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Here are the biggest spenders in the battle over building restrictions in L.A.

Here are the biggest spenders in the battle over building restrictions in L.A.

Less than a week before Election Day, millions of dollars have poured into the bitter fight over a ballot measure that would restrict real estate development in Los Angeles.

And two of the biggest spenders are familiar foes, already locked in a legal battle over a Hollywood building project.

Real estate development company Crescent Heights has been at odds with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation over its plans to build two towers next to the foundation headquarters on Sunset Boulevard. So far, Crescent Heights has contributed more than $2.5 million to oppose Measure S. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, in turn, has chipped in more than $5.5 million to support it.

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