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Monday
Mar182019

SACRAMENTO: DMV anticipates 'summer surge' as millions still don't have Real IDs"; "Rent control at the ballot box -- California Democrats are trying again"; "California judges are owed $40 million in back wages -- and the bill is climbing"; also, "Trump pick on track to join California's 9th Circuit, despite Feinstein, Harris opposition" .... 

Monday
Mar182019

AFTERNOON MEMOS: "Former spa owner and frequent Mar-a-Lago guest sparks concerns about 'porous' environment at president's club"; "As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling"; "Excluded by bank, minorities in Californioa became their own lenders"; also, "'This could ruin us': A class-action suit imperils California freelancers" .... 

***Various items this afternoon from across the spectrum of politics and/or public policy....

* Los Angeles Times (Frank Shyong):  "Excluded by banks, minorities in California became their own lenders"

* New York Times:  "As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling"

* Washington Post:  "Former spa owner and frequent Mar-a-Lago guest sparks concerns about 'porous' environment at president's club"

***ALSO:

* Columbia Journalism Review:  "'This could ruin us': A class-action suit imperils California freelancers"

Monday
Mar182019

LOCAL GOVERMENT: So. Calif.: "ACLU Report Highlights Unsanitary Conditions and Misconduct at OC Homeless Shelters"; "Irvine Cracks Down on Boarding Housing by College Students"; No. Calif.: "Cyclist's death in SoMA prompts outcry, but action, if any, could come slowly"; "Why is it so hard to create more Navigation Centers in San Francisco?" ....

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* Voice of OC:  "ACLU Report Highlights Unsanitary Conditions and Misconduct at OC Homeless Shelters"

* Voice of OC:  "Irvine Cracks Down on Boarding Housing by College Students"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Cyclist's death in SoMA prompts outcry, but action, if any, could come slowly"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Why is it so hard to create more Naviation Centers in San Francisco?"

Monday
Mar182019

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: So. Cal: "Leaky windows, broken toilets, rats and bugs: Harsh conditions discovered in city-owned family shelter"; "County supervisors push forward a plan to create a new child welfare advisory board"; No. Cal.: "Heated crowds pack 2 meetings about proposed Navigation Center for the homeless"; "Things look good for SF Supervisor Peskin's deal to add tax to Uber and Lyft rides"...

***Various items relating to local issues/local government -- Northern California, Southern California....

* San Francisco Chronicle (Phil Matier):  "Things look good for S.F. Supervisor Peskin's deal to add tax to Uber and Lyft rides"

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "Heated crowds pack 2 meetings about proposed Navigation Center for the homeless"

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "Leaky windows, broken toilets, rats and bugs: Harsh conditions discovered in city-owned family shelter"

* San Diego Union-Tribune:  "County supervisors push forward a plan to create a new child welfare advisory board"

Monday
Mar182019

SACRAMENTO: New legislative efforts, rent control, editorials: "Rent control still can't solve California's housing crisis"; "California renters need relief. That means weakning Costa-Hawkins"; "Rent control, again. When will California politicians get that it makes housing crisis worse?" .... 

***Various items (editorial) relating to new rent control legislative efforts....

* San Francisco Chronicle (editorial):  "Rent control still can't solve California's housing crisis"

* Los Angeles Times (editorial):  "California renters need relief. That means weakening Costa-Hawkins"

* San Diego Union-Tribune editorial):  "Rent control, again. When will California politicians get that it makes housng crisis worse?"