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2010 

OF COURSE you know who Lucy van Pelt is.  She's a famous shrink who only charges a nickel for advice.  She always promises to hold a football for Charlie Brown to kick, but always pulls it away at the last minute.  She's a fussbudget who thinks the world needs more crabby people.  And don't let h...
05/17/2010
Charles M. Schulz spent over 40 years in Sonoma County writing his PEANUTS comic strips.  So you can only imagine how popular the peanuts characters are here.  Now it appears we might get to spread that love across the whole State of California. There is a campaign to approve Snoopy license plate...
05/14/2010
I recently found a mother cat and her 4 kittens in a bank owned property while I was doing an occupancy check.  It took me 2 days to find the perfect organization to help me rescue them (Forgotten Felines of Sonoma County) and to find them a good home. In the meantime, I was feeding these hungry ...
05/13/2010
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Cotati has a lot of fun annual events throughout the year, but The Cotati Crawl happens weekly.  And it's not really an event per se, it's more of a gathering.  Every Thursday evening, the bars in Cotati brace themselves for their best night of the week, The Cotati Crawl. This gathering is a youn...
05/12/2010
Lincoln Ave Condos, Cotati/Rohnert Park Seldom do you find a condo complex that spans a cross-street, let alone two Cities and ZIP codes.  The Lincoln Ave Condos do just that.  Starting on the West end of Lincoln Ave in Cotati, 94931 the Lincoln Ave Condos jump over La Salle and land on Lincoln A...
05/12/2010
Imagine this.  You are 76 years old surviving solely on your $1,100 monthly social security check.  One day, $13,733 magically appears in your bank account.  Well, maybe not magically, it is actually deposited there by the Social Security Administration. Would you call the SSA to make sure this w...
05/11/2010
Valparaiso Highlands, Cotati 94931 Welcome to Valparaiso Highlands in Cotati, also known as the Pine Tree Condos. This is a private and small development built in 1986. One of the best characteristics of Valparaiso Highlands is that the units are not condos ... they are categorized as PUD's, or a...
05/11/2010
Last week I received a new REO assignment.  I was thrilled to discover the property was only 4 blocks from my house. I was equally thrilled when I realized which house it was, I have admired it for 19 years. During this past year, I have watched the weeds grow ... and grow ... you can barely see ...
05/10/2010
Pine Tree Condos, Cotati 94931 Welcome to Pine Tree Condos in Cotati, also known as Valparaiso Highlands.  This is a private and small development built in 1986.  One of the best characteristics of the Pine Tree Condos is that they are not officially condos ... they are categorized as PUD's, or a...
05/08/2010
I bought my home new in 1991.  I soon realized that pigeons seem to like new construction.  There are 11 homes on my lane and I would count 10 to 15 pigeons on each roof.  What I am going to say next isn't an understatement, pigeons are a mess! It wouldn't be unusual for me to climb up on my roof...
05/06/2010
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