February 2015

Found 14 blog entries for February 2015.

There's a new one-of-a-kind experience in Manhattan Beach, and it's one you won't want to miss! 

At the city's Civic Center (1400 Highland Avenue), you're sure to see "Light Gate," a new art piece designed by Mags Harries and Lajos Héder.

Stand inland of Light Gate (on the city hall side), look through its prismatic glass and you will find yourself gazing at the ocean with a dazzling play of light around it.

Twice each year, another wonder of Light Gate reveals itself: its "keyhole" frame will be centered perfectly on the setting sun. (January 27 and November 14.)

The City of Manhattan Beach commissioned Light Gate to celebrate its centennial year (2012). It was officially dedicated Feb. 25 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Light Gate is…

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With a rare, gorgeous view of what seems almost like a private cove, 205 Rocky Point should appeal to plenty of buyers.

There's a sizable, Spanish-influenced home (6br/6ba, 4950 sq. ft.) behind a private gate on one-third of an acre along the blufftop here in Palos Verdes Estates. (See all the photos here.)

That cove, though, with waves lapping constantly right outside and a bit of sandy beach below, raises the bar and marks this as a unique property. Do you know what they get for similar homes in South Orange County?

It would seem that the sellers have always believed in a high value for this property, too.

They offered it for sale last year – for a full year, actually – at $6.250M. That listing quit last August.

Big as that price was, it was…

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If you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity for a special Terranea getaway, now's your chance.

The popular luxury oceanfront resort in Rancho Palos Verdes is offering a special discount of 35% off suites, bungalows, casitas, and villas, if you book by March 8 and stay by April 26. To receive the deal, book online at Terranea and enter the promo code "TRAVELTUES." A 2-night minimum stay is required.

Terranea is a luxury, eco-friendly 102-acre resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, surrounded by the ocean on three sides. The resort offers a 9-hole golf course, an oceanfront spa, and award-winning restaurants. Aside from traditional guestrooms and suites, it also features special accommodations such as bungalows, casitas, and villas with two and…

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Two of our local stretches of gorgeous coastline are in the running to be named among the "Top 10 California Beaches." Online votes are being tallied in USA Today Travel Media's and 10best.com's top 10 California beaches competition through March 16.

You can get in on the action and help Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach rise in the competition. You can vote here as frequently as once a day.

Neighbors Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach are among 20 nominees from as far south as Coronado and as far north as Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

The competition is stiff, with the likes of La Jolla, Encinitas, Santa Barbara, Cambria, Big Sur, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach, Venice, Santa Monica, Santa Cruz and beaches in San Diego.

While the…

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