[Simon Storey's Brother and Sister residences in Mt. Washington are ready to hit the market, sub $700k]
This Week's Top Stories: The dirt moving around Downtown may have uncovered the foundation for the old LA Times building that was bombed by militant unionists in 1910. Metro's Expo Line Phase 2 construction, connecting light rail to Santa Monica, is 60 percent complete and still on schedule to open next year. In fancy person news, the space shuttle Endeavour also makes a great party host. Climate change/global warming is real, but this map showing what would happen if all of LA was flooded because of ice cap melting may not be entirely accurate, but still it's fun for the whole family. It's getting ugly in rental land, with the rental vacancy rate being super low and prices at an unsustainably high level. Speaking of rentals, a Craigslist ad for a studio unit in a private home includes exceptional outdoors space with a herd of sheep and chickens. A superb listing for a Wilshire Corridor condo formerly owned by one Mr. Bozo the Clown could be yours for $950k.