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Evidence Mounting of Market Solution to Housing

August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist New evidence arrives almost every day backing the concept of a market-based solution to California’s housing shortage,...

Column: How The Rampaging Virus Led To No-bail Policy

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News Columnist First there were the “geriatric police,” cops who occasionally stopped senior citizens near...

Column: Newsom Loses Transparency, Unity It Brought

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News Columnist Californians have shown with great clarity during the coronavirus pandemic that if they’re convinced something...

Virus May Bring A Viable Housing Solution

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City Westwood News Today Columnist “Before the pandemic, all my clients were asking for new leases...

Get Ready For Biggest Budget Crunch In 12 Years

March 30, 2020

March 30, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News Columnist As of the end of last year, California’s budgetary rainy day fund amounted...

SB 50 Revival Sought, With Big Changes

January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020

Every time Scott Wiener amends his SB 50 plan to force much higher housing density on virtually all parts of...

Return of Sb50: Good or Bad for Your Health?

December 27, 2019

December 27, 2019

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News columnist The good news last year for many Californians who happen to live near light...

UC Should Keep ACT, SAT; Not be Intimidated

December 13, 2019

December 13, 2019

By Tom EliasCentury City Westwood News Columnist For months, the University of California has been beset by the threat of...

New School Year Will Bring More Campus Anti-semitism

September 28, 2019

September 28, 2019

By Tom Elias There’s been a three-month hiatus in the growing phenomenon of anti-Semitism on California’s college and university campuses,...

Column: Anti-vaxxer’s Violence Shows Cause Is Morally Bankrupt

September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

By Thomas Elias For years, anti-vaccination activists have demonstrated against laws compelling schoolchildren to be inoculated against diseases like polio,...