Owners of a run-down home in an exclusive La Jolla neighborhood narrowly avoided a public auction by paying thousands in back taxes with just three days to spare.
Eighteen plaintiffs recently won a sizable legal judgment against the owners of the home at 5460 La Jolla Hermosa, according to our media partners at the La Jolla Light.
The home, dubbed “Rancho Relaxo,” has been the site of neighborhood complaints and police raids for more than a decade.
On Tuesday, the paper reported the property owner, Blakely Nan M. Trust, paid nearly $7,000 in overdue taxes, averting the sale of the home scheduled for Friday.
“My understanding is negotiations are underway for a sale of the property, which I assume would resolve the situation with the neighbor,” said Joe Parker, president of Bird Rock Community Council.
“It’s just another example of how Bird Rock works very well together as a community, and affects partners with the city of San Diego and the county,” Parker said.
Read more in the full article from the La Jolla Light.