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Waze Hijacked L.A. in the Name of Convenience. Can Anyone Put the Genie Back in the Bottle?

Traffic apps turned the city's neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Now furious residents are attempting to take them back, street by street
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California’s Legislature Just Passed a Statewide Rent Control Bill

Here’s what you need to know about "anti-rent gouging" Assembly Bill 1482
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Westwood Is the Most Expensive Neighborhood Outside Manhattan

It ranks fourth in the country for average monthly rent. The entire country.
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An Iconic Sherman Oaks Coffee Shop Is Closing Its Doors

Corky's is powering down the grill, but preservationists hope to save the Googie building it called home
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You’ve Heard of NIMBYs—but Who Are the PHIMBYs?

Meet the latest faction in California’s housing wars

Homes That Look Like Big White Boxes Have Taken Over the Westside’s Landscape

The Great White Box has become L.A.'s new McMansion
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Here’s What You Need To Know About Controversial Housing Bill SB 50 (Updated)

The so-called "MORE Homes Act" has been postponed, but will be eligible again in 2020
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Homeless Advocates Criticize Cops for Being Members of Private Facebook Groups

Leaked screenshots from two West San Fernando Valley groups include calls to harass homeless people

A Data Pro Made a Map That Tracks Where All the Scooters in L.A. Are Concentrated

What's more interesting than where all the e-scooters are? Where they aren't
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How Santa Monica Is Trying to Lure People Back to the Third Street Promenade

Can fun chairs, fake grass, and communal pianos make the outdoor mall relevant again?