Lee and Audrey Morrison were excited last October as they moved into a brand-new house in a Sparks, Nev., subdivision.
It had wood floors, new carpeting, granite and marble countertops and stainless steel appliances – common fare in newly built…
If you have delusions of finding an Orange County home priced under $500,000 … good luck!
It’s no surprise that finding any Orange County home that fits any budget has become a challenge. But a new study by Steve Thomas of ReportsOnHousing.com…
Much easier than robbing banks, email hackers are tricking home purchasers with last-minute changes to wiring instructions. The result is downpayment and closing funds are being diverted to the crooks’ account and potentially lost forever. The…Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/percent-710469-year-rate.html
Question: Is it acceptable for a homeowner association attorney to offer expensive sports tickets for free to board directors? Is it acceptable for the attorney to wine and dine board directors especially when the board is responsible for hiring him and signing his retainer agreement?
Answer: A…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-associations-20160403-story.html
Victor Valley Atheists, Agnostics, and Skeptical Thinkers (VVAAST): Meets from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday (and every other Sunday thereafter) at McDonald’s, 19200 Bear Valley Road, Apple Valley (separate meeting room). Bi-weekly meeting to gather together to have fun, support one another, and do what they can to present atheism and a secular worldview in a positive light. Conversation ranges widely, depending on who joins, and is not confined to atheist matters. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160401/meetings-held-around-high-desert?rssfeed=true
WRIGHTWOOD — For most locals and travelers that visit the trails of Big Pines, the outing is a fun, one-day trip to enjoy at no cost. But for the volunteers of Grassy Hollow Visitor Center in Wrightwood who care for the trails, the forest is like their personal “backyard.”Arnie Michels has been volunteering for more than 16 years and spends nearly every other day cleaning up after visitors who don’t clean up after themselves. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160401/grassy-hollow-visitor-center-volunteers-work-to-keep-trails-clean?rssfeed=true
Creative works sought for Teen Art FestivalStudents ages 13 to 18 are invited to submit their original works of art for participation in this year’s Teen Art Festival, an annual program of the Town of Apple Valley’s Parks and Recreation Department. The event is free to enter in the following categories:DrawingPaintingSculpturePhotographyDigital artMixed […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160401/meetings-and-events-held-around-town?rssfeed=true
If you live long enough, inevitably you have some brushes with death. At least I have. Several of them.Yet if you’re like I am, you quickly erase those close calls from your mind and return to living your life. You go to work, come home and get caught up in the rather mundane aspects of day-to-day life.My wife and I were talking about this the other night. I told her that as I have aged, I’ve thought more about death than I ever did in my 20s, 30s or 40s, even though when I was […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160402/editors-notebook-making-most-of-gift-of-life?rssfeed=true
More than a year in, Jenny From the Block’s house is still on the block.
Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is now asking $12.5 million for her work-live estate in Hidden Hills, down from $14.5 million. She’s also offering an updated peek inside the place, which has been on and off the market since…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-0402-hotprop-20160402-story.html
Part nostalgia, part industrial chic, schoolhouse sinks lend unexpected charm and instant character to bathrooms and laundry or utility rooms looking to score extra credit in style.
Featuring a high-backed shape with a deep basin, rolled front rim and gooseneck or wall-mounted faucets, the utilitarian…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-0402-schoolhouse-sinks-20160402-story.html