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Special to The TimesBRIMMING with lime-hued succulents and a lush collection of agaves, one shooting spiky leaves 10 feet into the air, it's a head-turning garden smack in the middle of Long Beach's asphalt jungle. But the gardener who designed it doesn't want you to know...
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa answered questions from the Jordan Downs Community Advisory Committee on Wednesday about the proposed $1-billion redevelopment of the housing project in Watts. "I just want to say how important it is for me to hear from you,...
Today's topic: John McCain recently proposed that the U.S. Treasury buy up bad mortgages. How would that affect the mortgage and financial crises? Would McCain produce better results than the new Federal Housing Administration program and voluntary...
Today's question: Who've been the real heroes and villains in Congress when it comes to housing policy? Previously, Abromowitz and Mitchell discussed whether Washington should give tax breaks to homeowners. De-regulators brought us the meltdown Point:...
Today's question: Should the government get out of the American dream business? Do we really need tax preferences and subsidies for home mortgages? All week, Daniel J. Mitchell and David M. Abromowitz debate federal housing policy in light of the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAll along, Carla Andrus' life seemed landlocked, literally and figuratively: She was born in Utah, raised in Watts and was scraping by in a tiny apartment near downtown L.A. when, one night, her husband came across a magazine ad for classic wooden boats...
Los Angeles Times reporter Richard Fausset guides you on a day in the life of his former hometown, from daybreak to closing time, with diary entries that capture the faces and voices of a battered city that lives nonetheless by the defiant credo of its...
Tags: Interior Policy, Crimes, Banking, Hemorrhaging, Elections
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt grew out of the 1992 riots, a vision by a small group of Muslim medical students to bring charitable, high-quality healthcare to the needy residents of South Los Angeles. Eleven years later, the UMMA clinic on Florence Avenue has served nearly 20,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe drama began with a tiny ad in a local newspaper -- a notice that asbestos was about to be removed from the management office at Altgeld Gardens, the all-black public housing complex where young Barack Obama worked as a community organizer. "You think...
Tags: Newspapers, Interior Policy, Death, Public Officials, Elections
Today, Leonard and Thornberg debate the extent to which the government should facilitate loan modifications to prevent foreclosures. Previously, they discussed the public's reluctance to support federal assistance for troubled borrowers and regulating...
Their homes are too big, their friends have moved or their families are too far-flung. But those aren't the only reasons aging adults are moving into separate residences on their children's properties. "I think it's good for my grandkids to see the...
Tags: Interior Policy, Children, Physical Conditions, Marketing, Death
Today, California Mortgage Bankers Assn. president Camerota and Center for Responsible Lending California office director Leonard discuss the scale of the crisis. Monday they focused on proposed solutions to the subprime crisis, and later this week they'...
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