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Proposition 15 Defeat Shows California Prioritizes Growth and Small Businesses

November 23, 2020
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Proposition 15

The defeat of Proposition 15, the state’s largest tax initiative, is indicative of California’s strong preference for economic growth and small businesses. If approved, Proposition 15 would have raised taxes for thousands of local small businesses, while increasing the cost of living for everyday consumers. Fortunately, Proposition 15’s decisive defeat is a strong message to …

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New LA City Councilmembers Renew Focus on Growing Homelessness Crisis

November 20, 2020
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With three new fresh faces, the Los Angeles City Council should get significant progress made on the homelessness crisis within the coming months. In this past election cycle …

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Update on LA County Business Closure and Reopening

November 18, 2020
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To streamline updates on closures and re-opening, Governor Newsom has published California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This blueprint will outline what industries in each county can open based on confirmed COVID-19 data. In this article, we hope to share up to date information on which …

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Seven Ways to Hone Communication Skills While Working Remotely

November 16, 2020
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BOMA/GLA Education There is little doubt that working from home has changed the way we all deal with the world and transact business. Even though every day may be a “casual Friday” in terms of how you dress, communication skills are perhaps more important than ever before. Among the benefit of this new reality may…

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LA County To Consider Removing Sheriff Villanueva

November 16, 2020
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Last month, the LA County Board of Supervisors pushed back a motion to review options to remove the County Sheriff, Alex Villanueva. The motion was heard again last Tuesday, which passed with a 3-2 vote. As explained in the motion …

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New Culver City Tax Will Cost Commercial Property Owners Millions

November 13, 2020
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Culver City Real Estate Transfer Tax

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s drastic impact on local tax revenue, the Culver City’s City Council voted 4-1 voted to play a tax proposal on the November 3 ballot. Voters would follow suit, with Measure RE being narrowly approved at just a margin of 819 votes. BOMA/GLA opposes this measure, as we believe the tax places an unfair onus on property owners …

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Proposition 15 is Defeated!

November 12, 2020
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Proposition 15

Last Wednesday night, the Associated Press officially called the results of Proposition 15. Proposition 15, the largest property tax increase in California history, was defeated last night by a margin of more than 550,000 votes! This ends a challenge to dismantle …

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LA County Health Official Says COVID-19 Surge Is Here, Could Worsen

November 11, 2020
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COVID-19 LA County

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer made it clear: Los Angeles County is facing a huge surge in COVID-19 Cases. Every day since last Thursday, there have been over 2,000 reported cases of COVID-19 …

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Property Tax Relief Available for Civil Unrest Damages

November 9, 2020
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According to the Los Angeles County Tax Assessor, you may be eligible for Misfortune or Calamity Property Tax relief if your property has been damaged by a natural disaster or other unforeseeable, sudden, and unusual occurrences. Filing a claim will temporarily reduce the assessed value of your property – and your property taxes. Granted, these values will remain in effect until …

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Civil Unrest Beginning to Brew in Los Angeles, Nationwide

November 6, 2020
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While the outcome of the 2020 Presidential election is still well underway, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is gearing up for potential civil unrest and demonstrations. Though there have been no confirmed cases of violent outbreaks, the LAPD has issued a citywide …

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