Who knew software was so important and so expensive? Find out more in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
The City of Arcadia has another lawsuit threat to contend with. Find out what the Chinese American Equalization Association demands and why in my most recent Arcadia Weekly article.
There is a vacant home on the next street over from my house. I watched as week by week it degenerated. The windows got boarded up, the foxglove took over as the grass died out, the fence lost a board or two, just enough so when you walked by you caught glimpses of strange shapes... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
I really expanded my accounting and budgeting knowledge while writing about Arcadia's new city budget this week. See me show off my fancy new numerical skills in my Arcadia Weekly article.