Southern California median home price breaks record set last decade during housing bubble
The Southern California median home price in December finally surpassed bubble-era highs, a milestone that took more than a decade to achieve and is once again raising concerns that housing is too costly. The six-county region’s median price surged 8.2% from a year earlier to $507,500, real estate data firm CoreLogic said Wednesday. That tops […]
The 101 Freeway Reopens
Highway 101 in Santa Barbara County reopened Sunday, nearly two weeks after a massive mudslide in Montecito closed the busy roadway. The highway, a key north-south route in California that carries about 100,000 vehicles through the Central Coast each day, was shut down after the roadway was covered by twelve feet of mud and debris […]
Sonoma County, Known as Wine Country Starts the Long Rebuilding Process
Earlier this week, there were eight excavators at work in the Coffey Park neighborhood, clearing fire debris and scraping the top layer of ash and soil away to remove any potentially toxic materials. “They’ve been working so hard. I was here on a Sunday in the rain and they were working,” said Lilia Gonzalez, who brought donuts […]
The Aftermath of Fires, Brings Flooding throughout California….
At least five people were killed Tuesday when a rainstorm sent mud and debris coursing through Montecito neighborhoods and left rescue crews to scramble through clogged roadways and downed trees to search for victims. The deluge that washed over Santa Barbara County early Tuesday was the worst-case scenario for a community that was ravaged by […]