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19 must-visit small towns near LA

These small towns in Southern California are perfect for a little rest and relaxation.

Eagle Rock Traditional with big backyard seeks $899K

A bay window, a bright and modern kitchen, and plenty of outdoor space.

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Developer pitches plans for 22-story along Expo Line

The site is near La Cienega and Jefferson and right by another major mixed-use development.

Downtown Expo Line stations will reopen Saturday

A two-month closure is coming to an end.

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One-bedroom condo in Pasadena’s historic Castle Green asking $525K

The fourth-floor unit comes with two decorative fireplaces and views of the San Gabriel mountains.

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Catch a sea breeze on Long Beach’s water taxi

The ferry is one of LA’s hidden gems. Can it be more than a tourist attraction?

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The lost bath houses of Los Angeles

Elaborate indoor swimming pools once dotted the coast.

Echo Park mainstay Taix reportedly slated for redevelopment

The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million.

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Homeless in the heat

"I consider myself a strong woman. I can survive this, but I don’t want to anymore. It’s hard being homeless."

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The choice between rent control and pest control

The city’s high housing costs are not just a financial burden—for me, they were also dangerous.

New Valley councilmember ‘100 percent’ opposed to Metro bus-rapid line on Nordhoff

The line would connect North Hollywood and Chatsworth.

What $1,700 rents in LA right now

Options include this sunny one-bedroom in Burbank.

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Love in a Hollywood heat wave

Finding the one during a neighborhood brownout.

Beautifully preserved 1930s Spanish-style seeks $1.75M in Los Feliz

It comes with a delightful surprise.

How hot, exactly, is LA going to get?

Don’t be fooled by this year’s mild weather—blistering heat waves will likely become a lot more frequent.

6,000 bus stops in Los Angeles lack shelter

Thousands of Angelenos wait for the bus every day—with no shade.

LA’s most expensive listing sells at auction for $100K

The sprawling hilltop property was once listed for $1 billion.

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Betty Hill’s ‘bath house’ battle

Betty Hill put up a remarkable fight to open public pools to children of all races.

Former planning director fined $281K for ethics violations

It’s the second largest fine ever issued by the city’s ethics commission.

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: Mapping Tarantino’s LA fairytale

The director recreated 1960s Los Angeles in spectacular detail.

Manhattan Beach’s bright pink ‘Emoji House’ for sale, asking $1.7M

Whitewash not included.

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LA’s 13 best beaches, mapped

From Malibu to coastal Orange County, here are 13 great beaches to visit this summer.

Sleek Beachwood Canyon midcentury asking $1.5M

The 1950s home sits among the treetops just below Griffith Park.

8 awesome campsites near Los Angeles

From the coast to the mountains, these campgrounds are all within a two-hour drive or train ride from the city—but they feel a world away.

Targeting homeless camps, councilmember asks for more oversight of LA River

Bob Blumenfield says he’s aiming to take care of "significant problem areas" related to people living next to the river.

Former estate of publishing scion David Hearst seeking $13.5M

The 1930s Spanish hacienda in Coldwater Canyon has five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and lavish period details.

Here’s what $550K buys around LA

Options include a North Hollywood ranch house and a bungalow in San Pedro.

City looking for ideas to redevelop two Leimert Park parking lots

The lots are about a block from a Crenshaw Line station slated to open next year.

Take a look at the Valley when it was still ranches and farmland

Before it was home to swimming pools and shopping centers, the Valley was largely an agricultural region—with horses, jackrabbits, and giant pumpkins.

Colorful ‘halos’ memorialize victims of LA’s deadly traffic crashes

The rainbow discs refract overhead sunlight, creating halos on the sidewalk. "We hope the Rainbow Halo project inspires people to join us in advocating for... slower speeds and safer behavior," the mother of one victim says.

For $475K, a Hollywood Hills one-bedroom with private patio

Subway tile, quartz counters, and a redone bathroom.

The Manson murder house

The home on Cielo Drive stood for more than five decades, but is forever connected to the Manson family’s 1969 killing spree.

Amoeba, AIDS Healthcare feuding over future of Hollywood store

The campaign to save the building is "more likely to permanently close our doors than anything else we have faced to date," the store’s owners say.

Renovated midcentury post and beam seeks $2M in the 90210

Built in 1958, it’s got vintage wood paneling and an updated kitchen.

LA’s new Airbnb rules are now in effect—here’s what you need to know

Hosts must register with the city, pay an $89 fee, and agree to other short-term rental regulations.

1920s Spanish hacienda asking $2.5M in Laurel Canyon

Built for silent film star Lloyd Hamilton, it sits on a rambling, .39-acre lot.

Number of LA residents dealing with commute times over 90 minutes surges

More than 150,000 people in LA County spend three hours traveling to-and-from work.

Googie-style Covina Bowl could be partially preserved as part of townhouse development

But don’t lace up your shoes just yet: Bowling is not coming back.

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10 Los Angeles renters’ rights your landlord doesn't want you to know

Expert advice on how to deal with slow repairs, bad landlords, and weird move-out notices.

Modernized Spanish-style with back house seeks $999K in Mid-City

Built in 1924 but looking very 2019.

Congresswoman asks LA mayor to defend laws that criminalize homelessness

The House Financial Services Committee convened in Los Angeles for a special meeting on homelessness.