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Letters to the Editor: California's NIMBYs are the biggest impediment to dealing with homelessness 22.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Until a huge portion of the state stops regarding homelessness as someone else's problem to fix, no amount of money will have an effect.

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In the UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike, Class War Meets the California Housing Crisis 22.2.2020 Mother Jones
“This is a marathon, not a sprint,” Sarah Mason, a graduate student in sociology at the University of California Santa Cruz, tells a crowd of several hundred students, wrapping up the fourth day of an unprecedented wildcat strike that has drawn threats of mass dismissal and captured the attention of UC campuses across the state. Using […]
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Nevada is a land of diversity and reinvention. Will it reshape the presidential race? 22.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In rapidly urbanizing Nevada, the Democratic caucuses will be the first test of a truly diverse electorate in the presidential nominating contests.

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Nein for five: Facing a housing crunch, Berlin bans rent increases for 60 months 21.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

A controversial ban on rent increases takes effect as Berlin takes steps to address a worsening housing crisis.

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As he transforms neglected corners of New Orleans, artist Brandan Odums can add 'alchemist' to his resume 21.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

The winter sun is already going down on Mid-City and its crosshatch of shotgun houses, the porch-sitters eyeing passing bicyclists and stray cats.

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Op-Ed: Trump's 2021 budget explains Jeff Bezos' monster house deal and L.A.'s homeless crisis 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The most draconian cuts in Trump's proposed 2021 budget represent a White House intent on fueling American inequality.

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California backtracks on solar requirement for new homes, critics say 21.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Sacramento-area developers can take credit for energy produced at off-site solar farms instead of building homes with rooftop panels.

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Op-Ed: Running against Bloomberg isn't easy. I know. I was his opponent in the 2001 New York mayoral race 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's no great surprise that after buying the mayoralty, Bloomberg would see if he could do the same with the presidency.

The days of fast growth are ending for L.A. and California, report says 20.2.2020 LA Times: Business

California and Los Angeles face a housing crisis and a 'demographic time bomb,' leading to sluggish growth.

Letters to the Editor: Saving people's homes is a good reason for L.A. to use eminent domain 20.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Dozens of tenants in Chinatown risk losing their homes unless L.A. uses eminent domain and keeps these people from becoming homeless.

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Editorial: Gavin Newsom tries to punch up the state's response to homelessness — again 20.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In his second year as governor, Gavin Newsom promises to concentrate on homelessness and put more muscle behind the efforts to get people off the street. His plan has some good elements, but is also vague on some key points.

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Can Minneapolis invest in its north side without pushing people out of neighborhoods? Upper Harbor is the test 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Upper Harbor Terminal project promises amenities, jobs, and economic growth in a working class part of the city. Many in the ethnically diverse neighborhoods around it worry it will drive them out. Can the project build wealth for current residents without erasing them?
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Letters to the Editor: Instead of clearing homeless encampments, why not try upgrading them? 19.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Clearing homeless encampments is a whack-a-mole exercise. Instead, why not provide a clean campsite with support services and sanitation?

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Colorado marijuana sales hit a record $1.75 billion in 2019 19.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The 2019 marked was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales since Colorado legalized adult-use in 2014.
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The most expensive home in L.A. cost Jeff Bezos only 0.13% of his net worth 18.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a $130 billion fortune. The $165 million he spent on David Geffen's mansion amounts to just 0.13% of his net worth.

Editorial: L.A. needs to preserve affordable housing. Eminent domain isn't the way to do it 18.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

L.A. leaders cannot ignore the serious repercussions of regularly seizing private property for affordable housing.

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Letters to the Editor: Jeff Bezos' $165-million mansion spurs ideas for solving homelessness 18.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A reader suggests a tax on all home sales in California greater than $50 million for funding housing for homeless people.

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So, Arte Moreno, are the Angels getting a new stadium? 18.2.2020 LA Times: Business

In his first public comments on the stadium deal, Angels owner Arte Moreno addressed whether he would replace Angel Stadium or renovate it.

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As leaders spar over homelessness in Austin, California becomes a punching bag 18.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

'No SF in TX,' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, tweeted. He has feuded over homelessness with Steve Adler, Austin's Democratic mayor.

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Endorsement: L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn deserves another term 17.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Janice Hahn has been a decent, caring supervisor. She deserves to be reelected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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