All posts tagged "opinion"

  • New Homes are Better Long-Term Investments

    By Phillip B. Burum Many Americans start on the path to home ownership thinking their first home needs to be a resale rather than a new home. Several will even focus on finding a ‘fixer upper’ – a...

    • Posted April 27, 2019
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  • The Future of Home Design Revealed in New Report

    By Phillip B. Burum I chose to celebrate National New Home Month in April by sharing the benefits of new home ownership with all of you. I am hopeful that you will choose to celebrate and support the...

    • Posted April 18, 2019
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  • Yucaipa’s Water Savings Dip Below 9 Percent
    New Homes Better Conserve Water

    By Phillip B. Burum Growing up in the mid-Atlantic region, I never understood the underlying premise of dystopian-themed movies that depicted a future where water was the new currency or something worth killing for. Living in the suburbs...

    • Posted April 11, 2019
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  • New Home Building Supports Communities, Economies, Environment

    By Phillip B. Burum In April, Americans celebrate National New Homes Month. The focus of this celebration extends beyond the home itself as new home communities have a far greater reach, including positive impacts to the local environment...

    • Posted April 4, 2019
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  • America Celebrates New Homes in April

    By Phillip B. Burum Buy now! Aside from yesterday, there has never been a better day to buy a home. According to recent reports by CoreLogic, Inc., a major California-based corporation providing financial, property and consumer information; “homeowners...

    • Posted March 28, 2019
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  • Energy Audits Help Make Older Homes New Again

    By Phillip B. Burum “Seems it never rains in southern California…” Albert Hammond It Never Rains in California 1972 Albert Hammond clearly knew not of what he spoke. If the winter of 1971 mimicked our current weather patterns,...

    • Posted March 7, 2019
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  • How Today’s New Homes Benefit the Environment

    By Phillip B. Burum If you are a participant in the modern economy, you are part of the environmental movement. When the fifteen-year-old toaster browns it’s last piece of bread or that 20-year-old washing machine spins its last...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Riley’s Farm Schools Another District

    By Lou Desmond As has been stated in these pages in earlier pieces Riley’s Farm is one of the treasures of our local area and a key economic engine for Oak Glen.  One of the unique features...

    • Posted February 18, 2019
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  • Fall is my favorite time of the year

    Fall is my favorite time of the year…well that and the holiday season.  The air turns cooler.  The football season opens.  The leaves turn and thankfully the kids go back to school.  In our region, because we...

    • Posted September 15, 2018
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  • Yucaipa City Hall
    Yucaipa Daily News endorses Duncan, Fawke, Allen-Hoyt for city council

    After a careful review of the issues facing the city of Yucaipa and reviewing the backgrounds and strengths of the six candidates for city council, the Yucaipa Daily News is endorsing current Councilmember Bobby Duncan, Judge Robert...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
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