Betty White Belongs In La Mesa!

Greetings fellow readers!

My name is Lucy. I am a mild mannered resident of La Mesa and have been for the last five years. Coming from Queens, NY (streets of grime and crime) I found that moving cross country to a town like Mayberr----der I mean La Mesa was quite the culture shock.

We all know La Mesa is one of the best places to live (if you don't believe me, ask anyone who lives here)

Why are you rambling?

Good question.

One day I was talking to friends about comedy legend, Betty White. Why?. Why not?

The story gets better. We were also talking about how much she would love it here. Everyone knows that Betty White is an animal lover and what better place for her to be but in La Mesa? Our cute little town plus Betty White equals- I WANT!

With the help and encouragement of a lot of people, I decided to create a facebook page asking Betty White to come and visit us. My little fantasy?- Betty White as the Grand Marshall of "Christmas in the Village" (even if there is no such title, one should be created)

Yeah I know some guy created a facebook to get NBC to get Betty White to host SNL, I figured I would at least try. Even if we don't get her to come down here, how awesome would it be if everyone in our community agreed on this. I spoke to local merchants and citizens alike and they all say to me: "LUCY! YOU HAVE TO GET US BETTY WHITE!"

Sign in today!

http://www.facebook.com/LaMesaWantsBettyWhite?ref=hl

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In Southern California, New Homes are Rare and Costly

Source: LA Times

New home prices have soared in recent months in the Southern California region, with the median for the six-county region peaking at $538,000 in June, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. And in affluent ZIP Codes, builders are bidding up already-high land values. Overall, new homes have become all too rare and costly for the average buyer. Making sense of the story:

- A surge in higher-end projects has pushed new home prices above their pre-recession peaks, even as prices for existing homes remain one-fifth below their bubble-era highs. - In Orange County, the median new home price has topped $800,000. - Builders have piled in to pricey ZIP Codes — bidding up land costs there in the process— and polished their projects to a high gloss to woo wealthy buyers with cash or good credit.

- Projects aimed at the middle of the market remain scarce, and overall home building is off about 60 percent from a decade ago. The shortage of new lower-priced product is one factor making Southern California among the toughest housing markets in the country for middle-income families.

- While new homes have almost always sold at a premium, that premium has hit new highs this year. In January, the gap between median-priced new and resale homes in Southern California peaked at $151,000, a 41 percent premium for a new house.

- Several factors contribute to the widening price gap between new and resale homes, housing economists say. For example, competing bids drove up the cost of land in prime areas in 2012 and 2013, which means higher prices today.

- Some builders have made a conscious decision to move upmarket because they see more profit and upside in catering to wealthier consumers. KB Home is among the builders moving upmarket. The Los Angeles builder, long a specialist in entry-level homes, has shifted to more affluent, "land-constrained" neighborhoods.

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http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-new-home-prices-20141014-story.html#page=1 _________________________

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