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Party Houses May Soon Be Thing of Past in Riverside County
Riverside County could soon be getting a little bit quieter. After discovering that houses in residential neighborhoods are being routinely used for massive parties, county officials are looking for a way to ban such goings-on.
Neighbors say that the houses are owned by people who are rarely there, and in their absence, they're used not just for ragers but as hotels and bed-and-breakfasts.
"It would be nice if these beautiful houses with absentee owners would not be used as hotels, bed and breakfasts, weekend rentals," resident Pam Hudson told NBC Los Angeles.
According to Temecula Patch, at a Board of Supervisors meeting earlier this week, Vicki Long with the La Cresta Property Owners' Association told attendees that, "There are parties there every weekend...They're renting properties for $3,000 a weekend."
The ban probably won't be difficult to get through, since the houses are essentially being used as businesses. The Board of Supervisors has meanwhile asked for a study looking at existing land-use regulations that would prevent these parties and rentals from happening
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.