Proposition 58 Tax Savings in California ~ Save on Property Taxes

California Property Tax Savings  ~ Parent to Child Transfer of Real Property. If you’re a parent transferring your CA home to a child it could be good news when it comes to property taxes Qualified transfers, (as defined in CA) may be exempt from reassessment and increased property taxes. Yes, if  you’re a home seller or owner  who is.. read more →

Brea’s Wellness Festival ~ Getting Fit in Brea, CA

It’s time to get fit in Brea, time for the Wellness Festival 2008 ~ This event is a showcase of medical screenings, cutting-edge fitness trends for all ages and integrative medicine, plus much more!  Free massage and healty samples will be available for those who attend this event. Over 75 businessess and services will be participating in this annual.. read more →

La Habra, CA ~ Living in La Habra

The Orange County City of La Habra is located on the Northern boundaries of Orange and L.A.  counties. It’s a community of primarily single family homes built from the 1960’s forward.  Around 65,000 people live in the city.  La Habra is known for many things, one of our favorites is the famous Children’s Museum  (pictured below) on.. read more →

The Great Southern California Shake-Out! ~ It’s Coming November 13, 2008

Earthquake preparedness is something we’ve all talked about, yet I wonder how many of us are ready for the big one? Not long ago I wrote about our last shaker (the epicenter was right next door in Chino Hills) in So Cal and what that experience felt like.  And for some reason I thought I was.. read more →

Brea Jazz on Brea’s Downtown Birch St. ~ FREE EVENT

It’s the 2008 FREE Concert Series courtesy of the Downtown Business Owner’s Association beginning Friday September 5th through Saturday September 27.  Hours are 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm each night. It’s Brea’s Sixth Annual Brea Jazz Festival  2008 ~  The concerts take place Friday and Saturday nights in downtown Brea on Birch Street just West of Brea.. read more →

Down Town Dining in Brea CA ~ Carvao Grill

Brea’s downtown area on Birch Street is well known for eateries, fine dining and great eats. The Carvao Grill a South American steakhouse is one of my personal favorites. My last trip was for lunch a few weeks ago. There’s indoor and outdoor dinning to choose from. The proprietor Piaggio (aka Coli) was born and.. read more →

Curtains Up at Brea’s Curtis Theatre ~ Live Stage Productions

Brea’s Curtis Theatre Announces the Fall 2008 Production Lineup! Elvis ~ The King of Rock & Roll ~ It’s Scott Brue as the King. October 3, 4 & 5 th Friday: 8 p.m. Saturday: 5 & 8 p.m.; Sunday: 2 p.m. Adults $35 ~ Seniors $32 ~ Children $30 No Sex Please, We’re British A funny.. read more →

La Mirada Bank Repos ~ La Mirada CA Real Estate

The City of La Mirada, CA  like many others in SoCal is not immune to the housing dole-drums experienced in the Southland.  La Mirada’s current inventory of existing listings is similar to many other surrounding communities when it comes to distressed sales. La Mirada’s current re-sale inventory foreclosures/short sales  vs. “traditional sales”: 169 total properties.. read more →

Living in La Habra Heights, CA ~

A Well Kept Secret ~ La Habra Heights, a  “Jewel in the City” 90631 Welcome to La Habra Heights, CA 90631 La Habra Heights, is one of those eclectic areas of So Cal, so unlike so much of our cookie cutter living elsewhere in tract homes.  The “Heights” as it’s known to those who live here, is not to.. read more →

Brea’s Symphony on Birch Street ~ August 3, 2008

Symphony on Birch Street! That right Sunday, August 3rd it’s time for the whole family to enjoy the sounds of the Pacific Symphony and enjoy the outdoors on a late Sunday afternoon. Come early for a good seat, (some seats are reserved) some are first come first served. Family activities begin at 5:30 PM with.. read more →