Proposition 21 Opposed by Santa Barbara News-Press

Joins Nearly All of State’s Major Newspapers in Editorializing Against “Housing Freeze”

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--()--The Santa Barbara News-Press is urging its readers to vote no on Proposition 21, joining nearly all of the state’s other major newspapers in editorializing against the “housing freeze” measure.

The state’s longest running news publication issued its recommendation here.

The News-Press is the latest California daily newspaper to oppose Proposition 21. Other newspapers that have weighed in against the measure include: the San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, San Jose Mercury News, East Bay Times, Riverside Press-Democrat, San Luis Obispo Tribune, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Long Beach Press-Telegram, and Bakersfield Californian.

Ad paid for by No on Prop 21: Californians for Responsible Housing, a coalition of seniors, veterans, affordable housing advocates, labor & social justice organizations, sponsored by California Apartment Association.

Committee major funding from:

Essex Property Trust and Affiliated Entities

Equity Residential

AvalonBay Communities

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Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340


Release Summary

Proposition 21 gets a NO vote recommendation from the Santa Barbara News-Press


Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340