Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Irwindale Speedway sold; new owner plans demolition and industrial project, city says

The recent sale of the Irwindale Speedway could pave the way for the racetrack’s demolition and re-creation as a massive industrial space.In April, the city of...

L.A. ‘mansion tax’ would raise money for affordable housing

Rep. Karen Bass and Rick Caruso have each put forward expensive plans for expanding interim and permanent housing for homeless people, but the Los Angeles mayoral...

The cost of electric bills to cool some houses in a heat wave

Cooling off a 1,500-square-foot bungalow in a heat wave is expensive enough. But how big are the bills for the ever-larger mega-mansions crowning our hills?Granted, those...

Expansion set for old Hollywood studio amid surging demand for L.A. soundstages

A historic Hollywood studio site where such stars as Rudolph Valentino and Lillian Gish made silent films is poised for a $600-million comeback in the new...

L.A. moves closer to ending COVID-19 eviction protections

Some of the country’s longest lasting COVID-19 protections against eviction moved closer to ending Wednesday when a Los Angeles City Council committee advanced a measure to...

California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties

In a historic deal between affordable housing groups and labor unions, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two major bills on Wednesday to convert underutilized and vacant...

Lil Wayne wants $29.5 million for Miami Beach mansion

Lil Wayne settled down in Hidden Hills last year, dropping $15.4 million on a modern farmhouse on three acres. Now the rapper is shopping around his...

UC housing crisis forces students into multiple jobs to pay rent, sleeping bags and...

Matthew Chin couldn’t wait to dive into the life of a UC Santa Cruz college student after the loneliness of online learning. But instead, he is...

California to ban parking minimums near transit

Citing the need to address California’s twin crises of housing affordability and climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that bars local governments from mandating...

Former Ram Jared Goff passes Hidden Hills home for $6.4 million

NFL quarterback Jared Goff just sold his Hidden Hills home for $6.396 million — a nice improvement upon the $4.05 million he paid for the place...