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Successful developer answered the call of public service

LOS ANGELES - The gig: Dan Rosenfeld, 64, is a real estate developer and public servant. He has worked at the upper levels of both the private and public sectors, building prominent structures for profit and managing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of real estate for the state of California Department of General Services, where he led the revival of the historic core of downtown Los Angeles. Rosenfeld has also interrupted his private career to work for both the city and county of Los Angeles.

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6 things every homeowner should know about property taxes

You might not have factored in property taxes when planning to buy your dream home - but the cost of homeownership goes beyond your mortgage payment. It's important to discover how your property tax bill works - once you know how it's calculated, you can challenge it if you feel it's too high. Additionally, property taxes can be a valuable write-off and as a homebuyer, you should take advantage of all of the available tax breaks for homeowners. Here are six things every homeowner should understand when it comes to property taxes.

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4 ugly truths about buying a home

Buying a home is an exciting venture but it also comes with risk and expense. Many homeowners underestimate the extra cost of maintenance and repairs or the labor required to keep a home and its surrounding property in tiptop shape.

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Hotel industry-funded study slams Airbnb

SAN DIEGO - The hotel industry is stepping up its campaign against home-sharing giant Airbnb with the release of a study this month documenting what it says is the rapid rise of "commercial" hosts actively listing multiple rentals on the home-sharing platform.

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Concerns raised over threat to senior meals in Stanislaus County

Howard Training Center, a non-profit in Ceres, makes and takes 20,000 meals a month to seniors in Stanislaus County through Meals on Wheels and daily lunches served at 13 congregate sites. Though only a small portion of its budget is derived from federal funding, it is still necessary to keep the programs going. Officials are concerned social services cuts in President Trump's budget would cause more hardships for needy seniors.
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