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  • Gentrifying L.A. without displacing the poor: Lessons from S.F.'s Tenderloin

    Gentrifying L.A. without displacing the poor: Lessons from S.F.'s Tenderloin
    Los Angeles may be replacing New York City as the gentrification capital of the United States. The national media seem positively obsessed with the transformation of once little-known communities like Highland Park; gentrification battles in Boyle Heights, Pico-Union and Echo Park hearken back to the 1950s ouster of Latino families at Chavez Ravine for the building of Dodger Stadium; and on skid row, homeless encampments and single-room occupancy hotels clash with the agendas of downtown development.
  • In L.A., thirsting for a decent bar culture

    In L.A., thirsting for a decent bar culture
    London has pubs. Munich has beer halls. Houston has outdoor honky-tonks. Denver has brewpubs. The drinking scene in Los Angeles is less easy to characterize. Like so much else in this city, it's diffuse, fragmented and characterized by extremes: There are...

    Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?

    Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?
    Foreclosures in Southern California hit their highest level in two years in January, according to new data out Thursday. But market-watchers say it's more a matter of lenders clearing their books than a new wave of bad loans. The number of homes...

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel
    A complaint alleging discrimination by an Oak Park housing agency, whose president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries
    A medical marijuana dispensary that could open near a residential neighborhood was narrowly approved Monday night in Forest Park over the objections of residents who cited safety and property value concerns. The proposed St. Fiacre dispensary at 7228...