los angeles: Visiting and Living in West Hollywood, California - 11/17/08 11:56 AM
Only in West Hollywood can the legendary Sunset Strip, the chic Beverly Center and electric Hollywood Hills be found.  Combined, they make up the 1.9 square miles of unique LA nightlife, luxurious Hollywood spas, world-class celebrity shopping and awesome Los Angeles dining.    West Hollywood real estate boasts fourteen wonderful hotels that range from architectural wonders to discreet hideaways.  And the city happily welcomes visitors and new residents into their trendy community where the stars come out to play!   You will find an abundance of dining establishments in the area with over 140 Los Angeles restaurants; ranging from trendy and chic to casual or formal.  These collections of restaurants … (0 comments)

los angeles: Doing Business In West Hollywood - 11/03/08 07:50 AM
Whether starting a new business or relocating a business,  West Hollywood , California is one of the best places to do it.
Here are a few of those good reasons:
Business tax rates - West Hollywood sports one of the lowest business tax rates in the region.  When compared to local cities, West Hollywood 's annual rates were lower than those surrounding cities.  West Hollywood's annual business tax averages out to be twice as low as Santa Monica, three times lower than Los Angeles, seven times lower than Beverly Hills and almost ninety percent lower than Culver City.  West Hollywood doesn't charge for … (0 comments)

los angeles: Business and Community Events in Westside Los Angeles - 10/27/08 03:47 AM
In today's tough economic times, many people have lost their jobs and are seeking to start their own business. For this very reason, there will be several business events held in the Los Angeles area for many residents to take advantage of.
Here is a list of what's going on:
~ Economic Value of Your Small Business - October 28th at 7-9 p.m. at 5121 Van Nuys Blvd. , on the third floor of the Valley Economic Development Center .
~ VICA Business Forecast Conference - October 30th from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 555 Universal Hollywood Drive in the … (0 comments)

los angeles: West Hollywood’s October Events - 10/13/08 06:01 AM
There will be a lot going on in and around West Hollywood , California during the whole month of October. Here are some of the things you can enjoy while here:
October 15th - Cops 4 Causes. Come out to support our local Cops 4 Causes at their Comedy Uniting Communities, a great comedy event. The event will be held at the Long Beach Laugh Factory. There will be several comedians that will perform at a 7:30 p.m. show and a 9:45 p.m. show.
October 18th - Rubber Ducky Regatta. Bring the entire family out to join Rick Chambers for the … (0 comments)

los angeles: LAX FlyAway Bus Service In High Demand - 07/28/08 09:51 AM
Although gas prices are slowly dropping, many people in Westside Los Angeles find themselves using public transportation to save money.  So, LAX FlyAway bus services will be providing additional buses from Union Station.  This is great news for many.  It shows the City of Westside Los Angeles is trying their best to keep our public transportation from overcrowding. 
The buses will be departing every weekday at 5am and will pick up every 15 minutes until 10am.  It will then pick up every 30 minutes until 1pm when it will pick up every hour.   Public transportation passengers are up over 30 percent … (0 comments)

los angeles: Los Angeles County Discusses A Possible Ethanol Plant - 07/21/08 05:45 AM
This week the City of Los Angeles government officials will decide whether they will approve the area's first ethanol plant.
If approved, BlueFire Ethanol, an Irvine-based company, will have a plant constructed in Los Angeles County which will be the first commercial facility in the United States to begin processing biowaste into ethanol. 
Ethanol is a type of alcohol that's added to gasoline to help it burn cleaner emissions.  Statistics show that when ethanol was made with plants or wood, it produced less greenhouse gasses than corn-based ethanol which is more commonly used.
The construction of the $30 million plant will … (0 comments)

los angeles: Westside Los Angeles Home Prices Still Holding Their Own - 06/16/08 06:42 AM
Downtown areas all around the country are usually the safest places in a housing downturn.  But you still hear it all the time how the real estate bust has been affecting one city more than another.  But one thing we have learned is that housing prices fare the best in the core of big cities. 
Los Angeles, on the other hand, has stood out when it comes to good house prices.  There is no core to Los Angeles .  It's just one extensive string of suburbs that run together.
While lower priced homes are loosing their value slightly, the more expensive … (1 comments)


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