In Modesto, Uncle Shelby’s Old House Is Now a Rental

This is the fifth of six columns from Joe Mathews in a series about California housing, struggles, and dreams. (GV Wire Illustration/Alexis DeSha) Housing and the stability it promises can be hard to find in California. Take the family of Shelby Humphre...

‘My Children Can’t Buy a House in California Anymore’

This is the third of six columns from Joe Mathews in a series about California housing, struggles, and dreams. (GV Wire Illustration/Alexis DeSha) California is famously a home for abrupt shifts and sudden transformations in culture, lifestyle, and technol...

State to RV Park Owner: Fix Problems or Pay Up!

Despite the promises of the owner of a run-down RV park to fix his facility, nothing has changed. Now, the owner could face tens of thousands of dollars in fines and time in jail. Mohamed Saeed, the owner of...

Clovis on the Housing Hook? Millions at Stake.

Clovis Housing At Odds with State? The Clovis council hears a report tonight (March 12) about how the city is complying with state housing mandates. The short answer: they are not. And, it could cost them more...
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How is California Reacting to Tax Reform?: Walters

In today’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters considers a few of the impending effects of the recently-passed GOP tax reform plan on California. Above all, Walters makes the point that taxes are arbitrary; subject to the ideology of those crafting the policy, b...