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High Rents and Increased Evictions Inspire “Days of Rage” Protests – L.A. Weekly

October 23, 2017 5:10:27 am | 0 Comments

Experts say rising rents and low vacancies, especially for affordable apartments, are contributing to the increasing numbers of folks living on the streets in Los Angeles. In late July, the nonprofit Coalition for Economic Survival reported that certain kinds of evictions from rent-controlled apartments in L.A. have more than doubled in a year. According experts, landlords could…

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Jackknifed big rig forces closure of WB 10 Fwy to NB 110 Fwy in downtown LA – KABC-TV

October 23, 2017 4:57:10 am | 0 Comments

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A major freeway transition road was shut down early Monday morning after a semi-truck overturned in downtown Los Angeles, spilling debris onto a parking lot below, officials said. The big rig crashed shortly before 3 a.m. and prompted the California Highway Patrol to close the ramp between the westbound 10…

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Kimbap Combo at SMPL: Tanya Ko-Hong Mixes Poetic Imagery and Ingredients For Eats Series – Santa Monica Mirror

October 23, 2017 1:02:31 am | 0 Comments

Ko-Hong alongside her kimbap-making materials. By Sam Skopp In an event celebrating national Indie Author Day and the month-long Santa Monica Eats series of food-related events, Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) hosted a poetry and kimbap making workshop led by author Tanya Ko-Hong, Sat. Oct. 14. Prior to Ko-Hong’s workshop, a small press panel and…

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SMC Women's Soccer 8-0 Win – Santa Monica Mirror

October 23, 2017 1:02:31 am | 0 Comments

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UCLA officials caution students to be wary of apartment scams – Daily Bruin

October 22, 2017 9:37:39 pm | 0 Comments

UCLA officials are warning students seeking off-campus housing to read housing contracts thoroughly and pay fees using traceable forms of payment to protect against the increasing threat of housing scams. Christin Liu, an attorney at UCLA Student Legal Services, said housing scammers often target students close to the start of fall quarter, and have scammed…

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Westwood Village Improvement Association approves 2018 budget – Daily Bruin

October 22, 2017 9:31:27 pm | 0 Comments

The Westwood Village Improvement Association’s new budget increases worker salaries and cuts funding for beautification projects. The association’s board of directors voted to approve the 2018 budget at their meeting Thursday. The board increased funding for the Communications/Development category, which promotes Westwood businesses through the association’s website and social media, and the Management category, which…

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Pink's Hot Dogs goes blue in honor of the Dodgers – FOX 11 Los Angeles

October 22, 2017 6:49:33 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA (FOX 11) – Many parts of Los Angeles are ready to support the Los Angeles Dodgers when they kick off the World Series on Tuesday. Now businesses are joining in on the blue spirit. Mobile users click here for video Pink’s Hot Dogs is known for its generous portions, indulge-friendly menu and…

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Santa Monica Blvd. Construction Enters Final Phase – LA Canyon News

October 22, 2017 6:32:57 pm | 0 Comments

BEVERLY HILLS—The final section of construction on Santa Monica Boulevard started on Monday, October 16. According to a press release Canyon News received from the city of Beverly Hills, construction on N. Santa Monica Boulevard is moving eastward. Workers started dismantling the south part of the roadway between Alpine and Doheny Drives last week. Construction…

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To Honor The Dodgers, Pink's Is Gonna Turn Blue – CBS Los Angeles

October 22, 2017 4:02:18 pm | 0 Comments

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA)  —    You know Dodger mania has everyone tickled pink. That even includes businesses and restaurants.  So naturally, Pink’s is turning blue! For the first time in 78 years, the legendary Hollywood hot dog stand is changing its colors. The restaurant’s co-owner announced Sunday that Pink’s Hot Dog stand has adopted Dodger blue…

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Pink's landmark Hollywood hot dog stand goes blue for LA Dodgers – MyNewsLA.com

October 22, 2017 3:39:00 pm | 0 Comments

Share this article: For the first time in its 78-year history, Pink’s is changing its famous namesake color to blue in honor of the LA Dodgers. Photo courtesy Pink’s For the first time in 78 years, a landmark Hollywood hot dog stand is changing its colors, in honor of the Los Angeles Dodgers clinching the…

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