Property manager agrees to $22,600 penalty

Firm accused of discriminating against people with disabilities SAN DIEGO — A San Diego property management company has agreed to pay a $22,600 settlement after it was accused of discriminating against people with disabilities. HKT Cal, Inc. allegedly discriminated against disabled people who rely on service animals by denying them...

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Squeezed out: Millennials and low-income residents leaving O.C. at higher rates than expected

In Orange County, the share of households earning $30,000 or less was 13.1 percent. But among households that moved out, the $30,000-and-under slice hit 24.3 percent. Who’s priced out of Orange County? Apparently, more people than you might assume. Real estate website Trulia crunched some numbers and found that millennials...

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‘Real Housewife’ Shannon Beador sells her eco-friendly Crystal Cove house for $9 million

Shannon Beador and her house in Newport Coast’s Crystal Cove. It originally was for sale at just under $16 million. ‘Real Housewife’ Shannon Beador and her husband David Beador have sold their eco-friendly, six bedroom Crystal Cove house with a subterranean, indoor basketball court for $9.05 million. The 13,306-square-foot residence...

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Los Angeles will have the nation’s toughest earthquake safety rules

Mayor Eric Garcetti signs sweeping legislation to require earthquake retrofits on 15,000 buildings in Los Angeles In  a stark recognition of Los Angeles’ vulnerability to a major earthquake, the city on Friday enacted the nation’s most sweeping seismic regulations, requiring an estimated 15,000 buildings be retrofitted so they will better...

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Home prices up 6.4% since last year

Home price increases outpaced the national average in San Diego County in February but at a slower pace than usual The San Diego median home price ticked up 6.4 percent in the last 12 months, lower than the 7.2 percent gain in December and 6.9 percent in January. The nationwide...

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Builders target Tijuana’s stagnant areas

A new wave of developers is bringing a fresh eye to Tijuana’s old downtown, breathing life into decaying and abandoned buildings, creating new ones Modern loft apartments overlooking Tijuana’s oldest tourist district. Boutique hotel rooms amid curio stores and taco shops. A breezy red brick office building in the place...

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