Protesters Stop Mayor Twice During Apt Groundbreaking Speech

  LOS ANGELES–A lively protest by advocates for homeless and low-income people disrupted a posh groundbreaking ceremony for a $500 million luxury apartment project in downtown Los Angeles today, nearly drowning out Los Angeles...

Plans Announced for New Korean Museum

KOREATOWN—A press conference was held July 21st to announce plans for the Korean American National Museum, which will be constructed on a city owned parking lot at the corner of 6th Street and Vermont...

Garcetti Lets Crackdown on Homeless Ordinances Become Law

A pair of ordinances that critics say would make it easier for the city to issue criminal citations, dismantle homeless encampments and confiscate personal belongings left in public areas will become law, after Los...

Protests at Garcetti’s Mayor Residence Demand Veto

WINDSOR SQUARE–About two dozen civil rights protesters were demonstrating today outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s residence, demanding that he veto revisions to the city’s municipal code that make it easier to seize and...

Protesters at Mayor’s House Say They Want “Independence”

  HANCOCK PARK—A small crowd of activists from local homeless advocacy groups gathered outside Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Irving Boulevard home today to protest amendments to Los Angeles Municipal Codes 56.11 and 63.44, which would allow for...

4th of July Locations for Fireworks Viewing

With fire officials warning people against using pyrotechnics, Southland residents will find a vast array of professional fireworks shows to attend this Fourth of July weekend to safely celebrate the nation’s 239th birthday. Fireworks...

Multi-units in Multiple Locations Go Modern

  A multi-unit housing construction boom is underway in Los Angeles’ oldest neighborhoods. From mid-city to Echo Park, the building trend is towards increased density. Many of these new residential and mixed-use projects are...