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"My name is Tony Laughlin and have been a client of Shepard Insurance Agency since late 1997. I came to this agency for the purpose of getting lower insurance rates. I not only found lower insurance rates, but I found by far, one the best agents in Ms. Luz Gomez. I unfortuneately have had a few incidents with my vehicles in the past, and I never felt that I was getting anything but top service. The phone calls are returned in very timely manner, and questions are answered as if they knew before they were asked. With the service I receive, I feel like I am their only client. There is no exaggeration in any of these comments, I feel the way I have explained. Thank you Shepard Insurance and a special thanks to Luz Gomez. "
Tony Laughlin



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Westlake Village, CA


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Cha-ching! Mercury Insurance Group recently announced rate cuts for about 1.7 million of its automobile and homeowner insurance customers, mainly in Southern California. Most of the cuts will go to automobile policyholders and, perhaps, offset at least a little pain from weekly hikes in gasoline prices.

The owners of 1.5 million cars will see 3 percent come off their annual bills. That works out to about $30 per vehicle, according to the California Department of Insurance. The cuts will take effect in August.

And now the bad news... After dropping in recent years, the cost of insuring your home may be going up for State Farm, Allstate and Farmers policyholders. California's three biggest insurers, covering more than half of insured homes, have requests for rate hikes pending with Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner. Third-ranked Allstate Corp. is seeking a rate increase of 9.3%. Industry leader State Farm General Insurance Co., and No. 2 Farmers Group Inc., are asking for 6.9% hikes.

If your homeowners insurance is with State Farm, Allstate or Farmers, give us a call at (818) 508-9925 or (661) 902-0360 to see how we can save you money with an insurance company that isn't asking for a rate hike.