Please read about L.A. officials' feverish approval of big projects near Franklin and Yucca above and near the active Hollywood Fault. Updated at bottom with a "before and after map" to show how skyscraper location got moved outside the Fault Rupture Study Area. Description of map corrected at 7 p. ... More >>
Should the posh dead-end streets throughout the Hollywood Hills -- which offer the best views in Los Angeles, and allow access to some of the city's coolest hiking trails -- be gated off to protect homeowners from tourists and riff-raff? In three different instances (a number that Hollywood attorne ... More >>
L.A. developers seek yet another Century City
SZONE via FlickrYeah, we know. It sucks.The national media is in a tither this week over the concept of "helicopter traffic" in Los Angeles -- an offshoot of the ridiculous amount of buzz we received for Carmageddon. Though the big 405 closure turned out to be an anticlimactic breeze, the m ... More >>
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