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Richard Close

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President of the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association and an attorney in private practice; former member of the Los Angeles City Redistricting Commission (2001); former co-chair of Valley VOTE, the group that spearheaded the San Fernando Valley secession

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Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

Breaking Point: Housing, density and the future of LA

Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There's a new voice in town, that of the smartphone app called  Waze , which crowd-sources GPS signals from moving cars to guide drivers away from heavy traffic.

Is an App to Blame for Neighborhood Traffic Jams?

There's a new voice in town, that of the smartphone app called Waze , which crowd-sources GPS signals from moving cars to guide drivers away from heavy traffic.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Los Angeles could see a half cent rise in the city's sales tax, if  Proposition A  is adopted on the March 5 ballot.

Will a Half-Penny Tax Fix LA's Budget?

Los Angeles could see a half cent rise in the city's sales tax, if Proposition A is adopted on the March 5 ballot.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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