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Monthly Archives: October 2014

8,600 of LA’s Empty Lots Could Become Urban Gardens

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Thousands of privately-owned, vacant lots in Los Angeles turned into thriving community gardens: it could happen under a new LA City Council motion that encourages landowners to lease out their underused land to people who want togrow food. The LA Times reports that, under the motion introduced yesterday, property owners would receive a nice property tax adjustment if they rent […]

Jenny Craig Sold Her Horse Farm to Bill Gates For $18 Million

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Diet titan Jenny Craig has just sold her equestrian estate in Rancho Santa Fe to Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates for $18 million. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, “he plans to turn into a grand prix circuit for hunters and jumpers,” which means a place to have international horse-jumping competitions (in the grand tradition of teen daughters of ultra-rich people, Gates’s is […]