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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 […]

Jenny Craig Sold Her Horse Farm to Bill Gates For $18 Million

Diet titan Jenny Craig has just sold her equestrian estate in Rancho Santa Fe to Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates for $18 million. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, “he plans to turn into a grand prix circuit for hunters and jumpers,” which means a place to have international horse-jumping competitions (in the grand tradition of teen daughters of ultra-rich people, Gates’s is […]

Can Petra Stunt Get $150 Million For the Infamous Manor?

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Shut it all down, The Manor is for sale again in Holmby Hills. Petra (Ecclestone) Stunt, the 25-year-old Formula 1 heiress who became the infamous megamansion’s second-ever owner in 2011, is now quietly shopping it around for $150 million,reports the LA Times. The completely 56,500-square-foot Manor was built in 1991 by television super-producer Aaron Spelling and his doll-loving wife Candy, […]

Hipster Mayor Saves Foster the People’s Downtown Mural

What a suspenseful few days it’s been for this 125-by-150-foot mural commissioned by the LA band Foster the People earlier this year: Friday it was condemned and today it’s received a reprieve from the mayor himself, reports KPCC. This past Friday, a member of the the band posted on FTP’s website to say that the city informed the band the […]

Condo that Bozo the Clown’s Larry Harmon called home is for sale

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The Wilshire Corridor condo that was home to Larry Harmon, who made Bozo the Clown famous, and his wife, Susan, is on the market in Westwood at $950,000. The 2,600-square-foot corner unit features an open floor plan with living, dining and den areas. There’s a marble entry, an enclosed patio and fireplaces in the living […]

Nelson Shelton News!

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Downtown’s 1929 Foreman & Clark  Building Going Mixed-Use  [Image via Wikimedia Commons] Another intriguing historical building is going mixed-use Downtown: the 1929Foreman & Clark building on Seventh and Hill Streets is set to transform into a residential building with a bar and restaurants. Building LA spotted the adaptive reuse plans for the 13-story building, which were submitted to the city at the end […]

Nelson Shelton Cool Tips!

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Bike Trails While Los Angeles isn’t exactly revered as the most bike-friendly city, it’s trying. And it’s gradually improving. More sharrows are marking streets, more residents are shrinking their carbon footprints and ring your bells—there’s even a Bicycle Master Plan. So saddle up, Los Angelenos. We crowdsourced, huddled with the pros and did some pedaling of […]

Megan Fox, Brian Austin Green List House for $3.995 Million

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When the house was purchased in 2009, it was “very vanilla,” said its listing agent. It’s gotten a bold makeover. By ​Emily Heffter With a new baby boy just a few months old, Hollywood couple Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are selling their Mediterranean in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. The couple, who wed […]