| Nov 21, 2009
Eight months ago when Candy Spelling, widow of legendary TV producer Aaron Spelling, put her 4.7-acre estate in Holmby Hills up for sale, the $150-million listing price raised more than a few eyebrows.
The 56,500-square-foot mansion remains the most...
| Mar 2, 2003
The home of the Los Angeles County Fair since 1922, Pomona is probably better known for agriculture than architecture. But this east San Gabriel Valley city of 143,000 has a stock of more than 2,700 historic homes and buildings that rivals even Pasadena....
| Jan 1, 2006
Creek beds with babbling brooks, wooden bridges to cross them, canopies of oak and sycamore trees, the horsy smell of country living. This is Martha Stewart's Connecticut masquerading as the Southern California hamlet of Monte Nido, Calabasas' little...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:34 PM
WASHINGTON — A 6-year-old tax break for struggling homeowners who won reductions in their mortgages has expired, alarming housing advocates and lawmakers who said it still was needed despite the real estate market rebound.
Enacted by Congress in...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:14 PM
The economy of Los Angeles County is rebounding with signs pointing to a full recovery, according to one report.
That is good news for California as a whole, since L.A. County alone contributes more than a quarter of the state's total economic output,...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Neither side in the standoff over the federal budget showed signs of movement Sunday as the shutdown of government agencies moved toward its second week, although both hinted at some aspects of what a potential deal eventually could...
| Oct 10, 2013
Congress has spent much of the last three years stumbling about like a traveler who's lost his map, with no coherent strategy for bolstering the weak economy or putting more jobless Americans back to work. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has worked...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After a decade of delays, a $100-million real estate development in the heart of Chinatown is getting underway as the changing neighborhood catches a wave of investment sweeping through downtown Los Angeles.
Work began this month on the Blossom Plaza...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Southern California home buyers have apparently had their fill of bidding wars, home shortages and double-digit price hikes.
For the third straight month, the median home price across the Southland stayed essentially flat, at $382,000. The September...