Would the built environment be much more vibrant and dynamic without Prop 13?
The breakup of rancho lands in Los Angeles resulted in the newfound availability of land, fueling a massive land boom for new settlers.
There has been few pros and many cons as a result of Proposition 13, which cut, capped and rolled back property taxes.
A 1999 ordinance helped breathe new life into old office buildings in downtown L.A. while increasing pedestrian activity.
Executive Order 9066 altered the physical and psychological makeup of Los Angeles in ways that reverberate today.
Los Angeles is often derided for its endless sprawl, which can be blamed on a law that passed more than a 100 years ago.
Does the ordinance against urination and defecation make the city safer or more healthy for homeless people?
A 1990 law changed the nation's collective understanding of who is an immigrant and what it means to arrive in America.