Saving money sounds good at first, but when it comes to home repairs, you have to decide if you want to save money now or later. What most homeowners don’t realize is that unlicensed contractors are cheaper for multiple reasons. The obvious one is that they do not acquire a bond to protect their work and thus, do not have to pay licensing fees. [Read more…]
Southern California Edison has done it again—the power is out for customers in the Southland. Thankfully, it’s not as many as in November when the winds destroyed power lines, or when San Diego Gas and Electric had that major shutdown in September, but over 1,400 customers are without power in Corona.
The power went out just before 3 a.m. this morning, and SCE is blaming it on equipment problems, not the wind—although it is blowing today in the Inland Empire. Or should we call it the “Windland Empire”? The Santa Anas are being very generous during this holiday season, and although all of us are appreciating the sunny, warm weather, windstorms are becoming a little frequent. [Read more…]
If you were done with the rain on Tuesday, you’re going to be disappointed. The second Pacific storm of the week started this morning, bringing as much as .75 inches of rain and even up to three inches in the mountains, it’s predicted.
“It’s very early for the season,” said Weather Service meteorologist Mark Moede. “Since I’ve been here, nothing this strong has arrived in the first week of October. And I’ve been here 15 years.”
Wonder why this one’s bringing colder weather? That’s because it’s a storm from the Gulf of Alaska. Brrr! These are more typically seen in winter, but let’s face it—it’s not the first sign of odd or unusual weather this year! [Read more…]