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LA warehouse closed after Oakland fire — others may follow

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| One Los Angeles warehouse has been closed and there may be other closings as city officials investigate buildings that may pose health and safety issues.

Boyle Heights vandalism seen as reaction to rapid changes

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Vandalism at art galleries reflect anger over changes in Boyle Heights that are driving higher rents and displacement of longtime residents, community members say.

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On Boyle Heights, art galleries, and gentrification

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Boyle Heights residents, activists and gallery owners weigh in on rising tension in the community around rising rents and demographic change.

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Boyle Heights and the art of gentrification

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Art galleries in Boyle Heights are drawing community objections, but at least one gallery director asks that not all art spaces be painted with the same brush.

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Pacific Islanders uprooting for cheaper, safer inland communities

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More affordable housing has helped draw Pacific Islanders to the Inland Empire, away from areas closer to the coast where gang violence has caused some to leave.

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Highland Park residents prepare for rent strike

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As many as 51 Highland Park residents may stop paying rent in order to get a face-to-face meeting with their landlord who, they say, is raising the rent by $1,000.

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What change do you see in Boyle Heights?

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Rents are rising in this immigrant community, where residents have long fought gentrification. Property is changing hands. New is replacing old. Tell us where you see it happening.

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Planning Commission backs LA's first regulations on Airbnb

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If passed by the city council, a resident's primary residence could be used as a short-term rental for a maximum of 180 days per year.