Los Angeles

December 13, 2016, 7am PST
Pasadena's accessory dwelling unit is designed more to prevent than accommodate accessory dwelling units. Planner and Pasadena resident Jonathan P. Bell implores the city's Planning Commission to reform it.
UrbDeZine
December 6, 2016, 7am PST
Construction on the Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar could begin as soon as 2018.
Studio City Patch
December 2, 2016, 8am PST
New data shows that the city of Los Angeles owns nearly 9,000 parcels throughout the region—and that it could be doing a lot more with them.
The Planning Report
November 29, 2016, 7am PST
Thom Mayne proposes a radical solution to Los Angeles' affordability/preservation problem: build up transit-friendly areas far beyond current densities, and leave the rest unchanged.
LA Times
November 28, 2016, 5am PST
Apartment List has published research showing the top destination cities for those 19 to 35 years of age based on ten years of census data from 2005-2010. Among the top 10 destinations, only three were on East and West coasts.
Apartment List
November 25, 2016, 1pm PST
Los Angeles is building several affordable housing projects for artists.
KPCC
November 21, 2016, 12pm PST
City councilmembers express concern about progress of homelessness plan after receiving a first update report.
Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2016, 11am PST
The editorial board of the Los Angeles Times warns that along with new transit lines comes new housing for residents who want to enjoy the benefits of reduced auto-dependence. Plans need to ensure minimal housing displacement around the new stations.
Los Angeles Times
November 14, 2016, 10am PST
An affordable Housing measure passed in Tuesday's election has developers saying they may scrap existing building projects, meanwhile the bill’s supporters argue that the new rules will help break the housing crunch plaguing the area.
Los Angeles Times
November 8, 2016, 8am PST
The number of homeless women living in Los Angeles County has increased 55 percent since 2013. Women account for one in three homeless people in the county.
Los Angeles Times
November 6, 2016, 9am PST
The National Park Service has launched the Puma Profiles, making it easier to explore the lives of the city's largest collection of feral residents.
KPCC
November 2, 2016, 1pm PDT
The rules are changing, Tom Murphy says, and cities need to change, too.
The Planning Report
November 2, 2016, 6am PDT
Los Angeles Department of Transportation General Manager Seleta Reynolds discusses her vision for urban mobility and the growing role of city leadership.
The Planning Report
October 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
Above-grade parking garages, also called parking podiums, have become a standard typology across Los Angeles. From Koreatown to Downtown, new residential buildings are separated from the street by several floors of space devoted to parking.
Urbanize LA
October 27, 2016, 10am PDT
Transportation ballot measures are popular this November: over 70 populate ballots across the country. In California and elsewhere, they supplement declining federal and state funds for local infrastructure.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
October 24, 2016, 7am PDT
The new position will keep the city on track in its comprehensive strategy to aid the nearly 40,000 homeless people in Los Angeles.
LA Downtown News
October 21, 2016, 11am PDT
Sometimes it seems like it will never rain again in Los Angeles, but the river running through the city is still a significant flood risk.
Los Angeles Times
October 20, 2016, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin the processing of updating the 20-year-old Los Angeles River Master Plan.
Curbed LA
October 20, 2016, 7am PDT
Google's new maps redesign calls out areas of interest, but is "interesting" just a euphemism for rich?
City Observatory
October 17, 2016, 6am PDT
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is also a committed climate change activist. His documentary on the topic airs Oct. 30 on the National Geographic channel. At the U.N., he asked leaders to take bold action. Yet, as an Angeleno, he opposes increased density.
Curbed LA