Who knew software was so important and so expensive? Find out more in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
I was lucky enough to meet Dorothy Denne, the prolific writer of the column Dorothy's Place at the city council meeting last week. She was kind enough to take a few minutes and talk to me. Read all about her and her column in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
Wireless towers in residential areas are a controversial issue. Residents in Arcadia are unhappy about Verizon Wireless's plan to build one in a church parking lot. Find out all about their concerns and the state of Verizon's appeal to the city council in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
I never quite realized how comprehensive city zoning codes were until I learned about the updates Arcadia was making to theirs. Learn all about them in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
The city vacating a street doesn't always mean what you think it does. In this case, it turns out Arcadia had revamped an intersection and returned the excess property to the home owners in the area. Why did they do it? Find out in my most recent Arcadia Weekly article.
I'll be the first to admit I had no idea what a floor area ratio was before I started covering the mansionization issue in Arcadia. Now I am becoming increasingly familiar with the average square footage of houses in the area and how new developments compare to them. Read all about the most recent embattled home... Continue Reading →
Labor Day is not a holiday I think about much. To me, it's always been just a day off or the herald of the back-to-school season. Since leaving school and working jobs that don't actually celebrate the holiday, it has started to mean even less. However, in researching my most recent article, I've found it has quite... Continue Reading →
There is a certain level of uncomfortable inevitability to watching business license appeals. I have yet to see the council actually grant an appeal, especially when the revocation was requested by the police and the defendants are being criminally charged as well. However, it is also quite interesting to see the story behind the revocation, as tangled... Continue Reading →
As a born and raised city girl who grew up in an overgrown apartment complex, I had absolutely no concept about how problematic new house constructions can be. I certainly found out at this week's city council meeting. Read all about it in my new Arcadia Weekly article.