North Tustin Fires: Do you like it hot, hot, hot? If so, move here, not Newport

As we knew would happen today, there have been several fires around Southern California.  Some less predictable than others.  The North Tustin fire… somewhat predictable.  The Newport Beach fire… a little less predictable.  The interesting thing about the two areas that these fires are in is that both areas are made up of upscale communities. … Read More

Tustin: Tiller Days Next Weekend

  Ready for some free fun?!  In this economy, who’s not, right?  Well, get ready for a parade, carnival rides, food, crafts, and other entertainment at the Tustin Tiller Days.  This annual event that dates back to 1957 is an opportunity for Tustin residents to celebrate Orange County’s agricultural heritage.  Aside from just being good… Read More

Fountain Valley setting the trend for Santa Ana in converting foreclosures to affordable housing?

An OC Regsiter article in Sunday’s paper (“Looking forward on foreclosures“) by Julie Anne Ines discusses the proposed policy in Fountain Valley where the City would buy bank-owned homes and then sell them as affordable housing.  While Fountain Valley is the first OC city to put any action behind this notion, they’re likely not to… Read More