California’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trendsetters.
Joe Mamma: "Rich" people are not buying 2nd homes in Santa Rosa but speculative Asian companies and individuals along with speculative American companies and individuals buy up houses and let them sit. It's a place to park cash with a good possibility of not losing anything and likely making a few percent or more annually, without dealing with the hassle of tennants, the rental income, depreciating the asset, etc... It's also not a good location to commute to the Bay Area or SF. Way too far. Way too much traffic.