At the end of each month we do a quick search of all the sold properties in the Los Altos area to see exactly what is happening in the local market.
This month there were a total of 13 properties sold. What stood out on the chart was the number of down arrows, indicating the sold price was below the list price. The few up arrows were due to a … [Read More...]
62 Miles. That is the length of the course of the Catalina Ski Race that starts and ends at the Queen Mary. But what will really knock your socks off is the time it took the top finish to complete the 62 miles. Try 46 min 36.76 sec, which means the skiers average speed was 79.809 miles/hour! On water! Also the second place finisher's time was 46 … [Read More...]
Most people are keyed into the fact that if you own property, it needs to be placed in a trust but here is a quick overview as to the benefits. For one, without a trust your heirs will have the nightmare of probate hanging over their head for months, and most likely a year or more. The number of courts handling probates has decreased due to budget … [Read More...]
Along with about 20 to 25 other concerned citizens, I attended last week’s Airport Advisory Commission Meeting. It was shockingly interesting.
It is held in the banquet room at the Skylinks Golf Course. The commissioners sit at a table facing the audience and the airport personnel sit at a second table, forming an “L” shape. I am sure this … [Read More...]
I kept an open mind going into last week’s council meeting, where a decision would be made on allowing a feasibility study on allowing international flights at Long Beach Airport. I came out convinced our city council is a making a poor long term decision. These council members may well be remembered as the group that started Long Beach’s downward … [Read More...]