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Why is the Valley so hot—and how can LA cool it down?

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Homeless in the heat

"I consider myself a strong woman. I can survive this, but I don’t want to anymore. It’s hard being homeless."

Echo Park mainstay Taix reportedly slated for redevelopment

The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million.

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New Valley councilmember ‘100 percent’ opposed to Metro bus-rapid line on Nordhoff

The line would connect North Hollywood and Chatsworth.

What $1,700 rents in LA right now

Options include this sunny one-bedroom in Burbank.

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The lost bath houses of Los Angeles

Elaborate indoor swimming pools once dotted the coast.

Beautifully preserved 1930s Spanish-style seeks $1.75M in Los Feliz

It comes with a delightful surprise.

6,000 bus stops in Los Angeles lack shelter

Thousands of Angelenos wait for the bus every day—with no shade.

LA’s most expensive listing sells at auction for $100K

The sprawling hilltop property was once listed for $1 billion.

Former planning director fined $281K for ethics violations

It’s the second largest fine ever issued by the city’s ethics commission.

Manhattan Beach’s bright pink ‘Emoji House’ for sale, asking $1.7M

Whitewash not included.

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Love in a Hollywood heat wave

Finding the one during a neighborhood brownout.

Sleek Beachwood Canyon midcentury asking $1.5M

The 1950s home sits among the treetops just below Griffith Park.

How hot, exactly, is LA going to get?

Don’t be fooled by this year’s mild weather—blistering heat waves will likely become a lot more frequent.

Downtown Expo Line stations will reopen Saturday

A two-month closure is coming to an end.

Targeting homeless camps, councilmember asks for more oversight of LA River

Bob Blumenfield says he’s aiming to take care of "significant problem areas" related to people living next to the river.

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Betty Hill’s ‘bath house’ battle

Betty Hill put up a remarkable fight to open public pools to children of all races.

Former estate of publishing scion David Hearst seeking $13.5M

The 1930s Spanish hacienda in Coldwater Canyon has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and lavish period details.

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Mapping Tarantino’s LA fairytale

The director recreated 1960s Los Angeles in spectacular detail.

Here’s what $550K buys around LA

Options include a North Hollywood ranch house and a bungalow in San Pedro.

City looking for ideas to redevelop two Leimert Park parking lots

The lots are about a block from a Crenshaw Line station slated to open next year.

8 awesome campsites near Los Angeles

From the coast to the mountains, these campgrounds are all within a two-hour drive or train ride from the city—but they feel a world away.

Colorful ‘halos’ memorialize victims of LA’s deadly traffic crashes

The rainbow discs refract overhead sunlight, creating halos on the sidewalk. "We hope the Rainbow Halo project inspires people to join us in advocating for... slower speeds and safer behavior," the mother of one victim says.

For $475K, a Hollywood Hills one-bedroom with private patio

Subway tile, quartz counters, and a redone bathroom.

Amoeba, AIDS Healthcare feuding over future of Hollywood store

The campaign to save the building is "more likely to permanently close our doors than anything else we have faced to date," the store’s owners say.

Renovated midcentury post and beam seeks $2M in the 90210

Built in 1958, it’s got vintage wood paneling and an updated kitchen.

Take a look at the Valley when it was still ranches and farmland

Before it was home to swimming pools and shopping centers, the Valley was largely an agricultural region—with horses, jackrabbits, and giant pumpkins.

1920s Spanish hacienda asking $2.5M in Laurel Canyon

Built for silent film star Lloyd Hamilton, it sits on a rambling, .39-acre lot.

Number of LA residents dealing with commute times over 90 minutes surges

More than 150,000 people in LA County spend three hours traveling to-and-from work.

The Manson murder house

The home on Cielo Drive stood for more than five decades, but is forever connected to the Manson family’s 1969 killing spree.

Googie-style Covina Bowl could be partially preserved as part of townhouse development

But don’t lace up your shoes just yet: Bowling is not coming back.

Modernized Spanish-style with back house seeks $999K in Mid-City

Built in 1924 but looking very 2019.

LA’s new Airbnb rules are now in effect—here’s what you need to know

Hosts must register with the city, pay an $89 fee, and agree to other short-term rental regulations.

Congresswoman asks LA mayor to defend laws that criminalize homelessness

The House Financial Services Committee convened in Los Angeles for a special meeting on homelessness.

What $2,700 rents in LA right now

A three-bedroom East Hollywood townhouse or a one-bedroom charmer in Fairfax—which would you choose?

$806M contract will bring the Gold Line to Pomona

Construction costs have forced local leaders to break the project up into two separate segments.

LA’s early warning app will now send alerts for magnitude 4.5 earthquakes

You wanted alerts, you got ’em.

LA leaders seek to landmark the San Fernando Valley’s last orange grove

Tarzana’s Bothwell Ranch is being shopped as a development opportunity.

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10 Los Angeles renters’ rights your landlord doesn't want you to know

Expert advice on how to deal with slow repairs, bad landlords, and weird move-out notices.

County votes to cancel $1.7B contract to replace Men’s Central Jail

The board room erupted in applause after the 4-1 vote.

LA rental prices keep on rising

The average price of a one-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles County now stands at $1,755 per month.

LA on track to build more housing this year than in 2018

But permit data shows a development slump may be on the way.