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The Village Trailer Park is located in the Pico neighborhood at 2930 Colorado Avenue (behind a tall hedge on the south side of Colorado, between Stewart/28th and Stanford)

by WestsideDB June 4, 2012 Join & Contribute!

From the Santa Monica Dispatch — A Santa Monica filmmaker has made a film of the Village Trailer Park that everyone who cares about Santa Monica should see. The trailer park, on Colorado Avenue, has been here longer than most of us have been alive. It’s an integral part of our history. It’s one [...]

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Village Trailer Park Development Agreement Project

by WestsideDB June 4, 2012 Community Issues

The proposed project would involve the closure of the existing Village Trailer Park and development of a 399,581-square-foot mixed-use project with 393 residential units, 105,334 square feet of creative office, and 11,710 square feet of neighborhood-serving retail.  The project’s 117,044 square feet of commercial space would include 105,334 square feet of creative/office space and 11,710 [...]

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June Events in Santa Monica

by WestsideDB May 31, 2012 Community Issues

Santa Monica never runs out of thiings to do for everyone in the area. Our Friends of Sunset Park have started to list the happenings around town in June >>

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Santa Monica Events in May from Friends of Sunset Park

by WestsideDB May 1, 2012 Community Issues

Citizens of Santa Monica will have to make room in their calendars as our Friends of Sunset Park have lined up a list of events that will keep the people of Santa Monica busy for the month of May. read more>>

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Santa Monica School Magic Show Needs Help

by WestsideDB April 23, 2012 Community Issues

Grant school in Santa Monica is looking for people to help in the preparation for the school’s fund raising event this Friday, April 27, 2012. The event will feature Jersey Jim, the Magician, and Obediah, the Master Juggler. The tickets to the event are on pre-sale since April 20th at $8.00, tickets will be sold [...]

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Santa Monica City Hall Expands

by WestsideDB April 20, 2012 Community Issues

Do you live in Santa Monica?  Guess what – after ten years of research, the council of Santa Monica unanimously voted to continue  pursuing designs for a new structure to be attached the Santa Monica City Hall. The expansion of the building targets to put all employees that have been distributed to three off-site offices [...]

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Sunset Park Santa Monica April Events from the Friends of Sunset Park

by WestsideDB April 4, 2012 Community Issues

In Sunset Park Santa Monica there’s always something fun to do and get involved in our community.  Check out the links here from our friends over at Friends of Sunset Park for something fun to do, something fun to learn about, or just plain old get involved!  We’ll see you in our sweet little Sunset [...]

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City Celebrates 21st Santa Monica Festival

by WestsideDB April 2, 2012 Join & Contribute!

The Santa Monica Festival 2012 marks the 21st year of promoting the Santa Monica arts, sustainability, and the services given by Santa Monica to the community. The festival offers an assorted combination of dances and live music, workshops that promote the use of recycled materials, and a bazaar that features earth-friendly products. The festival aims [...]

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Westside Real Estate Analysis for the last Ten Years – Are we over the worst of it?

by WestsideDB July 16, 2011 Culver City Information

As many of you readers know, I like to blend my blog posts a bit from cool things to do on the Westside, real estate stuff, some video for flavor and occasional goings-on in my neighborhood that I think other people should know about. I got really excited about doing this Santa Monica real estate [...]

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May 2011 Santa Monica homes for sales and condos too! What’s the market doing?

by WestsideDB June 1, 2011 Local Real Estate Statistics and Trends

Santa Monica real estate is a fluid and efficient engine that seems to be in constant flux. If you are considering selling your Santa Monica home or buying a Santa Monica deal, check out this video for info on Santa Monica absorption rates and what is happening in our local market.

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365 Things to Do in Santa Monica and The Westside of Los Angeles – Venice Beach Ocean Front Walk

by WestsideDB May 31, 2011 365 Things to do in Santa Monica

Venice Beach California not only has some of the most incredible selections of Venice real estate, it has one of the biggest tourist draws – Venice Beach boardwalk.  On the south end of the beach, is the Washington Pier and as you cruise on up north, like in this video, you can take in the [...]

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June Calendar of Events for Santa Monica from Friends of Sunset Park

by WestsideDB May 26, 2011 Events

une 1 — Planning Commission – 7 PM – City Hall – Agendas: June 2, 16, and 30 — SMMUSD Board of Education – 6 PM – District Office, 1651 16th St. – Agenda: June 2 — Santa Monica High School – Film Festival — Barnum Hall — 7 PM June 3, 10, [...]

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Keller Williams Santa Monica Red Day 2011 – at John Adams Middle School

by WestsideDB May 12, 2011 Charity

Keller Williams Santa Monica participates every May 12 in RED DAY – where we as a company of real estate agents give back to the community.  This year, Santa Monica real estate agents and leadership, came together to work on a beautification project for John Adams Middle School – a public school in Sunset Park [...]

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Best places to buy in Los Angeles as an investor

by WestsideDB May 8, 2011 Local Real Estate Statistics and Trends

If I were thinking of buying and holding for five years minimum, looking for a potential recovery and turn-around in the real estate market, I would look in the following areas: 90016 Mid- Los Angeles The average price per foot is below current construction costs.  If you ask any contractor worth their salt, they can [...]

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The Most Stable Areas of Los Angeles’ Housing Market

by WestsideDB May 6, 2011 Local Real Estate Statistics and Trends

Three areas stick out the most when I analyze the market trends from this first quarter of 2011 to last years first quarter.  The most stable areas that I see are: Palms/Mar Vista Hollywood Hills West Hollywood Condos These trends and analysis are from statistics from all of the areas of LA. Are you wondering [...]

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Prediction: Celebrity & Wealthy homes sold quietly off the market to increase

by WestsideDB May 4, 2011 Local Real Estate Statistics and Trends

People are always asking me about pocket listings and quiet sales and the fact of the matter is that in this market, not a lot of pocket listings get sold.  However, I believe that there is a higher percentage of properties being sold off market, quietly that don’t show up in the MLS. Here’s my [...]

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May Calendar of Events for Santa Monica – FOSP Friends of Sunset Park

by WestsideDB May 2, 2011 Community Issues

City of Santa Monica Event Calendar: Santa Monica Public Library May Calendar: May 1 — Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! — Virginia Avenue Park — 12 to 5 PM May 1 to 28 — “Sand in the Air” — Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 PM – Morgan-Wixson Theatre/Santa Monica [...]

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365 Things to do in Santa Monica – The Santa Monica Library is a LEED Certified Building

by WestsideDB April 25, 2011 365 Things to do in Santa Monica

As a Santa Monica GREEN certified Realtor, and confessed tree hugger, I love that my fair city, Santa Monica has taken initiatives towards sustainability and green building.  The downtown Santa Monica Library is a wonderful example of a healthy building that was completed just a few years ago.  I went there recently to pick up [...]

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Want Money Back from the City to Upgrade your Home? Energy Upgrade California is launching in Santa Monica

by WestsideDB April 24, 2011 Community Issues

Hey Santa Monica homeowners! There’s a great new program coming out for Santa Monica homeowners interested in being Green and saving money in the long run – Its being hosted by EcoMotion at the Santa Monica Main Library on the evening of Tuesday, April 26th.  It is a kick-off event for the Energy Upgrade California [...]

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April Calendar for Things to Do in Santa Monica -Friends Of Sunset Park FOSP

by WestsideDB April 8, 2011 Community Issues

Here’s the list of activities and events in Santa Monica this month… April 1 – Spring Band Concert – Samohi – 7 PM – The Concert Winds, Concert Band, Symphonic Winds, and Wind Ensemble will perform under the direction of Michael J. Corrigan and Terry Sakow – Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School April 1 [...]

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