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Storm slams Eastside [updated]

Trees toppled, power was knocked and storm drains overflowed as the heavy storm that had been expected for a few days arrived this afternoon, drenching the Eastside and the rest of the Los Angeles area. Almost two inches of rain fell on Downtown by the evening ... Read More »

Live in La La Land!

"City of stars, are you shining just for me?” The musical comedy La La Land is a beautiful reminder of the dreamy wonderland we’ve come to know and love as the City of Angels. If you were enchanted with the backdrop of the movie, then you’ll swoon over the homes The Rental Girl is showing at this weekend’s Saturday Rent Crawl Read More »

City cracks down on cash-for-keys; where to stock up on sandbags

MORNING REPORT: A new city law has targeted the "cash-for-keys" practice in which landlords offer tenants cash to move out of their rent-controlled apartments. In some cases, the offer is well below what tenants could receive under city law .... Need a sandbag? L.A. residents can pick up to 25 bags (while supplies last) at fire stations in Eagle Rock in El Sereno Read More »

L.A. Times endorses Mitch O’Farrell for Council District 13; 23 candidates running for 34th Congressional seat; City Council votes to decriminalize street vending but ….

MORNING REPORT: The L.A. Times endorsed Mitch O'Farrell in the Council District 13 race, saying the incumbent councilman has "proved himself to be a thoughtful, committed representative" .... The City Council voted to decriminalize street vending and set up a permitting system amid concerns that immigrant vendors might face deportation if charged with a misdemeanor .... 23 people - including a state legislator, labor activist and filmmaker - have officially filed paperwork to run in the special April 4 election to succeed former Congressman Xavier Becerra Read More »

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