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Westlake’s Oldest Gay Bar Set to be Demolished

Opened in the early 1960s, the Silver Platter has long been known as a safe space for immigrant gay and transgender communities in Westlake. The building dates back to the 1920s.

May 17, 2024

What Does ‘Affordable Housing’ Really Mean In Los Angeles?

Almost 30% of the nation's unhoused population lives in California, so why does our state struggle to provide its residents with affordable homes? Well, there are a few reasons...and also a few solutions.

December 19, 2023

How Real Estate’s ‘Drive Until You Qualify’ Demand Contributes to Global Warming

When you think about California’s housing shortage and affordability crisis, climate change is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind. But the epic shortage of housing in our cities is actually making climate change worse—and at the same time, climate change is worsening the housing shortage.

November 16, 2023

New Law Permits California Property Owners to Sell ADUs Like Condos

Advocates for the new law see this helping people who are looking to buy starter homes amid California's housing shortage and high prices, while lightening the burden of homeowners.

October 23, 2023