All Stories Tagged With building

Earth Day: PacMutual Building Is Older and Greener

Earth Day: PacMutual Building Is Older and Greener

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - It’s hard enough to earn the country’s highest environmental certification with a brand new development. Doing it with a century-old building requires jumping through a whole di

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Car Crashes Into Apartment, Catches Fire

Car Crashes Into Apartment, Catches Fire

A vehicle plowed into a Garden Grove apartment building today, injuring the driver and displacing 10 residents, according to authorities and witnesses.

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LA's Streets Are Worst in Nation! Half Cent Sales Tax Proposed to Fix Them

LA’s Streets Are Worst in Nation! Half Cent Sales Tax Proposed to Fix Them

Two Los Angeles City Council members spent the last 15 months putting together a comprehensive look at the city's street.  The findings?  ”We have the worst streets than in any city in the country.

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An Alternative High School in the City's Crosshairs

An Alternative High School in the City’s Crosshairs

As someone totally unconnected this story the first thing I noticed was the tension and anger in a Watts meeting hall. The hall is part of what used to be the City of LA Civic Center in Watts.

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‘Lifestyle Brand’ Kinfolk Next Up for Broadway

‘Lifestyle Brand’ Kinfolk Next Up for Broadway

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - New York City’s Kinfolk, a so-called “lifestyle brand” that sells clothes, custom bikes and cocktails and also has a performance space, is building a 10,000-square-foot shop in

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Rain May Have Been Factor In Freeway Big Rig Accident

Rain May Have Been Factor In Freeway Big Rig Accident

A big rig driver suffered minor injuries today when his vehicle overturned on the transition lanes between sections of the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Pasadena, authorities said.

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Beware: Fake USGS Letter Warns Of Large Earthquake Coming

Beware: Fake USGS Letter Warns Of Large Earthquake Coming

If you've seen it…don't believe it. An official-looking US Geological Survey letter is circulating on the web…warning of an imminent earthquake in the Southland. The USGS wants you to know…it's bogus.

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Broadway Architecture Lighting Grant Winners Announced

Broadway Architecture Lighting Grant Winners Announced

Broadway will be getting a bit brighter in the near future, as 14th District City Councilman José Huizar announced on Wednesday the winners of the Bringing Back Broadway architectural façade lighting

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With Five New Proposed High-Rises, Downtown Is Looking Up

With Five New Proposed High-Rises, Downtown Is Looking Up

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - After years of an economic slowdown, followed by a flurry of six- and seven-story apartment complexes that some critics said failed to capitalize on Downtown’s potential for res

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Jeanette Shammas, Auto Dealer Powerhouse, Dies

Jeanette Shammas, Auto Dealer Powerhouse, Dies

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Jeanette Shammas, a key figure in the Downtown auto dealership business and the widow of pioneering dealer Nick Shammas, has died. She was 93.

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