News - Around the state

News - Around the state

Mobile-home owner sees water bill jump

Carefree Rancher’s quixotic quest to find out what’s with the doubled cost By Sheila Pell | Source | It’s one of those fuzzy numbers on a utility bill; in this case, a water-sevice fee charged by Carefree Ranch Mobile Home Park in Escondido, where 77... read more

Santee Mobilehome Owners Adopt-A-Senior program

By Rebecca Jeffris Williamson | Source | [ED. NOTE: Buddy Rabaya is GSMOL Region 7 Manager.] “It’s about bringing a smile to their face,” said Buddy Rabaya, president of the Santee Mobilehome Owners Action Committee, Inc. Those faces are the faces of seniors that... read more

Mobile home residents seek rent control

Rental committee could expand Measure V protections By Mark Noack | Source | [ED. NOTE: Judy Pavlick, interviewed in this article, is a member of the GSMOL Legislative Action Team (LAT) Committee.] Barely a year old, Mountain View’s experiment with rent control... read more

Park about to reopen

By Guy Kovner | Source | Residents of fire-ravaged Journey’s End Mobile Home Park will soon be allowed back into the property at the north end of Santa Rosa, possibly as soon as today, but the bigger question — whether they will ever be able to call it home again —... read more

Journey’s End remains closed as asbestos testing continues

By Guy Kovner Journey’s End Mobile Home Park will remain closed at least until Wednesday pending the results of laboratory test results of materials found last week in the fire-ravaged community that may contain asbestos found last week in the fire-ravaged community,... read more