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How Proper Urban Planning Can Cure What Ails L.A.

The dean of USC's School of Architecture has big ideas about what L.A. should look like
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Controversial California Housing Bill SB 50 Is Back—with Some Big Changes

A new version of pro-development SB 50 gives more control to local municipalities, but many critics remain skeptical of its effects

Three More Broadway Street Theaters Could Be Returned to Their Former Glory

The developers behind a new high-rise are thinking about downtown’s future and its past

Will Slow and Steady Progress Add Up for Eric Garcetti?

The mayor has focused on pesky but manageable problems: potholes, city computers, parking tickets. Some bigger issues loom

CityDig: A Freeway for Bicycles? It Happened in Pasadena

Los Angeles has been imagining new ways to get around the city on two wheels. But perhaps nothing today matches the ambition behind a Pasadena millionaire’s turn-of-the-20th-century scheme: a bicycle freeway connecting the Crown City to Los Angeles.
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How Star Wars Land Will Give Tomorrowland a Chance to Return to Its Roots

Disneyland's newest theme park will sort out a clash between the past and the future

Say Goodbye to the Scandia Building

Before the wrecking balls arrive to make way for a Marriott, a look back at one of L.A.’s finest and most happening restaurants ever
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The Park Proposed to Go Above the 101 Freeway Inches Forward

Projections call for work to start in 2016
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Will L.A. City Council Members Roll Back Their Homeless Parking Bans?

Councilman David Ryu just rescinded a ”no parking” zone in his district. Will other council members follow suit?