Modern burglars bring Ocean’s Eleven tactics to neighborhoods

~ Very Interesting ~ Modern burglars bring Ocean's Eleven tactics to neighborhoods  Long Island, New York, produce dealer Mike Longo knew there was a problem the moment his phone rang in the wee hours of a Sunday morning in July 2010. "Nothing good happens at 3 in the morning," he told CNBC's "American Greed." "When … Continue reading Modern burglars bring Ocean’s Eleven tactics to neighborhoods

Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says

Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says Northridge fire Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times Sylmar resident Brian Demetz runs from his burning home in Sylmar on Jan. 17, 1994, after the Northridge earthquake. Sylmar resident Brian Demetz runs from his burning home in Sylmar on Jan. 17, 1994, after the … Continue reading Lack of preparation for massive earthquake could bring catastrophe, report says

Keep Your Home Secure While on Vacation

From Consumer Reports 7/8/14 4 easy ways to keep your home secure while you’re on vacation Most communities across the U.S. will experience a 10 percent to 18 percent jump in home burglaries during the months of June, July, and August, according to FBI statistics. But there are simple ways you can help ensure thieves … Continue reading Keep Your Home Secure While on Vacation