Communities

WESTCHESTER

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Like almost any place in California, the neighborhood of Westchester in western Los Angeles has some pretty fine weather. The beaches are close by inviting you to come out and play, the greens of the golf course are waiting for you to hit that perfect shot, while the shopping areas are right at your door step. For the jet-setters, you no longer have to worry about missing your flight or those long arduous journeys to the airport, when you live in Westchester the airport is seriously just a stone’s throw away. …Read More


 

PLAYA VISTA

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As progress comes the old gives way to the new and that’s exactly how things worked out for Playa Vista in southwestern Los Angeles. Ages ago the site of this community used to be the village of Sa’Angna where the Tongva Native Americans would congregate and lived. Eventually, in 1769 the European settlers came and worked the lands into agricultural fields and dairy farms. As the 1940s flew in, aviator Howard Hughes established an aircraft plant, hangars, and a runway here. …Read More


SILICON VALLEY SOUTH

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“First came Facebook and YouTube. Then Microsoft moved in. Google is on its way. And now Yahoo, too, is joining the high-tech cluster that has sprouted in Playa Vista.

The burgeoning Westside neighborhood is fast becoming the Southern California hub of Silicon Valley, with a growing number of tech companies choosing the relatively undeveloped area as their gateway to the region’s entertainment and media offerings. As digital entertainment takes off, tech companies say close ties with Hollywood are more important than ever. …Read More


PLAYA DEL REY

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Playa Del Rey Beach is the wide sandy beach in front of the Playa Del Rey neighborhood of Los Angeles. The beach is northwest of LAX Airport on state land at the north end of Dockweiler State Beach and south of the Marina Del Rey Harbor entrance. This beach like the rest of Dockweiler State Beach is operated by Los Angeles County not the state. Playa Del Rey Beach offers volleyball courts, a long paved bike path, and a grass park across the street that has a kids playground and basketball courts. …Read More


 MARINA DEL REY

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A seaside retreat is often any persons ideal getaway. There’s just something about that salty breeze and the magnitude of deep blue waters that calms the soul leaving one refreshed, ready to start anew. For those who live in Marina del Rey, a census-designated place in Los Angeles, staying close to the coast isn’t just a vacation, it’s a lifestyle. …Read More


VENICE

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Canals and Gondolas. Gondoliers exercising their lungs singing their melodious songs while steering you to your destination. Back in the day this sight is what would have welcomed you to Venice, California with its 16 miles of canals bending throughout the district. Venice was conceptualized with the city of northern Italy in mind, this is why Abbot Kinney set it up as such in 1905. …Read More