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Controller Chiang Looking for Probate Referees

State Controller John Chiang announced Tuesday that his office will be conducting qualifying examinations for Probate Referee appointments in Northern and Southern California on October 18, 2014. The probate referee…

Is A Buyer’s Market Right Around the Bend?

By Hugo Torres 50%!!!! That’s right. In 2013 50% of homes (as accounted by the California Association of REALTORS) sold for more than the asking price. And this is a…

Jewish National Fund In Overdrive To Develop Israel’s North And South

At National Conference Plan Announced to Boost Economic & Housing Development; New Push to Grow Regional Populations & Tourism in Western Galilee & Negev-Speaking at Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) National…

Your Property Tax Bill May Be Going Up More than the Normal 2 Percent

Property values are increasing in California. The good news is Proposition 13 limits the annual increase in the property’s taxable value for inflation to 2 percent. This value is known…

Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series Presents Pioneers of Modernism: Arts and Crafts in Australia

Author/professor Harriet Edquist discusses how the Australian Arts and Crafts movement set the stage for Modernism in Australia on September 30, 2014. The popular Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series, now…

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Arizona Cypress Trees for Planting in California

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and Receive 10 Free Arizona Cypress Trees for Planting in California

-Courtesy photo Everyone from California who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free Arizona cypress trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through…

Energy Workshop Sept. 20, 2014 Offers Relief To Owners Of Historic Homes

Pasadena’s historic homeowners can learn how to enjoy modern efficiency and comfort while protecting their home’s character during “Energy Efficiency and Historic Homes,” a special workshop sponsored by Pasadena Heritage…

Free Drought Tolerant Landscape Event at Descanso Gardens Sept. 14

Pasadena Water & Power Department (PWP) customers can receive expert advice on cutting their irrigation bills with California-friendly plants, plus get bargain-priced rain barrels during a free Drought Tolerant Landscape…

California Home Sales and Prices Improve In July, A.A.R. reports

California home sales posted higher for the second straight month, and while the statewide median home price rose from the previous month as well as a year ago, the pace…

Prominent Landscaper Creates Affordable Water Wise Solutions With New Video Addressing California’s Drought

Conservation efforts aren’t working and the California drought has gone from Extreme to Exceptional with no end in sight. Through all of the finger-pointing-urban users blaming farmers, farmers blaming the…

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