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  • Downtown L.A. fire destroys hundreds of Christmas gifts for seniors

    Downtown L.A. fire destroys hundreds of Christmas gifts for seniors
    For some, this year's holiday tale could be "How the fire stole Christmas." The blaze that erupted early Monday in a partly built apartment structure in downtown Los Angeles also shattered windows and set off sprinklers inside an adjacent building on...
  • Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A. trailblazer, steamroller

    Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A. trailblazer, steamroller
    Before rows of trendy restaurants and luxury residential towers became common in downtown Los Angeles, developer Geoffrey H. Palmer had a vision for some of the city center's more neglected corners. Over the last 15 years, he built a series of fortress-...
  • For these residents, help with sudden rent hike is a much-needed gift

    For these residents, help with sudden rent hike is a much-needed gift
    When Yong Woom Wang's rent shot up nearly 70%, the retired baker tried to slam on the brakes and cut back on expenses. He stopped driving to save gas. He cut back on the diabetes medicine he was supposed to take. And he kept his monthly food budget to...
  • Connecticut's Hip-Hop Scene The Focus Of 'Bakery The Show' Podcast

    Connecticut's Hip-Hop Scene The Focus Of 'Bakery The Show' Podcast
    Most Friday nights, two married guys head to a rented office space in Vernon, stretch out on couches and talk about guy stuff — music, pop culture, sports, women, politics, cars, weed, movies, and so on — for about two hours, before...
  • New York City renters can sue landlords as group, court says

    ALBANY, N.Y. — In a decision that will allow thousands of New Yorkers to sue their landlords, the state's top court on Monday ruled that tenants of three Manhattan apartment buildings who claim their rent was illegally raised can proceed with...
  • Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels

    Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels
    A recently enacted law that limits how long people can stay at motels in Costa Mesa was illegally designed to target low-income residents, a lawsuit filed against the city alleges. The Public Law Center, a Santa Ana-based pro bono law firm, sued this...
  • Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit

    Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at local motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. On Tuesday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory...
  • Lead-paint oversight of rental housing faulted

    Maryland regulators are still having trouble keeping tabs on how many rental housing units have hazardous lead paint, even as the number of homes and apartments they must oversee to protect children from lead poisoning expands. A legislative audit...
  • Three ideas for adding affordable housing in L.A.

    Three ideas for adding affordable housing in L.A.
    Los Angeles has a shortage of housing, yet the city has done little over the years to add more low-rent or market-rate units. This is not for a lack of ideas on how to proceed. Rather, it results from a lack of focus and political will. Few elected...
  • Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays

    Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Lewis denied a request...
  • Charter School Group's Role As Landlord Under Scrutiny

    Charter School Group's Role As Landlord Under Scrutiny
    HARTFORD — When new leaders took control of the beleaguered Jumoke Academy this summer, one of their first reforms was getting former CEO Michael Sharpe to vacate an apartment that he rented at a discount from the charter school group. But Sharpe...