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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Los Angeles Wants a Registry of How Much Rent Everyone is Supposed to Be Paying

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Image via Cole Martin / Curbed LA flickr pool “Hundreds” of renters who live in rent-controlled apartments are subject to illegal rent increases each year, but a new city program in the works looks to significantly cut those numbers down. An LA City Council committee is discussing today a new registry that would require landlords to report how much rent […]

LA Public Library Waiving Fines on Overdue Books Until Feb 14th

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Photo via Timetrax23/flickr In conjunction with this year’s LA Art Book Fair, between today and Sunday, Echo Park Lake will be the site of a “floating library”, courtesy of Machine Project and Minnesota artist Sarah Peters. In other library-related news, for the next few days, the Los Angeles Public Library will be waiving fines on overdue materials as part of its “LAPL […]