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Timeless Tradition

Redondo Union High School partners with non-profit and home developers to transform a dormant building into Alumni House Through generous donations and a team of dedicated volunteers, Redondo Union High School transformed a dilapidated home-style building...

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Modern Aquatic

The Harrison Greenberg Foundation Roundhouse Aquarium Beautification Project is set to contemporize the iconic facility at the Manhattan Beach Pier Written by Wendy Bowman The eye-catching octagonal structure at the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier, Roundh...

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Keeping Up Appearances

Blowouts, lashes, and make-up—oh my! An all-in-one beauty lounge opens in downtown Manhattan Beach Written by Joclene Davey | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason Downtown Manhattan Beach has never been prettier. This August, Primp Lounge unveils its fl...

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Beyond what Glitters

Finley’s Fine Jewelry caters to the investor and lover of fine and gilded pieces alike Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason In 1924 George Finley opened a local jewelry business, one that would be carried on by his son Ge...

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Estate of the Union

Carved out of undeveloped desert in Rancho Mirage, Sunnylands is a midcentury vision for the modern day Written by Jenn Thornton | Photography Courtesy of The Annenberg Foundation Trust At Sunnylands Completed in 1966 for ambassadors and philanthropists W...

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There’s No Place Like...

Offering stylish and modern accommodations, a new 44-unit luxury boutique hotel debuts in the vibrant, thriving neighborhood of Westwood Village Written by Wendy Bowman | Photos Courtesy of Will Pryce Imagine winding down from a long day, sipping a cockta...

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The Past Shines Brightly

Movie-town heritage and modern-day ease make for the perfect mix at Culver Hotel’s Grand Lobby Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In the early 1920s, Los Angeles architecture firm Curlett and Beelman was tasked by Harry Culver t...

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Spyder Comes to Manhattan...

Dennis Jarvis brings the best of his South Bay surf wares to a new location Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason If you’ve lived in the South Bay for any period of time, you’ve stopped in or at least cruised by a Spyder shop. Found...

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New Kid On The...

AIRE Santa Monica’s sculpturally-articulated and rich exterior design blends flawlessly with its surroundings Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of San A new kid’s coming to town, and it’s setting up digs at 1433 14th Street in Santa ...

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Artistic Threads

Part boutique, part workshop— L’Atelier brings women together over a still-vital handcraft Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In French, the word “L’Atelier” refers to an artist’s studio or workshop. It’s a fitting ...

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From Swine to Wine

An epicurean retreat offering creative charcuterie, craft cocktails and more to downtown professionals, urban dwellers and visitors alike Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Roman Udalov Twice a week, executive chef of Miro, Gavin Mills, re...

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The Beachfront Beyond

Relish the royal treatment at the Four Seasons Punta Mita Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of Four Seasons Punta Mita Abrisk, 45-minute drive north of Puerto Vallarta brings you to the lush, exclusive enclave of Punta Mita, a beachfront village ...