The Best of Halloween Horrors

The Best of Halloween Horrors

Scorching heat has given way to the tell-tale signs of fall—cooler mornings, earlier sunsets, pumpkin spice, and shrines to my favorite holiday, Halloween! For some, the holiday is nothing more than a visit to a pumpkin patch, costumed cuteness, and massive amounts of candy consumption.For others, like me, there are masquerade parties, elaborate regalia, complex decorations months in the making, and themed events all over our city.

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Buyers and Sellers Beware: Hackers are looking to steal your hard-earned money!

Buyers and Sellers Beware:  Hackers are looking to steal your hard-earned money!

“Buying a home should be an exciting event, but sadly an email and money-wiring scam is underway targeting consumers’ sensitive financial information. We’re working with the Federal Trade Commission to shine a bright light on that criminal activity and help protect prospective homeowners.”
Tom Salomone, President of the National Association of Realtors

“I’ve been hacked!”

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Coachella Hacks 2017

Coachella Hacks 2017

Blame it on Pearl Jam! While looking for a substitute venue during the band’s dispute with Ticketmaster, Indio’s Empire Polo Field became the host not only to 25,000 grunge fans, but also the birth of an idea for a US music festival to rival those in Europe. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has grown considerably from the original October 1999 date with approximately 40,000 attendees to the current 198,000 per day juggernaut. We spoke with our veteran Coachella Nationites and have put together a simple list of pro-tips to make your desert experience memorable for all the right reasons. Although Coachella specific, many of these hacks carry over to any multi-day music event.

 

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Underground L.A.

Underground L.A.

For years, the Los Angeles food scene could best be described like a drive through the desert…a desolate barren wasteland. Sure, we had great Mexican food and a few standouts, but for a metropolis of our size, those gems had to be searched for. Luckily our fair city has not only caught up with the rest of the country, but is now one of the most exciting and diverse. From Michelin Stars to celebrity chefs to food trucks turned brick and mortar, the Los Angeles foodscape is constantly evolving into an effulgent array of deliciousness!

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