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Some LA pot shops can start selling recreational weed tomorrow

The wait is over Los Angeles residents looking to take advantage of California’s new laws allowing the sale of recreational marijuana may find it a little easier to do so, starting as soon as Saturday. That’s when the first stores in...Show More Summary

LA’s hottest neighborhoods for homebuyers, mapped

Sales are picking up in Marina del Rey What’s the hottest Los Angeles neighborhood for homebuyers? Well, a new map from the MLS says it’s Ladera Heights. The map tracks single-family home sales during the last three months of 2017, finding...Show More Summary

New Los Angeles Times union wants a say in the paper’s possible move

Times staffers say the company was considering relocating to the Westside Today, the National Labor Review Board counted ballots cast by the Los Angeles Times newsroom and found support for the union among 85 percent (or 248 people) of staffers eligible to join, the Los Angeles Times reported. Show More Summary

Enormous MacArthur Park project moving forward, despite community concerns

Neighbors say it’ll be too pricey for local residents An enormous mixed use development that would rise right next to MacArthur Park is moving forward after the city council’s Planning and Land Use Management Committee approved plans...Show More Summary

First look at Barnsdall Park-adjacent mixed-user on Hollywood Boulevard

96 apartments just a short walk from the park A new mixed-use development with 96 apartments and ground-floor retail space is set to replace an East Hollywood strip mall on Hollywood Boulevard and Edgemont—in the shadow of BarnsdallShow More Summary

MacArthur Park’s glory days

It reigned for a half-century as a grand setting for outdoor concerts and boat rides If you had asked Angelenos in the first half of the 20th century what the name “Westlake Park” meant to them, there is little doubt you would have received glowing responses. Show More Summary

Six-story housing development planned for edge of Koreatown

193 units right off Vermont Avenue A vacant lot at the eastern edge of Koreatown may not stay vacant for long. On Thursday, a developer filed plans with the city to construct a six-story building on the site with 193 units of housing. The project would rise at 2482 James M. Show More Summary

Valley neighborhoods brace for more density around future transit stations

Attitudes about density and transit are changing—just in time A five-story apartment complex might draw serious ire in some density-averse Los Angeles neighborhoods. Not so in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. The Van Nuys Neighborhood Council is endorsing such a project on Van Nuys Boulevard, between Sherman Way and Vanowen. Show More Summary

Downtown LA’s swanky NoMad Hotel is luxurious and hip

Inside the former Giannini Bank building, it opens this weekend The former Bank of Italy building at Seventh and Olive reopens this weekend as the NoMad Hotel, the Los Angeles location of the posh New York brand from Sydell Group, which...Show More Summary

How to get to Saturday’s Women’s March in Los Angeles

It’s going to be crowded Downtown In a repeat of last year’s multi-city marches for human rights and gender justice, the Women’s March returns to LA this weekend with a focus on “marginalized voices and the power of voting.” This year’s...Show More Summary

Stunning 1930s modern in Hollywood Heights lists for $1.75M

The landmarked residence was designed by Ralph C. Flewelling Up for grabs for the first time in 14 years is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 846, also known as the B.A.G. Fuller Residence. Tucked among the walk streets of Hollywood Heights, the two-story home was built by Ralph C. Show More Summary

After civil rights violation claim, Metro is pressed for more data on fare enforcement

The claim prompted the federal government to intervene Local civil rights group Labor Community Strategy Center says it has already determined that black people are disproportionately ticketed for not paying bus and train fares in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

LA makes Amazon’s list of finalists for new headquarters

It’s one of 20 cities left bidding for the company’s huge new facility Los Angeles is one of 20 cities left bidding for Amazon’s second North American headquarters. The tech giant is expanding beyond the limits of its current 8 million-square-foot...Show More Summary

Metro committee recommends two affordable housing developments in Boyle Heights

One would rise at historic Mariachi Plaza A Metro committee recommended a pair of developments Wednesday that would bring new affordable housing, shops, and a grocery store to properties the agency owns in Boyle Heights, including one...Show More Summary

New Hollywood Sign report recommends aerial tram, replica sign

The report offers a slew of fixes for the city’s Hollywood Sign problems A new report commissioned by the city of Los Angeles and released Wednesday proposes a host of options for how to mitigate traffic in and around Griffith Park—and...Show More Summary

Curbed Comparisons: What $2,000 rents in LA right now

See what this price gets you, from the Miracle Mile to Studio City Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ‘hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s...Show More Summary

One-third of LA homes sell above asking price

It’s a competitive market out there In Los Angeles, where a very hot housing market shows no signs of slowing, nearly 40 percent of homes now sell above asking price, according to a report from Zillow. How much above? Around $14,100—more...Show More Summary

Nearly 9,000 ‘soft-story’ buildings in LA still need earthquake retrofits

Most of the housing units lost in the 1994 Northridge quake were in these dingbat-style buildings Los Angeles city officials and property owners are making progress on retrofitting the types of apartment buildings that proved especially vulnerable in the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Show More Summary

Creating a ‘design district’ in Westlake is bound to cause displacement, activists say

Some residents are wary of design district proposed for northern Westlake and HiFi Have city planners created design guidelines that will lead to displacement in Westlake? That’s how the LA Tenants Union views a “design district” proposed...Show More Summary

Curbed Comparisons: What $575K buys in neighborhoods around LA

Choose from options in Pasadena, Culver City, Leimert Park, Northridge, and Canoga Park Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ‘hoods. We’ve found five homes...Show More Summary

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