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Anti-Maskers, Anti-Vaxxers; What’s the Difference?

October 13, 2020

October 13, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News Columnist The headline back on June 12 was threatening: “A revolt against masks creates new risk,”...

Moved up Census: Time for Californians to Act

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist  California polls now show President Trump trails Democrat Joseph Biden in the upcoming presidential election by...

Worst Housing Bills Fail; Solution via Market Forces Now Possible

September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist Evidence keeps mounting that California’s longtime housing shortage can be solved by market forces set loose...

A Sure Loser Heads to the November Ballot

August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

By Tom Elias, Columnist Heedless of informed advice about conditions in California, labor unions behind the Split Roll ballot initiative...

Has Coronavirus Killed the Mass Transit Boom?

August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

By Tom Elias, Century City-Westwood News Columnist For most of the last 30 years, California saw a mass transit boom stretching from...

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...