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Southern California Braces for More Unprecedented Water Cuts

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After months of poor weather and climate, Southern California is set to experience some of the state’s worst water restrictions. Unfortunately, the region’s water supply isn’t expected to get better anytime soon. According to NOAA’s weekly report the US Drought Monitor, 93% of California is experiencing a severe drought. Additionally, 35% is currently in extreme …

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AB 1001 – A Step Backward on CEQA Reform and Housing Development

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The California legislature is pursuing a bill that would further endanger the state’s housing availability during a time when development is strongly needed. AB 1001 (Garcia, Cristina; D-Los Angeles) would create new highly subjective, non-quantifiable, and litigation-bait standards in CEQA that will threaten California’s economic recovery and ability to construct much-needed housing …

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The 2022 Ballot Initiatives You Need to Know About

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In gearing up for the November 2022 General Election cycle, advocates are beginning their process to gather signatures for 38 ballot initiatives that could significantly change state laws. From taxes to housing, and economic development, these ballot initiatives could prove consequential for years to come.

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After LA County Ends its Commercial Eviction Moratorium, LA City Moves in the Opposite Direction

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Following two years of orders, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved to end the eviction moratorium on commercial tenants. This was a huge victory for commercial landlords and businesses that have endured economic hardships amid these moratorium orders. After commercial landlords originally struggled through the commercial eviction moratorium with no end in sight, the commercial eviction moratorium officially expired on …

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