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I love Wired Magazine, and their August issue is jam-packed with cool tips for everything from making ice cream with dry ice to getting fired properly. In fact, there are probably a month's worth of blogging and life ideas in this issue alone. One of the most pertinent for this forum, though, are...
Encinitas will be hosting its 13th Annual Oktoberfest and Street Fair this September 23, 2007. It is generally a sold-out event that allows everyone to be a fun-loving German (or fun-loving Californian) for just one day.And why, you ask, would someone want to do that?It's the lively German music,...
Near-naked butts are fine, but the smoking kind are now off limits at almost all San Diego beaches. The most recent prohibition against smoking on beaches comes from San Diego's northernmost city, Oceanside. Though tickets are not currently being issued there, signs will be going up after Labor D...
What better venue than Del Mar to spend a sunny Labor Day weekend!Visitors may wish to enjoy the wide sandy beaches in Del Mar, and take a long stroll through Olde Del Mar's quaint village--and enjoy lunch at one of its many fine restaurants.  For great family fun, though, it will be hard to beat...
Uh oh. Blood must be running in the streets....Subprime mortgage loan defaults and excessive household and corporate debt represent a greater short-term threat to the U.S. economy than terrorism, energy prices or inflation, according to a new survey of economists.This statements leads a report in...
Brad Inman last weekwrote an excellent article about the mortgage and real estate crisis that has gripped so many markets in the United States–and elsewhere. In The Housing Market Blame Game, Inman reports that even formerly raging real estate markets that were once seen as unshakable, such as M...
Note: Dione Lamm, a client, is one of the brightest women I have ever met. In addition to having been a simultaneous translator for the United Nations, she is a wonderful mother and wife, an interior designer, a quick wit and energetic student of life. She is also incredibly organized, and is kin...
$50 million is the new $30 million, says Glenn Roberts over at the Inman News Blog–especially when it comes to high end luxury homes. Citing a 2007 Mid-Year Luxury Report by Stribling Private Brokerage, Roberts explains how just a few years ago, even a rumor of a $30 million real estate sale in M...
The Wall Street Journal is just reporting that Capital One is shutting down GreenPoint Mortgage. This is the latest casualty report in the mortgage market implosion--and will likely rattle the markets even further.The fallout from this closure will result in the closing of 31 office locations--an...
The Big Boys are moving into blogging--in force. At Inman's ReConnect, Alex Perriello, President and CEO of the Realogy Franchise Group  (Century 21, Coldwell Banker , ERA, Sotheby's), stated that their brands would be moving aggressively into the world of blogging. He said something to the effec...

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