California boardroom diversity law affects AECOM, Douglas Emmett

California boardroom variety legislation impacts AECOM, Douglas Emmett

Bill 979 can affect 14 different real estate companies that only have whiteboards (Photo credit: Warrick Page / Getty Images and Mario Tama / Getty Images). California lawmakers passed law on...
Estevan Montemayor reflects on his tenure as President of CSW/LA Pride

Estevan Montemayor displays on his tenure as President of CSW/LA Pleasure

Estevan Montemayor. (Courtesy photo of LA Pride) LOS ANGELES - In almost every way, Estevan Jose Montemayor has accomplished a lot during his two and a half year tenure as President of Christopher Street West...
Newsom signs legislation providing some gig workers exemption from AB5

Newsom indicators laws offering some gig staff exemption from AB5

California Governor Gavin Newsom (file photo) SACRAMENTO - California Governor Gavin Newsom signed law last Friday that provides exemptions for two dozen other professions from the controversial Labor Act AB5, which came into effect last...
California Assembly approves LGBTQ legislation

California Meeting approves LGBTQ laws

State of California Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) has drafted several LGBT bills that are expected to be incorporated into law this week. (Courtesy photo of the Harvard Law School Association) SACRAMENTO - After a...
Trump Fair Housing Rollback Roils Developers

Trump Honest Housing Rollback Roils Builders

President Donald Trump and HUD Secretary Ben Carson (Getty; iStock) This summer, President Donald Trump warned low-income residents that the suburbs would be closed to them. His administration overturned an Obama-era rule...
California Passes Eviction Moratorium At Last Minute

California Passes Eviction Moratorium At Final Minute

Governor Gavin Newsom (Photo Credit: Anda Chu / MediaNews Group / The Mercury News via Getty Images) California lawmakers enacted an emergency eviction moratorium on Monday during the last two hours...
Los Angeles Controller Slams City Over Prop HHH

Los Angeles Controller Slams Metropolis Over Prop HHH

City Controller Ron Galperin and Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo credit: Ron Galperin / Wikipedia and Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) Los Angeles' $ 1.2 billion homelessness bond has done little to...
Politicization of coronavirus pandemic is ‘really unfortunate’

Politicization of coronavirus pandemic is ‘actually unlucky’

Dr. Anthony Fauci (Washington Blade photo by Lou Chibbaro Jr.) Dr. Anthony Fauci described the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic as "really unfortunate" on Wednesday. "The politicization, the hostility, the back and forth is something -...
Producer Riza Aziz to Forfeit $60M in 1MDB Probe Settlement

Producer Riza Aziz to Forfeit $60M in 1MDB Probe Settlement

Riza Aziz and (clockwise from left: 912 Hillcrest Road in Beverly Hills, Park Laurel in Manhattan and 2 Lygon Place in London (Getty, Google Maps, Broker) Another suspect in the 1MDB...
LA Wants Results Before Releasing $100M In Homeless Housing Funds

LA Needs Outcomes Earlier than Releasing $100M In Homeless Housing Funds

Heidi Marston and Nury Martinez Los Angeles said it will allocate nearly $ 100 million in federal funding to housing the homeless but wants to see the results first before allocating...

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