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.
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."
What L.A. could do with its $1.8 billion police budget
That money could go to housing, parks, and transportation.
LA now has until September to shelter homeless living along freeways
The city and county are arguing over who will pay for the shelters.
LA is housing its homeless in hotel rooms. How about the Ritz?
It was built with taxpayer money.
Bellflower bargains to solve its homeless problem
It’s building its very first shelter exclusively for residents with ties to the city.
Can your landlord raise your rent right now?
If you live in a rent-controlled apartment, the answer is no.
A coronavirus outbreak is growing in Skid Row. Are shelters safe?
A growing number of researchers and advocates are questioning the wisdom of opening new shelters amid a pandemic.
For now, LA can’t seize ‘bulky’ items from homeless camps
The city has limited the size of items that homeless residents can store in public areas to what can fit in a 60-gallon container.
Is it okay to move during LA’s coronavirus outbreak?
Los Angeles is under a stay-at-home order, but moving is considered "essential."
LA County ‘safer-at-home’ order extended to May 15
The curve is flattening in Los Angeles, but the number of people infected could still lead to more deaths.
Mayor promises to refill homeless hygiene stations after scolding from judge
The Skid Row area does "not have adequate sanitation facilities to meet the COVID-19 crisis," judge says.
In ‘massive undertaking,’ LA tries to find 15,000 hotel rooms for homeless
By early next week, more than 1,000 hotel beds will be available for at-risk homeless residents.
LACMA is being torn down right now
Demolition of the original modernist complex is clearing the way for a flashy new building.
In-person home showings now totally banned in LA
Shoppers are no longer allowed to venture inside the homes they want to buy.
Nightly applause brings Angelenos to their windows and balconies
Quiet Los Angeles neighborhoods come to life at the same time every night.
‘I’m terrified’: Tenants are making tough decisions about paying rent
And they’re finding little comfort in measures designed to help them.
LA just had its longest stretch of clean air since 1980
It’s a small silver lining.
Construction still chugging along in LA amid pandemic
But the mayor has warned: "We will not be shy about shutting down construction sites."
LA rental prices fall for the first time in a decade
Newer apartments are seeing the biggest price dips right now, according to a report from CoStar.
LA installed hundreds of hand-washing stations at homeless camps. Some are drying up.
The sanitation stations are supposed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Property management accidentally helps its tenants organize rent strike
The company’s blind-cc blooper is uniting tenants.
With empty streets, Beverly Hills looks to speed up Westside subway construction
The city is closing a stretch of Wilshire Boulevard and ramping up construction.
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How coronavirus is impacting Los Angeles
News and updates on how the novel coronavirus outbreak is affecting LA housing, transit, and more.
Banks will waive mortgage payments for California homeowners, governor says
Homeowners directly impacted by COVID-19 can delay payment up to three months.
Projecting $700M in losses, Metro asks federal government for help
That’s a "massive hit" that could jeopardize the transit agency’s future plans.
Clippers to buy Forum, vow to build new arena next-door
The owners of the Forum were in the team’s way. So the Clippers are buying the storied venue for $400 million—cash
Los Angeles issues ‘safer-at-home’ order. Here’s what it means.
It "does not mean restrictions from going outside," and "it does not mean isolation."
Caltrans owns 163 empty homes around Pasadena. Homeless families want to live in them.
Protestors have taken over 11 homes in El Sereno: "The community has to take matters into their own hands."
How is coronavirus impacting LA’s housing market?
It was shaping up to be a banner year for real estate. Now economists predict: "It will not be a pretty picture."
Merry Norris, LA’s ‘godmother’ of arts and architecture, has died
She helped found MOCA and successfully guided the architecture and design world’s center of gravity away from New York City.
Forcing homeless out of tents would make them vulnerable, city says
It’s suspending a mandate that tents must come down during daytime hours.
Stopping foreclosures, protecting renters—LA braces for economic fallout from coronavirus
"You will not lose your housing during this crisis because you can’t make the rent," says Mayor Eric Garcetti.
This company is building backyard homes at no cost to Los Angeles homeowners
But homeowners have to be willing to rent out the units.
Disinfectant is flying off shelves. But coronavirus isn’t yet deterring homebuyers.
What may be encouraging buyers? A rare opportunity to borrow at historically low interest rates.
Where did all the scooters go?
Whether it’s the winter weather or LA’s tight regulations, companies are scaling back.