UnReal Estate! Locals squeezed out

With a For Sale sign already up in front of their home, one local family resorted to putting their children on the street to sell fruit from their trees. Another act of desperation as taxes, utilities and spiraling real estate costs continue to force long-time locals out.

This is actually a couple of kids at the end of their driveway on Rock Ridge Road selling lemons. Six lemons for 2 bucks. Clever kids. They truncated Lemonade Stand into Lemon Stand, eliminating the huge overhead costs of labor and paper cups.

(Okay, okay. Cute picture and a funny headline. But check out this story that was in Sunday’s New York Times.