Sacramento artist Jeff Musser discusses plans for the mural he'll create during the Wide Open Walls festival Aug. 10-20. Musser is standing in front of his painting "Memories of Shanghai that have long since ..." at Beatnik Studios on S Street in Sacramento.
Bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac fame has put a home in Brentwood up for sale for $2.995 million. Renowned actress Faye Dunaway has put her condominium in a full-service West Hollywood building on the market for $595,000.
Former Assessor Kathleen Kelleher and former Assistant Assessor John Solie received significantly lower valuations than neighboring property owners during the recessionary housing crash. One difference: their properties were appraised by outside assessors under rules designed to prevent conflicts of interest. Neighbors had their properties valued by a mass appraisal computer system.
The Calabasas, Calif. home that Kris Jenner bought for her son Rob Kardashian last year sold earlier this month for $2.44 million. Take a look inside the traditional, 4,256 square foot cul-de-sac home, which was listed through Compass Realty.
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In 1946, a plane piloted by infamous aviator and inventor Howard Hughes went down in a Beverly Hills, Calif. neighborhood, tearing through roofs and bedrooms in the process. Hughes was flying a prototype of a plane he was building for the U.S. Army Air Force. A house he hit is on the market for $14.45 million. The 6,500 square feet of interior space include a marble-lined foyer, a living room with hand-painted cathedral ceilings, a formal dining room, an updated kitchen and a billiard room. There are five bedrooms and five bathrooms in all.
Photos by Blake Worthington for TNS. Story by Neal J. Leitereg for the Los Angeles Times.
Shakespeare Ranch features 200 feet of lakefront, seven guest houses, five private buoys and a 5,111 square-foot entertainment barn. There is an indoor pool, wine-tasting cellar, horse stables and rodeo grounds. The property is listed at $69 million.
The number of new homes being built in the Sacramento region has increased significantly since last decade's market collapse. But for the first time in 40 years, there doesn't appear to be a construction boom on the horizon. A lack of skilled workers is one limit on housing growth.