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Cities Chip Away at R-1 Zoning

April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021

By Tom Elias Brentwood News Columnist It’s become like a rite of spring: Every year, state legislators reject the most...

Response to Opinion of Toby Muresianu

March 5, 2021

March 5, 2021

By Raymond Klein * An Opinion piece by Toby Muresianu in the Brentwood News on February 15, 2021, contained the...

Housing Backers Start Facing Post-Pandemic Reality

February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021

By Tom Elias, Columnist The mysterious blindness that apparently affected California’s top legislative housing advocates all through 2020 seems to...

Housing Backers Start Facing Post-Pandemic Reality

February 21, 2021

February 21, 2021

By Tom Elias, Columnist The mysterious blindness that apparently affected California’s top legislative housing advocates all through 2020 seems to...

Opinion: Five Reasons Why Brentwood Needs More Housing, Less Hyperbole

February 12, 2021

February 12, 2021

By Toby Muresianu California’s housing crisis affects us all. We see it in omnipresent homelessness, in COVID outbreaks in overcrowded...

The Big Price When Scofflaws Don’t Enforce the Law

January 12, 2021

January 12, 2021

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist The list of California law enforcement agencies refusing to enforce current stay-at-home, crowd-size and masking...

Bob Arbour and the Making of a President

December 28, 2020

December 28, 2020

Joe Biden’s stop in Brentwood on his way to the White House Brentwood resident Robert (Bob) Arbour is a big...

Column: Biden and Harris Could Reverse State’s Role

December 20, 2020

December 20, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist It has been more than 30 years since any federal administration featured a Californian...

Nursing Home Residents Need High Vaccine Priority

December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist Teachers’ unions, police and firefighters argued in early December they ought to get the...

Column: Will Flailing at the Virus Do Much Good?

December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

By Tom Elias, Brentwood News Columnist It is well established that wearing face masks confers a high degree of protection from the...