valley

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times restaurant critic who richly chronicled the city’s vast culinary landscape. He has made its food understandable and approachable to legions of fans. After his death, he will be remembered as one of the most widely admired voices of Los Angeles. Gold [...]

Upcoming Events | August Part 1

Fri July 27th DTLA: Parker Smith Warehouse Sale - Come shop denim styles from popular LA based brand Parker Smith! Everything is $10, cash only. See more here. DTLA: Lamagplay: Create Your Own Miniature Sculpture - Create a miniature mixed-media sculpture inspired by the ceramic works in Juried Exhibition [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 07/21/2018

Stocks end week with mixed results - Strong second quarter earnings were hampered by trade and tariff fears.  Stock market indexes were slightly changed from last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the week at 25,058.12, up from 25,019.42 last week. It is up 1.4% year to date.  The S&P 500 closed the week at 2,801.31, [...]

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