Taylor Morrison will begin selling 62 ocean-close homes in San Juan Capistrano this weekend in the restart of a project that stalled by the Great Recession.
Last year, Taylor Morrison bought the unsold parts of the Pacifica San Juan community. It was…
California homebuying cooled in July.
Here are seven things you should know about the state’s housing market and a subpar July, details of which were gleaned from reports from analysts at PropertyRadar and the California Association of Realtors.
A high-dollar transaction in the South Bay and a quiet celebrity sale in Hollywood Hills West were among the priciest real estate deals closed in Greater L.A. in early August.
Here’s a look at the most expensive home sales recorded from July 31 through Aug. 13.
$10 million — Palos Verdes Estates
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One might say this newly built mansion, overlooking the cool blue water of Stone Canyon Reservoir in Bel-Air, is awash in lavish detail.
Persian onyx, Italian travertine and French limestone finishes lend a polished look to an Italianate-inspired estate on about half an acre. Three swimming pools…Original Article: http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/la-fi-hp-home-20160827-snap-story.html
SAN BERNARDINO — Five years after a 29-count grand jury indictment, opening arguments in the Colonies corruption case may occur before the end of the year. But they would be preceded by a complex and likely lengthy jury selection process.”To find qualified jurors who can give up six months of their life, that’s going to take longer than normal,” attorney Stephen Larson told the Daily Press on Thursday.Larson represents Rancho Cucamonga-based Colonies Partners LP […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/complex-lengthy-case-colonies-scandal-nears-trial?rssfeed=true
After acknowledging they misidentified some of the men shown in an iconic image raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II, the Marines now say they were also mistaken in listing the names of those who raised an earlier flag amid intense fighting on the island.In a statement Wednesday, the Marines said two men long thought to have participated in the first flag-raising on Feb. 23, 1945, were nearby but didn’t actually help raise the flag. The accomplishment gave hope to […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/marines-say-2-men-didnt-help-raise-1st-flag-at-iwo-jima?rssfeed=true
The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park.The centennial comes as the agency that manages national parks as well as historic places welcomes a new national monument and nature forces some changes in the party in the West. […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/park-service-marks-centennial-with-new-citizens-monument?rssfeed=true
LOS ANGELES — A California couple wanted in connection with a woman’s killing and the kidnapping of her three children in the Los Angeles area were arrested Thursday in Colorado.Joshua Aaron Robertson, 27, and Brittany Humphrey, 22, were arrested without incident in Pueblo, about 40 miles south of Colorado Springs, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.The couple was wanted in connection with the death of Humphrey’s half-sister, Kimberly Harvill, whose […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/california-couple-wanted-in-womans-killing-kids-kidnapping-arrested?rssfeed=true
A friend of mine visited me last weekend. On Sunday morning, we ate at the Mile High Cafe and had one of those good chats only hot coffee and eggs seem to allow.He’s from Ridgecrest originally, but works as a camera operator in L.A. He was on set at the Four Aces Movie Ranch in Palmdale when the Bluecut Fire broke out last Tuesday, and we exchanged text messages after he noticed the rising smoke.We talked more about the fire while we ate. About the lost homes, the people […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/this-desert-life-reflections-on-community-united?rssfeed=true
TAMPA, Florida — Visiting a battleground state he can’t afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics “a much better life” Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election.And, in an interview, he suggested he would “work with” some of the immigrants in the United States illegally, stopping short of proposing a legal path to remaining in the country but suggesting a startling […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20160825/trump-aiming-to-widen-support-makes-pitch-to-hispanics?rssfeed=true