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  • Evictions from rent-controlled units on the rise in L.A.

    Evictions from rent-controlled units on the rise in L.A.
    Arie Shashou remembers simple pleasures from the decades spent in his Westside home: helping neighbors with small tasks; the daily chats with the former manager of the complex; the paintings that line the walls of his one-bedroom. "It was a happy time,"...
  • Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again

    Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again
    In a sign that the definition of prime office space is undergoing a dramatic shift, an old downtown Los Angeles office complex — once considered second rate — is now outperforming many of its newer, glitzier competitors. PacMutual Plaza,...
  • If landlord prefers 'Google people,' is that illegal discrimination?

    Question: I have lived in Silicon Valley my whole life. I am 70 years old and retired. I recently applied for housing at an apartment complex and asked the leasing agent what my chances were of getting an apartment. He told me they had received a lot of...
  • Court rules in favor of association in assessment case

    Condominium owners cannot stop paying their assessments because they are unhappy about how the property is taken care of, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled March 20. Such is the verdict in a long-running dispute between a Highland Park condominium...
  • Accommodations, cars, and cruises: promises, but no guarantees

    Accommodations, cars, and cruises: promises, but no guarantees
    Let's say you arrive at a hotel, late at night after an exhausting flight, only to be told your supposedly "confirmed" reservation has disappeared. The hotel has already rented out "your" room to someone else and has no more vacancies. Obviously, the...
  • Art deco Hollywood Citizen News building is sold

    Art deco Hollywood Citizen News building is sold
    The former home of the Hollywood Citizen News newspaper, now an office building, has been sold for more than $14.5 million to Los Angeles investor SE Edinger. Brentwood Capital Partners sold the two-story building at 1545 Wilcox Ave., said real estate...
  • Fire Department to force tenants to leave 'unsafe' South L.A. building

    Fire Department to force tenants to leave 'unsafe' South L.A. building
    Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles commercial building that was converted into now-shoddy apartments, amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to enforce building codes and help residents relocate. In recent...
  • South L.A. tenants forced to vacate building on short notice

    South L.A. tenants forced to vacate building on short notice
    Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles building amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to help people relocate from the squalid and dangerous apartments. In recent years, the Hoover Street commercial building...
  • Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport

    Medical office complex under construction by Long Beach Airport
    Construction is underway on a new medical office complex at Douglas Park, a commercial real estate development site next to Long Beach Airport that was once used for aircraft manufacturing. Urbana Development has broken ground on Douglas Park Medical...
  • Washington man charged in alleged rental scam

    Washington man charged in alleged rental scam
    Police say Ronald Pierzowski placed ads, showed an apartment, and accepted rental deposits for a condominium in an unincorporated area near Des Plaines. But there was one problem, authorities said: He had no authority to rent the condo. Pierzowski, 29,...
  • Earthquake preparedness is finally embraced by L.A. movers and shakers

    Earthquake preparedness is finally embraced by L.A. movers and shakers
    Do I have special powers? people have asked. Not that I'm consciously aware of. Yes, it's true that in my Sunday column I noted we were certain to have more earthquakes and ought to do more to prepare for them, as San Francisco has. And the next day...