San Mateo Property Owners! Cost and Implementation Meetings Begin on Converting your Home or Building to Electric

Homeowners, renters, landlords and commercial property owners located in the city of San Mateo will need to begin the process of converting homes and buildings from gas to electric in January 2025, just one and a half years away.   To meet this January 2025 date, the city has begun a series of public meetings. The…

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Legislative Session Ends with Declaration of War on Taxpayers By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

It is not an overstatement to say that a supermajority in the California Legislature believes that Proposition 13 must be destroyed. Over the last five decades, Sacramento politicians have become more and more progressive – many now openly embrace socialism – but even still, we have been able to keep most direct attacks against Prop.…

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The Cyclical Progression of the Business Cycle by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Mortgage Broker – BRE: 00957107; MLO: 249261

We live in interesting times. Some financial commentators continue to argue that we are not yet at the end of an economic bubble. Not all the pundits, but most of them, seem to base their position on the observation that yield relationships among various asset classes have widened, but remain approximately in place. The argument…

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Happy Thanksgiving From AOA!

The First Thanksgiving Plymouth’s Thanksgiving began with a few colonists going out “fowling,” possibly for turkeys but more probably for the easier prey of geese and ducks. Next, 90 or so Wampanoags made a surprise appearance at the settlement’s gate, doubtlessly unnerving the 50 or so colonists.  Nevertheless, over the next few days the two…

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Governor Signs SB 567 Strengthening the Tenant Protect Act of 2019

In October, Governor Newsom signed a bill that amends some of the tenancy termination rules under the California Tenant Protection Act of 2019.The bill, changes the requirements for two types of “no fault” terminations that are already regulated under the existing state law along with penalties to owners who are non-compliant. These changes are set to take…

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