Category Archives: Real Estate

Palisades Civic League Meets Next Monday

The Pacific Palisades Civic League will meet via Zoom on Monday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. because of the current stay-at-home, social distancing edicts. (The meetings are generally held the fourth Monday of each month.) This is the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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Property Values in Venice Go Down

When someone purchases a home, the hope is that it will turn out to be a good real estate investment, in addition to providing a nice place to live. But in the Mansion section of the Wall Street Journal on March … Continue reading

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‘Granny Flats’ Are Now Permitted in Pacific Palisades; Here Are Some of the Requirements

Accessory Dwelling Units (more commonly known as “granny flats”) are now permitted in Pacific Palisades and across California. The state approved an ADU ordinance in January 2017, but accessory dwellings were forbidden in Very High Fire Severity Zones. Pacific Palisades … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: UNDERDOG Will Save the Day

Whenever Sweet Polly Purebreds (aka Palisades residents) are being victimized by developers, L.A. City Planning, the Planning and Land Use Committee and L.A. City Council, we sing “Oh where or where has my UNDERDOG [Mike Bonin] gone, oh, where oh … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting for Controversial Topanga Lagoon Restoration Project 

California State Parks and the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains are seeking public input and suggestions to help plan the restoration of the Topanga Lagoon area. A virtual meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 … Continue reading

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Rick Caruso Lists Malibu Home for $40 Million

The Wall Street Journal reports that Rick Caruso, who has a primary residence in Brentwood, has listed his oceanfront home in Malibu for $40 million. The nearly 7,300-sq-ft. Cape Cod architectural style home features black-and-white marble-tiled floors that were the … Continue reading

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Attorney Keith Turner Responds to Oversized House on Marquez Avenue

  In response to the CTN article on Monday (“Neighbors Cry ‘Foul’ at Oversized House on Marquez Avenue”), Palisadian Keith Turner of the Turner Law Firm responded: “Your article sounds like another version of the August 1, 2019 story: ‘Infamous Rustic … Continue reading

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Neighbors Cry “Foul” at Oversized House on Marquez Avenue

Neighbors have reached out repeatedly to Councilman Mike Bonin’s office to complain about the oversized homes that are being built in the Marquez neighborhood, resulting in loss of privacy and ocean views. Most recently, the house at 16769 Marquez Ave., which … Continue reading

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Amalfi Spreads Sweet Love on Valentine’s Day

Many of Anthony Marguleas’ clients and special friends received an email before Valentine’s Day that read: “To sweeten your day, Amalfi Estates would like to treat you to a box of SEE’s chocolates.” The invitation added that “for your safety, chocolates … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day Cards and Gifts Delivered to Seniors in Pacific Palisades

With the social isolation that has trapped residents and particularly seniors, Sotheby’s Realtor Margaux Glaser wanted to find a way to help them celebrate Valentine’s Day. “They are kind of the forgotten demographic,” said Glaser, who works with a lot … Continue reading

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