Author: Sam Catanzaro


NYC-Based Developer Finalizes Acquisition of Westside Residential Development Site

January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

Tishman Speyer to begin construction in late 2022 on its first LA-area residential project By Sam Catanzaro An NYC-based developer...

Local Mountain Lions Show First Reproductive Effects of Inbreeding

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

“It’s quite severe,” says the lead researcher in UCLA study  By Sam Catanzaro UCLA scientists tracking two local mountain lion...

23-Year-Old Mountain Biker in Serious Condition Following Palisades Fall

December 13, 2021

December 13, 2021

Victim in serious condition with head, arm and shoulder injuries  By Sam Catanzaro A 23-year-old mountain biker sustained head, arm...

One of LA’s Best Omakase Counters is Tucked Away in a Santa Monica Hotel Lobby

December 8, 2021

December 8, 2021

Sushi Chef Masa Shimakawa’s Soko restaurant offers an extraordinary culinary experience By Sam Catanzaro Tucked into the lobby of a...

Culver City’s Wende Museum Looking to Expand to Include Housing for Homeless Artists

November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021

Community center, garden and more also planned By Sam Catanzaro Culver City’s Wende Museum is proposing a major expansion that...

RAND Study: Unhoused Veterans Services Need to Be Tailored

November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

Year-long study finds that few able to obtain permanent housing By Sam Catanzaro A year-long study of a group of...

Veterans Row Cleanup Effort Begins

November 1, 2021

November 1, 2021

LASD, LA Public Works, LAHSA and more begin abatement process By Sam Catanzaro Efforts to clear the Veteran’s Row homeless...

Three Charged in Alleged Scheme to Steal Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Meant for Homeless Assistance

October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021

Attorney General Bonta files charges in connection with alleged theft from Los Angeles-based homelessness assistance program By Sam Catamzaro California...

Apple Doubling Down on Westside Presence

October 22, 2021

October 22, 2021

550,000 + square foot campus planned for Culver-Los Angeles border By Sam Catanzaro Apple is doubling down on its Westside...

LA City Council Exploring Funding Rental Subsidies for 10,000 Homeless Individuals

October 9, 2021

October 9, 2021

Creation of “Housing Now” Program approved by lawmakers last month By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles City Council recently approved the...