Month: May 2017

KITCHEN REMODELING IDEAS FOR FOODIES

  Culinary pros and interior designers on how they’d customize a home cook’s dream kitchen Years ago, as a skinny, 23-year-old line cook, Chris Jaeckle spent almost every cent to his name buying a used commercial stove for his apartment at a restaurant supply…

Real Estate: What you get for a Quarter-billion-dollar Giga-Mansion in Bel-Air, CA

  Los Angeles has just reached new heights in over-the-top real estate opulence.     The city now boasts the most expensive home for sale in the country: a newly built Bel-Air mega-mansion listed Wednesday at a quarter billion dollars. It has all the…

Feds OK Caltrain’s electrification funding

Caltrain will get its electrification funding from the federal government. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today it will sign the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) that will allow the railroad to proceed with its $1.9 billion project to electrify the corridor and buy…

22 of the best small towns you should visit in your lifetime

    We defined a small town as one that has a population of roughly 65,000 or fewer Positano, Italy, is a favorite travel destination for celebrities While visiting bustling cities is one way to travel, small towns can offer a more relaxed feel…

luxury camping rentals that could be the future of weekend getaways

  The hardest part of going camping might be getting started. The upfront cost forces newbies to shell out for a tent, sleeping bags, and other gear. There are 13,000 public campsites in North America to choose from, and no definitive review site vetting them. It…

Stunning Vineyard Estate In Montecito sells for $15.9 million owned by Jeff Bridges

Source: Stunning Vineyard Estate In Montecito sells for $15.9 million owned by Jeff Bridges

Stunning Vineyard Estate In Montecito sells for $15.9 million owned by Jeff Bridges

Oscar-winning actor and singer Jeff Bridges and his wife, Susan, have sold their estate in the Montecito foothills for $15.925 million, about half the original asking price of $29.5 million. Called Villa Santa Lucia, the 19.5-acre property centers on a Tuscan-inspired main house designed…

Pacific Union’s April 2017 Bay Area and Lake Tahoe Real Estate Update

May 9, 2017 by Pacific Union • The number of Bay Area homes for sale in April did not improve from last spring, with the months’ supply of inventory (MSI) down or unchanged from one year ago in all regions. For the most part,…

Stunning Woodside Estate: 3.38 Acre Estate Resplendent w/ Rustic Charm and Contemporary Amenities $7,250,000

  Come tour this estate, I’ll be there Hosting Open House Saturday 5/6 from 2:00-4:30 pm A long, gated driveway at the end of a private lane heightens the sense of seclusion that envelops this country residence and guest house. Custom built in 1999,…