fire prevention fee

The Fire Prevention Fee

Property owners across California have begun receiving a Notice of Determination. The purpose of this notice is to inform homeowners of a new fee being levied by the government. Sent out by the Board of Equalization on behalf of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire), this annual fee begins at $115, increasing up […]


Moving Forward in Reverse

Life is cyclical. Things are born, thrive, wear out, and then die. And then they begin again. Mostly we think of this in terms of fashion trends and perhaps, for some, geologic shifts. But on some level we seem to believe that society as a whole is on a continual track forward, and that this […]