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High-end coastal homes helping Monterey's housing market

27 Sep 2012
The enduring demand for high-quality homes in the Monterey area has helped the region's housing market stabilize, according to The Californian. In fact, many investors view the market as so strong that they are scooping up properties, further raising the value of local land. These factors led to a 12 percent jump in single-family home values b Read More

Three great CSAs in the Monterey region

25 Sep 2012
As the local eating trend gains steam and more celebrity chefs tout the benefits of farm-fresh produce, the CSA movement has substantially increased its number of adherents across the country. Standing for Community Supported Agriculture, these small farms provide customers with weekly or monthly shares of fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy Read More

George Bernard Shaw production comes to Monterey

25 Sep 2012
As he was writing plays during the late 19th and early 20th century, the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was famous for exploring complex social issues with sharp wit. He quickly became one of the most famous minds of his time, and in the century since he has earned the reputation as one of history's truly great dramatists. For this reaso Read More

How to outfit your Monterey home with classic pieces

19 Sep 2012
Sustainability has become a hot design trend across America, especially in the trend-setting and creative state of California. Original residents of some of the luxury homes  located throughout northern and central California have begun transitioning their homes from more traditional setups to ones that feature an extensive array of salvaged, Read More

Visit the Monterey Bay Sardine Festival for a taste of the local culture

7 Sep 2012
Monterey is known for many things: fine living, elegant luxury homes and engaged, fun-loving residents. Of course, it is also known for another famous citizen - the sardine. For centuries, this small fish has been a staple of the cuisine and culture of the picturesque peninsula. It is fitting, therefore, that the city hosts a festival each year to Read More