L.A. City Votes Unanimously Against SB 50

PR Preserve LA The Los Angeles City Council today voted unanimously 12-0 AGAINST the terrible gentrification law, SB 50, being peddled by state Sen. Scott Wiener. City Councilman Paul Koretz slammed the widely-ridiculed SB 50 as “ rickle down economics” that would gentrify much of Los Angeles and force the city’s large working class further … More L.A. City Votes Unanimously Against SB 50

48hills sues MTC over secretive housing-policy operation

By Tim Redmond : 48hills – excerpt We want to know how much public money went into funding a pro-developer operations aimed at promoting more market-rate housing with few protections for vulnerable communities. 48hills filed suit in San Francisco Superior Court today asking a judge to order the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to release full reports … More 48hills sues MTC over secretive housing-policy operation

State effort to mandate overnight parking access to homeless community college students met with concerns by CCSF leaders

By Laura Waxmann :sfexaminer – excerpt City College of San Francisco leaders voice concerns over state bill that stands to require community colleges to provide overnight access to parking facilites for homeless students. City College of San Francisco leaders say they are concerned about the potential costs and fairness of a proposed overnight parking program … More State effort to mandate overnight parking access to homeless community college students met with concerns by CCSF leaders

Editorial: Tri-Valley wisely teams up on housing legislation; state should listen

by Pleasanton Weekly editorial board : pleasantonweekly – excerpt California legislators’ proposals to address the housing shortfall in the Bay Area and statewide have been on the radar for local leaders for several months. Of the dozens of bills pertaining to housing introduced in the state legislature this session, Senate Bill 50, which passed out … More Editorial: Tri-Valley wisely teams up on housing legislation; state should listen

PG&E prices could rise if California wildfires continue

By Lyanne Melendez : abc7news – excerpt (incudes video) SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A report requested by Governor Newsom suggests that at some point PG&E customers will be stuck paying higher rates if California wildfires continue to ravage the state. PG&E faces an estimated $30 billion in potential liabilities related to the 2017 and 2018 … More PG&E prices could rise if California wildfires continue