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By Andy Dick | February 2, 2006
Propositions may be received in several forms, and if you are over 55 years of age, you have been "propositioned" at least twice. Propositions 60 and 90 offer potentially significant tax relief to qualified home sellers. A closer look at Proposition 60 should be of interest to many of our local homeowners. Proposition 60 allows over-55 homeowners to transfer the base market value of their qualifying primary residence to a replacement primary residence of equal or lesser market value within the same county, relieving homeowners of otherwise higher property taxes.
BUSINESS
December 21, 2006
"I am pleased to congratulate Avo Markarian with Dilbeck Realtors GMAC's La Crescenta office, who has had a very successful 2006," announced branch manager Susan Lindsey. With his knowledge, experience and negotiating skills, Markarian brings outstanding quality and professionalism to every negotiating table. He is diligent at follow-up and always takes extra time with his clients, making sure they understand every aspect of the transaction, while consistently getting the absolutely best price possible for each and every buyer and seller.
NEWS
September 11, 2013
Regarding David Boyd's letter of Sept. 5 (“ Residency issue not in best interest ”), the La Cañada school board was briefed on school board member Joel Peterson's move to Glendale when it came to our attention in 2011. While it is true that we were briefed, it is incorrect to say that Peterson's residency situation was determined to be a non-issue. I had two take-aways from the briefing. First, Peterson expected his residency in Glendale to be temporary. Temporary is a relative term.
NEWS
February 8, 2007
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has established a general scholarship fund for students whose primary residence is in LCF. The awards, ranging from $500 to $1500, are intended to assist as many students as possible for education beyond the secondary school level, including two-year accredited trade or technical schools. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, personal references and personal characteristics.
NEWS
February 16, 2006
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has established a general scholarship fund for students whose primary residence is in La Cañada Flintridge. The awards, ranging from $500 to $1500, are intended to assist as many students as possible for education beyond the secondary school level, including two-year accredited trade or technical schools. Scholarships will be granted on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, personal references and personal character.
NEWS
January 17, 2008
Highland easement given to La Cañada The city of Pasadena has approved a permanent slope easement and temporary construction easement for La Cañada Flintridge to repair damages to a slope on Highland Drive at Berkshire. The slope, located at the city line, suffered damage during the 2005 winter rainstorms. La Cañada plans to construct a retaining wall and place backfill to support the existing street. According to Pasadena engineer Bonnie Hopkins, residents use Highland as a route between the two cities, and as an access to the Foothill (210)
FEATURES
April 16, 2009
Springamajig to be held at Palm Crest Elementary May 2 The always-popular Springamajig carnival day at Palm Crest Elementary School, sponsored by the PTA, is coming up soon: the event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, on the school campus. There will be a bounty of fun on the playgorund with rides, games, refreshments, silent auction and a talent show. For the convenience of parents who don’t want to have to keep digging out their wallets, wristbands are available that will allow children to play an unlimited number of games, go on an unlimited number of rides, eat a meal and take a turn at the cake walk.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 2011
The La Cañada Community Scholarship Foundation has announced that scholarship applications for the 2011-2012 academic year are ready and can be picked up at various locations throughout La Cañada. All required school and financial documentation and reference reports must be received by the foundation by Friday, April 8. Incomplete applications will not be considered Founded in 1964, the foundation last year gave $39,000 in scholarships to 19 new and renewing recipients, with awards ranging from $500 to $2,000.
BUSINESS
March 8, 2007
Dan MacGregor , president of MacGregor Realty, announced a new program for agents joining the company and for clients who buy or sell their home through a MacGregor Realty agent. "At MacGregor Realty, we believe that bigger isn't always better for the agent or the client," said MacGregor. "Sometimes the agent gets 'lost in the crowd' and does not receive the recognition and benefits he or she deserves for their services. The clients may also get lost in the large company and not receive the type of advertising and one-on-one personal service they receive in our firm.
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September 11, 2013
Regarding David Boyd's letter of Sept. 5 (“ Residency issue not in best interest ”), the La Cañada school board was briefed on school board member Joel Peterson's move to Glendale when it came to our attention in 2011. While it is true that we were briefed, it is incorrect to say that Peterson's residency situation was determined to be a non-issue. I had two take-aways from the briefing. First, Peterson expected his residency in Glendale to be temporary. Temporary is a relative term.
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BUSINESS
December 21, 2006
"I am pleased to congratulate Avo Markarian with Dilbeck Realtors GMAC's La Crescenta office, who has had a very successful 2006," announced branch manager Susan Lindsey. With his knowledge, experience and negotiating skills, Markarian brings outstanding quality and professionalism to every negotiating table. He is diligent at follow-up and always takes extra time with his clients, making sure they understand every aspect of the transaction, while consistently getting the absolutely best price possible for each and every buyer and seller.
BUSINESS
By Andy Dick | February 2, 2006
Propositions may be received in several forms, and if you are over 55 years of age, you have been "propositioned" at least twice. Propositions 60 and 90 offer potentially significant tax relief to qualified home sellers. A closer look at Proposition 60 should be of interest to many of our local homeowners. Proposition 60 allows over-55 homeowners to transfer the base market value of their qualifying primary residence to a replacement primary residence of equal or lesser market value within the same county, relieving homeowners of otherwise higher property taxes.
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