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Palm Springs Compound With Ties to Cary Grant Up for Sale

By Bethany Erickson | October 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Palm Springs Compound With Ties to Cary Grant Up for Sale

He called it “Villa Paradiso,” and the pool house at this eight-bedroom, 14-bathroom, 15,000-square-foot compound in Palm Springs, was designed just for Cary Grant, who was just one of several old Hollywood royalty to vacation at the lush abode. According to listing agent Marc Lange with Hom Sotheby’s International Realty, the nearly four-acre compound sits […]

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As Fires Devastate Northern California, Dallas Vinters Offer Hope

By Joanna England | October 20, 2017 | Comments Off on As Fires Devastate Northern California, Dallas Vinters Offer Hope

With wildfires completely ravaging the Northern California countryside, many wineries and vineyards have been affected. Dallas-based Craig and Kathryn Hall, vinters of award-winning HALL wines, made a statement about the tragic disaster:

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Mercer Vine Lists $10 Million Spanish Contemporary in Beverly Hills

By Amy Puchaty | August 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Mercer Vine Lists $10 Million Spanish Contemporary in Beverly Hills

What is the essence of a modern Los Angeles home? According to the folks at Mercer Vine, the answer lies in the reimagined Spanish colonial at 1118 Tower Road Beverly Hills 90210. “This extensive redesign brings a modern edge to an already stunning property. From the outdoor entertaining spaces right down to the details of […]

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Tiny Fiddler’s Crossing Cabin in Big Santa Anita Canyon is Huge on Rustic Charm

By heatherhunter | March 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Tiny Fiddler’s Crossing Cabin in Big Santa Anita Canyon is Huge on Rustic Charm

Thirty miles from the grind of Los Angeles, in the middle of the dense woods of Santa Anita Canyon, sits a tiny cabin. Like where this is going? Built in 1918, the cabin was home to Mike Pauro — a musician known as ‘Ajax Moon’ — a poet and fiddler for whom the spot is […]

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Exploring Montecito’s Most Prized Microclimate

By Deidre Woollard | September 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Exploring Montecito’s Most Prized Microclimate

  California’s coastline has certain towns, as well known as prime wine varietals, with names that have become shorthand for wealth, luxury, golden light fading into soft rose at twilight, and sparkling off the water in the heat of the day. Montecito has drawn celebrities for decades, but what lures Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and […]

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Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

By valeriejarvie | June 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Golf with a View: Pebble Beach Homes

Trade representatives from Monterey County, Calif., hosted a media dinner I attended recently, making an excellent case for the coastal area two hours or so south of San Francisco, plying us with agricultural products from the region.  It was a knockout meal, not surprisingly, as the area is home to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, […]

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