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June 14, 2008

Monterey Hills California: Austin Terrace


Austin TerraceAustin Terrace is located at 4295 Via Arbolada. It is one of the condo complexes located in Monterey Hills, adjacent to South Pasadena.

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Built in 1982, it's one of the smaller complexes in Monterey Hills with only 45 units.

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June 12, 2008

Monterey Hills California: Eaton Crest



Eaton CrestEaton Crest complex consists of 2 buildings. The first one is at 4499 Via Marisol and is large enough to be separated into three different sections. That's why you will find 4499A Via Marisol, 4499B Via Marisol and 4499B Via Marisol. The second building is much ...

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June 11, 2008

Monterey Hills Neighborhood Overview: Condo and Towhome Complexes

Monterey Hills is such a great place to live. It's centrally located next to South Pasadena, Pasadena, Alhambra, Highland Park. It's next to 110 fwy, 5 fwy, 210 fwy, 10 fwy, 134 fwy and 101 fwy. It's minutes from downtown LA, USC, Hollywood and Old Town Pasadena ...

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June 1, 2008

Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

It's that time again for the California cities of Pasadena, San Marino, San Gabriel, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Glendale, La Canada Flintridge and South Pasadena to dispose of their household hazardous and e-waste. This summer's round up will be held in two locations:

  1. Saturday, June 14 from 9 am ...
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May 29, 2008

Luxury Home Expectations in San Marino California

My last post identified the price point for luxury homes and estates for sale in San Marino, California.

It is clear that the top 10% of the San Marino Real Estate market is for homes costing $3,000,000 and above. I wanted to take a look at the 13 ...

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May 26, 2008

San Marino California Real Estate - Corner of Twin Palms and Sherwood

Twin Palms and Sherwood

Today, I want to focus on a beautiful pocket of San Marino, California behind Huntington Middle School - the corner of Twin Palms and Sherwood. Earlier this month, we looked at the "San Marino real estate home prices". Average price per square foot in San Marino is currently running at $593 ...

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May 21, 2008

San Marino CA: Crowell Public Library - Before and After

I love the new San Marino Public Library, now known as Crowell Public Library.

Living in San Marino, one of our family's most favored traditions has been our Saturday morning visit to the library. I have to admit that we do not go each Saturday as we used to ...

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May 19, 2008

Monterey Hills, CA - Fremont Villas Townhomes

Fremont Villas header

Built in 1981, as part of the original Monterey Hills residential community plan, Fremont Villas is a 45 unit townhome complex. It is accessed off of Via Marisol and sits next to Vallejo Villas.


With beautiful views of rolling hills towards South Pasadena, Fremont Villas offers Spanish architecture with ...

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May 19, 2008

San Marino Farmer's Market

There's some discussion about whether or not to allow a Farmer's Market in San Marino.

If approved by city council, San Marino will have yummy fresh fruit and veggies every Sunday morning from 9 am until 1 pm.

The location under consideration for this weekly Farmer's Market ...

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April 25, 2008

Lacy Park in San Marino CA - A Hidden Treasure

Lacy Park in San Marino California

Every morning, for the last 2 weeks, I get up at 5:25 am to take my daughter for her cross country practice at Lacy Park. I am not much of a morning person, but I am beginning to look forward to greeting the day in the beauty of this ...

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