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San Diego leaders embrace failed affordable-housing approach

As Eric Stratton so memorably put it in 1978 — or was it 1962? — sometimes a situation “requires a really futile and stupid gesture be done on somebody’s part.” Which brings us to the affordable-housing policies of the majority faction of

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Redevelopment fallout: Lawmakers impose big new taxes 11

March 5, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — SB 391 is the California Stamp Act. The original Stamp Act was imposed in 1765 and helped spark the American Revolution against British tyranny. According to History.org, “The new tax was imposed

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Brown needs to cut moonbeams, not welfare 62

Commentary April 20, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi California Gov. Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown recently issued a phony challenge to the state legislature to “man up” and cut services out of the state budget to resolve a lingering $9 billion deficit. Brown

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CA Liberals Blocking Housing for Poor 0

MARCH 21, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI We are hearing a lot about how California cannot close a $10 billion budget gap.  But California has allowed 400 redevelopment agencies to retain about $2 billion in funds set aside for so-called “affordable

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