The Los Angeles Times

April 16, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Mobile taco trucks in Los Angeles may face tougher fines for parking in any one place for too long if proposed restrictions are passed by the county.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 11, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>London Mayor Ken Livingstone wants to increase the central city's congestion charge from $16 a day to $50. Drivers in the city are not too happy about it.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 8, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Once considered a backwater near Los Angeles' westside, Culver City has experienced a resurgence. Residents like the new restaurants, but aren't prepared to cope with all the effects of the successful redevelopment.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 3, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Owners of gas-guzzling SUVs would pay $50 to drive into the central city, while drivers of low emission vehicles would now be exempt from the $16 congestion charge.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 3, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Federal and state environmental guidelines have been waived by the Federal government to fast-track construction of nearly 700 miles of fencing along the U.S. Mexico Border.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 2, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>A bill introduced in Sacramento could pave the way for Los Angeles County to raise $400 million dollars a year for public transit from motorists -- who'd pay more for gas or vehicle registration.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 29, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Is CO2 buildup responsible for the enormous hurricane damage, or is it overdevelopment? Should we be spending so much attempting to reduce carbon emissions, or could it be better spent reducing problems that will be exacerbated by global warming?</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 27, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A "tent city" established in the Southern California city of Ontario for occupation by homeless people has been temporarily shut down as city officials and police attempt to evict people without clear ties to the city.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 26, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>New census figures show that suburban growth is slowing down in the Sunbelt cities of California, Nevada and Arizona.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 25, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Review of a project that would have added more than 5,500 homes to the fringes of Los Angeles has been halted after a recent City Council vote. Many expect this to be the death knell for the project.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 23, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A <em>Los Angeles Times</em> columnist hears about the Los Angeles density controversy and sees its implications during a recent drive around town with County Commissioner Zev Yaroslavsky.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 19, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>An industry is sprouting in Las Vegas based on the preservation of the city's infamous mob history.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The highly anticipated mixed-use Grand Avenue project in downtown L.A. has just secured $100 million in funding. This new funding is expected to kickstart the project's construction, which has been delayed for months.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 13, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Included in the budget of any new county building in Los Angeles County is a 1% line item for the creation of public art -- part of a public art program initiated in 2004. The first building to utilize this line item has just been completed.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 11, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>A swath of residential developments are ushering in a more dense and more lively atmosphere into L.A.'s Wilshire corridor. But many are concerned that the new residences will add too much traffic to an already congested area.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
March 5, 2008, 9am PST
<p>A proposed development in rural Southern California could erase one of the area's few remaining small towns, replacing it with a massive subdivision that would extend the sprawl of Los Angeles even farther north.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 28, 2008, 10am PST
<p>Plans to convert major arteries to one-way streets in L.A. are meeting tough criticism. Many say the city needs to rethink what mobility should mean, but others say L.A. isn't ready for such a paradigm shift.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2008, 1pm PST
<p>What may be the oldest urban site in the world has been unearthed in Peru.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Plans are being floated to create better downtown linkage between three of L.A.'s rail lines -- an idea that some downtown residents are wary of.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
February 26, 2008, 5am PST
<p>Should everyone pay for a few people to live in fire- and disaster-prone areas?</p>
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