Renters and other advocates came to the California Capitol Jan. 11, 2018 to support expansion of local rent control laws. They protested during a committee hearing in the Assembly, but lawmakers killed the bill they supported.
This five-level home boasts walls of glass and steel, a six-story glass staircase, a glass fireplace and glass doors. Sitting on a half-acre, the Crystal Bay, Nev., the 8,700 square-foot house has 4 bedroom suites, five baths, Sierra Nevada mountain views, nearly 100 feet of lake frontage, a steel pier and boat hoist.
A Lake Tahoe home renowned for existing in harmony with nature is on the market for $1,574,000. The mountain retreat was dubbed “Phoenix House” by its original owner, architect Walt Harvey, who was a professor of architecture at Sacramento State. Harvey died in 2008.
The first images have emerged of a six-story apartment building planned for Sacramento’s downtown railyard, likely the first major housing project to be built in the massive oasis. The project would be built close to the site of a planned 20,000-seat Major League Soccer stadium.
A once busy regional shopping mall saw its chain stores close in the recession. Now city officials are talking about tearing it down and redeveloping the site with housing. The manager wants to lease to local businesses.
Tech billionaire Larry Ellison has been cleared to buy the Cal Neva Resort & Casino for $35.8 million. The resort, which straddles the California-Nevada border and includes a 10-story hotel tower and a small casino, has sat idle since 2013. When Frank Sinatra owned the resort, it was an unofficial playground for Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and others connected to Sinatra’s legendary Rat Pack.