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Toydarian Toymaker: Step inside an interstellar toy store at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland
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Toydarian Toymaker: Step inside an interstellar toy store at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

Step inside the Toydarian Toymaker marketplace stall in Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and you’ll find a winged alien flitting around the back of her...

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Feel bad for Southern California’s tenants as vacancy tightens and rents climb
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Feel bad for Southern California’s tenants as vacancy tightens and rents climb

You have to feel for local renters. Their options are limited. Rents are soaring. And constructing a solution — both literally and figuratively —...

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Is California really a low property tax state?
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Is California really a low property tax state?

To hear progressives tell it, California’s property tax is way too low and needs to be increased to fund the critical needs of schools and local...

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Did you know Roger Staubach is largely responsible for ‘tenant rep’ role? Here’s how it works
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Did you know Roger Staubach is largely responsible for ‘tenant rep’ role? Here’s how it works

A commercial real estate professional’s work is generally divided between listings in two ways: representing an owner or helping find a building...

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Just 4% of Los Angeles-Orange County rental units empty, 7th tightest U.S. market
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Just 4% of Los Angeles-Orange County rental units empty, 7th tightest U.S. market

Folks seeking a residence in Los Angeles and Orange counties had fewer choices of empty rentals last year. Vacant units equaled 4% of the L.A.-O.C....

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Cracker Barrel will open its second Southern California store in Rialto on May 13
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Cracker Barrel will open its second Southern California store in Rialto on May 13

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, a one-stop shop for country fried steak, country music on CDs, and smock dresses, will open May 13 along the 210...

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Walmart to remodel 21 California stores, expand customer services and technologies
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Walmart to remodel 21 California stores, expand customer services and technologies

Walmart e-commerce manager Brandon Michaels demonstrates the new in-store Pickup Tower at the Walmart Superstore in Pico Rivera, Calif. Aug. 28,...

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Laguna Woods Village artisans showcase their talents at community bazaar
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Laguna Woods Village artisans showcase their talents at community bazaar

Rhonda Ryckman looks at jewelry with her cousin Marie Rice during the Laguna Woods Village Bazaar on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Residents of the...

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A small town with big plans, La Palma could add 1,000 condo units and a luxury hotel
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A small town with big plans, La Palma could add 1,000 condo units and a luxury hotel

La Palma has entered into an negotiation agreement with a developer to renovate a 114-acre site off Valley View Street and Orangethorpe Avenue....

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Cedric the Entertainer, star of ‘The Neighborhood,’ is coming to Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa
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Cedric the Entertainer, star of ‘The Neighborhood,’ is coming to Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

Cedric the Entertainer has had a prolific career both in movies and TV, with starring roles on “The Steve Harvey Show” and TV Land’s “The Soul Man,...

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Television to return to lounge in Laguna Woods Village after disputes among residents led to its removal
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Television to return to lounge in Laguna Woods Village after disputes among residents led to its removal

The Drop-in Lounge will be tuning back into television, with conditions — muted, with closed captions, fixed to the Village Television channel. As...

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Be one of Mark Cuban’s Laguna Beach neighbors for $24 million
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Be one of Mark Cuban’s Laguna Beach neighbors for $24 million

Built in 2005, the house sports a wrap-around patio and an elevator descending to a wine cellar and media room. Click through the slideshow to see...

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Allen Buchanan: A week in the life of a commercial broker
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Allen Buchanan: A week in the life of a commercial broker

As commercial real estate professionals, we have two commodities – our time and our information – aka our market knowledge. Therefore – we must...

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Santa Ana offering $500 rebate for residents on car purchases in town to offset higher city sales tax
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Santa Ana offering $500 rebate for residents on car purchases in town to offset higher city sales tax

Starting this week, Santa Ana residents and businesses that purchase a vehicle in the city can receive a $500 rebate. The Vehicle Incentive Program...

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All those empty lots along Bristol Street? Santa Ana hopes to sell them
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All those empty lots along Bristol Street? Santa Ana hopes to sell them

A string of fenced-off, vacant dirt lots along Bristol Street in Santa Ana may get new life, now that the city is seeking offers to buy and...

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This Texas retailer wants to shake up how Californians buy home furnishings
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This Texas retailer wants to shake up how Californians buy home furnishings

If you thought Texas companies abhor California, think again. At Home from the Dallas suburb of Plano is launching a major push into California’s...

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Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities: Step inside a black market emporium at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland
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Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities: Step inside a black market emporium at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

Step inside Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland and you’ll find legacy lightsabers inside glass cases, a wooly...

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Epson America moving HQ, 600 employees to Los Alamitos from Long Beach
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Epson America moving HQ, 600 employees to Los Alamitos from Long Beach

Printer and imaging giant Epson America is moving its headquarters to Los Alamitos from Long Beach to accommodate increased growth, the company...

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At Home megastore launches first California location in Lake Forest
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At Home megastore launches first California location in Lake Forest

A typical At Home store has 50,000 products. The fast-growing Texas-based home furnishings chain, At Home, has now officially entered the...

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Bubble Watch: Southern California building permits take biggest tumble since recession
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Bubble Watch: Southern California building permits take biggest tumble since recession

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: One big challenge of aggressive construction...

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Tariffs trickle throughout the shopping experience
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Tariffs trickle throughout the shopping experience

Few people realize that the higher costs associated with the trade war ripple throughout their shopping experiences. Shoppers won’t find many of...

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Allen Buchanan: Is your building ownership a mirror image?
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Allen Buchanan: Is your building ownership a mirror image?

Commercial real estate ownership is a beautiful thing for many owners. What other investment can you own and experience the tax advantages of...

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Retail-food round-up: CBD shop opens in San Clemente; new eats at Tustin food hall
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Retail-food round-up: CBD shop opens in San Clemente; new eats at Tustin food hall

Happy Supplements, a CBD and health supplement store, has opened in downtown San Clemente. The shop, owned by Nicole and Tosh Townend, sells brands...

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Real estate news: Dual hotel project for Hilton, Home2 Suites breaks ground in Anaheim
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Real estate news: Dual hotel project for Hilton, Home2 Suites breaks ground in Anaheim

Work has begun on a 223 room, dual-brand hotel in Anaheim with Irvine-based R.D. Olson Construction at the helm. The hotels, at the site of a...

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Federal judge casts doubt on Trump’s drilling plans because they ignore climate change
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Federal judge casts doubt on Trump’s drilling plans because they ignore climate change

By JULIET EILPERIN WASHINGTON – A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Interior Department violated federal law by failing to take into...

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Orange County veterans cemetery location still up in the air
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Orange County veterans cemetery location still up in the air

Nine months after voters scuttled the Irvine City Council’s scenario for building a veterans cemetery, supporters still can’t seem to agree on how ...

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Read the real estate tea leaves if you need to move (sell) the property
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Read the real estate tea leaves if you need to move (sell) the property

Hours of prospecting, client meetings, and presentations have resulted in a new assignment. Awesome! You’ve carefully scrutinized each sale and...

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Who best represents your interests in a commercial lease?
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Who best represents your interests in a commercial lease?

I recently received a call from one of our readers concerning a lease they were considering signing and had some questions they wanted me to answer...

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One Metro West development would bring 1,057 apartments, 1.7-acre park to northwest Costa Mesa
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One Metro West development would bring 1,057 apartments, 1.7-acre park to northwest Costa Mesa

There are several large employers within blocks of each other in northwestern Costa Mesa and the developer proposing One Metro West says they could...

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Dick’s to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores
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Dick’s to halt sales of rifles, ammo at 125 of its stores

Dick's Sporting Goods said it will stop selling hunting rifles and ammunition at 125 of its stores, replacing the gear with merchandise it believes...

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