Ventura Local Business
Wednesday Mar 25 | via SFGate
While San Francisco struggles to regulate commercial short-term housing rentals through companies like Airbnb, a state appeals court has upheld the authority of a homeowners association to charge fees to owners who rent out their condominium units to short-term occupants. An association is entitled to impose reasonable fees to cover the extra costs of vacationers and other short-term renters, who usually use recreation areas and other facilities more than other residents and are "less careful ... because they are not concerned with the long-term consequences of abuse," the Second District Court of Appeal in Ventura said Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Los Angeles Times
According to a national survey, new data shows that Los Angeles County ranks 26th best in health outcomes when compared with California's 57 other counties. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their annual county health rankings this week, which use a variety of factors -- including diet, exercise, violent crime, access to care, housing, transit and education -- to measure health across the country. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Townhall
How is it possible to live in the midst of millions and still feel alone? Think of the walls between our homes, the single occupant cars inching along on our slow-moving parking lots known as LA freeways, and our dependence on digital Facebook "friends" and smart phone texting instead of actually getting together and talking. With hundreds of channels to choose from, the easiest way to host a "party" without having to feed anyone is to leave on your television. Comment?
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