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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

Environmental Groups Are Suing to Stop Fragile Grasslands from Becoming a Planned City

The lawsuit is just the latest chapter in a decades-long debate over the 6,700-acre Centennial development
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You’ve Heard of NIMBYs—but Who Are the PHIMBYs?

Meet the latest faction in California’s housing wars
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Mike Bonin Is Urging the Owner of Wurstküche to Halt a Venice Eviction

The City Councilman just sent a strongly worded letter to ”sausage king” Tyler Wilson
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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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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?
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How One Woman Is Fighting Food Insecurity In L.A.’s Low-Income Communities

Through SÜPRMARKT, Olympia Auset wants to bring low-cost organic groceries to the city's food deserts
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L.A. City Council Members Want To Put a Tax on Vacant Homes

Could an "empty housing penalty" ease the region’s housing crisis?
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Can a Bunch of New Co-Living Complexes Ease L.A.’s Housing Crisis?

Last month, rents rose faster than they have in over a decade. At least one developer is betting that dorms for adults are the solution.