As California property values rise, owners see big tax bill hikes

May 20, 2014J,

The revival of California’s economy and a rising housing market mean some hefty property tax increases for homeowners, the Legislature’s budget analyst believes. When property values were dropping sharply during recession, county tax assessors adjusted tax rolls downward, which then lowered property tax bills. Many property owners also applied for reductions. Read more here from The Sacramento Bee.  

Lake Tahoe-Fireworks Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit accusing the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority of polluting the alpine lake with debris from Fourth of July and Labor Day fireworks says the tourism agency and its contractor should be subject to up to $75 million in fines. Read more here.

Outrageous: Kid Cages at School Bus Stops

October 11, 2013J

October 11, 2013 Outrageous: Kid Cages at School Bus Stops California – Americans for Prosperity calls for reform of the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act has been transformed from a balanced conservation policy to an instrument used to pursue radical environmental agendas. Abuses of the Act have led to thousands of job losses, […]