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Housing lawsuits pit the state vs. Huntington Beach

The city of Huntington Beach and the state government are suing each other over the state’s attempts to require that local governments step up housing construction. Besides affecting the housing crisis that Gov. Gavin Newsom calls an “existential” threat to

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Sacramento growth plan: more low-income housing 15

March 19, 2013 By Katy Grimes When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping. But not in downtown Sacramento. There isn’t anyplace to shop in Sacramento’s downtown any more, other than the one remaining Macy’s in the wilting Downtown

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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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Enviros Force Lucasfilm out of Marin 3

April 10, 2012 By Katy Grimes After 25 years of fighting with Marin County residents, film maker George Lucas and Lucasfilm, the brains and talent  behind the Star Wars movies, took Marin County by surprise when his company announced that it

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