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2007 

 A Tribute to the victims of  9-11 in will be held tonight in Simi Valley, California.  It is a Freedom Walk being held at the Ronald Reagan Library.The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library will join www.militaryconnection.com today for the second annual Simi Valley Freedom Walk.  This event begins...
09/11/2007
 Was that a typo? What does river grafting mean?  That's us as a community here in Santa Clarita joining together to clean up this portion of the river and do something good for our city and wildlife in general.Did you know that a portion of the last remaining natural river in Southern California...
09/11/2007
 Tim Borland is currently running a daily marathon (26.2 miles) from coast to coast on his personal campaign called the "ATcuretour" from Sept 3rd to November 4th to raise awareness for "ataxia-telangiectasia"  Yes this is English!I recently attended Tim Borland's marathon this past Sunday at the...
09/10/2007
Josh Abramson of A.Allbright Painting is looking for a home to paint for FREE!.  I met Josh recently as a result of my sister Pam who knows Josh's wife, and he's a nice guy.  I recently learned that his company has been "giving back" to the community for the last five years by donating a  $7,500 ...
09/10/2007
I just attended the funeral for Paul McKinney the other day. Paul was a former co-worker of mine when I worked at World Savings in Van Nuys, California. He passed away suddenly and unexpectantly as he was only 56 years old.  I sat and listened to Marty at the church service, Marty is Paul's young...
09/09/2007
I just attended the SCV Realtor Town Hall Meeting titled "Mortgage Market Meltdown" presented by Wachovia at the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce today.Laura Tombline Mortgage Banker Leader with Wachovia was on hand with a number of her local SCV Loan Representatives which serve our valley.  Mic...
09/05/2007
Although the last quarter of 2006 had the largest number of homes sold totaling (147) There has been a notable drop in sales activity since the second quarter of 2005 which totaled (198). The average sales price in Stevenson Ranch also dropped slightly.   However sales prices have shown signs of ...
09/04/2007
I was reading the Sunday Business & Wall Street Journal and came across an article written by Gregory J. Wilcox titled "Million Dollar home to be prize in raffle"I am thinking to myself now that is out of the box thinking!  With all the recent headlines concentrating on mortgage meltdown, record ...
09/03/2007
As we shared in Part 1 of this series, there is really not one sole entity/contributor to the challenges we face in today's market but a series of events, trends, etc... which leads us into the second in the A column of  factors in today's market and that's Appreciation.When I talk about Apprecia...
09/02/2007
I was made aware of the "Fight for Victory" Pro Troop Rally this afternoon.  The caravan route will be traveling through our city in Santa Clarita on Tuesday Sept 4th on their way to Dallas Texas.  The caravan will be stopping in Griffith Park for a rally and News Conference Tuesday Sept 4th at 3...
09/01/2007