Plan to raze Santa Monica trailer park up for vote

With the City Council scheduled to give final approval to an ordinance allowing a modest trailer park to be replaced with hundreds of high-end condos and apartments, a six-year battle over the future of some of this beachfront city’s last inexpensive housing may be coming to an end.


San Francisco could OK tiniest apartments in US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco officials are weighing changes to the city’s building code that would allow construction of among the tiniest apartments in the country. The Los Angeles Time reports that the city’s […]


Man charged with killing woman, leading Sheriff's deputies on chase

COMPTON (CNS) – Murder and felony evading charges were filed today against an alleged gang member suspected of shooting a woman to death, then shoving her body from a car as he led sheriff’s deputies […]


Hollywood gunfire leads to arrest, evacuations

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A gunshot from an apartment complex led to the evacuation of homes and business in Hollywood on Monday after a search uncovered weapons and possible explosives, though most turned out to […]


Santa Monica tightening smoking restrictions

(AP) – Smokers are finding it tougher to light up in Santa Monica. The City Council approved a law on Tuesday that prohibits smoking for new apartment and condominium dwellers and forces existing residents to […]




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