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A Look at the Cost of Living in Los Angeles

California stands out in the US as a highly desirable place to live. However, the cost of living is anything but desirable.
In 2019, Los Angeles was voted by the Economic Intelligence Unit to be the tenth most expensive city to live in. Five years before the city was tied with New York City for 39th. California’s growth is producing higher wages and new industries, but those opportunities come with a hefty price tag.

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More Homelessness Housing Is Coming, But More Is Needed

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There is no question that homelessness is one of California’s most overwhelming and difficult problems to solve. With more than 70,000 individuals in the County suffering from some form of homelessness, comprehensive housing is essential. While recent events are paving the way for more housing …

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Policymaker Spotlight: Mark Ridley-Thomas

BOMA/GLA would like to introduce an exemplary candidate for the Los Angeles City Council District 10, Mark Ridley-Thomas. Having served in public office for close to 30 years, Ridley-Thomas has a proven track record that Angelenos can trust. He is currently termed out as a Los Angeles County Supervisor but desires to continue his influence in LA.

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Policymaker Spotlight: Kathryn Barger

BOMA/GLA is honored to present our Elected Official of the Year, Kathryn Barger. We also support her reelection campaign for the Board of Supervisors.
As a faithful steward to District 5 and the residents of Los Angeles county, Barger has won reelection to her seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board, after having first been elected in 2016.

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Election Spotlight: City of Pasadena


As decided by Martin Truitt, a local Democratic political campaign consultant, “This will be the most contested city election cycle in 50 years.” Including the mayoral race, there were 18 candidates spread across 5 races in Pasadena. Districts 1, 2, 4, and 6 were up for election, and all but 1 of the incumbents…

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