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California

  1. california dreaming
    Post-Recall, California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Next Big Win Is Against NIMBYsCalifornia also says “no” to single-family-only zoning.
  2. the rent is too damn high
    Can California Pay Off Its Rent Debt Before Evictions Begin?Gavin Newsom says he has a plan to forgive all rent, but advocates are skeptical about how quickly it can help tenants.
  3. climate change
    The Straightforward Way to Make California’s Wildfires Less DeadlyState senator Henry Stern proposes a simple plan: Don’t build houses where they’ll burn.
  4. politics
    New York Will Lose Seat in Congress Because 89 People Didn’t Fill Out the Census2020 census reapportionment data showed seven House seats changing hands, but a net gain of just three in states carried by Trump.
  5. developments
    Climate-Change-Related Lawsuit Nixes Huge California DevelopmentNot in my backyard, says Planet Earth, backed by a judge.
  6. left coast
    California Is Coming Apart Over COVIDThe first state to lock down during the pandemic is a mess now. What went wrong?
  7. california
    Premiering Soon: The Real Health Department of Beverly HillsThe city wants to start its own department independent of Los Angeles County, mostly so it can reopen its restaurants.
  8. boring news
    Elon Musk Heads to Texas; Californians Don’t Seem To MindHe thinks he was being taken for granted.
  9. climate change
    California’s Gas-Car Ban Could Go Nationwide — But Still Doesn’t Go Far EnoughIt’ll take more leverage than even one huge state can apply, and it has to happen much faster than 2035.
  10. getting around
    Uber and Lyft Just Bought a Law in CaliforniaThe companies spent $200 million to pass Proposition 22, which establishes gig-economy drivers as a new employment class.
  11. tax breaks
    The Most Notorious Property-Tax Underpayers in CaliforniaProposition 15, which would level the field, is a 50-50 shot to pass on Election Day.
  12. space of the week
    A Sunny California Cottage Filled With Vintage DécorWhen Corre Larkin started furnishing her family’s new house in Newport Beach with lots of antiques, her inner decorator took hold.
  13. cityscape
    Wildfires on West Coast Have People Obsessing Over Air-Quality Apps“I just caught myself cheering at a 142 after a day of 160s.”