Earthquake Safety: Don’t Forget to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset! – by Carmen Chu, San Francisco Assessor-Recorder

Although earthquake retrofits are considered “new construction” as defined by Prop 13, they are excluded from reassessment. Northern California’s wildfires, the earthquake in Napa, and the recent storms and flooding in Sacramento and Santa Clara counties all remind us that natural disasters can happen at any time, and that it’s never too late to prepare.…

The Big Problem With Jack Ma’s “Four-Hour Workday”

The below article was written by Andy Snyder, Founder of Manward Digest.  For more financial and lifestyle articles, visit www.manwardpress.com.  We don’t often go on rants. But this one threatens to grow into a doozy. It’s about the idea of work. It’s become a nasty four-letter word. It’s a dangerous and dumb trend. We say…

Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block

Question One: I have a tenant that moved a “service dog” in before telling us. It took him several weeks to produce a letter regarding this “service dog.”  When I went to check it out, the “doctor” doesn’t practice at the place that is on the letterhead and the phone number is an answering machine…