Hoover Dam was designed between 1931 and 1936, which marked the Great Depression era. It was built at a cost of $49 million dollars, and was first named Boulder Dam. It was later renamed to Hoover Dam was a sign of appreciation for President Herbert Hoover, who sponsored it. Kenny Slaught explains that the damn measures 221 meters in height, is 379 meters long and can take up to 35.000 cubic kilometers. It also generates over 4,2 billion kWh2 yearly.
 
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Situated north of Los Angeles and a popular tourist spot, this town on the coast is packed with historical buildings. The Hispanic influenced structures and decorated archways were created to limit growth. Kenny Slaught, Santa Barbara real estate expert, discussed how the city’s architecture stayed unchanged after all these years.

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Almost 100 years ago, architect George Washington Smith started the Spanish Colonial revival style. He quit Harvard to become a businessman and relocated to Santa Barbara after achieving success. Although he planned to work on his hobbies, he decided to keep designing for the community after realizing locals loved his work. His works are admired for their beauty and simplicity, as he brought materials from Spain and mixed the old with the new in his designs. Numerous new architects found him an inspiration, and he became a Santa Barbara founding father. Kenny Slaught admires the attention oriented eye needed to create such beautiful buildings.

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Home buyers on the West Coast are forced to purchase older homes because of inflation. The values have been slowly growing since 2008, and reached a peak in April this year. According to Kenny Slaught, this happened due to interest rates and job growth. Los Angeles County noticed a 3.5% job increase, while Orange County had a 2.4% growth. Fixed mortgages have a rate of 3.5%, which is close to the 3.31 low encountered in November 2012. While the property prices in the state are not stable, California still has the highest values in the entire country except for Hawaii. This resulted in many new home owners choosing the less expensive condominiums.

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Founder of Investec Real Estate Companies, Kenny Slaught, managed his real estate company through a variety of market cycles. In his over 3 decades of experience, he was met with unpredictable variance and bested trends. Slaught shares his insights regarding the right time to make an acquisition, as well as when to avoid it. He also mentions the many external factors that influence California’s development market.

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The Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) is an initiative started by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2008. The campaign, worth $100 million, sponsors those with innovative ideas regarding global health and development problems. The grant is easy to apply for and only requires a 2 page form. Over 1,1186 in 61 countries were awarded a grant, according to Kenny Slaught. A grant of up to $1 million is also available to applicants.

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Real estate expert Kenny Slaught talked about the numerous trade programs at Santa Barbara City College on his blog at KennySlaught.com. He mentions how the skills acquired through the programs help with building a career and are beneficial to any Santa Barbara local. The most popular courses are Computer Network Engineering, Culinary Arts and Hotel Management, Environmental Horticulture, and Graphic Design.
 
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Hospice of Santa Barbara offers counseling sessions to terminally ill patients and their children, as they recover from a death in the family. The initiatives address children as 20 percent of them deal with the death of a close relative, while one in 20 loses a parent before becoming an adult. In order to find useful coping tools and avoid issues like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder, Hospice of Santa Barbara provides counseling programs at no cost.

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CEO of Investec Real Estate Companies Kenny Slaught, managed his company through the many market changes over the years. As a Southern California resident and with an experience of over 3 decades, he shares insights into the different aspects of the state’s real estate industry. He goes on to detail the ability to acknowledge the factors that influence California’s property market.

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Architect George Washington Smith created the  Spanish Colonial Revival style almost 100 years ago. Smith left Harvard and became a successful bond trader, after which he shifted to Santa Barbara to retire. However, the community loved the house he created, which prompted him to design more for the city. He only used genuine materials from Spain and integrated the old with the new. Currently, he is seen as a Santa Barbara founding father. Numerous new artists were inspired by him, and Kenny Slaught respects the detail-oriented eye that Smith had when creating those amazing pieces.

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