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Time to re-assess your property? Here's the scoop from Larry Ward. - 02/15/11 07:08 PM
Riverside County Assessor/Clerk/Recorder Larry Ward has published information on Proposition 8. Unlike some counties, in Riverside Larry takes the initiative to automatically evaluate property values every year and has reduced values (and taxes) in each of the past 3 years. The office is in the midst of looking at the market again this year to see if a wholesale reassessment will again be utilized or if the demand might be met by simply allowing individual homeowners to file their own reassessment requests if they think their values have declined further during the past 12 months (for the most part, they have (0 comments)
Another Day - Another Scam. Busted! - 02/15/11 02:52 PM
It's like freakin' whack-a-mole out there. Every time you smack one down, three more are trying to game the system. Prosecution works great but it's after the fact and the victims never recover. Education is the key - to stop people from becoming victims. CON MAN SENTENCED TO 22 YEARS IN PRISON IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PONZI SCHEME THAT BILKED HUNDREDS OF INVESTORS
Juan Rangel Targeted Spanish-Speaking Victims in $30 Million Ponzi and in Second Scheme to Steal Savings and Properties from Distressed Homeowners
LOS ANGELES – A Downey man was sentenced today to 22 years in federal prison (1 comments)
Southwest Healthcare Finally Allowed to Open $80 million in Expansion Facilities - 02/13/11 03:13 PM
In a long-overdue move, the California Department of Public Health has decided that Southwest Healthcare Systems be allowed to open most of its $53 million dollar expansion at the Rancho Springs Medical Center that has been sitting vacant for 2 years. At the same time they will be allowed to open the $24 million expansion at Inland Valley Medical Center sitting vacant since last year. The openings will expand the number of emergency beds at the 2 hospitals from less than 24 to over 45, with another 10 ER beds and 20 postpartum and labor and delivery beds awaiting a (0 comments)
Keep Your Home California Program - Low & Moderate Income level assistance. - 02/11/11 07:03 PM
Keep Your Home California Program The U.S. Treasury Department has approved CalHFA's plan to use nearly $2 billion in federal funding to help California families struggling to pay their mortgages. The Keep Your Home California programs are focused on assisting low and moderate income families stay in their homes, when possible, and leveraging additional contributions from mortgage servicers. If you're not low or moderate income, well, you're just plumb out of luck to use any of this money even if it's your tax money that they're using. No worries mate, that's that redistributing the wealth thing you hear so much about. (7 comments)
Murrieta General Plan Draft Awaits Your Review - 02/11/11 06:52 PM
The City of Murrieta has been working on its General Plan for the past 12 months or so. The DRAFT GENERAL PLAN 2035 AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT are now available to download from the project website (www.murrietaplan.info), by following this link http://www.murrietaplan.info/documents.asp or to pick up on CD at the City of Murrieta, Community Development Department. Copies of the Public Review Draft General Plan 2035, Public Review Draft General Plan 2035 Environmental Impact Report, and Technical Appendices are available for review at: City of Murrieta Community Development Department 1 Town Square Murrieta, California 92562 and Murrieta Public Library 8 Town Square (0 comments)
Jobless rate falls dramatically! Really? In what parallel universe? - 02/05/11 04:39 PM
Did anybody else get a chuckle out of the blatant and transparent attempt by the administration to put a positive spin on jobless numbers yesterday? I initially heard two separate radio news reports - the first saying that only about 36,000 jobs had been created in December. Now you and I know that just to break even this country needs to create about 100,000 jobs a month. Anything less than that and we're headed further into negative territory - anything over that and we gradually climb out of the employment hole we've dug. So I'm thinking 36,000 jobs, that means higher unemployment (17 comments)
2010 Recap Realtor Report for Southwest California - 02/04/11 12:07 AM
If you click on that little blue 'Realtor Report' just above the chart you'll get transported to a slightly larger print version of the info. It's much easier for tired old eyes to read. You're welcome. There is a lot of information here, much of it good for our region. Home sales down across the state and the country? Not Here. Prices edging toward a double dip according to Case/Shiller? Not here. Freezing weather, ice storms, snow and blizzards? Not here. High taxes, no jobs and a government on the edge of collapse? Well, yeah, that's here (3 comments)
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