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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
The Shinzen Friendship Garden koi pond at Woodward Park has been restocked, more than a month after nearly 200 of the colorful fish were found dead. The cause of death remains a mystery, and city spokesman Randy Reed said it may stay that way. The $20,000 school of fish has been a popular attraction at the garden since it opened 18 years ago.
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March 29, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
Gisele Bundchen , supermodel and actress, and her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady , have put their mega-estate in Brentwood on the market at $50 million. The country French chateau is reached by a winding driveway that ends at a cobblestone motor court. Adding to the Old World ambience created by architect Richard Landry is a moat-like koi pond that meanders alongside the mansion. The limestone-clad house incorporates reclaimed ceiling beams, salvaged tile, antique doors and marble fireplace surrounds.
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HOME & GARDEN
June 1, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Nick Richards of the '80s band Boys Don't Cry has listed his Malibu home for $3,195,000. Set on more than 2.5 acres, the estate includes a Mediterranean-style villa, Japanese gardens, a koi pond, a lagoon pool, a spa, waterfalls and a gated motor court. The 7,500-square-foot main house contains a ballet or yoga room, six bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms. Richards was frontman of the new wave band, known for its 1986 song "I Wanna Be a Cowboy," which was used in the Bruce Willis-Daman Wayans film "The Last Boy Scout " (1991)
BUSINESS
January 18, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
This chic glass-walled contemporary in Hollywood Hills West has views stretching from downtown L.A. to the Channel Islands. Outside, a dining pavilion appears to float over a large koi pond. Location: 8476 Cole Crest Drive, Los Angeles 90046 Asking price: $4.5 million Year built: 1983 House size: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 2,962 square feet Lot size: 10,779 square feet Features: Home theater, den, suspended orb fireplace in master suite, heated bathroom floor, infinity pool, spa, fire pit About the area: In the first half of 2013, 169 single-family homes sold in the 90046 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.05 million, according to DataQuick.
BUSINESS
January 18, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
This chic glass-walled contemporary in Hollywood Hills West has views stretching from downtown L.A. to the Channel Islands. Outside, a dining pavilion appears to float over a large koi pond. Location: 8476 Cole Crest Drive, Los Angeles 90046 Asking price: $4.5 million Year built: 1983 House size: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 2,962 square feet Lot size: 10,779 square feet Features: Home theater, den, suspended orb fireplace in master suite, heated bathroom floor, infinity pool, spa, fire pit About the area: In the first half of 2013, 169 single-family homes sold in the 90046 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.05 million, according to DataQuick.
HOME & GARDEN
November 11, 2009 | By Lauren Beale
Actress Sandra Will Carradine has listed her beach house in Carpinteria's gated Rincon Point community for $4.29 million. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage and one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest quarters sit on more than a quarter acre bordering the Rincon Creek estuary and the Pacific. The grounds include a Balinese-style temple, exotic gardens and a koi pond. Carradine spent years enhancing the property, which includes a 200-year-old cypress tree, redwoods, pines, palms, magnolia and olive trees and a rose garden.
BUSINESS
December 9, 2012
Designed for large-scale entertaining, this gated Mediterranean has a loggia that can seat more than 50 guests and a formal dining room for as many as 40 that opens to a terrace. A wing devoted to the master bedroom suite contains a bar, dual bathrooms, walk-in closets and a gym. Location: 979 Bel Air Road, Bel-Air 90077 Asking price: $16.7 million Year built: 1990 House size: Five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, more than 10,000 square feet Lot size: 37,994 square feet Features: Stone floors, high ceilings, library, family room, den, screening room, office, service entrance, seven fireplaces, guest house, covered patio, courtyards, fountains, koi pond, swimming pool, motor court for 10 cars, three-car garage About the area: In the third quarter, 35 single-family homes sold in the 90077 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.798 million, according to DataQuick.
HOME & GARDEN
November 17, 2009 | By Lauren Beale
A 13,500-square-foot estate built on spec in the hills of Tarzana is going to auction. The bank-owned mansion had been priced at $9,775,000 and cost more than $7.5 million to build. The Tuscan-inspired house, designed for entertaining and constructed in 2008, has seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Overlooking the San Fernando Valley, it sits on 1 1/2 acres of park-like grounds including a tennis court, koi pond with waterfall and covered verandas and patios. The subterranean garage fits 16 cars.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1999 | James Meier, (949) 574-4204
Something fishy occurred recently, as residents and volunteers completed a koi pond at Silverado Continuation School. Among the final ingredients were a bubbling fountain and palm trees. Information: (949) 586-8800.
HOME & GARDEN
September 14, 2012 | By Susan Carpenter
Chlorine has long been the industry standard to keep pool water clean and clear, but consumer demand for alternatives has prompted the emergence of new technologies, including the saltwater systems that came into vogue a few years ago and the copper-and-silver ionization and ozone-gas systems that are increasingly popular. "I don't like the stuff that goes into swimming pools," said Philip Daughtry, a Topanga Canyon poet who often swims in the koi pond he refers to as his "backcountry swimming hole.
BUSINESS
December 9, 2012
Designed for large-scale entertaining, this gated Mediterranean has a loggia that can seat more than 50 guests and a formal dining room for as many as 40 that opens to a terrace. A wing devoted to the master bedroom suite contains a bar, dual bathrooms, walk-in closets and a gym. Location: 979 Bel Air Road, Bel-Air 90077 Asking price: $16.7 million Year built: 1990 House size: Five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, more than 10,000 square feet Lot size: 37,994 square feet Features: Stone floors, high ceilings, library, family room, den, screening room, office, service entrance, seven fireplaces, guest house, covered patio, courtyards, fountains, koi pond, swimming pool, motor court for 10 cars, three-car garage About the area: In the third quarter, 35 single-family homes sold in the 90077 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.798 million, according to DataQuick.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress Selma Blair sold her house in Hollywood for $1.85 million. The single-story home, built in 1922 and updated to a contemporary, features white wood floors, walls of glass, two fireplaces, three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms in 2,918 square feet. The gated property includes a patio area and a koi pond. Blair, 40, stars with Charlie Sheen in the series "Anger Management. " Her film work includes "Homeland" (2008), "Purple Violets" (2007) and "Legally Blonde" (2001). The actress bought the house in 2004 for $1.315 million, public records show.
HOME & GARDEN
September 14, 2012 | By Susan Carpenter
Chlorine has long been the industry standard to keep pool water clean and clear, but consumer demand for alternatives has prompted the emergence of new technologies, including the saltwater systems that came into vogue a few years ago and the copper-and-silver ionization and ozone-gas systems that are increasingly popular. "I don't like the stuff that goes into swimming pools," said Philip Daughtry, a Topanga Canyon poet who often swims in the koi pond he refers to as his "backcountry swimming hole.
BUSINESS
April 17, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
The West Hollywood home of actor Alan Sues, who portrayed several wacky characters on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" starting in the late 1960s, is on the market at $1.175 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1927, is entered through a gated courtyard with a fountain. The 1,830 square feet of living space includes a wood-beam ceiling in the living room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The backyard contains a koi pond, a gazebo and a brick patio. Sues, who died in December at 85, appeared onstage and in film as well as television.
BUSINESS
January 27, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress Selma Blair has listed her Sunset Strip-area house at $1.78 million. The single-story home, built in 1922 and updated to a contemporary look, features white wood floors, walls of glass and fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom. Its nearly 3,000 square feet include three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms. The gated property, surrounded by tall hedges, has a patio area for outdoor dining and a koi pond. Blair, 41, starred last year in "Darkhorse" and "Replicas.
BUSINESS
December 15, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Tim
Radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier has sold his Malibu estate for $4.1 million. The nearly 6,000-square-foot ocean-view home features patios, balconies, an office, a media room, a gym, six bedrooms and five bathrooms. The 1.6-acre site includes a swimming pool, a hot tub, a sports court, an art studio and a koi pond. Brandmeier, 55, has been heard on L.A. airwaves at KLSX-FM (97.1). However, he spent most of his broadcasting career as a staple on Chicago radio. He sold because he now lives in Chicago, where he is the WGN-AM morning host.
BUSINESS
February 20, 2011
Location: 3258 Parkhurst Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275 Asking price: $1,750,000 Previously sold for: $1,595,000 in 2008 House size: Three bedrooms and 23/4 bathrooms in 2,976 square feet Lot size: 21,433 square feet Additional features: Laundry room, office, pantry, two-car garage, koi pond Around the neighborhood: Last year 305 single-family homes sold in the 90275 ZIP Code at a median...
HOME & GARDEN
July 24, 1993 | MARESA ARCHER
To view established ponds for ideas, there are several public ponds in the county. Sherman Library & Gardens in Corona del Mar has a koi pond in the conservatory along with two formal cement ponds outside in the garden. The Fullerton Arboretum at the Cal State Fullerton campus off Associated Road has a good example of a natural-looking pond. It is larger than the usual back-yard pond and features carnivorous plants--also not found in most residential ponds.
HOME & GARDEN
June 1, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Nick Richards of the '80s band Boys Don't Cry has listed his Malibu home for $3,195,000. Set on more than 2.5 acres, the estate includes a Mediterranean-style villa, Japanese gardens, a koi pond, a lagoon pool, a spa, waterfalls and a gated motor court. The 7,500-square-foot main house contains a ballet or yoga room, six bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms. Richards was frontman of the new wave band, known for its 1986 song "I Wanna Be a Cowboy," which was used in the Bruce Willis-Daman Wayans film "The Last Boy Scout " (1991)
BUSINESS
May 1, 2011
Location: 2260 Sunset Plaza Drive, Los Angeles 90069 Asking price: $10.9 million (also for lease at $55,000 per month) Previous sales price: $8 million in 2009 Size: Main house has five bedrooms and six bathrooms in about 8,000 square feet. Guesthouse has two bedrooms and two bathrooms in about 675 square feet. Lot size: 0.6 acres (26,136 square feet) Additional features: Sauna, maid's quarters, koi pond, gated entry, motor court, three-car garage.
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