| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Just off Melrose Avenue at La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles is tree-lined Melrose Place — a quiet stretch of shops and boutiques near West Hollywood that includes some of the world's best-known fashion brands: Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Just north of the big hotels along bustling Century Boulevard east of LAX lie the remains of Manchester Square.
Once a thriving community with its own elementary school, the working-class neighborhood that sprang up in the postwar building boom is now...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Hotels around Los Angeles International Airport are rapidly selling out as stranded travelers look for shelter following a fatal shooting at the airport.
Tourism officials said the Sheraton, Marriott, Hilton, Westin and Four Point hotels near LAX have...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Los Angeles County apartment rents increased at a slower pace in the third quarter, although that’s not much relief for tenants now paying, on average, nearly 6% more than they did before the recession.
The average apartment rent in the three-...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Online bingo game manager Adam Carpenter wants a dog, and his apartment landlord is ready to roll out the red carpet for the prospective pooch.
In Marina del Rey and upscale neighborhoods nearby, the drive is on to attract sophisticated tenants like...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:29 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The push to slow tenant displacements in a red-hot real estate market took on new urgency here Thursday, as Mayor Ed Lee announced that he has teamed with state legislators to push for changes to the California law powering the evictions....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The push to slow tenant displacements in a red-hot real estate market took on new urgency here last week, as Mayor Ed Lee announced that he has teamed with state legislators to push for changes to the California law powering the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:16 PM
In his final days as pastor of First African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev. Cecil L. "Chip" Murray compiled, copied and buried piles of records amassed over the 27 years he led the congregation.
The time capsule, he believed, would preserve his...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Fred Sands, whose name once was posted on for-sale signs on houses all over Los Angeles' affluent Westside, quit selling homes more than a decade ago. But he has quietly built another real estate empire.
The striving son of a New York cabby and small-...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:06 PM
The number of American renters paying unaffordable amounts for housing reached an all-time high last year, as tenants grappled with rising rents and meager income growth, a new report says.
About 21.1 million households paid more than 30% of their...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:28 PM
You booked the flight, you reserved the hotel room and the rental car and maybe you even figured out your meal. You're set. No surprises, right? Maybe not.
As we too often find out when traveling these days, the cost of the trip is not necessarily the...