Colleen Bennett - Sotheby's International Realty
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The Stahlmans' home offers a beautiful view of Kuns Park.
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 […]
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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, CALIF. , May 17, 2017 — San Antonio has the River Walk, New Orleans has the French Quarter, Orlando has Walt Disney World and La Verne has … Hillcrest – A Remarkable Retirement Community.  What makes the community unique or “remarkable” is that unlike most retirement centers where visitors are greeted with a […]
LA VERNE, Calif., May 5, 2017 — When I work with buyers, I always ask them for their list of must-haves – the things they absolutely can’t live without in their new home. Often making the list these days – of course, it depends very much on the unique preferences of your clients — is a […]
Unlike so many notable architectural gems, the post-California-style bungalow that sits handsomely and ruggedly at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Oxford in Claremont, Calif., carries no plaque declaring its historical or cultural significance. And perhaps, it shouldn’t. How can the approximately 3,400-square-foot concrete fortress cobbled together from road rubble be compared with the […]
I have always loved pools, and the deeper and darker the better. I search them out on every vacation. For instance, when traveling to Mammoth, I seek out the many hot springs that bubble and gurgle near the tiny Mammoth airport. Immersing myself in their thermal waters while wistfully gazing out to the saw-tooth formations […]
Named last year by ABC News as a company supplying quality “American Made” products, Gainey Ceramics in La Verne this month is highlighting its array of outdoor products that are guaranteed to dress up any landscape. From a residential, Mediterranean courtyard to a large scale modern commercial project, Gainey has been the choice of landscape […]
Just in time for autumn, Gainey Ceramics of La Verne has introduced its Fiberclay collection of decorative planters, the perfect choice to dress up any yard.    The Gainey Fiberclay Collection includes the following features: Strong, durable clay fiber bonded construction.  Interior sealant and rubber plugged drainage hole ready for direct planting.  Decorative rubbed finishes […]
For Vicki Brown, the CEO of La Verne-based DPI Labs who founded Sowing Seeds for Life to help feed the homeless and hungry, the food and produce keep tasting better and fresher than ever. That’s because the nonprofit Sowing Seeds for Life has started a community garden at Falcon Ranch, a 45-acre spread owned by […]
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