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Thursday Nov 19 | via Point Reyes Light
Tighter regulations on short-term vacation rentals and less red tape for second units were the focus of community talks Tuesday on how Marin County ought to resolve its debilitating lack of affordable housing, a shortage that has spurred widespread fears among West Marin residents that their time here is running out. Single-family home prices have jumped by over 30 percent since 2009, according to county figures. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via Market Wire
Steve Ussery, prominent Marin agent, has joined the ranks of Zephyr Real Estate's Marin office. With over 35 years' experience in the industry, Ussery brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from condominiums and luxury homes to beach properties and investments. Comment?
Oct 11, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
The Board of Supervisors will hold a workshop on affordable housing proposal at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Room 330 of Marin County Civic Center. Residents who cannot attend may email comments and suggestions to planner Alisa Stevenson at [email protected] . Comment?
Sep 17, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
I think it is interesting to note that in June, the Board of Supervisors refinanced existing bond debt, raising almost $26 million to ostensibly make long-overdue, much-needed repairs to our beloved Civic Center. The Board of Supervisors will be using $23 million of the refinance proceeds to cover raises for already well-paid union employees, including a 4.2 percent raise for the supervisors themselves. Comment?
Sep 10, 2015 | via Marin Independent Journal
Regarding your opinion of Assemblyman Marc Levine's request for an audit of San Rafael resale inspections, I am very familiar with the issues because I am a Marin Realtor and a Marin resident for 30 years. The resale inspection process in several Marin cities is burdensome and unfair to owners trying to sell their homes. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of this year, following a slight decrease in 2014. Comment?
Saturday Nov 21 | via Recordpub.com
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a California company accused of failing to deliver promised mortgage loan modification services to Ohio consumers. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Go Local
Morningstar conducted their annual ranking of the states' different 529 college savings options. The criteria include five P's Performance, Price, Parent, Process, and People. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via Monterey County Herald
Eric Tarallo, superentendent of the Spreckels Union School District, and other school officials listen as Dr. Jamie Valenzuela-Mumau, MCOE assistant superintendent of Educational Services, gives a presentation on the new California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress system during a Monterey County Education Leadership Summit on Wednesday in Pebble Beach. PEBBLE BEACH >> It may not please real estate agents, but California top education officials are reluctant to establish a new school accountability system that relies on just one measure. Comment?
Saturday Nov 14 | via Patch.com
As any good Californian knows, the West Coast is the Best Coast, but now it's also the most expensive coast. So which lucky city is the most expensive to buy a home? That honor goes to Newport Beach, with an average four-bedroom, two bathroom home going for $2.29 million. Comment?
5 min ago | via American Reporter
Perhaps we should focus upon entirely new ideas and models instead of repairing financial structures and infrastructures that have failed the industrialized world miserably in the past decade or two. So, when prodded by colleagues I keep envisioning an economic rebound which actually accrues to the benefit of American taxpayers. Comment?
17 min ago | via American Reporter
Happy Holidays to all from Angel Fire, N.M., where it is -15 F. at this writing. With a wind chill of -25 F., we're one degree off the coldest temperature ever recorded on this date in New Mexico. Comment?
25 min ago | via American Reporter
The Great Debate over Florida's "Hometown Democracy" Amendment 4 at the Manatee County Central Library here last night lent a frame to the broad impact of the Nov. 2 initiative to require any changes to a county master plan to be approved by voters. Sponsored by The American Reporter and the Federation of Manatee County Community Associations, the debate between four non-incumbent candidates seeking three seats on the county's Board of Commissioners included seven debate "statements" touching on the amendment's potential impact on housing, banking, development, and even adoption of flood-prone evacuation zones. Comment?
32 min ago | via American Reporter
Last night's election results have been "discounted" in the truest sense by not just Wall Street but by most foreign stock markets. It is a good refresher course in the fact that markets are usually anticipatory. Comment?
33 min ago | via American Reporter
ANGEL FIRE, N.M., Nov. 17, 2010 -- Bemoaning Queen Elizabeth's wealth dropping to a mere $695,000,000 CNBC-TV's David Faber wondered aloud if the Monarchy had been depleting assets like "sort of Sir Robin of Locksley." This started me thinking about the U.S. political neophytes who try to explain economic realities in terms of both the direct, and inverse aspects of Robin Hood: The problem is that both polarities are simplistic and fail to address the very real needs and responsibilities of both citizens and government in a democracy. Comment?
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