Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, has been pushing Ellis Act revisions to slow evictions, but his Senate Bill 364 was rejected in its first committee vote.
Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, has been pushing Ellis Act revisions to slow evictions, but his Senate Bill 364 was rejected in its first committee vote. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, has been pushing Ellis Act revisions to slow evictions, but his Senate Bill 364 was rejected in its first committee vote. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Dan Walters

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.