Ways to Celebrate 2018 Earth Day in LA

Earth Day is credited with becoming a national event because of an oil spill that happened off the coast of Santa Barbara. Decades have past and the movement have picked up momentum. Click here for other Earth Day and Eco-related events happening throughout the San Fernando Valley and LA. [...]

Gardening Tips In LA

Most gardeners have been out in the garden for several weeks already, but anytime this month is a great time to start incorporating soil amendments, sowing seeds and putting in transplants. The soil is dry enough to be worked without compacting it, the air is warm enough to enjoy [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of LA Recycling

The City of Los Angeles currently operates the largest residential curbside recycling program in the United States, collecting a variety of recyclables from over 750,000 households every week. It collects an average of 800 tons per day of recyclable materials and 1,700 tons per day of green waste from Los [...]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Best Irish Bars in the SFV for 2018

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, which means it's high time to start planning your festivities. Thankfully, you don't need the luck of the Irish to find a fantastic spot to keep you entertained on any day of the year, as here I've included some of the [...]

The Positive Sides Of Homeownership

According to statistics, being a homeowner really does have its perks. A stable, less stressful life, better health and higher civic participation are just few of them. Read all about the benefits of owning your own home in today's infographic by the California Association of Realtors.

2018 PACE Guide: Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans Updated

First established in 2008, PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy, programs are typically established by local governments, which tie the privately financed loans to a home and allow them to be repaid as line items on property tax bills. Beyond energy efficiency, the loans can be used for other [...]

Infographic: Meet Me Outside

Exteriors tell plenty about a house and you cannot have a great interior without making your home's outdoors just as awesome. Check out the latest exterior trends of the season and enjoy your outdoor setting any time of the day. BONUS TIP: acquaint yourself with Interiorscapes and make your [...]

Regulations Of Wood Burning Days in L.A.

Every year around this time the pollution of the air increases in most of the areas of L.A. including Encino, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks and the surrounding neighborhoods. In order to improve the general understanding of how to reduce the pollution of the air that occurs every winter [...]

Protect Yourself From Air Pollution: Air Quality Tips During Wildfires

While most of us worry about how we can stay healthy on a day by day basis... air pollution is an important topic - especially with the current wildfires raging surrounding  the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles areas.  Whether you're in Encino and Sherman Oaks closer to the Skirball [...]

7 Ways To Get Better Rates On Fire Insurance And Protect Your Home

Fire is the most common cause of property destruction. More than 1,000 home fires are reported on an average day. That’s one every 85 seconds! Home fires kill seven people per day. 1 out of every 310 households reports a fire each year. This is why mortgage lenders require [...]

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