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  • Girls' Soccer: SoCal Blues' Fab Five

    Girls' Soccer: SoCal Blues' Fab Five
    It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School. At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
  • In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze

    In New York City, renters howl in anger as board rejects rent freeze
    The panel that determines how much landlords can raise costs of the city's 1 million rent-stabilized apartments approved a historic low increase of 1% for the next fiscal year, but in a raucous meeting Monday, it did not give tenants the rent freeze...
  • Burbank City Council approves housing rules banning boarding homes, short-term rentals

    Elected officials on Tuesday enacted strict rules banning boarding homes and short-term vacation rentals in residential zones after residents raised concerns in recent months about what they called the changing character of Burbank neighborhoods. The...
  • North Shore organization plays affordable housing matchmaker

    North Shore organization plays affordable housing matchmaker
    Skokie resident Jean Mulqueen says she never imagined she would be a widow at age 45, scrambling to make ends meet and attempting to pay a monthly mortgage with her income as a medical billing clerk. Determined to avoid foreclosure on the house she...
  • State panel rejects candidate's complaint of campaign violations by 2 incumbents

    The state's political watchdog dismissed a complaint by Huntington Beach City Council candidate Brendon Kenney, who accused two incumbents of violating conflict-of-interest and gift-limitation laws. In a brief letter Tuesday to Kenney and council members...
  • Huntington council candidate alleges 2 incumbents caused gift violation

    A Huntington Beach City Council candidate has filed a complaint with the state's political watchdog, saying two incumbents' living situation resulted in one receiving illegal gifts from the other. Candidate Brendon Kenney alleges in the complaint...
  • Milshire Hotel residents settle with management

    Milshire Hotel residents settle with management
    Residents of the beleaguered Milshire Hotel agreed Wednesday to move out by 5 p.m. Sept. 2 in exchange for $4,000 per unit and a promise that owners of the single-room occupancy building will not attempt to collect back rent. "I can't wait to get out of...
  • YMCA property manager on trial for stealing $103,000

    Every time Deborah A. Djibrilla's landlord told her she owed rent for her room at the Bethlehem YMCA, Djibrilla said she made sure to pay whatever was due. Sometimes property manager Theresa Leguillow Flores would provide Djibrilla with a computer-...
  • Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'

    Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'
    What does the novelist do in the face of history? Such a question, notes David Bezmozgis in his essay "The Novel in Real Time," once made Philip Roth worry about contemporary fiction, which he feared might be overwhelmed by "our absurd and almost...
  • Man charged with promoting prostitution

    Man charged with promoting prostitution
    An East Moline man has been charged with promoting prostitution after authorities say he rented a room at a Schiller Park motel where he was arranging for clients to have sex with a prostitute. Jermaine Jackson, 29, was arrested outside a Motel 6 at...
  • L.A. to warn Airbnb hosts to start paying hotel-type taxes

    L.A. to warn Airbnb hosts to start paying hotel-type taxes
    If you’re renting out rooms through Airbnb.com or similar websites in Los Angeles, you could soon get an online warning urging you to collect and pay city taxes aimed at hotels. City officials were told Monday to start sending such warnings to...