April 18th, 2015 at 10:00 am


Real estate agent Rosamaria Acuña went into the month of March like a lion, motivated to raise awareness and funds for the Friends of Scott Foundation. By partnering with the team at SparkCycle to host charity cycling events throughout the month, Acuña helped raise over $1200 to support children with cancer and their families.

SparkCycle is a local cycling studio with a stadium-based layout. Each month the fitness center hosts a weekly ‘Karma Ride’ to help a favorite nonprofit, in which 100 percent of the proceeds collected are donated.

“I would like to thank the more than 150 riders who came out to show their support for the foundation during the month of March, and especially Stephanie Cochrane, the owner of SparkCycle,” said Acuña, an agent for the past 27 years. “I would also like to thank the folks at Juice Crafters for providing samples after one of the rides. It’s really great to witness the generosity and compassion of our community first hand.”

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April 17th, 2015 at 12:00 pm

We’re proud to announce the following agents joined our network during the month of March. Welcome to the team!

Natalie Brown

Jeff Kraus

Cerissa Castrotta

Tiffanie Robertson

Traci Cline

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April 16th, 2015 at 11:00 am

Open House

Spring is a time for new beginnings, a fresh perspective, change, and adventure. It’s also a wonderful time to buy a new home. What better way to bring about the season of change than by finding your perfect home?

In celebration of the spring season, our agents are hosting an open house extravaganza!

This one-weekend-only event will take place in communities throughout Southern California on May 2-3, 2015. Our goal is to give you the opportunity to explore a wide variety of homes up close and personal, all in one weekend.

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April 9th, 2015 at 11:00 am

Southern California gardening trends

Even though California might have some of the most beautiful weather anywhere, and an almost year-round growing season, every gardener still has to endure a number of potentially plant-destroying situations. Variances in the quality of soil, pests, and lack of (or too much) sunlight or water can devastate even the best-laid plans and gardens.

However, the good people at GroGreen Box have come up with a solution as innovative as it is effective: raised-garden box kits. Lovingly handcrafted out of genuine California redwood, these planters provide an attractive as well as functional way to grow and nurture almost any type of fruit or vegetable year round.

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April 3rd, 2015 at 7:30 am

New store on Rodeo Drive

Author: Shannon Adducci
Photography: Stephane Muratet
Information provided by: Angeleno

There are few luxury brands that can compete with the scope of Louis Vuitton. The French retailer has seen a steady buzz over the past year, starting with the release of Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière’s first women’s collection in March for fall and winter, after the departure of Marc Jacobs. In October, the spectacular Frank Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton museum opened in Paris. Next up is a renovation of the iconic Fifth Avenue flagship in NYC.

But for now, all eyes are on the newly unveiled Beverly Hills boutique. Located in its original location on the corner of Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way with more than 3,000 additional square feet of retail space, the 12-month renovation has given way to a sculptural, triangular-shaped building with a gleaming stainless steel and lacquered ivory facade.

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