Insurance

Will Your Insurance Cover the Earthquake and Flood Damage That Is Predicted to Happen? By GSI Insurance Solutions

California Storm Threatens $725 Billion Worth of Damage  On July 4, 2019, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit just north of Los Angeles, California. The next day, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the area. Now, scientists are predicting a massive California storm that could cause a building toppling earthquake and the collapse of the Whittier Narrows…

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Gas Prices

Working Californians Hit Hard by Gasoline Prices By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

A recent column was headlined “Inflation, The Cruelest Tax.” Well, if inflation is the cruelest tax, then inflation’s impact on gasoline, combined with the nation’s highest tax, can only be characterized as “cruel and unusual punishment.” In addition to inflation and taxes, other government policies related to petroleum are counterproductive. These include regulatory burdens and…

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Seattle

Why No City Wants to Be Seattle By Attorney Ethan Blevins of the Pacific Legal Foundation

Attorney Ethan Blevins City Planners tremble as they whisper a new term that embodies their fears – “Seattle-ization.”  Washington’s Emerald City, one the byword for urban vitality, is now outpacing San Francisco as a cautionary tale in how over-regulation strangles the housing market. That does not mean, unfortunately, that observers understand the root cause of…

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San Francisco

IN THE NEWS: San Francisco Tenants Set to Gain New Powers in Negotiations with Landlords

Tenants across San Francisco are poised to gain new collective bargaining powers to affect conditions in their buildings, thanks to a move by lawmakers in March. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved protections for tenants to form associations, akin to labor unions, that can negotiate with landlords over a wide range of concerns, including issues like…

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Telephones

Lawsuit Filed Against LA County and AOA’s State-wide Phone Campaign!

Alameda County, Los Angeles County, and multiple cities throughout the state continue to extend baseless eviction bans. April 1st is actually Day 742 of the housing provider hostage crisis. Our local politicians’ actions show that they do not care about the pain and suffering that they are causing housing providers. Their main priority is the…

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