Duplex Housing Law Met With Fierce Resistance by California Cities

Cities around the state are trying to circumvent California’s new law allowing duplexes to be built on properties previously zoned as single family. Their methods include everything from removing parking and forbidding vehicle ownership to requiring arbitrary amounts of mature vegetation.

Apr 11, 2022 Manuela Tobias, CalMatters

Here’s How State Lawmakers Want to Help Californians With High Gas Prices

Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed pausing tax increase on gas sellers and Republican state lawmakers have pushed for suspending the tax entirely in the short term. Those plans would likely reduce the price of gas, but it’s not clear by how much. This week Newsom teased a possible rebate to deal with gas prices.

Mar 11, 2022 Grace Gedye, CalMatters