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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,...

Big Housing Action Imminent Despite Past Votes

August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

By Thomas Elias California voters have often made it clear they don’t much care for efforts by the state to...

Will Huge L.A. Parcel Tax Plan Start A Pattern?

June 2, 2019

June 2, 2019

Local elections held in odd-numbered years in California don’t generally have much meaning outside their immediate communities. But a June...

Housing Bill Problem: It Looks Like One Size Fits All

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

By Thomas Elias As they consider Senate Bill 50, many who are aware of the latest attempt by San Francisco’s...

Could Homes Made in a Factory Help Solve California’s Housing Supply?

March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019

By Avi Sinai  About the author: Avi Sinai is the principal of HM Capital, a Los Angeles company specializes in...

Will Asians Spur Big New Political Changes?

January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019

The same sort of panic that hit California’s Latinos after the 1994 passage of the anti-illegal immigrant Proposition 187 is...