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From Here to Eternal: Hollywood Forever Cemetary

  Celebrated enshrinements and culture make Hollywood Forever Cemetery sacred ground in Los Angeles.   WRITTEN BY JENN THORNTON Although the final resting place for Hollywood’s elite, whethe...

Sweet Digs: Sportsman’s Paradise

  The transformation of a Rolling Hills home into the ultimate playland   WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY PAUL JONASON The fact that Guido Rietdyk set out to find a place to suit h...

South Bay Guide: Spa, Shop, Sup

  Relaxation in residence on Rosecrans Avenue   WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | ILLUSTRATED BY JAY BROCKMAN When South Bay house hunting becomes overwhelming, there’s nothing better than a spa bre...

Clams at Fishing With Dynamite in Manhattan Beach

Rocking the Boat at Fishing With Dynamite

  Special menu items drop anchor at Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach, just in time for some celebrating. WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | PHOTOS COURTESY OF FISHING WITH DYNAMITE If you haven’t ...

Hey 19 Public House in Torrance

Hey Day! Hey 19 Public House Enlivens the South Bay

  Recently opened neighborhood pub, Hey 19 Public House, enlivens the South Bay. WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS When Ortega 120 restaurateur, Demi Stevens, decided to take over the space on Calle Mayor ...

Mercedes-Benz F 015: The Start of an Automotive Revolution?

  We recently covered the debut of the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion. It’s specs are impressive, to be sure, but what does this self-navigating car mean for the future of humankind&#...

Lou’s on the Hill: Housemade, Handmade, Handcrafted

Former Side Door proprietors Lou and Grace Giovannetti bring old world hospitality, bespoke design, and creatively rendered Italian food to Torrance. WRITTEN BY RACHEL DOTSON Those passing by Hillside...

SWEET DIGS: California Ranch Redux

Palos Verdes Designer Strategically Reboots a 70s-Era Home   Veteran designer Kathy Entessar tackles a ranch house in need of a refresh. The result of her year-long overhaul is a contemporary pro...

Real Estate Insider: Steve & Ceci Watts of RE/MAX Estate Properties

    South Bay DIGS recently had the pleasure of sitting down with long-time South Bay real estate duo Steve and Ceci Watts, who specialize in Peninsula real estate. AS TOLD TO RACHEL DOTSON ...

The Year Ahead: California Real Estate Market Forecast

  After a mostly flat 2014, slow and steady is the theme of California housing predictions for 2015   BY RACHEL DOTSON California home sales tempered in 2014, falling roughly 8.2 percent beh...