Something to Think About #108 – Information, Not Advice #29: Hamilton by Klarise Yahya

Continued . . . King’s College – The letter caused Hamilton’s employer, who experienced the same catastrophic storm but lacked Hamilton’s expressive ability, to fund his study at King’s College (now Columbia University), where Alexander arrived in 1774. This was after Princeton declined Hamilton’s required terms of enrollment. At age 19, being supported by third…

No Free Lunch! By Jon Coupal

There’s a particularly creepy scene in the children’s classic, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” where a diabolical villain lures two kids from their hiding place by walking down the street calling out, “Ice cream. Get some ice cream! Today, it’s all free!” The children can’t resist and they emerge from a building to get into a…

Letters to the Editor …

Letters to the Editor … SUPPLEMENTAL SCEP FEES??? Dear AOA: Is the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department kidding me? A “Supplemental” 2021 annual bill arrived in my mailbox today, August 10, 2021 increasing the annual registration fee from $82.07 per unit to $106.69 – a $24.62 per unit increase. Apartment building owners cannot…

Legal Q & A By Franco Simone

Q: There are a lot of young families that live in my apartment building. I have a vacant apartment in my building and began taking applications. Can I search my new rental applicants on the Megan’s Law Website to see if they are sex offenders? A: No, California law prohibits landlords from using the Megan’s…

DID YOU KNOW By Dennis Block

California Extends the Eviction Moratorium to September 30, 2021 Prediction – There will be no further extensions! On June 28, 2021 California adopted Assembly Bill 832 which extended the Tenant Relief Act through September 30, 2021. Under this new bill the State extended the deadline in which tenant are required to pay 25% of the…