Will candidates for the highly competitive Los Angeles City Council District 13 race ever seriously talk about and offer solutions for the affordable housing crisis in Hollywood and other parts of the city? That's what Coalition for Economic Survival was wondering when it attended a candidates' foru ... More >>
Redistricting is so hot this season! California's doing it; L.A. County 's doing it; and, because the city charter requires we do it once per decade, L.A. proper is jumping on the redistricting train in 2012, too.
Literally. Tomorrow at 9 a.m., the Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission ... More >>
This Old HouseQuaint no moreWe missed the first-ever Los Angeles episode of "This Old House" on PBS last night (we blame it on dirty liar and former Los Angeles School Police Officer Jeffrey Stenroos, what with his shameful breaking news), but judging by the preview, looks like it was cute as ... More >>
Cal Poly Pomona this week moved to eliminate the fine arts program from its College of Environmental Design. Provost Marten denBoer has recommended the move, but decision's not yet final, according to the San Bernardino Sun.
Although the school is under pressure from state budget cuts, campu ... More >>
The Los Angeles Planning Commission today put off voting for a plan that would regulate all new billboards and commercial signs in the city. The decision was made after a four-hour City Hall meeting in which dozens of anti-clutter activists, sign companies, business owners and lawyers complained tha ... More >>
A packed room of angry anti-billboard and pro-billboard residents, lobbyists and business owners practically shouted down City Hall's rushed efforts to reign in outdoor advertising Thursday, with the City Planning Commission tabling the entire mess for a month. About 100 people attended the early-mo ... More >>
City planners are causing a stir with a report released today that calls for banning all new digital billboards -- with a huge exception.The much-anticipated Department of City Planning Recommendation Report, obtained early by L.A. Weekly, comes just weeks after the Los Angeles City Council approved ... More >>
Taking aim at digital billboards in the wake of intense opposition from community groups in Hollywood, Venice, Encino, Silver Lake and other areas, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission adopted a preliminary motion to ban all new electronic billboards for a year.
The Interim Control Ordinance w ... More >>