5 hours ago | Development
Backers of a ballot initiative which seeks to drastically limit development in Los Angeles dumped nearly 104,000 signatures at city hall yesterday. That means the so-called Neighborhood Integrity Initiative is almost surely heading for the March 2...
1 day ago | Longform
The 4400 block of Sunset Boulevard sits at the nexus of three neighborhoods — East Hollywood, Los Feliz and Silver Lake. Residents of each can now peer outside their homes at night and see a large, glowing S, looped through two triangles, loo...
3 days ago | California
California's controversial teacher protection laws are safe – for now. Over four years ago – May of 2012 – a group of nine public school students filed a lawsuit – Vergara v. California – challenging five laws that govern how teachers can be...
5 days ago | History
As Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne reported this week, the home of celebrated German novelist Thomas Mann is for sale. For just $15 million, you can live on the house's "park-like grounds with lush forest solitude....
7 days ago | Celebrities
Backers of an initiative that aims to curb development Los Angeles have assembled an impressive coalition of supporters, including a cavalcade of neighborhood activists from South L.A. to Van Nuys to Silver Lake. The coalition now also claims half...
12 days ago | History
As Los Angeles bids to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, its strongest argument is that the last time it did so, 1984, the games were more profitable than they've ever been. The event was staged on the cheap, in part because the city had passed a bal...