News - Around the state

News - Around the state

Court rules in city’s favor in Ranch case

By Becca Whitnall | Source | A protracted, and sometimes ugly, legal battle between the City of Thousand Oaks and the residents of a low-income mobile home park for seniors is over. Late last month the California 2nd District Court of Appeal found the city broke no... read more

Explorers to the rescue: Teens help woman facing eviction

By Hector Gonzalez | Source | Tall grass and weeds reached nearly to the windows of the small mobile home in Camarillo. It needed a paint job, and trash had gathered beneath and along the sides of the house. The 68-year-old woman who lives in the home in the Lamp-... read more

Pop-Up Housing Hits Snag

City Claims Jurisdiction over Flood Safety at Punta Gorda Homes By Nick Welsh | Source | When the cluster of 40 two-story “stationary” mobile homes sprouted directly over the freeway at the edge of town last year, Santa Barbara City Hall went quietly apoplectic. Such... read more

A Tropical Garden Getting Flipped?

By Kelsey Brugger | Source | Six months after area investors bought A Tropical Garden, an Eastside trailer park, about a dozen tenants have moved out. Tenants claim the property has not been properly maintained, and eight trailers ​of the 52 ​are vacant. Now, it... read more

Alameda County lowers cap on mobile home park rent increases

Proposal allows park owners to reset rents for vacated spaces By Darin Moriki | Source | OAKLAND — A nearly two-year effort to strike a balance between unincorporated Alameda County mobile home park owners and renters may be coming to an end soon after county... read more