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Fire ravages Arts District’s historic Pickle Works building

It’s "a devastating loss to the early industrial heritage of the city and a community of artists who helped establish the Arts District in the 1970s and ’80s," says the LA Conservancy.

Areas burned by Woolsey Fire now face possibility of mudslides

Rain is in the forecast this week.

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Thanksgiving traffic in LA could be worse than usual this year

Hitting the road this week? Here are the worst times to travel.

After Hurricane Sandy, a couple rebuilds—on 6-foot-tall stilts

"They literally went around with a jigsaw and cut out floors and raised the house without them."

Gwyneth Paltrow-backed club on Sunset Strip going to voters

West Hollywood voters will decide in March whether to revoke the city’s approval of the private club.

Woolsey Fire latest example of California’s age of ‘megafires’

So far in 2018, fires in the state have scorched an unprecedented 1.3 million acres—five times the five-year average.

26 things to do this fall in LA

From cemeteries to the best new art exhibits.

Here’s how the Woolsey Fire stacks up to LA’s most destructive wildfires

The massive blaze is truly historic.

How much do house flippers make selling in LA?

More than 10,000 homes were flipped in 2017.

Palihotel set to open in December in 1920s-era Culver City hotel

Originally the West End Hotel, the building was rumored to be the first LA residence of Joan Crawford.

Two-bedroom condo in elegant Old Hollywood complex asking $895K

Period features include elaborate molding and plasterwork, a magnesite staircase, and vividly colored tile.

Woolsey Fire measures over 150 square miles—roughly the size of Denver

This map shows where the 98,362-acre blaze has burned.

Tally of buildings destroyed in Woolsey fire swells to 1,500

The blaze has singed nearly 97,000 acres, from beaches to the Valley.

Sportsmen’s Lodge redevelopment can move forward with city committee endorsement

The new landscaping plan draws inspiration from Tom Sawyer’s Island in Disneyland, and, in a complete reversal, cultural heritage commissioners love it.

Paramount Ranch, destroyed in Woolsey Fire, will be rebuilt

The Western movie set might be up and running again in two years.

Looking back at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles

The New York native’s ideas about LA started out shallow—and grew more nuanced with time.

Metro’s Crenshaw Line to LAX delayed until 2020

The light rail route was scheduled to open next year.

Burlington tenants in Westlake face eviction following rent strike

At least 16 new unlawful detainer cases have been filed against tenants.

High-speed rail authority narrowing down routes through Los Angeles

The train will stop at Burbank, Union Station in Downtown LA, Norwalk, and Fullerton.

One Beverly Hills sells to Beverly Hilton owners

Reportedly for more than $420 million.

New exhibit captures memories of ’90s teen culture in East LA

Guadalupe Rosales is creating a new historical record—where the people included control the narrative.

Empty Hollywood library will be converted to women’s shelter

The bridge housing site will have 30 beds.

County supervisors move ahead with plan to reuse County General Hospital as housing

The hospital could help fill the "tremendous need for homeless, low income, and high-need population residential options."

The Myth and Truth Behind the Los Angeles ‘Devil Winds’

The Santa Ana winds and their supposedly sinister effects loom large in the Los Angeles imagination. But how much do the winds really change us? And how much are we changing them?

City poised to dole out $100M in incentives to AEG for LA Live expansion

The project would enlarge the convention center and add a 40-story hotel tower.

Historic adobe, Paramount Ranch, M*A*S*H set burn in Malibu fire

Here’s a running list of important places and local landmarks in the Woolsey Fire’s path.

Gold Line light rail extension may not reach Claremont until 2028

It could get new timeline, big cost increase.

Netflix keeps gobbling up Hollywood office space

It will now expand near the Hollywood ArcLight.

Amazon passes up LA for second headquarters

Los Angeles was one of 20 finalists for the huge office complex.

Woolsey Fire burned part of old nuclear research site—should residents be alarmed?

State senator says he’ll push for an independent investigation.

Silver Lake Texaco station to be relocated, repurposed as snack shack along LA River

City committee votes not to pursue landmarking the property.

California, Los Angeles election results

Totals for the most competitive races and highest-stakes propositions.

Santa Ana winds drive smoke out of Los Angeles

Air quality is improving as the wind blows smoke out over the ocean.

Rem Koolhaas about to break ground for the first time in LA

In partnership with Gruen, the Pritzker Prize winner is designing an addition to a landmarked Koreatown temple.

Elon Musk first envisioned double-decker 405 before tunnel idea

"I had a very well thought-out design," he says.

For the first time, see inside Google’s cool new Playa Vista offices

With the Spruce Goose hangar, Google is dramatically expanding its LA footprint.

California’s next governor plans unprecedented housing boom

3.5 million new homes by 2025—is that even possible?

LA tourist magnet Hollywood and Highland reportedly for sale

The shopping center could fetch offers as high as $300 million.

Spanish Revival from the Roaring ’20s asking $2.3M

Mahogany doors, ornate iron work, built-ins, and heart-stoppingly beautiful tile.