Tag: SB 50

Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

Editorial: Some in Sacramento still want to dictate to us

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the California legislature being on a one-month vacation through the middle of August, it is likely that there are staff members answering the telephones in state legislators’ local offices. Indeed, our State Assembly Members and State Senators might even be in their local offices for the next couple of weeks.   As noted in […]

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SB 50 delayed, not deceased

SB 50 delayed, not deceased

| May 30, 2019 | 2 Comments

Through the leadership of state Sen. Anthony Portantino, resident and former mayor of La Cañada Flintridge, and who represents a broad swath of Los Angeles County, consideration of SB 50, proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, has been delayed temporarily. As chair of the state Senate’s Appropriations Committee, Sen. Portantino announced May […]

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Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

Senate Bill 50 is bad for homeowners

| May 2, 2019 | 1 Comment

In late 2017, the ladies of the Hancock Park Garden Club (founded 57 years ago) published a booklet, “Your Next Front Yard.” The focus of the pamphlet is front yards — the single-family landscape that both separates homes and unifies neighborhoods. (See: hancockparkgardenclub.com/your-next-front-yard.) A month or so later, on Jan. 16, 2018, San Francisco lawyer […]

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Study Senate Bill 50

Study Senate Bill 50

| May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

TO OUR READERS: By John H. Welborne Publisher and Editor As a public service to our readers in the Greater Wilshire, Mid-City and other neighborhoods we serve, the Larchmont Chronicle is publishing this Special Supplement. The timing relates to the May 2019 consideration — by the California State Senate — of wide-reaching legislation proposed by […]

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