Glazers replace broken glass on the south side of the State Board of Equalization Building in 2005. Two years later, interior water-damage repairs forced four board members to move out. They never moved back in.
Glazers replace broken glass on the south side of the State Board of Equalization Building in 2005. Two years later, interior water-damage repairs forced four board members to move out. They never moved back in. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file
Glazers replace broken glass on the south side of the State Board of Equalization Building in 2005. Two years later, interior water-damage repairs forced four board members to move out. They never moved back in. Lezlie Sterling Sacramento Bee file

California tax board office costs rose as public visits declined

May 23, 2016 6:00 PM

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    Former Assessor Kathleen Kelleher and former Assistant Assessor John Solie received significantly lower valuations than neighboring property owners during the recessionary housing crash. One difference: their properties were appraised by outside assessors under rules designed to prevent conflicts of interest. Neighbors had their properties valued by a mass appraisal computer system.