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2007 

UPDATE 09-30-09 Vick entered into a sponsorship deal once again with Vick.  This is a totally unacceptable move by Nike and in my opinon calls for a total boycott of Nike products.  Yes, Vick did his time and I'm all for forgiveness, but I see no reason to reward the man.  I do not believe animal...
07/27/2007
As of today, July 26, there are 236 properties listed on the MLS in San Pedro.  This does not include the new condos on the North side of San Pedro or the lofts down town, so there are an additional 500 or so available condos for sale from those projects.34 units listed under $400,00072 Units lis...
07/26/2007
It seems that Bisno development has worked out deals on other projects that involve a Private Transfer tax.  What does this mean? A "fee" is taxed onto each property that is charged every time the property is sold.  The "fee" goes to a named party.  It can be the builder, an environmental or hist...
07/18/2007
Selling a home should be like any other business transaction, but all too often sellers make emotional or impulsive decisions that cost them money and time. Choosing the right Realtor to market a property and negotiate the sale is the most important step in the process.  "My friend (or family mem...
07/17/2007
Having organized a few free spay and neuter clinics, I realize there is a tremendous need.  Feral cats all over Los Angeles are a huge problem.  Many people feed them but don't spay/neuter because either they don't know how or can't afford it.  Spaying and Neutering is an absolute must and if eve...
07/14/2007
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Today I joined a lovely group of people who have formed the group R Neighborhoods are R-1 on Western Avenue to support the existing zoning of R-1 at Ponte Vista.  The developer purchased the property knowing what the zoning was and hoped to be able to change it to a much higher density as he has ...
07/14/2007
There is a grass roots organization called R Neighborhoods are R-1 that has formed in San Pedro, it is 9000 persons strong and growing daily.  R Neighborhoods was formed to allow the community members of San Pedro and surrounding Rancho Palos Verdes a voice to oppose any change in zoning to the p...
07/12/2007
San Pedro is very lucky to be the home of two science centers for kids.  The marine mammal lab and the animal science center with farm animals.   Recently newly elected School Board rep for the area Richard Vludovic announced they would be closing the animal center and making changes to the marin...
07/12/2007
The highest price ever received for a home sold in San Pedro is $2,250,000.  The beautiful remodeled Spanish style home sat right on the bluff on Paseo del Mar.  Currently there are 3 homes in San Pedro listed for over $1.5 Million:Another property located on Paseo del Mar, the historic "rock hom...
07/11/2007
Los Angeles is the first county in the Nation to rise about the $1 Trillion value mark for property.  What are property taxes on a trillion dollars?  About a billion dollars in new tax revenue....so who keeps saying our state and county are broke?Property values in surrounding counties have decli...
07/10/2007
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