Commission to Discuss Fire Rings at Feb. 7 Meeting

The future of Newport Beach’s 60 beach fire rings once again will come up for discussion at a Feb. 7 meeting of the Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission. No agenda has been posted for the meeting and is expected to be available on Friday. But a public notice mailed to residents who live near the …

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Visit to the Oasis Center

I’ve been enjoying all the facilities and classes that the Oasis Senior Center in Corona del Mar has to offer (including zumba!)–and thought I’d share this post from last year when I visited it shortly after the center opened. (By the way, my channel on YouTube is TheReneeWest). I stopped by the Oasis Center in …

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Servicers’ Policies on Foreclosures in Bankruptcy Courts Being Examined

Eleven mortgage servicers recently received letters from two senators inquiring about their policies regarding foreclosures in bankruptcy courts. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut), a member of the committee, sent the letters after a review by the Executive Office for the United States Trustee “revealed that …

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Homestead Declaration

A properly recorded Homestead Declaration protects the declarant from losing a portion of his or her equity due to lawsuits that result in judgment liens being attached to their property. Who is eligible for a Homestead Declaration? All homeowners that reside in their home, and use it as their principal place of residence. What are …

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