March 20, 2017: Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, Chapman University

Joel Kotkin, Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, Chapman University,
Author of numerous books, most recently “The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us”.
Executive editor of New Geography.com

Segment 1
Motoring with Mark

Segment 2
Joel Kotkin, Economic, political & social trends
Urban Planning means density to some
California policies drives up prices
Hong Kong for lack of land
Percentage of home ownership dropping

Segment 3
Year-to-date # of sales & median price compared to last year,
With and without Montecito and Hope Ranch
TOPA: The Tenant Opportunity To Purchase Act

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

March 13, 2017: Larry Salzman, Attorney Pacific Legal Foundation

Larry Salzman, Attorney Pacific Legal Foundation

Pacific Legal Foundation

Red Tape Rollback

Larry Salzman is an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation and Director of the firm’s Liberty Clinic Project based in Orange County, California. His experience includes eminent domain, civil forfeiture, regulatory takings, and land use.

Segment 1
Year-to-date # of sales & median price compared to last year
Daylight Saving Time Suggestions
St Patrick’s Day is #4 in amount of alcohol consumed

Segment 2
Larry Salzman, attorney Pacific Legal Foundation
Coastal Commission and Short Term Vacation Rentals
Are they promoting low cost housing?
The politics of the Coastal Commission
Who is in charge?
The San Clemente Mobile Home By The Sea
Snowy Plover
Congressional Review Act: Red Tape Rollback

Segment 3
Larry Salzman, attorney Pacific Legal Foundation
New Bill Introduced regarding seawalls
Is Doc Rivers the new Yogi Berra?

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update

February 13, 2017: Dan Walters, California Columnist

Dan Walters has been a journalist for more than a half-century, spending all but a few of those years working for California newspapers. In 1981, Walters 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. He has written more than 9,000 columns about California and its politics and his column now appears in dozens of California newspapers.

Segment 1
Year-to-date # of sales & median price compared to last year
CAR Legislative Summary

Segment 2
Dan Walters, Political Columnist, A man of many words
Housing: How to keep up with population growth
Why everyone wants housing
Why everyone doesn’t want housing
Measure S
Santa Barbara is unique
Do the ‘Arithmetic’

Segment 3
CAR Legislative Summary Part 2

Segment 4
Weekly Multiple Listing Update