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This month, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office will discuss the eviction process and related matters during a California Apartment Association luncheon. The educational event is from noon to 1:30  p.m., March 20, at TorNino’s Banquets. Besides evictions, Sgt. John Golden of the sheriff’s Civil Department will offer an update about the lockout process, as well as wage garnishments after a judgment. Also, Debra Carlton, CAA’s  senior vice president of public affairs, will provide an update on rental housing-related bills introduced so far this year. Finally, attendees will receive a briefing about last month’s Legislative Conference, when local CAA members held… Read More

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By MIKE NEMETH While Proposition 30 will slow the furious pace of budget cuts, California lawmakers won’t throw away the chopping block, a lawmaker projected earlier this month. Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno, said the state will continue to rein in spending, albeit with less urgency. California voters approved Prop. 30 in November, raising the state’s sales tax by a quarter cent on the dollar. It also boosted income taxes for those earning more than a quarter-million dollars per year. “If it weren’t for the proposition passing, we’d be having a very different conversation this morning about the state of our… Read More

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