Category Archives: Real Estate

Hearing Will Be Held for 1270 Marinette Road (near Will Rogers State Park)

A hearing will be held at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, February 27, at Los Angeles City Hall, Room 1070, for a proposed housing project at 1270 Marinette Rd, which abuts Will Rogers State Historic Park. (Case No: VTT-73423 and CEQA … Continue reading

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Legion Will Try to Buy Zorensky’s Sunset/La Cruz Property; Critics Fear This Could Undermine Post 283’s Benevolence

As announced by Circling the News in November, longtime Pacific Palisades commercial real estate owner Elliott Zorensky is selling his property on Sunset (15220-15240) and La Cruz (15230-15234). His tenants include Wells Fargo Bank and Palisades Garden Café. Ronald Reagan … Continue reading

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Coastal Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Single-Family Mansion at 405 Puerto Del Mar

  A Coastal Commission hearing for 405 Puerto Del Mar, located on the Asilomar bluffs, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, at Long Beach City Hall, 411 West Ocean Blvd. According to the notice, the Commission will hear … Continue reading

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Plastic Bottles for Babies Totals More than 10,000

Francesca Chase, the Bottles for Babies founder, hosted a celebration on January 10 to commemorate the collection of more than 10,000 plastic bottles that were recycled from Pacific Palisades. The CRV money was used to buy baby food and diapers for … Continue reading

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Marquette Residents and Neighbors Put City on Notice Regards a Proposed 8-Home Development

Residents from Bienveneda, Las Casas and Marquette met with Councilman Mike Bonin on January 6, putting the City on notice over the controversial development of eight homes on the rim of Las Pulgas Canyon along Marquette Street (a dead end). … Continue reading

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Realtor Sarah Knauer Will Be Installed  as Chamber Chairman on January 30

Sarah Knauer, a sales partner at Amalfi Estates, will be installed as the Chamber of Commerce’s 67th Chair on January 30 at the Woman’s Club. At 27, she is the youngest businessperson to take on that role in the Chamber’s history. “My … Continue reading

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Realtor Anthony Marguleas Donates $5,000 (Once Again) to the Village Green Committee

Annually since 2013, Amalfi founder/owner Anthony Marguleas has donated $5,000 to help with the maintenance of the Village Green. The Green is a private triangular park in the heart of the town’s business district and relies entirely on donations from … Continue reading

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If Collis Huntington Had Carried Out His Palisades Plan . . .1919 Exhibition at the Huntington

LIBBY MOTIKA Circling The News Contributor Photos: Courtesy The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens It’s interesting to imagine what the Huntington Palisades would be today if Collis Huntington’s plan to establish a private estate on the bluffs above … Continue reading

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Challenging a “McMansion”: The Infamous Rustic Canyon (Beglari) House

By KEITH TURNER All over Los Angeles, from the Hollywood Hills to Pacific Palisades to Baldwin Hills to Cheviot Hills to Venice to Palms, “spec” developers are demolishing older homes and replacing them with McMansions. The term McMansion is used to describe … Continue reading

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November 2019: Proposed Elder Care Facility and Acme 5 Nursery

  Question: When did City Officials know that the proposed Highlands Eldercare facility was too large by code? Emails obtained by Circling the News reveal that City officials know the proposed elder care facility in the Highlands was too large per … Continue reading

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