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May132015

Santa Monica imposes Airbnb restrictions

The City Council of Santa Monica voted 7-0 yesterday to impose some of the toughest short-term rental regulations in California. No rentals of entire units for less than 30 days. Homesharing is allowed provided the resident occupant obtains a city business license and pays 14% hotel tax on rentals. The primary issue is Airbnb accounts…

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May012013

Santa Monica on the beach

The Santa Monica Mountains are the dominant feature of Pacific Coast Highway on the 50 miles from Oxnard to Santa Monica. The crumbling coast ridge of mountains comes right to the sea and the road winds along the rock faces for this stretch with Malibu houses and estates sprinkled around like large boulders on loose…

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Apr292013

California Spring Season Road Trip

Last week the weather was a sunny 68 degrees when I headed out of Monterey to Highway 101 for a trip to the Southland and a few days exploring Santa Monica and the Orange County Disney Resorts. Spring flowers in the fields beside Highway 68, Monterey Peninsula access road. Big Farmers are artist John Cerney…

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