Daily Archives: June 29, 2017

Temple Street construction

Temple Street attracts more residential development

The remaking of Temple Street continues as yet another developer has proposed building a large residential building between Echo Park and Downtown. Laterra Development has filed an application with the Planning Department to build a 53-unit residential building at the southwest corner of Temple and Beaudry streets, a site now occupied by an auto repair shop. The project would include ... Read More »

L.A. minimum wage taking a big jump July 1

Employers in the City of Los Angeles with 26 or more workers must start paying at least $12 an hour on July 1 under the new citywide minimum wage. That’s a $1.50-cent increase– or nearly 15% — above the current $10.50 minimum. “I think it’s great,” said Lauren Gardiner, who works at Wacko, a gift shop and gallery in Los ... Read More »