A powerful city committee tried to put the kibosh on plans to install a Walmart Neighborhood Mart in Chinatown this week when it voted in favor of a ban on large retail stores in what it deems to be a historic community. Forces opposed to the baby Walmart were elated, but it appears that even if th ... More >>
Can redevelopment address divide?
LA CurbedTwo towering 'scrapers adjacent to Capitol Records will only be the beginning.Tomorrow morning, at the ungodly hour of 8:30 a.m., the L.A. Planning Commission will vote on a new "community plan" for Hollywood that could change our city as we know it. It's not as glamorous, PR-friend ... More >>
How the labor-Latino political machine decides who serves in Sacramento