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How Much You Drive Soon Will Dictate the Price of a New Home

If you dream of buying a new house in the suburbs — or anywhere outside the urban core —the cost is going way, way up because of a California law taking effect July 1. "The intent is to shift people out of their cars into some alternative mode." — Tony Bore...

Councilmen Want to End Dirt Paths to Fresno Schools

Waiting for developers to build sidewalks in Fresno has put generations of schoolkids in jeopardy, and three Fresno City Council members say it's time to end the wait. Councilmembers Mike Karbassi, Luis Chavez, and Paul Capriogio are introducing the "Safer ...
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Will US Supreme Court End Inclusionary Zoning?

In a story that largely has flown under the radar, a major case involving inclusionary zoning in California could be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. A tip of the hat to City Lab's Kriston Capps for his story about a fight over inclusionary zoning in Marin ...
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Former California Mayor Indicted in Bribery Scheme

PALM SPRINGS — A grand jury has indicted the former mayor of Palm Springs in a public corruption case that alleges he took $375,000 in bribes from real estate developers. Former mayor Stephen Philip Pougnet ...