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Mingle With San Francisco's Hip & Trendy Movers and Shakers at the Hotel Zetta in SoMA

Jun 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

With yoga classes taught by international yoga stars, organic juice bars nearly as prevalent as Starbucks, and acoustic music sets by the newest indie band just about every evening, San Francisco has a lot of fun to offer. I made finding fun my mission on my latest visit to the city and settled in to the Hotel Zetta, a chic 116-room gem just across from Union Square in the increasingly trendy neighborhood of SoMa.

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Klopf Architecture Remodels Family Home Into Eichler Homage

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

California-based Klopf Architecture recently remodeled a lucky family home in Burlingame, turning it into something reminiscent of the modern tract housing Joseph Eichler popularized. The owners wanted something clean, open and contemporary, and that's exactly what Klopf gave them.

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Are You Invited to The Ultra Exclusive Karma International Masquerade Party?

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Located somewhere in Los Angeles at a secret location that's been described as a spot "with masterful architectural features reminiscent of a Venetian opera house," the sixth annual Karma Masquerade will take place. Promising to be one of the most impressive parties to date, the "Eyes Wide Shut" event will feature strolling performers, striking lighting exhibitions, surprise stage shows and living art displays.

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James Beard Foundation to Hit LA with Celebrity Chef Tour in June

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Los Angeles was recently recognized for its food scene on May 5, of this year, when Nancy Silverton was named Outstanding Chef by the James Beard Foundation—the culinary world’s equivalent of an Oscar. 

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Celebrity Hairstylist José Eber Opens Salon at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

May 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Admirers of hair guru José Eber can now hear those famous words, “Shake your head, dahling!” at Eber’s salon at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Eber is one of the world’s most recognized hairstylists and has tended to Hollywood’s most famous tresses for four decades. He's now partnered with Four Seasons to open his eponymous salon at the iconic oceanfront property.

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Visit Napa County's Less Crowded Town of Yountville for Chandon, Bouchons & Relaxation

Apr 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Spring is a beautiful time to visit Napa, and if you're in a quandary about where to stay, the small, chic, easily walkable village of Yountville is a great choice. It's not as congested as St. Helena, and there's friendly energy and picture-perfect ambience. With many charming inns and luxury boutique hotels in town, there's a pleasant detachment from reality. It's not unusual to see rock stars and the Mayor hobnobbing at a low-key wine tasting or South American jet-setting visitors strolling down the main street in a toweling robe with a glass of wine in hand.

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Nikita Malibu Reopens With New Concepts of Fine Dining on Billionaire's Beach

Apr 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Recently reopened after an extensive reimagining of its cuisine and atmosphere, Nikita Malibu has put together what the restaurant is deeming the "marriage of food and wine in a cozy, yet refined seaside architectural gem."

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Become a Member of The Thermal Club & Get Access to Private Racetracks

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you like luxury cars, have an affinity for speed and like it hot (the weather, of course), you may want to look into membership at The Thermal Club in Thermal, CA (near Palm Springs). With 4.5 miles of exclusive racetrack, the motorsports club offers fast straightaways with challenging curves, three independent courses, and a Kart Track with two independent courses.

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View the Carlyle Residences' Newest FENDI Casa-Inspired $3.2 Million Luxury Condo

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

High above the streets of Los Angeles on The Carlyle Residences' 21st floor, sits a striking luxury condominium property ready to be purchased at $3.275 million. This two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom residence provides sweeping views of the north, south and east L.A., allowing plenty of natural light to fill the space during the day.

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Take a Dip in Former Oakland Raider Justin Fargas' Saltwater Pool at $2.7M Home On Market

Feb 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Justin Fargas, the celebrated Raiders running back who had a number of successful seasons from 2003 until retiring in 2010, has put his Sherman Oaks home on the market for $2.7M. The estate comes with three beds, five baths, and a number of entertainment and hosting amenities — including a screening room, putting green, gaming den, and outdoor kitchen.

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The Bugatti Dynamic Drive Experience Wants You to Push the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse to Its Limits

Feb 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Buying a Bugatti Veyron is already pretty darn cool, but the luxury car brand took it a step further by offering their customers the chance to take a Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse out for a test spin — which they announced last year. Called the Bugatti Dynamic Drive Experience, four events are planned to happen annually throughout the U.S. and Canada, and according to GT Spirit, the first one of 2014 was held on California's famed Route 74.

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Only West Coast Mansion Ever Designed By Stanford White Listed At $13.9M

Dec 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Glen Oaks, a Colonial Revival mansion in Montecito built in 1895 and designed by legendary architect Stanford White, has been listed for sale by Christie’s International Real Estate at $13.9M. The property is one of the most historically significant estates in the country, as it is the only residence ever designed by White on the West Coast.

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California's Catalina Island Is a Cozy and Romantic Winter Destination

Dec 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you had told me a weekend adventure out to the Californian island of Catalina would have been a good winter trip, I would have immediately disagreed and planned a warm weekend of movie theaters and indoor shopping.

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A $22M New Look for an Old Celebrity Haunt: Kona Kai Resort & Marina

Dec 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Kona Kai Resort & Marina in San Diego is going through a bit of an identity crisis; one that is taking $22 million to fully realize. Currently, when you visit the property, you can see that it remembers what it once was, sees where it wants to be, and yet — still remains a forgotten resort that quietly rests on the shores of Shelter Island.

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Tee Off at 7 of the World’s Best Golf Courses

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With lush terrains and rocky coastlines, one could easily travel from California to Australia on tour to visit the world's best golf courses. Any true golfer probably already has a personal list of dream spots, whether it's a course right around the corner or halfway around the world; but these are our seven picks for the best in the world.... Read More

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