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Publishing heiress asks $43 million for Bel-Air trophy estate

After buying a $48.67-million mansion this year, billionaire publishing heiress Taylor Thomson is asking $43 million for her Bel-Air estate....

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Tyra Banks tries to sell her fifth Pacific Palisades home for $7.895 million

Supermodel and TV host Tyra Banks is looking to sell her fifth home in Pacific Palisades, listing the contemporary residence for $7.895 million....

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Facing housing crisis, L.A. voters back duplexes in single-family neighborhoods

A majority of Los Angeles County voters back a new state law that allows for duplexes in most single-family-home neighborhoods, a Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Business Council poll finds....

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USC's new hire Lincoln Riley needs a house. What's on the market for a top football coach?

Norman, Okla., real estate is much different from Southern California's. What can Lincoln Riley, USC's new coach, buy on a multimillion-dollar budget?...

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Environmental group and Tejon Ranch agree on plan to build 19,300 zero-emission homes

An agreement to build 19,300 zero-emission homes at Tejon Ranch ends a two-decade battle over the planned development near the Tehachapi Mountains....

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'The One' could go up for auction in January. Come with $250 million

The owner of the largest modern home in America tells a bankruptcy court it plans to have a high-end auction house sell the Bel-Air property....

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ViacomCBS reaches deal to sell Studio City lot for $1.85 billion

Hackman Capital Partners announced it's buying CBS' Radford studio lot, home to "Seinfeld," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Parks and Recreation."...

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Some California cities try to blunt new duplex law with restrictions on new developments

Some cities in California want to put restrictions on a new law that aims to increase development in single-family home neighborhoods....

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L.A.'s port could have been in Santa Monica. Here's how San Pedro won out

When you think about it, it doesn't make much sense for 1890s L.A. to put its port all the way in San Pedro. This is the story of how that came to be — and not the competing alternative, Santa Monica....

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'Modern Family' creator Steve Levitan sells Malibu beach house for $14 million

TV producer Steve Levitan has nearly tripled his money in Malibu, selling a beach house for $14.17 million that he bought two decades ago for $5.4 million....

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Dolph Lundgren's Hollywood Hills home sells for $3.71 million

In Hollywood Hills, action star Dolph Lundgren just sold his modern home of three years for $3.71 million....

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Henry Rollins is selling his industrial compound in Hollywood Hills

In Nichols Canyon, singer Henry Rollins is shopping around his hyper-masculine home of 13 years for $3.9 million....

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Matt Damon unloads Pacific Palisades mansion for $18 million

In Pacific Palisades, Oscar-winning actor Matt Damon has sold his architectural mansion to Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff for $18 million....

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Column: Wells Fargo found another way to abuse customers. Then I called them on it

Wells Fargo had found a way to charge some of its customers $30 to transfer funds from one division of the bank to another when paying off a mortgage....

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An eco-friendly dome built into the Topanga hills seeks $1.6 million

In the hills of Topanga, an eco-friendly dome built into the rocky landscape is on the market for $1.6 million....

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California holds 70% of the country's priciest ZIP Codes for home buyers

California maintains its reign as the most expensive state in the U.S. for home buyers, with 89 of the nation's 127 priciest ZIP Codes, a new study finds....

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'It's still not easy': SoCal home-buying frenzy cools — a bit

Southern California's housing market has slowed ever so slightly, but it remains ultracompetitive. Prices in October were up 14% from a year earlier....

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Billy Bob Thornton sells his leafy retreat in Brentwood for $3.6 million

After eight years in Brentwood, Oscar-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton has sold his traditional-style spot in Mandeville Canyon for $3.6 million....

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'Gimme Shelter': Why modern freeway construction is still taking homes in Black and Latino areas

A Los Angeles Times investigation reveals that more than 200,000 people have lost their homes to freeway construction over the last three decades....

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Way better than a parking lot: Smart reuse revives Julia Morgan's Herald Examiner building

An Apple store redo of Tower Theatre and the renovated William Randolph Hearst Herald Examiner building bring Broadway's historic architecture back from the brink....

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