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Tag: Affordable Housing
October 25, 2007 | 8:00 pm
October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pmI sometimes wonder what the Prophet Isaiah would think about Pasadena.
It was Isaiah whose words we just read this past Yom Kippur.
God, speaking through Isaiah, says, "Do you think the fast that I demand this day is to bow down your head like a bulrush? No! The fast I demand is...
April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pmMore than 25 years ago, Los Angeles' senior Jewish renters joined with young progressives and persuaded a reluctant city government to adopt rent control.
With condos rapidly replacing apartment units, a new crisis in affordable rentals confronts Los Angeles. But is this...
July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
I've lived in two of the country's most ridiculed locales. I was born in New Jersey, the punch line of stand-up comics everywhere. Adding insult to injury, my family moved to the San Fernando Valley in the early '70s. At that time, the Valley was perceived as the end of the earth --...