Melrose Shogren - an Amanda Alumi. "Amanda, thanks for finding me such a great home!"
This Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 7:00 PM until 10:30 PM on the Via Rodeo at Two Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills join host Pauley Perrette of NCIS for a doggy costume contest (participants must pre-register),silent auction (my audio and video collection has become much larger from some great finds at previous silent auctions), murder mystery clues to solve and much more. Cuisine from McCormick & Schmick's a Pacific Seafood Grill and featuring the Savvy Sleuth's Martini.
VIP Champagne reception from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Tiffany & Co. (VIP tickets $200 each).
Advance tickets are $60 for only on the Via Rodeo beginning at 7:30 PM. Admission at the door $75.
For more information and to order tickets: http://amandafoundation.org/
Max and Nik Shogren both found abandoned on the street.
We all feel we are not doing as much as we should at all times. Remember how productive you are the day before you go away on vacation? It's amazing how much you can squeeze into a short period when you really focus. Check out the attached article from the Wall Street Journal that takes lessons from the world of athletic coaching and applies them to business. http://on.wsj.com/9qzGHs
Malibu, California has been one of our favorite places for years (I'm not allowed to say how many year). We've had three different homes in Malibu over the years and go back as often as we can. Over the years I've spent many hours on Surfrider Beach, not surfing but enjoying the sunshine and ocean. Surfrider Beach has been named the first-ever World Surfing Reserve. Check out the article in the October 10, 2010 Los Angeles Times (page A35)
I am always amazed how technology has changed so dramatically during my lifetime. Check out this article by Jordan Lejuwaan http://www.highexistence.com/10-ways-the-next-10-years-are-going-to-be-mind-blowing/ Changes are coming so quickly education of our young is now more important than ever before. Carol and I are active supporters of KIPP: LA Schools http://www.kippla.org/ KIPP has already made a difference. The results are amazing. Do check out their web site. It is time to change our school system in LA. Kipp has shown how a new model works.
If you have an opportunity to see Waiting for Superman http://film.waitingforsuperman.com/ go see the movie. It is time for a change.
There is a lot of confusion about credit scores and how to improve them. Following is an interesting article about some of the primary credit score myths. http://tinyurl.com/2vm24x4
Magnificent city lights views. Gated contemporary residence, featuring 3 bedroom 3 1/2 baths, media room, dining room that opens onto the saltwater pool, spa and view. This home has been designed for todays lifestyle, with amazing finishes done with style and flair! Ann Sachs and Walker Zanger tile, stainless steel appliances, dual Fisher Paykel dishwashers, dark hardwood floors. Sports lover's dream media room has five wide screen high definition monitors so you don't miss any of the action. When it's "movie night" drop down the big screen to enjoy the full theater experience. The sound system indoor and out is by Russound, known for it's unique design and ease of use for multiroom control. The indoor flows magically to the outdoor pool area, separate seating areas are just outstanding. There is an indoor fireplace as well as an outdoor fire pit. If you are looking for a spectacular contemporary home with dynamite views, fabulous kitchen, and the latest high tech gadgets, this is it!
Check out the property site: http://herculesdrive.com/
Jim Shogren and Carol Shogren, are agents with Rodeo Realty representing clients in the sale and lease of residential real estate on the West Side of Los Angeles..
Jim & Carol Shogren
9200 Sunset Blvd., Ste 200
West Hollywood, CA 90069
CAL BRE 01251977 & 01292174
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