The San Fernando Valley is infamous for its seemingly endless expanse of flat, gridded single-family sprawl. But to accommodate growth and improve the quality of life, the Valley's distinct neighborhoods are looking to create a sense of place.
Oct 24, 2013 Los Angeles Daily News
Two Los Angeles councilmen have introduced a measure seeking to delay implementation of one of former Mayor Villaraigosa's last major initiatives - the merging of the city's Planning and Building & Safety departments.
Sep 18, 2013 Los Angeles Daily News
A recent court order demanding the removal of 100 digital signs across L.A. was seen as a victory for those who had complained about the bright, and potentially distracting, billboards. But a sign company is arguing the order will harm public safety.
Dec 22, 2012 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>Upset about the effect of California State Bill 1818's override of local zoning restrictions, a Los Angeles resident has sued the city to overturn its density bonus ordinance. Others may soon follow.</p>
Apr 10, 2008 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>Tasked with making Los Angeles more pedestrian-friendly, a planner decides to give up his car.</p>
Dec 7, 2007 Los Angeles Daily News
<p>The good news is that L.A., the nation's most polluted city, will enjoy its cleanest year since records were first established 30 years ago. The bad news is that L.A. is still the country's ozone capital.</p>
Oct 5, 2007 Los Angeles Daily News
The L.A. Department of Water and Power is providing the free installation services in an effort to reduce energy consumption citywide.
Jan 20, 2006 Los Angeles Daily News
L.A. city offices partner up to locate and sell nuisance properties, through the American Dream Program.
Jan 18, 2006 Los Angeles Daily News
Representative Bill Thomas scores over $722 million from the Federal Highway Bill for Kerns County -- a move that has many in California perplexed.
Aug 6, 2005 Los Angeles Daily News
The new ordinance would be a first step for Los Angeles in restricting housing sizes in one neighborhood to no greater than 40% of the lot size.
Aug 1, 2005 Los Angeles Daily News