SoCal

Southern California is one of the best communities for economic opportunities, as well as education and overall quality of life. Many from outside of the immediate area who attend a SoCal university end up staying because they fall in love with the local culture, economy...

Buying property in Beverly Hills is an expensive thought, as the majority of those on offer can cost quite a significant sum. This doesn't mean that all of the houses in Beverly Hills cost roughly the same amount of money. In contrast, there's a large...

An earthquake can strike any given place at any time without notice. Depending on the gravity of the quake and the build-up of the affected area, the impact of an earthquake may include fire outbreak and damage to public infrastructure and utility lines. There are...

Need something to do in Southern California this Fourth of July? Want to do something different for a change? SoCal is not without its share of Fourth of July festivities. You can celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, food, music, and screenings. California truly comes alive...

Those who live in or around the Greater Los Angeles area, and those who are in town for a visit, have no shortage of things to do for the Easter holiday. Take your family, friends or significant other to one of these events and enjoy...

If you have not been to Los Angeles for awhile, you may not fully realize just how much the city has changed. Whole swaths of Los Angeles are changing, and changing fast, and that is good news for visitors and residents alike. The Downtown part of...

America's West Coast treasure, California is home to some of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the contiguous US. From mountains and forests to lakes and beaches, there are romantic and beautiful locations to be found throughout the golden state. Here's a look at...

San Diego is the perfect getaway for couples seeking a little romance and excitement.  San Diego offers a great many things to a great many people. Romance is certainly at the top of the list. And what better way to celebrate love than with a special...

One of the most popular beach areas in San Diego is a neighborhood called Pacific Beach. It is north of downtown San Diego, bounded by La Jolla to the north, Mission Beach to the south, Interstate-5 to the East, and the Pacific Ocean to the...

It’s hard to think of a parade and not think of the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.  It is just something we have all grown up with, and something, it seems, will always be there.  Every New Year’s morning the beautiful floats and...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qN7AqVw48I They call it the California Double: going surfing in the morning and hitting the ski slopes in the afternoon. It's one of the reasons Californians are so passionate about their state, and SoCal is one of the few places in the world pulling a surf-to-ski...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BYE8IGLWvc Southern California is a great place to live or visit, and if you're a resident or vacationer arriving in southern California for the holiday season there are many ways to celebrate this joyous and festive time of the year. From amusement parks to ice skating and...

There's something big happening in Mid-Wilshire. As construction workers swarm the 1930's era Old May Company Building (soon to be the Saban Building) and the adjoining lot on the corner of Wilshire and Fairfax next to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, a lot of people...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Zl_1FZb34 Whether you live in the Los Angeles area or you will be heading that direction for a visit, you will have access to one of the most noteworthy museums in the United States: The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Located in Exposition Park between Vermont Avenue...

LM Montgomery wrote in Anne of Green Gables, “I am so glad I live in  a world where there are Octobers,” and we agree—there is a lot to love about October and the rest of fall, whether it is  bright leaves, sweater weather, spooky costumes...

All around Southern California you will find touches of architecture and design that shift from varying styles and time periods. Some places, you will find more era-specific neighborhoods with vintage and historical style homes throughout Southern California. From California Craftsman to Victorians to Tudors, there...

Many people who are in the market for their first homes are parents, hoping to find a safe place for their children to learn and grow. Luckily, there are many wonderful places for families throughout Southern California - although they aren't generally the cheapest places...

San Diego is full of history. In certain parts, it’s particularly of note. The historical relevance of these neighborhoods and places throughout the county span from its California birth and infancy to its evolution and progress becoming a place that people not only come to,...

The beautiful Los Feliz neighborhood has been home to many movie stars, musicians and Hollywood's most elite. It has a rich history which can be seen in the unique architecture, including homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra. It is the birthplace of...

Playa del Rey is a lovely coastal community situated on the Westside of Los Angeles. It is made up of mostly residential housing, but just a couple miles in any direction will take you to some fun and exciting areas that you should definitely not...

Palm Desert offers value, entertainment, beautiful homes, and a sunny climate to its residents and many visitors. This inviting neighborhood boasts the warmest winter months in the western United States. This has made it a popular winter vacation spot for part-time residents, who flock to...

Although the city of Los Angeles has plenty of activities to see and do, there are also others places outside of the city limits that have just as many things to do too. In this article, I have highlighted several cities that are a short...

Los Angeles is the type of city that can sneak up on you. That sounds strange to say about a place most anyone knows about for its film and modeling industry. As such, it is easy to visit Los Angeles and hit the main attractions,...