clock menu more-arrow no yes

6 open houses to check out around LA this weekend

Filed under:

The best things to do with kids in LA that aren’t Disneyland

We searched the city to find the 30 best family-friendly activities, from museums and aquariums to a tiny railway.


Train lines and kit houses made Jefferson Park the textbook streetcar suburb.

Latest Stories

Homeless residents want permission to camp at Echo Park Lake

"They’re trying to evict us," said one camp resident. "We’re here taking a stand."

San Pedro Public Market cleared to start construction

The first phase of the revamped waterfront could open as early as 2021.

From Vox Media

We're building great things, and we need your talent.

Dashing 1920s Spanish-style in historic Pasadena district seeks $1.65M

Two kitchens, an outdoor fireplace, and a stunning sun room.

Shared from:

How better bus lanes can fix everyone’s commute

New York’s 14th Street Busway suggests better transit leads to more riders, fewer cars on the road, cleaner air, and an improved commute.

Western novelist’s former Altadena estate for sale $4M

It’s ready for a new chapter.

Can LA actually fix its homeless crisis?

"We’re going to have a hard time catching up, even with all the resources in the world," says the head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority.

California sending 30 trailers to LA to shelter the homeless

Coming February.

Filed under:

  • Map

Across LA, 13 cute starter homes for sale right now

From Long Beach to Burbank, and all priced at $699,000 or less.

Capturing the soul of the city he loved

Street artist Leo Politi chronicled a changing Los Angeles.

Light-filled post and beam asks $2.3M in South Pasadena

Built in 1967, the newly renovated home was designed by architect James Allen Walter.

LA’s new NFL stadium is 85 percent complete

The $2.6 billion venue is on track to open this summer Inglewood.

Filed under:

The very best hotels in Palm Springs

If you’re going to book a stay in Palm Springs, do it at one of these luscious hotels. Picks include private bungalows, sleek suites, and budget-friendly rooms.

Old schoolhouse built with field stones asking $629K in Tujunga

The home’s arroyo-stone exterior looks as old as the surrounding hills.

Filed under:

Is it better to buy or rent in Los Angeles?

Is now a good time to buy? And can renting ever save you money in the long run?

LA is encouraging developers to put denser housing near transit. Here’s how.

It’s like a mini Senate Bill 50, and in less than three years, the program has spurred plans for 20,000 new apartments.

What $1.1M buys in Los Angeles right now

Options include an English cottage in Mid-Wilshire and a stylishly-upgraded Spanish-style in View Park.

Filed under:

How to pick a neighborhood in Los Angeles

In a city as big as LA, the options are almost endless. Here are 12 things that will help you decide.

Traditional fixer in La Crescenta has mountain views for $649K

Three-bedrooms, hardwood floors, and a swimming pool.

Filed under:

The Los Angeles home-buying guide

Everything you need to know before launching a house hunt in LA.

For $429K, cute two-bedroom North Hollywood condo

Near restaurants, drinks, and entertainment on Lankershim, and equally close to funky Magnolia Boulevard.

How LA neighborhoods got their names

From Frogtown to Palms, the origin stories of nearly two dozen Los Angeles cities and neighborhoods.

If you have a home, sign up for the homeless count

It’s always important to gather accurate data for LA’s homeless count—but this is the year that our unhoused neighbors need us most.

‘They see the trash... But they have to understand that this is someone’s home’

What it’s like for RV dwellers during a city-sanctioned cleanup.

Regal mansion built by ‘Father of Palos Verdes’ for sale for $13M

With jaw-dropping views of Catalina.

In 10 years, home prices grew the most in these LA neighborhoods

Most of the neighborhoods are in South Los Angeles.

The Northridge earthquake exposed flaws in the Getty’s construction—and changed how LA builds

If it hadn’t been for what was observed after Northridge, and the Getty’s commitment, nothing might have been fixed.

Shared from:

We want to hear your homebuying story

Curbed is seeking the stories of first-time homebuyers across the country.

See how much LA’s skyline changed in 10 years

As photos from 2009 and 2019 prove, developers descended on Downtown Los Angeles this decade.

Filed under:

Should you move to LA?

15 pieces of advice on neighborhoods, transportation, and cost of living for anyone considering a move to Los Angeles.

How bad are your Uber, Lyft trips for the environment?

A new report finds they produce a disproportionate amount of greenhouse gas emissions in California.

Filed under:

7 ways you can help the homeless in Los Angeles

From donating goods to advocating for more housing, here’s how to help tackle the crisis.

Hollywood Dell duplex with sweet backyard seeks $1.27M

The rear house could be used as a rental unit or home studio.

Spanish-Deco stunner asking $2.8M in Miracle Mile

Serving up old-school glamour.

Filed under:

11 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.

Homeless cleanup teams were focused on outreach. Then city leaders changed their minds.

"If our primary mission is to create a strong sanitation program, [outreach] has to take somewhat of a back seat," one councilmember said.

Filed under:

  • Map

Mapped: The 11 big projects poised to alter the Valley

From Chatsworth to North Hollywood, these are the game-changing developments headed to the Valley.

Single-family homes cover almost half of Los Angeles

Now state lawmakers could shake up the status quo.

Prepare your farewells: LACMA winds up to tear down its campus

The "four aging buildings" are slated to be torn down early this year.

LA home prices plateaued in 2019—but they could keep climbing in 2020

The median sale price in the city of Los Angeles last year? $817,000.