Businesses, GOP demand Calif. regulatory relief

May 28, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
As the president of an office and retail property firm in Sacramento, Tim Cahill is used to keeping buildings up to snuff. But he often feels boxed in by California's myriad regulations, including one being phased in this year that requires him to conduct energy audits of his tenants even though they pay their own utilities.