Local Property IndexThe Crescent Park West condos where LAPD officers shot a man to death this morningUpdate: Police say the victim was a Playa Vista resident -- black, in his 30s, about 6 feet tall and 180-200 pounds. He has been identified, but notification of relatives is still pending. Th ... More >>
Update: A revised LAPD report says Doucet tried to take the black officer's gun during the fight -- for that, he was immediately killed. Updated after the jump: LAPD officers are out of the hospital -- they were both punched in the head by Doucet. The officer who shot him was a black male who had o ... More >>
The Spruce Goose.Land adjacent to Playa Vista that once belonged to Howard Hughes has been sold in a deal with three buyers worth an estimated total of about $85 million, Bloomberg News reports. The deal includes the hangar-cum-soundstage where Hughes built the record-setting Spruce Goose ai ... More >>
A vast upsizing of the Playa Vista minicity means $146 million for Wall Street partners
The last L.A. beach town and dunes still standing have a developer drooling
A heated hearing unfolded earlier today before the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, which wants to create yet another complicated, exception-filled plan to try to control street clutter in Los Angeles, the capital of the illegal billboard industry.Details of today's hearing will come from ace r ... More >>
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