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On Oct. 15, friends and family remember the life of the Rev. Dr. David J. Mussatti, Episcopal priest and a teacher at Incline High School and Sierra Nevada College.
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Shopping malls revolutionized how Americans shopped, socialized, and lived. Now, malls face an uncertain future. How did the dream of a new town square go so wrong?
America has become a mostly suburban country, and California is known for its sprawling ’burbs. But what is a suburb? It turns out California may not be as suburban as people believe.
2022 was a year that needed a lot of explaining. And California Local was there. Here are our 10 most important explanatory journalism stories from the year gone by, from immigration to cryptocurrency to wealth inequality and more.
Proposition 13, the popular tax reform law passed in 1978, has driven increases in economic inequality and racial wealth disparities in California. Here’s how.
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In an attempt to slow California's housing crisis, Gov. Gavin Newsom signs pair of bills, SB 6 and AB 2011, that will allow development where now-closed businesses once stood, without rezoning those areas for residential projects.
New laws banning toxicity testing on dogs and cats, and making rental housing more pet friendly are among a slate of new animal welfare legislation signed by Gov. Newsom in September.
There's too much parking! Why a new law, AB 2097, cutting back on parking space requirements in new housing and business developments could be a game changer for the climate, and the housing crisis.
As California insurance companies have revoked the fire policies of thousands of homeowners, the state has taken steps to get them covered again.
Much has been made about the persistent disagreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers over how to put money back in the pockets of Californians reeling from high gas prices and the rising cost of living, but what about …
Gov. Newsom and the state legislature should consider allocating $40 billion of the state's $97 billion surplus to subsidize the building of low-income housing.
The 'Washington Post' descends on the "capital of Blue State America" to expose the ongoing homeless crisis in Sacramento.
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A group of North Lake Tahoe filmmakers – Elizabeth Cameron, Alex Van Raalte and Amina Hughes – are making a short documentary that will feature skiers and snowboarders discussing the local housing situation and the impacts of the worker shortage …
2021 saw the biggest single day of fundraising in the history of Give Back Tahoe, launched by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation in 2014.
SB 35 is one of California’s most important affordable housing laws. Here’s what it does, and a look at how well it’s working.
In which we ponder how to make things better in a climate of no.
The short-term or ‘vacation’ rental industry spawns hundreds of horror stories and damages the housing market, but governments struggle with how to bring it under control.
Moonshine Ink profiles locals from the Tahoe-Truckee area displaced by the price of rent, the fires, or other factors.
In a series of articles, Moonshine Ink delves into the economy of the Tahoe-Truckee region, and the problems faced by locals.