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Jenna Chandler is the editor of Curbed LA. She oversees the site's editorial operations and writes about housing. Before joining Curbed in 2016, she was a staff writer at the Orange County Register, a senior local editor at Patch, and a reporter for the Porterville Recorder in California's San Joaquin Valley. Raised in Los Angeles and Orange counties, she always puts "the" in front of freeway names (but never before PCH). She has lived in Long Beach and Santa Monica; today she lives between Pailin Thai Cuisine and Griffith Park.

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How L.A.’s Richest Neighborhood Tried to Stop a Black Lives Matter Protest

In Bel Air, the negative response backfired on those who didn’t want a protest at all.

How to Bribe a Los Angeles Lawmaker

Escorts, cash, and karaoke bars.

Black Lives Matter Organizers Share How Defunding Police Could Fund a Better L.A.

"No one is saying that we don’t want to have strong systems of public safety."

L.A.’s Homeless Population Grew 13 Percent Since Last Year’s Count — and Is Likely Already Worse

"‘Are our leaders capable of solving this problem?’ I think is a really valid question at this point."

California Lawmakers, Trying to Stop Evictions, Still Won’t Cancel Rent

Under a new bill, tenants would not be evicted for missing rent payments.

You can now buy a piece of Echo Park for $100

Nico isn’t revolutionizing landownership, but maybe it can do a little good.

What L.A. could do with its $1.8 billion police budget

That money could go to housing, parks, and transportation.

Los Angeles wants to help pay your rent

But you have to qualify

LA now has until September to shelter homeless living along freeways

The city and county are arguing over who will pay for the shelters.