The breakup of rancho lands in Los Angeles resulted in the newfound availability of land, fueling a massive land boom for new settlers.
Los Angeles is often derided for its endless sprawl, which can be blamed on a law that passed more than a 100 years ago.
Take a stroll through the romantic history of Venice canals, where gondolas once rowed to social clubs and amusements parks.
Today marks the end of the Mexican-American War which not only secured the Southwest region for the U.S., but created a foundation of neighborhoods in L.A. still visible today.
Departures producer Juan Devis weighs in on the potential sale of Taylor Yards to a Texas industrial developer and the severe impact it may have towards L.A. River's revitalization
The long term vision for Rio de Los Angeles State Park hangs in the balance as a key decision by a real estate developer comes to a head this New Years Eve.