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Old 11-19-2011, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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I was born in Glendale and spent most of my life living in the general area. I'm not surprised that this happened in SoCal - at all - but I wouldn't have guessed that it would be Glendale that did it.

Regardless, it is still SoCal, and crap like this is very much a part of why I left California.
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:52 AM
 
Location: planet octupulous is nearing earths atmosphere
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Just turf in the back and rock the front yard. I've seen some beautiful rock landscaping in the southwest.

ya but rocks heat up during the day!!!! and will increase global warming


we wouldn't want that to happen would we...
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Old 11-19-2011, 01:44 PM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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Nah not all of them. There are some cities out here, that will pay you to take your grass out and put artifical turf in, i don't happen to know what cities they are.

I myself think this is stupid, people want artifical turf, they should be able to do what they want in their own house.

These idiots do not make any sense, they ***** about water shortage, yet people want to do the right thing, and are stopped, right in their tracks.

I have seen some artifical grass, in Riverside, Ca and looks great, and oh so real, you cannot tell at all.

I do know people who have put it in, and no i am not telling on them.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Southwest Desert
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I've always avoided living in a tract with a home owners' association. But it doesn't matter anyone because city councils keep enacting their own silly rules and ordinances...The "power" definitely goes to their heads! And we're all subject to their whims and half-brain ideas!...Sad! And spooky!!
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