Photo: Douglas Mason/Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Douglas Mason/Getty Images Come Around Here and See the Newly Renovated Tom Petty House in Encino 1 / 1 Back to Gallery You don't have to live like a refugee in the house rock legend Tom Petty built in the hills of Encino. In fact, the house, once plagued by fire, divorce, bankruptcy, foreclosure, tenants from hell, and a SWAT team invasion, has been stunningly renovated. A lucky buyer can now score the place for $5 million. If you saw what the rock 'n' roll palace looked like a couple of years ago, you'd be amazed at what the renovation team has done to the place. Lead designer Jenna Mattison joined forces with developer Don Woolhouse and co-listing agent Ninkey Dalton of Rodeo Realty to transform the place, while keeping vestiges of the Petty vibe front and center. More Information More from … [Read more...] about Come Around Here and See the Newly Renovated Tom Petty House in Encino
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PUBLISHING TUESDAY in U.S.; out this week on London – “The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man,” by Luke Harding (@LukeHarding1968), foreign correspondent for The Guardian – Guardian press release: “the first, and definitive, book on Edward Snowden” (Vintage Books trade paperback original): “Snowden’s had been a comparatively insular upbringing on the US east coast. … Snowden supported [Ron] Paul’s 2008 bid … He was also impressed with … John McCain … He wasn’t an Obama supporter as such. But he didn’t object to him either. … Once Obama … became president, Snowden came to dislike him intensely. He criticised the White House’s attempts to ban assault weapons. The lodestar in Snowden’s thinking, at this time and later, was the US constitution; in this case the second amendment and the right to bear arms. Snowden was unimpressed by … [Read more...] about SNOWDEN BOOK GOES BEHIND CURTAIN of Guardian-NYT collaboration — MEMO TO SELF (again): Before election, buy house in state I represent — IN SOCHI, Olympians suddenly silent on gay rights
Driving the Day NEW TRUMP AD: “Two Americas: Economy” is a 30-second spot that will run in Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Virginia and Colorado. http://bit.ly/2bCS0B3 The spot seeks to contrast the economy under Clinton, where the “middle class gets crushed, spending goes up, taxes go up.” The ad brands the policies as “more of the same.” In Trump’s economy, the ad says, millions of new jobs will be added and middle class families will get tax relief. The ad ends with a shot of Freedom Tower in New York as the text “Make America Great Again!” appears on screen.Story Continued Below Mitt Romney lost eight of nine of these states where the $10 million campaign is running, but the Trump campaign says they are aiming to change that -- despite the gap with Clinton in most statewide polls. **SUBSCRIBE to Playbook: http://politi.co/1M75UbX CONTROL OF CONGRESS -- “Democrats Step Up Pursuit … [Read more...] about TRUMP up with $10 million ad buy — House Dems look to EXPAND the map, snatch the majority from the GOP — Weiner BUSTED again — McCain refuses to go MAVERICK
In the early 1960s, Annabelle Richards and her husband, Arnold, built a brick home with three bedrooms and a bay window on Easton’s College Hill.Richards loved her neighborhood. It was filled with families and children. She didn’t need a car but could walk to the grocery store, pharmacy and bank on nearby Cattell Street.But over time, her neighborhood changed. Lafayette College began buying houses and renting them to new faculty until they found permanent housing.Today, Richards, 90, is one of two “hold outs” on her street who haven’t sold their homes to Lafayette College, records show.“The neighborhood was wonderful when I moved here. From my house to the campus, there were 63 homes, all families,” Richards said. “Lafayette bought every property in those three blocks.”Richards’ block isn’t the only place on College Hill where Lafayette bought up properties.Over the years, Lafayette purchased 173 properties on College … [Read more...] about As Lafayette College buys land, residents wonder how much of College Hill it wants to own