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Jisser family

Should retiring rental property owners be forced to give up more than a decade of their property’s income simply for the right to close their business and withdraw their property from the rental market? That is what the City of Palo Alto (“City”) is demanding in this case, which dramatically illustrates an increasingly common property…

Pot Profiteers

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Cops opposed to marijuana legalization are true profiteers of pot and other illegal drugs. In an article of The Intercept, “Police and Prison Guard Groups Fight Marijuana Legalization in California,“ published May 18, 2016 the author, Lee Fang, points out how opposition to Marijuana legalization in California is coming from certain law enforcement and prison…

High Speed Rail – Built To Fail

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What happens when California’s High Speed Rail, HSR, is completed in 2029 or so and at the same time becomes outdated and obsolete technology due to the rise in Maglev use around the world?  The current cost to build HSR in California is $64 billion down from $68 billion however this estimate can change at…

How to Extinguish a Forest Fire

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This article that was first published in August 2013 related to the Rim Fire in the Sierra Nevada becomes relevant once again given the recent forest fire in Canada that destroyed 2,400 homes and businesses in addition to damaging another 500 buildings.  Not only did the Canadian fire destroy millions of dollars worth of infrastructure…