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L.A.-area homes with closet appeal for about $450,000

We've seen some interesting home-building trends pop up in recent years, from pet-washing stations to pizza ovens to outdoor kitchens. But the feature most likely to show up in a typical new home in 2016 is rather elemental: a walk-in closet in the master bedroom, according to a survey by the National...

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  • Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    The hot housing market and a rail line push young professionals to the West Adams, Leimert Park areas

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to U.S., dies at 107

    Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who brought Zen Buddhism to U.S., dies at 107

    Buddhist teacher Joshu Sasaki Roshi, a leading figure in Zen Buddhism in America whose legacy was later complicated by allegations of sexual abuse, has died. He was 107. Roshi died Sunday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Gento Steve Krieger, head monk at Rinzai-ji, also known as the...

  • Debate over boarding houses resurfaces at L.A. City Hall

    Debate over boarding houses resurfaces at L.A. City Hall

    Years after Los Angeles lawmakers began debating how to crack down on troublesome boarding houses, the city is again struggling to address neighborhood complaints without harming shared homes serving the disabled and needy. Councilman Mitch Englander has championed new restrictions in response...

  • Home of the Day: Colorful Craftsman in West Adams

    Home of the Day: Colorful Craftsman in West Adams

    The historic Craftsman, found in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of West Adams Terrace, charms with its intimate living spaces and original details. Among its preserved features, the home counts Mahogany beams and built-ins, original chandeliers and stained and beveled glass windows that flood...

  • L.A. area resident, how safe do you feel?

    L.A. area resident, how safe do you feel?

    They could have been gunshots, the pop-pop-pop of staccato explosions I heard through my kitchen window on Friday night. I stepped outside and surveyed the darkness from my frontyard. I could hear cheering from the house next door. The Kings had just won the Stanley Cup. Those were fireworks I'd...

  • Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    Soaring home prices spur a resurgence near USC

    The hot housing market and a rail line push young professionals to the West Adams, Leimert Park areas

  • How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation

    How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation

    Anita L. DeFrantz, who earned a bronze medal on the rowing team in the 1976 Olympics, leads the youth sports charity that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the L.A. Games.

  • Seven people injured in two-car collision in Jefferson Park
    Seven people injured in two-car collision in Jefferson Park

    Seven people were injured when two cars smashed into each other Wednesday evening in South Los Angeles.

    Five patients were taken by ambulances to hospitals, and two others declined to be transported, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. The condition of the victims was not known.

    The accident...

  • Man arrested in stabbing death of Gramercy Park grandmother
    Man arrested in stabbing death of Gramercy Park grandmother

    Authorities Wednesday arrested a man in Chicago who is suspected of fatally stabbing a 45-year-old woman in her Gramercy Park apartment, officials said.

    Laevin Meikel Weatherspoon, 27, has been charged with murder in the killing of Wanda Threadgill, according to the L.A. County district attorney's...

  • Man faces murder, robbery charges in Jefferson Park stabbing
    Man faces murder, robbery charges in Jefferson Park stabbing

    A 44-year-old Los Angeles resident has been charged in the fatal stabbing of a man in Jefferson Park on Dec. 20, officials said.

    Michael Allen McGilvery was arrested Friday after he walked into the 77th Street Community Police Station to turn himself in, said LAPD Det. Supervisor Sal LaBarbera.

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  • Christmas Eve vigil held for slain South L.A. father
    Christmas Eve vigil held for slain South L.A. father

    A vigil took place on Christmas Eve at the site in South Los Angeles where a 35-year-old man was stabbed to death in an attack that has left police searching for the killer and a motive.

    William Jennings died about 10:30 p.m. Friday after a confrontation in the 3300 block of West Jefferson Boulevard...

  • LAPD releases surveillance footage of fatal stabbing; leads sought
    LAPD releases surveillance footage of fatal stabbing; leads sought

    Los Angeles police have released video surveillance footage of the assailant believed to have stabbed a 35-year-old man to death Friday in South Los Angeles, just a block from his home.

    The footage shows William Jennings, 35, walking on the sidewalk in the 3300 block of West Jefferson Boulevard...

  • Three people slain Saturday in separate incidents in L.A. County
    Three people slain Saturday in separate incidents in L.A. County

    Law enforcement officials were investigating several killings in Los Angeles County on Saturday, including those of two men slain in separate shootings in South L.A. and a woman stabbed to death in West Hills.

    The stabbing took place in the 7100 block of Deveron Ridge Road around 7:30 a.m., Los...

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