From the looks of it you could never tell that the beautiful
Torres-Thompson home in fancy Laguna Rancho Estates, is on the cusp of
unraveling. But look closely and you can see the edges of the tropical
garden coming undone, the lawn not done just right; and these are merely
the symptoms of greater troubles. For the couple Scott Torres and
Maureen Thompson the country’s financial crisis has come knocking, even
in their ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood.