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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 ...

Council takes two week pause on water fees

The Fresno city council took a complicated issue like water storage and made it complicateder. Coming back after a three month delay on how much to charge developers for water fees on new home construction projects, the council asked for another two weeks. ...