Author Topic: California Man Has to Be One of the Most Unlucky Property Owners in the Country  (Read 362 times)

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Concrete, or even a heavy wooden structure (telephone pole type members) would be better than a brick wall.

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We had a similar situation here but this was on a simple roundabout. People going around it often did so too fast and plowed into this guy's front yard time and again. Happened so often it made the news and every time it happened he and the city got into a tussle about responsibility and fixing his shrubbery and front lawn. Finally the city put up a concrete barrier, about 3 feet high, and his problems ended. 
« Last Edit: December 14, 2013, 01:36:35 AM by Cincinnatus »
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We had a similar situation here but this was on a simple roundabout. People going around it often did so too fast and plowed into this guy's front yard time and again. Happened so often it made the news and every time it happened he and the city got into a tussle about responsibility and fixing his shrubbery and front lawn. Finally the city put up a concrete barrier, about 3 feet high, and his problems ended.

There is a house on a curve a couple of miles from here.  When they were building it I commented it was not in a good spot as there used to be skid marks across the road and into what had been a vacant lot...... anyway, the house was no sooner finished and landscaped and I was driving downtown one day and a young girl had plowed through their front yard..... a few weeks later it was re-landscaped and in place was a few huge decorative boulders.  Anyone hitting those boulders will come to an abrupt stop.

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We had a home when I was growing up on a corner it was an acre lot and the house was quite far from the road. My dad had a huge rock brought in to set on the corner after our lawn was torn up all the time. Well not to many days later someone made it around the rock and stopped just about a foot from my bedroom I woke up and saw car lights streaming into my room and was shocked to see a car right below my window that has my bed beneath it.  The woman driving was drunk. I never saw my dad so mad in my life he had a few more large rocks put on that corner and no one ever went on the lawn or came near the house again although a few did hit the rocks and they were huge about five feet high or more so the cars really got damaged but that was there fault.
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