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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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Inside Veterans Row, the Tent City That’s Sprung Up Outside the VA

Outside the VA's fenced-in campus, homeless veterans are calling attention to the agency's neglect
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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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Echo Park’s Taix Restaurant to Become 170 Apartments, the Developer’s Latest Plans Show

The Echo Park landmark could undergo some big changes in the coming years
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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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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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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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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