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The massive  Playa Vista  development on LA’s West Side already has 5,000 residents and hundreds of office workers.  The second phase calls for 2,600 new housing units and more retail…

Court Puts the Breaks on Phase Two of Playa Vista

The massive Playa Vista development on LA’s West Side already has 5,000 residents and hundreds of office workers.  The second phase calls for 2,600 new housing units and more retail…

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