Monthly Archives: March 2012

Traffic Amnesty Program

Last year Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1358 into law which authorizes the one-time Amnesty Program allowing for people who owe traffic tickets prior to January 2009 to pay the traffic tickets for 50% off the amount they owe starting … Continue reading

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Viewpoints: Levee upgrades offer protection at far lower cost

The Sacramento Bee: By Jeffrey Michael and Robert Pykeis Several new reports on the condition of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta levee system, the economic value protected by the levees and the consequences of levee failures create an opportunity to rethink … Continue reading

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Redevelopment – Where to Now

Last year’s budget produced a slew of new bills. Among them were two which affected Redevelopment Agencies (RDA). ABx1 26, the first of the two-bill budget package, eliminated the over 400 RDAs across the state. The second, ABx1 27, created an alternative voluntary … Continue reading

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‘Sober Living Home’ – Why are they allowed in my neighborhood?

Recently a ‘Sober Living home’ opened in Oakley. The majority of sober living homes are privately owned and operated by an individual or small partnership. They offer an alcohol and drug free environment for post recovery addicts before returning to … Continue reading

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