| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — When officials were trying to sell the most sweeping earthquake regulations in a generation, they weren't afraid to play off the pride many residents feel about their city.
Unless thousands of apartments with weak first floors were...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist are coming to the small screen thanks to a new deal between […]...
| 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 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Venice, 25-year-old Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy has bought a new two-bedroom house for $2.1 million, or nearly double the median price of homes in the neighborhood.
A few blocks away, a three-bedroom town house with a rooftop sun deck was just...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Question: I moved into a small fourplex a year ago with my service dog, a border collie named Harlan. I have a seizure disorder and Harlan alerts me when I am about to have a seizure. The apartment manager gave me no problems about my dog when I moved in,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Add these personality quirks to the qualities that mark you as a social dinosaur:
You're not comfortable renting out a room in your house or turning over the keys to your car for hours or days at a time to total strangers. When you travel you prefer...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Dorothy said, "There's no place like home." I disagree. Every place can be home. Even that place with the bare walls, the wannabe DJ next door and the A/C unit older than your first car.
I've lived in six apartments in seven years. From a studio with...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Ray Boucher walked out of a downtown Los Angeles courthouse six years ago the envy of the legal field. As the lead attorney in the landmark $660-million sexual-abuse settlement with the Catholic archdiocese, he had won long-denied justice for hundreds...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Question: It has been very tough finding a new apartment in today's rental market. I finally found an apartment that I love, but the property manager said she doesn't think it's a good fit.
When I asked her why, she said she noticed that I use a cane...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
L.A.’s Department of Cultural Affairs received a $75,000 grant this week from the National Endowment for the Arts to offset the effect of gentrification in the city’s downtown arts district just west of the Los Angeles River.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Lady Gaga's feud with sassy celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is heating up.
The one-time BFFs are airing their dirty laundry on Twitter, and the latest accusation has Hilton (real name Mario Lavandeira Jr.) repeatedly issuing a statement about the whole...