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Did I hear the alert correctly on the television today?  The emergency broadcast system sent an alert over the the television stating there is a TORNADO WATCH today in ENCINITAS and North San Diego county! Can it be true? My daughter asked me, "Mom, what do we do if a tornado comes?"  I paused a...
Here are some great ways to kill unwanted pests without hazardous chemicals: Ants: Find their entry point and seal with caulking. Pour tartar, red chili powder, cinnamon,paprika or dried peppermint at point of entry. Kill ants with soapy water or vacuum. Prevent fleas on your pets:  Add small amo...
Homemade Green Cleaning Supplies are not only economical but they will help make your living spaces less hazardous and free of toxins that typical cleaners deliver when used in your home. Here are some simple recipes to use to replace the store bought chemical versions: 1.  All purpose cleaner:  ...
I attended a meeting this week in which a "Local Short Sale Manager" from the San Diego area was a key speaker.  I wanted to share with you the direction that Wachovia / World Savings is taking for short sales.  Here are the key points: Wachovia has placed local short sale managers in the field. ...
Claire's on Cedros is a fabulous bakery and cafe located in Solana Beach, just north of the train station on Cedros Avenue.  My husband and I had the pleasure of eating breakfast at Claire's last weekend and were pleasantly surprised by the structure as well as the delicious food. Take a look at...
Here is a chart that shows the inventory vs. the price of single family homes in Encinitas, CA in 2009.  Inventory has been on a sharp decline since September, however, what is interesting is that the price has remained somewhat stable in the same time. 
  Leucadian resident and environmental artist, Kirkos, will be drawing his annual labyrinth on the sands just north of Moonlight Beach on New Year's Day.  The event is scheduled from 10am to 5pm and is a great relaxing and free thing to do in Encinitas.  Bring your family and your out of town gue...
Have you thought about getting that bigger, better house in a better neighborhood?   NOW IS THE TIME! Whether you need more space, want to upgrade your location, or for any other reason, the current real estate market presents a unique opportunity to capitalize by trading up!  5 reasons why this...
         ENCINITAS HOLIDAY PARADE DECEMBER 05, 2009   The 2009 Annual Holiday Parade begins tomorrow with a tree lighting ceremony in the Lumberyard shopping center at 5:00 pm.  Beat Incorporated, which is a drum ensemble made up of local elementary school students,  will entertain at the tree l...
Details for the Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension Details   This is GREAT news for those of you who are first time homebuyers that either didn't find a home in time or were maybe stuck in a short sale that didn't close.  This new credit also allows homeowners that have lived in their homes the past ...

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