Renters win fight against condo conversion in Hancock Park

The units were expected to sell for more than $ 1 million each Tenants of a small rental property on the western edge of Hancock Park scored a victory this week when they successfully appealed the conversion of their building into condos. In a unanimous …

Goodyear Blimp has a huge new hangar in Carson

It’s inflatable! Drivers taking the 405 through Carson may notice an odd new structure near the intersection with the 110 freeway this week—one that looks a bit like an enormous bouncy castle. That would be the new home of the Goodyear Blimp, erected overnight at …

Meryl Streep snags beautiful 1950s post and beam in Pasadena for $3.6M

The midcentury modern home last sold in the ’60s Someone seems to have tipped Hollywood off about Pasadena’s underrated collection of midcentury modern residences. Earlier this month, comedian Kristen Wiig paid just under $ 3 million for the revamped Case Study House #10; now, Variety …

Seven-story apartment complex planned for Olympic and Hoover

173 units and plenty of commercial space A planned development may soon bring 173 new apartments and commercial space to a vacant lot at the edge of Westlake and Pico-Union. The Los Angeles Planning Commission is set to review the project Thursday. Located at the …

Tiny Topanga retreat looking for a buyer for $595K

The woodsy home has beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace This quiet little home in Topanga may be short on space, but it certainly doesn’t lack in charm. Built in 1959, the 520-square-foot home has one bedroom and one bathroom, but looks quite open thanks …

Here’s how to help people affected by fires in Southern California

A small contribution can go a long way Editor’s Note: This post was originally published December 7 and has been updated with the most recent information. The Creek, Rye, and Skirball fires have damaged or destroyed dozens of structures and spurred hundreds of thousands evacuations …

Curbed Comparisons: What $1,800 rents you in LA right now

A studio in Downtown, a Burbank one-bedroom, and more Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ‘hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $ 100 of today’s price, $ 2,300. Via Zillow …

Photographer captures the artistry and impact of architect Paul R. Williams

Janna Ireland spent a year shooting the prolific architect’s work Born in Los Angeles in 1894 and orphaned four years later, Paul Revere Williams would go on to make an indelible impact on his hometown’s landscape, designing thousands of buildings, from public housing projects to …

Woodsy ’70s modern in Rancho Palos Verdes asks $1.7M

Featuring planked ceilings and hardwood floors This late-modern residence on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is perfect for anyone with strong opinions about which brand of wood finish provides the richest sheen. The roomy 3,322-square-foot home has hardwood floors throughout, along with wood-paneled walls, and sturdy …

Major overhaul planned for Hollywood’s Sunset Gower Studios

The campus is set to get a lot more production space With big-name tenants like Netflix moving in down the road, Hollywood’s Sunset Gower Studios campus is poised for a major overhaul, according to plans filed Wednesday with the city planning department. The plans call …

This map shows the three major fires tearing across Southern California

Fire crews have made progress on the fires in the Ventura, Santa Clarita, and Sylmar areas Editor’s note: This story was originally published on December 6. It has been updated throughout to reflect the latest information. Three big fires are burning more than 115,000 acres …

This map shows mandatory evacuation zone, evacuation centers for Creek Fire

From Sylmar to Crescenta Highlands Editor’s note: This story was originally published on December 5. It has been updated throughout with the latest information. The Creek Fire ripping through Sylmar has prompted as many as 150,000 evacuations along a big swath of the San Fernando …

Rep. Josh Gottheimer: Tax bill will make home prices plunge

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) discusses the effects of the proposed tax reform bill on blue states, including the elimination of state and local tax deductions. CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow also weighs in. Real Estate