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  • ... 13's doubters have their own. And "where we are" gets a bit clearer. [scald=43395:kl_image_original_context ... Noirish Los Angeles research team has wrapped up -- for now -- the saga of the city's sesquicentenary palm, which may be the ... writes about Los Angeles twice each week at KCET's SoCal Focus blog. ...
  • ... at www.polawtics.blogspot.com and for KCET.org's SoCal Focus . "This was a reform designed to give power to the ... Strikes Law" (36). The depth and breadth of the issues decided by the state's voters is nothing new. According to ...
  • An initiative cleared for signature- gathering last week would shutter California's two remaining nuclear power plants until the federal government has figured out where to put high-level nuclear waste. ...
  • ... to keep families' property taxes down. Is it a bigger boon for businesses paying below market rates? UPDATED DECEMBER 13 , ... "The message of Proposition 13 is simple and clear. Government must be limited." Brian Rooney: Proposition 13 froze ... leaders to step on it? This is Brian Rooney for SoCal Connected. ...
  • A breakdown of Proposition 13 from both the homeowners' and the business ... Park housing tract of Costa Mesa in Orange County in 1974 for around $30,000. They had a comfortable income for a young family - ... she says. "I remember the ballot arguments for Prop 13 . Nowhere in there did it say that we want to benefit corporations ...
  • ... the flack he received for advocating on Latino issues . Nearly 40 years ago the critical mass of Latinos in the state ... continue the push for greater Latino representation in government . Staffers collect donations for a CSU Long Beach scholarship ...
  • ... to local rolls became a logical post- Prop 13 government income strategy. This, then, led to the rise of big box retailing, Ayyüce says, with the well-documented land use issues that followed as well as economic and neighborhood repercussions on ...
  • ... Friday from Secretary of State Debra Bowen to begin gathering signatures. [scald=42431:kl_image_original_context ... gathering signatures. The initiative would impose a harvest tax on timber and other forest products taken from public lands at a ... lands and timber harvested from private lands solely for private noncommercial use would be exempted. The initiative ...
  • In this 2011 " SoCal Connected" piece, Brian Rooney examined the effectiveness of Proposition 13 , a game changer that was passed by voters in 1978. The initiative helped cap ... California Reform Association Jennifer Bestor, Prop 13 reform advocate Jon Coupal, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers ...
  • A new initiative cleared for signature- gathering Monday by Secretary of State Debra Bowen, would replace SCE, PG&E, ... but this one is so broad, and would affect so many varied government activities and agencies, that the LAO pretty much threw up its ...

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