Category Archives: a-Manhattan Beach

The South Bay Is A Great Place To Go Green

A good of friend of mine sent me the following email the other day.
She said, “I am realizing that I am spending less and less time in my car than what I used to. Virtually everything I need is almost within walking distance of my home, which is close to the beach-front. Shopping is a breeze downtown or at The Village Shopping Center up on PCH and Marine Avenue. Upscale stores like Macy’s and other national retail outlets are available as are specialty shops and many one of a kind chic shops.

We have wonderful fully equipped parks, many with tennis courts, basketball courts and other recreational facilities. Even along the beach are park areas with grass, restrooms, etc. for the pleasure of who ever wants to use them. They are well manicured and very well kept and have lush green lawns and trees for that summertime needed shade. I can ride my bike to work and don’t need my car to go shopping; “I think I am going to get rid of the ole gas guzler”.

I am going green all the way ! ” Continue reading

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Why Buy Now?

Financial Reasons to Buy a Home Today There are a number of personal and emotional reasons to buy a home. But there are also some strong financial reasons to make the investment. Here are just a few of those reasons: … Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach: Happy City

Where is one of the most Sexiest Beaches on Earth? Right here in the South Bay according to the Travel Channel in 2008. Manhattan Beach is ground zero for the Southern California vibe and thusly the home of the first … Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach History Metlox

  The company that eventually developed into Metlox Pottery was actually started around 1920 by the Prouty family who, at the time, was selling their wares as Proutyline Products. Eventually the name changed to the Metlox moniker. In the late … Continue reading

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2015 International Surf Festival

The  International Surf Festival returns to Manhattan Beach, Hermosa and Redondo Beach on Thursday, July 30th – Sunday, August 2nd The 2015 International Surf Festival is underway in the Beach Cities! With special events being run in Redondo, Hermosa, Manhattan … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Comes Early in Manhattan Beach

Come this  Sunday to Manhattan Beach to Salute to the Troops. It is a free event at Polliwog Park starting at 4p.m. “We pride ourselves on being a family-friendly community, and we provide numerous events throughout the year to unite … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Comes to South Bay

After being overseas for the last 16 years, the Special Olympics 2015 World Summer Games will be coming to Los Angeles this summer and three Southbay cities will be playing a crucial part in the upcoming historic event. Manhattan Beach, … Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach Homes Are Smokin’!

Manhattan Beach median home prices continued to climb and spiked 17% in 2014, hitting an all time high for median home prices. Median home prices in 2013 were at $1,628,250, up from $1,414,750 in 2012. That number increased to $1.9 … Continue reading

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Luxury Buyers have Choices in the South Bay

Luxury Homes in the South Bay area of Southern California are available. Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach City Vitality Tied to Local Businesses

In a July economic forum, Manhattan Beach Finance Director Bruce Moe reported several large properties that provide the bulk of the cities revenues. Raliegh Studios, Apple Computer, Macy’s, Ralphs, REI, and BevMo. The citys ten largest businesses generate 50% of … Continue reading

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