Local Updates


Rent Control is a Lazy Solution with Drastic Unintended Consequences for California’s Housing Crisis

"The basic economic principle of supply and demand means that rent control decreases housing supplies." Click here to continue reading...

Santa Monica Rent Control Board – Vacancy De-Control & Surcharges Pass Through

Congratulations to all AAGLA members that attended and/or sent emails to the Santa Monica Rent Control Board for their meeting on March 22nd

2018-03-29T22:26:31+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Santa Monica, Stories|

Mexico earthquake devastation spurs California cities to action, despite the costs

A number of cities big and small in Southern California are taking steps to identify seismically vulnerable buildings for the first time in a generation

Update on the City of Los Angeles’ Trash Hauling Monopoly – recycLA

Details of the Press Conference and the Committee on Energy, Climate Change and Environmental Justice Hearing Held on February 6, 2018

2018-02-17T21:36:19+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|

‘A hot mess’ — Council members trash the rollout of L.A.’s recycling program

Frustration with Los Angeles' new recycling program boiled over at City Hall on Tuesday, with council members grilling trash company executives and calling for

2018-02-07T18:06:20+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Advocacy, Local Updates, Los Angeles|