Daily Recorder
Friday, July 19, 2024
GUEST COLUMNS

Monday, July 15, 2024

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Snyder v. United States has introduced a potential loophole in federal corruption enforcement concerning local and state officials. This highlights the Court's tendency to create a favorable environment and strong protections for white-collar defendants, particularly in distinguishing between misconduct that is morally wrong versus criminally actionable.

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

California Civil Code Section 1951.2 defines the remedies available to a landlord in the event of a tenant’s breach and abandonment of the premises, but some landlords may want remedies beyond those described in 1951.2. California Civil Code Section 1951.4 is available if the lease clearly includes that remedy.

Monday, June 24, 2024

A minor miracle occurred in the California Capitol 50 years ago this month when a bipartisan majority of state senators refused to accept a pork-laden budget that was drafted in secret by two powerful legislators. It's a tale worth retelling because the current budget is also being written in secrecy. The process needs another shakeup.
Few can challenge the wisdom of prescribing medications for life-threatening health conditions. Yet many would balk at the suggestion of "prescribing" housing, even though research and lived experience show us that homelessness is a life-threatening condition in the U.S.
It's no surprise that California health care workers have questions about a new state law that will give them a higher minimum wage. It has different pay scales based on where they work and who they work for. And, Gov. Gavin Newsom has turned its start date into a moving target, confusing both workers and employers.

NEWS

General News

Monday, July 15, 2024

The judgments came after months of rulings against the state over tribes' claims that Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by attempting to persuade them to follow state labor, environmental, spousal and child custody laws.
General News

Monday, July 15, 2024

The report found growing heat could undermine several insurance markets in the state.
General News

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

The bill, SB 1381, was announced Sunday evening by Gov. Gavin Newsom's office and Democratic leaders, and would compete with the Homelessness, Drug Addiction, and Theft Reduction Act on November's ballot.
General News

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

The City of Beverly Hills is accused of refusing to acknowledge the completeness of a developer's application. The California Association of Realtors says it's an increasingly common tactic.
General News

Monday, July 15, 2024

The plaintiffs in the case claim they struggled to get back into the California property market after the company's plans to move to Florida were put on ice.
General News

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

"Make no mistake -- the cuts to California's trial courts in the FY 2024-25 state budget are concerning and consequential," Los Angeles County Presiding Judge Samantha P. Jessner said in a statement.