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Column: Anti-vaxxer’s Violence Shows Cause Is Morally Bankrupt

September 21, 2019

September 21, 2019

By Thomas Elias For years, anti-vaccination activists have demonstrated against laws compelling schoolchildren to be inoculated against diseases like polio,...

Inventory Shows Housing Solution Won’t Be Easy Or Cheap

July 9, 2019

July 9, 2019

By Tom Elias Build 3.5 million new dwelling units by 2025 and California’s housing shortage will be solved, Gov. Gavin...

No To SB50 Not Enough: There Are Other Solutions

June 24, 2019

June 24, 2019

Tom Elias Listening to the pro-housing passion of Scott Wiener, the Democratic state senator from San Francisco sponsoring what was...

Will Housing Become A New North Vs. South Issue?

June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

By Tom Elias There is little doubt the “Beat LA” cry often heard when Southern California sports teams play in...

Housing Bill Problem: It Looks Like One Size Fits All

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

By Thomas Elias As they consider Senate Bill 50, many who are aware of the latest attempt by San Francisco’s...

Opinion: Can Newsom Housing Campaign Succeed?

April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019

By Thomas Elias It turns out Gov. Gavin Newsom was deadly serious when he insisted as a candidate last year...

Opinion: Will Asians Spur Big New Political Changes?

January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019

The same sort of panic that hit California’s Latinos after the 1994 passage of the anti-illegal immigrant Proposition 187 is...

Opinion – Brentwood Beat: Wendy-Sue Rosen and Her Lawsuits

May 27, 2018

May 27, 2018

Usually, those who oppose proposed projects say they are against a particular project because that project might bring more traffic...

Green Lawns, Long Showers For All?

April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018

By Tom Elias   (One in an ongoing series of interviews with significant candidates for governor of California.) Travis Allen...

Putting Money Over Lives

April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018

By Tom Elias   No one at last month’s meeting of the Board of Administrators of the California Public Employees...