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Editorial: California puts off dealing with its housing crisis for another year

Well, it looks like 2019 won't be the California state Legislature's "Year of Housing" after all.

For months, it seemed like California lawmakers were warming to the idea of sweeping legislation to make it easier to build badly needed housing. The boldest proposal on the table, by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), called for the state to override local zoning laws to allow mid-rise apartment buildings to be constructed within half a mile of

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