City Finds Flaws in Trading Density for Affordable Housing

The issue of developers including affordable housing units in their projects in exchange for what some local residents feel are oversized, out-of-character-with-the-area luxury condos and apartments, has been front and center in the news...

Park Access at Beachwood Closed

GRIFFITH PARK—The city of Los Angeles closed a popular access point to Griffith Park April 18th. City officials closed access at the Beachwood Canyon Trailhead after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled in...

Pot Hole Funding De-Prioritzed

Council Committee votes to use its share of Measure M to reduce traffic-related deaths With the city expected to reap 10s of millions of dollars annually for transportation projects expected through a recently voter-approved sales...

Living in Cars Yes, Legal Now

In response to the city’s growing homeless and affordable housing crises, city officials’ new law, which allows the homeless to live in cars, vans or motor homes during the day and overnight in specified...

DeVos Worries Officials

Local schools could be hurt in a variety of ways under new U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s agenda and President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to education funding, according to a Los Angeles Unified...

Jewish Centers Rebound After Bomb Threats, Arrest

In these early months of 2017, local Jewish community centers—including the Westside Jewish Community Center and the Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center—have been operating on heightened alert and dealing with a new normal as...

Renovation Plans to be Unveiled for Burroughs

HANCOCK PARK—The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will hold a community meeting April 5th at John Burroughs Middle School to reveal preliminary architectural design concepts for the renovation of the school campus. Teresa...

City Council OKs Historic Status for Miracle Mile

The Los Angeles City Council today, unanimously approved (13-0) historic status for the Miracle Mile neighborhood, an issue which has created much division amongst the area’s residential community. The possibility of what’s known as an...

Miracle Mile Now Poised for Historic Status

Historic status, known as an Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ), for the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles was approved late Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council’s Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM)...