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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: September 23rd, 2016

TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING CRISES GET SHORT SHRIFT IN LEGISLATURE

Published on September 23, 2016

Columnist Dan Walter explores the actions – or lack thereof – in the Legislature regarding housing and transportation. “There are few things more fundamentally important to life in contemporary California than transportation and housing, and both  | Read More » |

TSUNAMI OF LOCAL TAXES HEADED FOR STATE’S TAXPAYERS

Published on September 23, 2016

Joel Fox, Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the Small Business Action Committee, takes a look at the “Tsunami of Local Taxes” on November’s ballot.   According to a report compiled by the California Taxpayers Association, a record  | Read More » |

GOVERNOR SIGNS JANITOR PROTECTION BILL

Published on September 23, 2016

Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 1978 (Gonzales; D-Los Angeles) that establishes various requirements for the janitorial industry, including a registration requirement and protections against workplace sexual violence and harassment. Click here for  | Read More » |

AGENCIES CONTINUE WORK ON PURPLE PIPE REGS

Published on September 23, 2016

The Building Standards Commission and Department of Housing conducted a fourth workshop earlier this week as both agencies continue to refine draft building standards that will require recycled water infrastructure (purple pipe) in certain parts of the  | Read More » |

RETAILERS OPPOSE INTERCHANGE FEE AMENDMENT

Published on September 23, 2016

For those of you that are retailers and/or have retail tenants we want to make sure you know about some moves afoot in D.C. that could have a huge negative impact under the guise of interchange fees “reform.” Several years ago our industry successfully  | Read More » |

ALL THE PROPOSITIONS

Published on September 23, 2016

Here is a list of all the propositions on the ballot with links to the full text. The commercial real estate industry has taken a position on two; Support the Education Bond (Prop 51); Support the legislative “sunshine” measure (Prop 54); and Oppose  | Read More » |

NEW PROPOSITION 65 RULES

Published on September 23, 2016

Morrison & Foerster LLP has a piece regarding the new Proposition 65 rules. If you own or manage any properties these rules are very important to know and follow properly. The article entitled “WARNING: California Adopts New Proposition 65 ‘How  | Read More » |

NONRES LIGHTING CONTROLS ACCEPTANCE TEST

Published on September 23, 2016

On September 14, 2016, the California Energy Commission approved the National Lighting Contractors Association of America’s (NLCAA) nonresidential lighting controls acceptance test technician certification provider (ATTCP) application updates for the  | Read More » |

ENERGY CODE UPDATE UNDERWAY

Published on September 23, 2016

The 2019 Title 24 Standards update is underway. Utility-Sponsored Stakeholder meetings will be scheduled in fall 2016. These meetings are key in shaping the proposals that will be presented to the California Energy Commission and we need experts from  | Read More » |

2016 INDUSTRY AWARDS DINNER

Published on September 23, 2016

California Business Properties Association’s Industry Awards Dinner will be held on October 20, 2016 at The Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. The Industry Awards Dinner is a chance to recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies  | Read More » |