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Today: To Live and Build Big Buildings in L.A.

Today: To Live and Build Big Buildings in L.A.

I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today.

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To Live and Build Big Buildings in L.A.

Orson Welles called Los Angeles “a bright and guilty place.” (Read the book with that title. It’s a romp.) No wonder developer money and L.A. politics have long gone hand in hand. Though some lawmakers insist the donations don’t influence whether big projects get approved, a new group of City Hall hopefuls is trying to make hay by saying

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