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Here’s what $580K buys around LA

See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Lake Balboa to Marina del Rey.

Cozy Los Feliz home asking $1.29M

The ensuite master bath still has its original 1920s tile.

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Downtown LA Expo Line stations closing for two months

The 7th Street/Metro Center and Pico stations shut down Saturday.

Do you hear marbles rolling in your apartment? You’re not alone.

Why so many apartment dwellers hear the sound of rolling objects through the ceiling.

Nonprofit’s plans for 19-story Skid Row tower still kicking around

The building would hold 298 affordable studios, plus a rooftop deck and community garden.

The sunshine cure

Long before celebrities recuperated in Malibu, LA’s climate was promoted to East Coast and Midwestern residents sick of brutal winters and sweltering summers.

City Council releases $2.7M for Skid Row bathrooms, outreach teams

The area’s councilmember acknowledges the money should have been approved sooner.

Dramatically transformed modernist bungalow asking $1.35M in Eagle Rock

It began as a 1920s Spanish cottage but has been transformed into a "Case Study/adobe-inspired" dwelling.

Watch ’70s Frank Gehry teach kids to build a city

A very young version of the future Pritzker winner turns the classroom into Kid City.

Onni’s 60-story skyscraper has the green light

700 new apartments plus retail in Downtown LA’s booming South Park neighborhood.

Perfect English Tudor Revival-style landmark in Beachwood Canyon asks $1.4M

This flawless, slightly witchy residence is a fricking dream.

LA leaders say scooter companies must ‘do better’

Among their complaints: The devices continue to be parked improperly.

Hawk hitchhikes on car, terrifies driver in Westlake

Spoiler: The hawk did not tip, and it did not leave a review.

Enchanting 1902 Craftsman in Angelino Heights asking $1.7M

We should all age this gracefully.

Inspectors cite dozens of Skid Row businesses for ‘overflowing dumpsters,’ ‘rodent burrows’

With the homeless population growing, officials recommend adding public bathrooms countywide.

Developer who launched Downtown loft bonanza now buying in Chinatown

Tom Gilmore has spent nearly $30 million scooping up properties in the neighborhood.

Hollywood’s citizenM hotel slated to begin construction as soon as next year

Right next to the Capitol Records building.

Digging finishes on the Westside subway’s first tunnel

The boring machines will eventually move enough dirt to fill 150 Olympic-size swimming pools.

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LA’s 13 best beaches, mapped

From Malibu to coastal Orange County, here are 13 great beaches to visit this summer.

Fetching 1920s Spanish-style in Highland Park asks $779K

What a cutie!

What $3,200 rents in LA right now

These five apartments are all renting for around the same price. Which would you choose?

Uber planning ‘skyports’ for flying taxi service in LA

The ride-hailing company plans to start operating electric aircraft in Los Angeles by 2023.

The designer who gave Googie its flair

With Armet and Davis, Helen Liu Fong designed some of the most iconic cafes and diners in LA.

Dapper midcentury modern by Thornton Ladd asking $1.6M in Whittier

Set on a sizable and secluded lot, it’s got clever built-ins, gorgeous landscaping, and ample expanses of glass offering views to Catalina.

21 things to do in the mountains around LA

Hike to a hot spring. Picnic lakeside. Eat pizza in a log cabin. Stargaze. Pick berries.

LA Mayor takes ‘full responsibility’ for homeless crisis response

The homeless population has swelled 58 percent on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s watch.

No, former Silver Lake Yolk store will not become drive-through Starbucks

A vinyl sign posted on a fence outside the store said otherwise.

Inglewood makes rent control permanent, sets cap at 5 percent

Residents have pushed for renter protections amid a development boom: "We can’t resurrect as a city if everyone is relocated."

The U.S. has an affordable housing crisis. Here’s why

Market forces, policy decisions, and demographic changes have converged, making it more difficult to increase affordable housing for renters and buyers in U.S. cities.

Elaborate coworking space Second Home opening in Hollywood this September

Pricing for private pod-studios will start at $675 per person per month.

’50s fixer with expansive deck seeks $699K in Franklin Hills

It’s got lots of midcentury character but needs TLC.

Iconic CBS logo down for repair at Television City

Preservationists feared the worst after the network’s historic production campus sold to a new owner earlier this year.

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.

Councilmember pushing to tax landlords who keep apartments vacant

Landlords, he says, are keeping "housing units empty while tens of thousands of Angelenos are forced to live on the streets because of the high cost of housing."

Councilmembers say other cities sending homeless residents to LA

Are cities outside LA illegally enforcing laws against sleeping on sidewalks?

Mystery developer wants to build mixed-user atop Westlake Metro station

Developers have been trying to build there since 2006.

Sleek midcentury on a tree-filled lot in Glendale seeks $999K

Built in 1950 as the personal home of its designer.

Hollywood Target husk set to open in summer 2020

Workers are on site now, turning that empty shell into a big box store.

Swinging ’60s time capsule in Culver City asking $1.8M

The hilltop home has terrazzo floors, vaulted ceilings, built-in furniture, and walls of glass offering IMAX-esque views.