St Luke’s of the Mountains, Embracing Inclusion

St. Luke’s of the Mountains has been a La Crescenta institution since 1924.  It’s iconic stone buildings are a landmark of the area and home to generations of Episcopalian parishioners. However, the story of St. Luke’s is so much more than that, and it’s very much a story of how […] Read more »

Healthy Diggs: It’s Fun to Stay at the YMCA

You can’t have a month long discussion about health in the community without mentioning a very central community feature of The Foothills, The YMCA. Our local Foothills YMCA actually has three branches, the Crescenta- Canada YMCA in La Canada, The Verdugo Hills YMCA in Tujunga, and The Crescenta Valley YMCA […] Read more »

La Crescenta Dog Park

Healthy DIGGS

This month at DIGGS, we’re talking a lot about health. There are so many different kinds of health to look at, and not just the big ones like physical, mental and emotional health. We’re also discussing family health, social health, community health, organizational health, financial health and all of the […] Read more »

Deukmejian Wilderness Area, La Crescenta

In this mellow week between Christmas and The Rosebowl it’s a great time to get your family outside and celebrate where you live. Along with our amazing community, and great school schools, another one of the top reasons that people love living in The Foothills, is our close proximity to […] Read more »

McGroarty Arts Center Chili Bowl Fest

This is a DIGGS Favorite- buy a handmade chili bowl and then get it filled with any number of delicious chili’s made by Arts Center Volunteers. Last year was my first year and I loved it!  If you’ve never been to the McGoarty Art Center… it is a treat.  It is […] Read more »

Market Report Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta

Market Update- Are Prices Softening?

As a whole, sales prices in Glendale, La Canada and La Crescenta are NOT softening… but asking prices are “at risk”. This means higher priced homes are staying on the market, longer, and we are seeing an increase in price reductions. Here is what our sales activity looks like: The […] Read more »

Carin Hoffman's Urban Farm

Urban Farming in La Crescenta

Urban Farming in La Crescenta is the new hot trend. Do you dream of your own organic veggies? Maybe fresh laid eggs for breakfast? Perhaps your own orchard for that busting with flavor fruit tart. Urban Farms are the hottest trend in real estate and La Crescenta is a perfect […] Read more »

La Crescenta Real Estate, La Crescenta Home For Sale

DIGGS Pick of the Day |ITech MLS 316006099 | 91214

This today’s feature is a home for sale in La Crescenta, Ca- classic fixer- upper opportunity in the prestigious Pinecrest neighborhood.  Here is the description in ITech MLS: Most of us love to live in places that are up. We feel peaceful, in control of our lives, tranquil. We love the […] Read more »

Deukmejian Park

La Crescenta Market Report, April 2016

Uh-oh.  Looks like we are headed for a repeat of last spring/summer’s crazy time.  Were you paying attention to the La Crescenta real estate market last July?  Oiy- it was… interesting.  Let’s dive into the numbers for this month. The green bars shows us how many homes were on the […] Read more »

La Crescenta Market Report, September 2015

La Crescenta continues to be the hottest area in the Foothills.  Great for home sellers, tough for home buyers.  There is practically zero inventory for the buyers… but prices are staying relatively stable.  How is this happening? We are at 1.6 months worth of inventory in September, a near laughably […] Read more »

Market Report La Crescenta July 2015

La Crescenta continues to be strong despite the summer recess that the neighboring cities seem to take.  Properties commanded, on average, 100% of list price. La Crescenta definitely takes center stage. Are you curious about the value of YOUR home? Fill out the quick form below and we’ll prepare a […] Read more »