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Mansionization Arguments Take Center Stage as BMO Comment Deadline Nears

Mansionization Arguments Take Center Stage as BMO Comment Deadline Nears

| December 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

As previously reported in the Buzz, the City of Los Angeles has released a new draft of its Baseline Mansionization Ordinance (BMO), designed to close loopholes in the previous version of the law that have allowed over-sized replacement homes (a.k.a. “McMansions”) to proliferate in older, established single-family neighborhoods. A public comment period is open on […]

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CD 4 Elections: The Money Begins to Flow

CD 4 Elections: The Money Begins to Flow

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Jack Humphreville,  first published in CityWatch on Jan. 15, 2015. LA WATCHDOG – As of December 31, the 14 candidates to succeed Tom LaBonge in Council District 4 have raised $1.6 million, including $153,000 in matching funds.  But more importantly, after spending almost $600,000, the 14 candidates have over $1 million in cash on hand […]

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