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State Law Could Push Middle Class Out of Housing

Local planning officials are racing to implement a state law that could dramatically increase the cost of building new homes and businesses in many local communities. The law, which goes into effect July 1, changes the way planners evaluate the impact of ve...
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Half Billion Dollars Might Not Fulfill SCCCD Promises

It has been less than two years since voters in State Center Community College District passed a $485 million bond to build new facilities and renovate old ones. But district trustees already are facing the real possibility of making changes to the projects...