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Rent control will worsen California’s housing crisis. Vote ‘no’ on Prop 10

by Catherine Van Weele, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Prop 10 will be on California’s ballot this November. If passed, it will repeal the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Act. This act prevents the implementation of rent control on single-family housing and apartments built after 1995.    Prop 10...

California cities need to take initiative in recreational marijuana sales

by Chance Page, Contributor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

California voters approved Proposition 64 legalizing recreational marijuana last November. There is one complication — cities and counties must approve of the legal sale of marijuana. And so far, many of them have been dragging...

California’s minimum wage increase: raising hopes or doubts

by Julianna McDowell, Staff Columnist

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

It is the year 2022. After working my minimum wage paying job in San Diego for 30 hours this week, I receive my paycheck: somewhere around $350 to $400 after taxes. This paycheck will go towards a an array of things: the rent fo...