Jillian Johnson

By happenstance, events in the final week of September perfectly framed what one might call the California Paradox — a thriving, world-class economy with stubbornly high levels of poverty and a widening divide between the haves and have-nots.

Regulatory zeal compels those subject to rule-making to become involved in politics, with all that entails — hiring lobbyists, making campaign contributions and so forth — to protect their interests.

Despite high levels of political, civic and business support for a new regional housing agency, how it would contend with the reluctance of many smaller suburban enclaves to accept high-density and/or high-rise rental housing is unclear.

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A political scandal that erupted in San Diego 16 years ago indirectly established a peculiar — and unseemly — ethical double standard regarding local ballot measures.

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