New Businesses Have Arrived On the Peninsula!

New Businesses Have Arrived On the Peninsula!

The Promenade at the Peninsula shopping center, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy to see more new restaurants & businesses moving into our community.  The Promenade on the Peninsula recently added Good Stuff Restaurant (known for their affordable healthy menu and has been operating for over 35 years in other South Bay locations) which is located across from the center fountain area.  Good Stuff will be able to accommodate  large parties and meetings in their new location.  El Polla Inka has recently taken over the old Marmelade Cafe location and brings their Peruvian style of cooking to the Center.  The Promenade of the Peninsula has 5 other restaurants for residents to enjoy.  They include Luna Rossa Ristorante Pizzeria, Red Brick Pizza, Ruby’s Diner, Rubio’s, and Sparrow Vietnamese Restaurant.

The Peninsula Center is currently going through a major remodel to welcome new restaurants and retail businesses also.  Some of the new businesses that will be coming include Chipolte Restaurant, Habbit Burger Grill, Sports Authority, Ulta and more.

Please support our local businesses and Shop Local First.  To read my prior article on the Promenade On The Peninsula, click here.

Photo courtesy of Arvin Design.

New Businesses At Promenade On The Peninsula

New Businesses At Promenade On The Peninsula

 

The Promenade at the Peninsula shopping center, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy to see new businesses moving into our community.  Jujuya by Mako which opened in February is a new Izakaya style-dining restaurant serving Euro-Asian tapas that has received good reviews.  El Pollo Inka will be opening this Winter, moving into the old Marmelade Cafe site.  This Peruvian style restaurant is owned by the Jaime family and they have six other restaurants in the South Bay.  Good Stuff Restaurant which has been operating for over 35 years, will be opening their fifth restaurant here.  They are known for their affordable, healthy menu which is served throughout the day.  Good Stuff will be expanding at this location with a large banquet room for parties and meetings.  They are hoping to be finished with construction and opening in the Spring of 2015.

Felix Design Studio & Day Retreat will be opening a hair salon by October of this year.  Robin Felix has been styling in the local area for over 15 years.  Dr. Glenn Zeleznick of Palos Verdes Dental Care will be opening up his new dental offices with expanded services.  Dr. Zeleznick has been in practice in this area for 27 years. Also  Palos Verdes Dermatology Associates will be expanding their current locations here at the Promenade on the Peninsula.

Please support our local businesses and Shop Local First.  To read my prior article on the Promenade On The Peninsula, click here.

Photo courtesy of Arvin Design.

Construction Hours In Palos Verdes

Construction Hours In Palos Verdes

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Many Palos Verdes homes owners have recently remodeled their homes instead of purchasing a new one because of increasing home costs.  Although the homeowner is anxious to finish their project quickly and enjoy their newly remodeled home, there are rules limiting when construction hours can occur.

On the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the four city offices have a little different schedule for permitted construction hours.  Always make sure you contact the city before beginning any home project.

The City of Palos Verdes Estates’ permitted construction hours are: Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday is 7:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 378-0383.

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday’s permitted hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 265-7800.

The City of Rolling Hills Estates’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call (310) 377-1577.

The City of Rolling Hills’ permitted construction hours are Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Construction is not permitted on Sundays or holidays.  For more information, call 310-377-1577.

Photo courtesy of Louis Skelton.

 

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales PV Drive North Neighborhood 2013

2013 Palos Verdes homes sales for PV Drive North neighborhood is nearly the same as last year – 68 single family homes sold compared to 69 in 2012. Price per square foot for PV Drive North houses that sold in 2013 increased to $507 from $445 in 2012, a 14.1% increase.  Average sales price for PV Drive North homes sold in 2013 was nearly the same as 2012 – $1,273,236 in 2013 compared to  $1,269,036 in 2012.  The most expensive home sold for $2,400,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $650,000.

Currently, PV Drive North has 12 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There is 1 condo/townhome for $249,000 for a studio/ 1 bath, 440 square foot unit.  There are 11 single family homes ranging in price from $899,000  for a 4 bedroom/2 bath, 1,486 square foot home, to $2,799,000 for a 4 bedroom/4 bath, 4,000 square foot home.

For background and history on PV Drive North Multiple Listing Area 165, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photos courtesy of City of Rolling Hills Estate

Palos Verdes Estates Street Resurfacing Closures Starting Monday 8-19-13

PVE Police Dept

In addition to portions of Palos Verdes Drive North in Rolling Hills Estates being closed this weekend, there will be additional closures next week in Palos Verdes Estates.  I received the following message through Nixle (which I signed up for a few weeks ago).  Please refer to my prior post with instructions on signing up for Nixle by clicking here.  I find receiving these alerts very helpful as I can avoid the detours.

 
The City of Palos Verdes Estates is beginning a street resurfacing project on some City streets. As a result of the project, some streets may be closed intermittently between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (no weekend days). Please note the schedule for the week of Monday, August 19 – Friday, August 23.

Monday 8/19
Westbound, a portion of PVDN between the City Limit and the Triangle Area
Eastbound, a portion of PVDN between Via Las Vegas and the City Limit

Tuesday 8/20
Eastbound, a portion of PVDN between the Triangle Area and Via Las Vegas

Wednesday 8/21
Both directions, a portion of PVDN between the City Limit and the Triangle Area

Thursday 8/22
Via Almar between Via Arroyo and Via Del Puente
Westbound, a portion of PVDW between Via Corta and Paseo Del Mar

Friday 8/23
Via Corta between PVDW and Via Del Puente
Eastbound, a portion of PVDW between Via Corta and Paseo Del Mar

More information can be found in the “News” section on the City’s website (http://www.pvestates.org/index.aspx?page=183&recordid=198&returnURL=%2findex.aspx), or by contacting the City Public Works Department at (310) 378-0383.

Photo courtesy of Palos Verdes Estates Nixle Alerts

Bulky Trash Pick Up In Palos Verdes

The annual Palos Verdes Estates Special Refuse Collection (bulky trash) is scheduled for Saturday, May 4th, 2013.  This is the one time of year that you are allowed to place your items at curbside for pick up.  The City’s waste hauler will pick up furniture, appliances, water heaters, refrigerators (compressors removed), stoves, sinks, lawn furniture and more.  They will not, however, pick up construction waste or electronic waste.  Items to be picked up should be placed at curbside no later than 6:00 a.m., otherwise they may not be picked up.   This is in the City of Palos Verdes Estates only.

The city of Rancho Palos Verdes uses EDCO for their Convenient Bulky Item Pick-up.  Single family residents have the opportunity to schedule bulky item pick up service for large items such as water heater, appliances, furniture, televisions, etc. (except for household hazardous waste) up to four FREE times per year.  These pick ups must be scheduled ahead of time.  To make arrangements you must contact (562) 997-1122.

Rolling Hills Estates residents who are serviced by Waste Management are able to have both E-Waste and Bulky Items picked up at their residences for FREE four times a year.  They must notify Customer Services at least 24 hours prior to pick up to arrange for service.  To set up an appointment contact (800) 774-0222.

Photo courtesy of Athens Service

 

Fabulous Rolling Hills Estates Home For Lease

5171 Willow Wood Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

I am excited to share my new lease listing with you – Palos Verdes real estate at it’s finest.  This is an amazing opportunity to live in a  property which will be leased for the first time.  It located in the desirable Silver Spur area of Rolling Hills Estates.  This home is in turn-key condition, and has been beautifully updated with hardwood floors, crown molding and double pane windows throughout.  You enter into a living room that looks out through french doors onto a slate patio with covered pergola.  There is a remodeled kitchen with granite counter and a breakfast bar.  The family room off the kitchen opens to a brick patio.

5171 Willow Wood Road, Rolling HIlls Estates, CA 90274 living room  5171 Willow Wood Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

This beautiful 2,081 square foot home has a large master suite with an entire wall of built-in closets/cabinets.  There are 3 additional bedrooms, 2 of which are over-sized.  You will also will find 3 remodeled bathrooms with granite or stone counters.  There is even some Harbor View from the driveway!

The house is located near award winning Palos Verdes Schools.  Its central location is within walking distance to Silver Spur Elementary School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School and Peninsula Shopping Center.  5171 Willow Wood Road, Rolling Hills Estates, is available for lease for $3,950 per month.

Palos Verdes Home Sales Palos Verdes Drive North First Half Of 2012

Palos Verdes homes sales for the Palos Verdes Drive North neighborhood for the first half of 2012 increased  to 41 single family homes sold in the first half of 2012 compared to 20 in the first half of 2011 – a 105% increase.  Average sales price for Palos Verdes Drive North homes sold in the first half of 2012 increased to $1,273,403  from $1,228,285 for the first half of 2011.  Price per square foot for Palos Verdes Drive North houses that sold in the first half of 2012 decreased to $434 from $461 in first half of 2011.  The most expensive home sold for $3,999,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $655,000.

Currently, Palos Verdes Drive North has 19 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 18 single family homes for sale ranging from $795,000 for a 2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,714 square foot home, to  $2,395,000 for a 6 bedroom/7 bath, 5,192 square foot home. There is 1 townhome for sale priced at $525,000 for a 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,736 square foot townhome.

For background and history on Palos Verdes Drive North Multiple Listing Area 165, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the Statistics tab above.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills Estates

Rolling Hills Estates City Celebration

The 55th Annual Rolling Hills Estates City Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Empty Saddle Club.  Palos Verdes homes owners will enjoy this old fashioned celebration with activities all day including equestrian events, hay wagon rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, watermelon eating contest and many fun games and activities.  Some of the equestrian activities will include Gymkhana events, Happy Hoofers Performances, equine and dressage demonstrations and even a performance by the Junior Drill Team.

If you want to try your luck in the 20th Annual Poker Ride, you can join at only $10 per hand as a card playing carriage driver or horseback rider. Non-riders who wish to participate can purchase tickets and have a riding friend carry them.  Players can register at Chandler Park for a one-hour ride between 8:00a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information call the Poker Ride Co-Chair Gil Houle at (310) 375-6750.

A barbecue lunch will be served between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m, and of course, you will be able to purchase beverages throughout the day from the Empty Saddle Club.  The Empty Saddle Club will also be serving a delicious barbecue steak dinner between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.  The price will be $15 for adults/$7 for children under 12.

The Empty Saddle Club is located at 39 Saddle Road, Rolling Hills Estates 90274.  For more information contact Andy Clark, community services director, at (310)  377-1577, ext. 109, or go to www.ci.rolling-hills-estates.ca.us.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills Estates