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Pasadena Appoints New City Councilmember


Pasadena Appoints New City Councilmember Elections In a 5-2 vote last week, the Pasadena City Council appointed Justin Jones to represent District 3.  Justin Jones was among three candidates who applied for the vacancy caused by the passing of Councilman John J. Kennedy. Brandon Lamar and Pastor Lucious Smith were the other two applicants. Brandon Lamar lost to Councilman…

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Glendale Considers Building Electrification Code

New Construction

Glendale is developing new building electrification, and electric vehicle (EV) reach codes. The new regulations would impact new building construction effective January 1st, 2023.
The city staff is soliciting feedback on the proposed codes now. City council action is anticipated later this fall.

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BOMA/GLA Visits Sacramento

BOMA/GLA members pose in front of the Sacramento Capitol Building

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.

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Pasadena Adopts Electrification Ordinance

Pasadena Electrification

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.

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