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October 22, 2000

American Financial will hold a free seminar on how to purchase a home. Topics include the tax benefits of homeownership, negotiating the right price, loan programs and more.

Location: Pasadena Main Library Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena

Time: 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Cost: Free

Information: (626) 395-9620


Maintenance Seminar Rental property owners are invited to attend a maintenance seminar taught by Eric White and sponsored by the Apartment Assn. of Greater Los Angeles. The hands-on class will cover how to turn off a water main and how to change a faucet, among other items.

Location: Apartment Assn. of Greater Los Angeles, 621 S. Westmoreland Ave., L.A.

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: $95 for AAGLA members, $110 for nonmembers. Class size limited to 15. Reservations a must by Tuesday. No walk-ins.

Information: (213) 384-4131.


Historical Home Tour

The Dana Point/Capistrano Beach Historical Society presents its inaugural home tour, featuring the historic Doheny homes of Capistrano Beach, built in the late 1920s in the traditional Spanish mission style.

Location: The tour begins at Palisades Elementary School, 26462 Via Sacramento, Capistrano Beach.

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $25. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (949) 248-8121, or may be bought the day of the event.

Information: (949) 493-5281.


Architectural Tour

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture in Los Angeles will sponsor a daylong walking tour featuring the architecture of Eric Owen Moss at the Hayden Tract, a revived 57-acre property in Culver City.

Location: 3536 Hayden Ave., Culver City

Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. A reception with the architect will be held from 6-8 p.m., for an additional fee.

Cost: $45 for the tour and lectures; $65 including the reception. Reservations recommended.

Information: (323) 651-1510


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