1965 Immigration changed the shaped of postwar Chinatown in Los Angeles and across the country.
If you think smog in Los Angeles is bad now, imagine how suffocating it was before the Clean Air Act of 1970.
CEQA was designed to protect the environment, but what adverse effects does it have?
How has the First Amendment shaped the never-ending quest to freely express ideas in Los Angeles?
How did all the grand mansions of Bunker Hill get demolished? Blame a 1949 law that pushed forward the agenda of "redevelopment."
Why does Los Angeles possess such a flat, drab and stunted skyline? Blame a line of text inserted in 1974 into the Los Angeles Municipal Code.
Jeremy Rosenberg's new column spotlights regulations that have played a significant role in the development of contemporary Los Angeles. First up: Laws of the Indies.