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James Elmendorf

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Deputy director of the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, a nonprofit advocacy organization that works with labor groups, environmentalists and others to shape local public policy

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Airbnb  claims almost 5000 "hosts" are offering rooms, and entire houses, for short-term rental in 80 Los Angeles neighborhoods.

Political Warfare over the Sharing Economy

Airbnb claims almost 5000 "hosts" are offering rooms, and entire houses, for short-term rental in 80 Los Angeles neighborhoods.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The escalating wars over short-term rentals: Airbnb, VRBO, and others versus homeowners. And cities are caught in the middle with varying policies and regulations. One issue is taxes.

Airbnb Growth Outpaces City Policy

The escalating wars over short-term rentals: Airbnb, VRBO, and others versus homeowners. And cities are caught in the middle with varying policies and regulations. One issue is taxes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In March, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a moratorium on big chain stores in Chinatown.

Walmart Comes to Chinatown

In March, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a moratorium on big chain stores in Chinatown.

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