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Category: Santa Monica

What Would the Three’s Company Apartment in Santa Monica Cost Today?

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Just look how many people fit in this living room comfortably. They’re not even using half of the space! Photo via Getty Images. The late-1970s sitcom Three’s Company is a testament to the eternal wackiness of renting in Santa Monica. In case you somehow don’t know, the show is about two young women (Janet and Chrissy) who need […]

Looking Back at the California Incline Before It Disappears

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Image via Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection Beginning Monday, the California Incline—the road/bridge that leads from PCH up to Ocean and California avenues in Santa Monica —will close for about a year so that it can be demolished, and so a new, seismically safer version of the structure can be built in the same spot. (The current Incline was built […]

Los Angeles’s Big Plan For Pulling Out of Its Housing Crisis

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[Image via Steve Willard / Curbed LA flickr pool] Today, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released his Sustainable City Plan, a detailed and ambitious set of goals aimed at transforming LA into a better city over the next two decades. The environmentally-focused game plan hits on everything from earthquake preparation to “green jobs,” says KPCC, and also includes a […]

Mass Rent-Control Evictions Are on the Rise in Santa Monica

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[Image via Nardella Photo Album] Los Angeles and San Francisco have some some positive things in common:great burritos, a dense urban core. Now it looks like they’re about to have some very negative things in common too: an influx of technorati, skyrocketing rents, and rampant abuse of the Ellis Act, which makes it a lot easier for landlords to evict their […]