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Los Angeles Hosts Collect $43.1M in Rent, Airbnb Says

Short-term housing rentals are growing in Los Angeles – and so is the debate around them. “Home sharing” industry giant Airbnb has released a study showing its website helped nearly 4,500 “hosts” rent out rooms or homes in the city …

Investigators Eye Arson In Large Los Angeles Apartment Blaze

Federal and local investigators are trying to determine whether an arsonist set a fire that turned an unfinished downtown Los Angeles apartment complex into a block of flames so hot that freeway signs melted and windows cracked in office high-rises as …

Downtown Los Angeles Development Consumed by Early Morning Blaze

An apartment tower that was under construction in downtown Los Angeles along with two other buildings were being consumed by large blaze that closed freeways and roads in the early morning hours of Monday while commuters were starting to make their …

Thinking About Usage Based Insurance? Get Real Life Experience Advice in Boston and Los Angeles

Seminar for insurance carrier professionals will offer frank insights and experiences on developing a successful UBI program Scottsdale, AZ, October 6, 2014: We’ve all seen the statistics. Telematics and UBI are exploding at an exponential rate. From 1.85 million insured …

Crystal & Co. Makes Four Leadership Appointments in California

Crystal & Co. has appointed four executives in the firm’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Shawn Ram has joined as executive managing director and western region head leading California operations in San Francisco and Los Angeles. He also has …

Report Projects L.A.’s Vulnerability To Future Sea Level Rise

Los Angelenos may expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections. A team from USC partnered with the Los Angeles to gauge the impact of the …

Twenty Years Later Big Lesson From Northridge Quake Lost

Twenty years ago today a big one hit the Los Angeles area, killing several people and injuring thousands, damaging tens of thousands of properties, shutting down businesses, putting out of operation some of the nation’s busiest freeways and radically changing …

Southern California Wildfire Containment Doubles Overnight

Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday. The fire, which has fed on old brush that hasn’t burned in decades, grew, however …

Report: LA Tops List Of Cities With Worst Traffic

Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the nation, according to a new report. The Los Angeles Times reported LA beat out Honolulu for jam leader in the 2012 scorecard from traffic information firm INRIX. The scorecard says the average …

Man Arrested for LA Car Arsons Formally Charged

A convicted arsonist was charged Thursday with setting 10 fires in three days in the San Fernando Valley that burned cars, trucks and motorhomes as part of a larger spree that caused an estimated $1 million in damage. In one …