Holiday News December 18, 2015.

THANKSGIVING DUI STATS. SD police arrested 44 DUIS between Wednesday November 25, 2015, 6:00pm and November 28, 2015, 6:00am, which was one down from last year of 45. State wide there was 618 DUI arrests and 14 deaths. Source: CBS8.  If you find yourself with a DUI during the Christmas break, click here to read what to do.

INCREASE IN CA MEDIAN INCOME. As of November 1, 2015, the median income is the following for various family sizes: 1 person – $50,519; 2 person – $66,458; 3 person – $70,732; 4 person – $81,740.  Look for more information on filing bankruptcy, click here.

BANKRUPTCY FRAUD. The Federal Government has issued a warning regarding a scam targeting bankruptcy filers.  Typically it will be someone who calls you and poses as a bankruptcy attorney or bankruptcy court employee demanding that you wire them money.  Attorneys and court employees will NEVER call you and demand money.

WATER RATE HIKE 16%. The San Diego City Council approved 7-2 Tuesday a 16% increase in water bills for the next year.  The rate hike were approved because of the need for San Diego to have more water independence as right now we purchase the majority of our water from other states.  Additionally because we are all conserving more water, the water district is losing money.  Councilman David Alvarez rejected the hike because it actually punishes those who have been conserving water.  Click here for more information.  

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