Colleen Bennett - Sotheby's International Realty
Would you rather deal with this mess or hire a senior move manager to sort and sell it and smooth the way for a hassle-free relocation?
LA VERNE, California, November 16, 2017 — Their names roll off the tongue like a lullaby: Gentle Transitions, Caring Transitions, and Moving Matters.   These and about 1,000 other companies like them across the country help mostly seniors downsize and relocate. Unlike professional organizers who mostly help people control and manage their clutter and hoarding […]
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LA VERNE, California, October 28, 2017 — Using marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes may have become legal the day after California voters approved Proposition 64 (the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act) last November, but if you’re looking to buy some cannabis in La Verne, you’re flat out of luck! That […]
EAGLE ROCK, California, October 21, 2017 — Colleen and I made a mid-morning dash across the 210 freeway to Eagle Rock’s famous Eagle Rock Bakery & Deli, which has been an institution in that city since 1949. We wanted to buy to some authentic Italian sausages, subs and cookies (pine nut, pistachio, and chocolate hazelnut […]
LA VERNE, California, October 21, 2017 — Merchants with shops in La Verne’s Heritage Plaza opened their doors and took to the sidewalks, passing out reams of candy in the first of many Halloween parades that will be celebrated in the city over the next 10 days. From Conundrum to the CVS pharmacy, kids waked […]
  LA VERNE, California, October 12, 2017 — Anne Larkin of La Verne is one fasten-ating woman, especially  when it comes to pulling together threads of history that weave a narrative and tell a story.   Anne has those skills and more because she is an avid button collector, not that she had much choice. […]
LA VERNE, California, October 6, 2017 — In 2010, when Bill and Karla Stahlman moved into their more than 100-year old (1912) Craftsman bungalow at 1635 5th Street, looking south out at historic Kuns Park in La Verne, they could have applied for the Mills Act, a contract between them and the city that would […]
LA VERNE, California, October 3, 2017 — Something is about to blow on Canterwood Road in La Verne, and it will likely be a temper before anything else.   For months residents have complained, while trying to keep their cool, about a foul odor plaguing their beloved street offering canyon views to the west, but […]
LA VERNE, California, September 27, 2017 — If you think residents at Hillcrest retired there just to enjoy unlimited bingo, Bible study and bridge (otherwise known as the three Bs of retirement), you have another thing coming.   At Hillcrest, the “B” at also stands for bridge-building, where Hillcrest leverages its unique assets and resources […]
LA VERNE, California, September 22, 2017 — Sometimes life stinks, and all you can do is wait for things to blow over.   That’s sort of the situation that residents living along Canterwood Road in La Verne are now facing.   Since at least last December, many residents along the hillside street that overlooks a […]
LA VERNE, California, September 15, 2015 — For some reason, no doughnut chain has invaded La Verne. You will not find a Dunkin’ Donuts, Winchell’s or Krispy Kreme in sight.   Nor do we boast any trendy one-offs like The Donut Man in Glendora, or Donut Friend in Highland Park or Cofax on Fairfax in […]