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That Soviet submarine next to the Queen Mary is being sold to an anonymous buyer
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That Soviet submarine next to the Queen Mary is being sold to an anonymous buyer

A former Soviet submarine that became a tourist attraction docked adjacent to the Queen Mary in Long Beach is expected to be sold soon to an...

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Plans for a huge North Hollywood transit village move forward
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Plans for a huge North Hollywood transit village move forward

When Los Angeles' Red Line subway was completed in 2000, it's northernmost station appeared desolate above ground. People arriving in North...

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Hot Property Newsletter: The luxury real estate market changes with the calendar
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Hot Property Newsletter: The luxury real estate market changes with the calendar

Properties owned by "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and the estate of novelist Sue Grafton are all...

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Amazon plans new grocery store in L.A. as it thinks about how to conquer the industry
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Amazon plans new grocery store in L.A. as it thinks about how to conquer the industry

Amazon.com Inc. said Monday that it planned to open a new type of grocery store in Los Angeles next year, another step in the e-commerce giant's...

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Montage Hotels rolls out luxury residences with its new Pendry hotel on the Sunset Strip
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Montage Hotels rolls out luxury residences with its new Pendry hotel on the Sunset Strip

The founders of the Montage luxury hotel chain intend to crack the high-end residential market in West Hollywood with the company's hipper Pendry...

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Apple pledges $2.5 billion to address the state's affordable housing problem
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Apple pledges $2.5 billion to address the state's affordable housing problem

Apple said it will direct $2.5 billion toward affordable housing in California, the latest tech giant to pledge money to one of the state's most...

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Newsletter: Retailers expect you to splurge a bit more this holiday season
News 3 weeks ago
Newsletter: Retailers expect you to splurge a bit more this holiday season

I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, with a look today at holiday spending. Nothing says the holidays are fast approaching like the annual pre...

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Century City's revamped Century Plaza moves ahead
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Century City's revamped Century Plaza moves ahead

The ambitious $2.5-billion Century Plaza project, centered on the landmark crescent-shaped hotel that has hosted presidents and rock stars over...

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Column: Wall Street Journal says the rich are fleeing California, but the flight is a trickle
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Column: Wall Street Journal says the rich are fleeing California, but the flight is a trickle

Solicitous as always of the downtrodden and sensitive to their burdens, the Wall Street Journal's editorial board wrung its hands earlier this week...

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New L.A. ordinance slaps moratorium on evictions ahead of Jan. 1
News 1 month ago
New L.A. ordinance slaps moratorium on evictions ahead of Jan. 1

The Los Angeles City Council approved an emergency moratorium on evictions Tuesday to stop landlords from quickly booting tenants before new...

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Los Angeles City Council moves forward with eviction, rent increase moratoriums
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Los Angeles City Council moves forward with eviction, rent increase moratoriums

The Los Angeles City Council took a stopgap step Tuesday to stop no-fault evictions and rent increases, following fears that landlords are hiking...

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Column: Junk mail disguised as official correspondence — how is this legal?
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Column: Junk mail disguised as official correspondence — how is this legal?

Somewhere between the constitutional right to free speech and California's law against unfair business practices reside all those mailers we...

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Netflix, WeWork and others bolster L.A.'s office market
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Netflix, WeWork and others bolster L.A.'s office market

The office rental market in Los Angeles County held steady in the third quarter as technology, entertainment and co-working companies kept up their...

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Westwood is once again California’s priciest spot for renters, study finds
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Westwood is once again California’s priciest spot for renters, study finds

For the second straight year, Westwood ­- a Los Angeles neighborhood filled with students - is California's most expensive place to rent an...

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Landlords say state rent caps may force them to raise rents more frequently
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Landlords say state rent caps may force them to raise rents more frequently

Prominent landlord attorney Dennis Block stood before a crowd of more than 200 at an apartment owners trade show in Pasadena and, to laughs,...

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Paul Allen's prized development site in Beverly Crest returns at $110 million
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Paul Allen's prized development site in Beverly Crest returns at $110 million

Enchanted Hill, a prime Westside development site owned by the estate of late Microsoft Corp. co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen, is...

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Forever 21 lists 26 Southern California stores that might close in bankruptcy
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Forever 21 lists 26 Southern California stores that might close in bankruptcy

More than 40 Forever 21 stores in California are in danger of closing as part of the apparel chain's bankruptcy reorganization, court records show....

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Why Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy: Big stores, small crowds
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Why Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy: Big stores, small crowds

Forever 21 Inc. joined the ever-growing numbers of apparel retailers that have filed for bankruptcy -- a list from which few clothiers have bounced...

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Spring Street's revival spreads to a downtown landmark: the Trust Building
News 2 months ago
Spring Street's revival spreads to a downtown landmark: the Trust Building

The blocks of Spring Street south of City Hall lagged behind other parts of the Historic Core in downtown's economic recovery of the last two...

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They can't all be Grand Central Market: Does L.A. have too many food halls?
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They can't all be Grand Central Market: Does L.A. have too many food halls?

The freestanding collection of eateries at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade once was stocked with the likes of McDonald's and Subway. And for...

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Walmart rolls out unlimited grocery delivery subscription service
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Walmart rolls out unlimited grocery delivery subscription service

Walmart is rolling out an unlimited grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh-food...

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Strategies for overcoming a spouse's bad investment decisions
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Strategies for overcoming a spouse's bad investment decisions

Dear Liz: I tell people we lost a huge chunk of money in the Great Recession, but it wasn't the downturn that did us in. My husband made some...

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Can this marriage's finances be saved?
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Can this marriage's finances be saved?

Dear Liz: I am 64 and my husband is 63. I retired five years ago after a 30-year professional career. My husband is an executive and plans to work...

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Scooter startup says needy communities in San Francisco asked to be excluded
News 3 months ago
Scooter startup says needy communities in San Francisco asked to be excluded

In defense of its practice of excluding two of the San Francisco's neediest neighborhoods, San Francisco-based mobility company Scoot says local...

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In Beverly Hills, the Mountain’s fate looms as foreclosure auction gets delayed
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In Beverly Hills, the Mountain’s fate looms as foreclosure auction gets delayed

The Mountain - a stunning 157-acre property touted as the city's finest undeveloped piece of land - is barely keeping its peak above water in...

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Amid housing crisis, Culver City is the latest town to cap rents
News 3 months ago
Amid housing crisis, Culver City is the latest town to cap rents

Culver City approved a temporary rent control measure early Tuesday morning, joining a handful of other Southern California cities that have...

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Los Angeles apartment owners race to add luxury amenities
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Los Angeles apartment owners race to add luxury amenities

Competition for tenants who can pay top rents has grown so fierce that landlords are loading up their new buildings with goodies unheard of in...

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How Roland Spongberg turned one El Pollo Loco into a 192-restaurant empire
News 3 months ago
How Roland Spongberg turned one El Pollo Loco into a 192-restaurant empire

Roland Spongberg, 67, is founder and chief executive of WKS Restaurant Group, based in Cypress. WKS has more than 5,500 employees and 192...

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Google, Amazon, Netflix and their tech pals storm L.A.'s office market
News 4 months ago
Google, Amazon, Netflix and their tech pals storm L.A.'s office market

Technology companies have been hiring at such a rapid pace that they have come to rule the Los Angeles office market and are spreading their...

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Robots are scaling warehouse shelves to get stuff to you faster
News 4 months ago
Robots are scaling warehouse shelves to get stuff to you faster

A logistics company partly owned by Related Cos. is searching for locations across North America to build its multistory robotic warehouses. Robots...

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