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Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

Midterms are coming up soon on Nov. 6, and California’s citizens will be voting on Proposition 7 — and whether or not to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent throughout the state. DST was first implemented in 1918, giving us the bright summer evenings and the dark winter nights that we have...

California voters push for rent control

California voters push for rent control

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Proposition 10, also known as the Affordable Housing Act, is on the ballot for California’s general elections this year. If the measure is passed, it will repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. According to Curbed Los Angeles, Costa-Hawkins was passed in California in 1995, enabling landlords to raise the monthly rent of their properties as much as they wanted, usually to match t...

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