Guest Author Recognizing if your windows need restoration services will help ensure your building is maintained and damage-free. If your windows aren’t showing improvements after a window cleaning service is scheduled, there is a high chance that it’s time to restore the glass. There are three main issues that may require restoration services: Oxidation If…Continue Reading
Last week, BOMA/GLA joined other commercial real estate groups to participate in CBPA’s California Commercial Real Estate Summit. It was a chance to speak to lawmakers in Sacramento about bills affecting our industry.Continue Reading
On August 2nd, Los Angeles County declared a state of emergency in response to the outbreak of Monkeypox. It came a day after Governor Newsome declared a state of emergency for the California.Continue Reading
Guest Author Starbucks announced it would close six stores in Los Angeles due to concerns about employee safety. Concerns such as drug use, crime, and a rising mental health crisis contributed to the closures. Unable to mitigate these issues alone, Starbucks will “open new locations with safer conditions.” These closures will hurt area businesses and…Continue Reading
The Pasadena City Council voted to adopt its building electrification ordinance this month. The new code matches the policy outline approved by the council this past June.
Therefore, with some exceptions, new construction will not have natural gas hookups. As a result, new buildings in the city will only use electric appliances and devices.
In a joint statement on August 2nd, President Biden and Vice President Harris endorsed Rep. Karen Bass for Los Angeles Mayor. Bass is currently a congresswoman representing California’s 37th congressional district and was on the shortlist to be Biden’s VP pick during the last presidential election.Continue Reading
Long Beach voters will decide on two election charter amendments that will permanently align city and school board elections with state elections. Until the 2020 election, Long Beach held city elections in odd-numbered years. The state, of course, has its elections during even-numbered years.Continue Reading
LA County will decide tomorrow if the indoor mask mandate will return on July 29th. However, what looked like a certainty a week ago seems less certain on the eve of the decision.
In recent days, COVID case numbers have started to level off.
Additionally, public pushback has made a new mask mandate less likely.
The LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted 4-1 to draft a charter amendment allowing them to remove an elected sheriff from office. The proposed amendment will be voted on in the November election.Continue Reading
With most local water utilities purchasing water from a single source, drought restrictions will look similar across the regions. But it is essential to pay attention to the different approaches they will take with implementation.Continue Reading
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