While facing a number of health issues, the Parr family of Valencia hopes they won't also lose their house. The family is asking the community to help them pay back property taxes so they can keep their home and take care of their disabled daughter.
The building that houses the Newhall Ice Company could be up for auction in February if owners William and Katherine Pape take no action. The potential sale would not change the building's historic preservation status.
June home prices are encouraging as the economy continues to improve. Prices for single-family homes and condominiums have almost reached fall 2008, pre-recession levels. Foreclosures and short sales are also down.