A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A new online portal will guide entrepreneurs through layers of bureaucratic red tape.
The product of an illegal campfire, the active blaze has cost $207 million to battle.
The centers have become notorious for their dangerous conditions across the state.
A new book documents the city’s 20th-century obsession with glitz and glow.
A short film pays tribute to 75-year-old Ruben Pardo, who drives the elevator up and down a Wilshire Boulevard building six days a week.
Lost in Light gradually transports you from light-blighted cities to sanctuaries for star-gazing.
Everytable has come up with a unique pricing model meant to make fresh food available at any income.
A new public art installation projects layers of soil along the banks of the Los Angeles River.
A short documentary tours the quirky interior of a bibliophile’s paradise.
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
Once blighted and overlooked, these small streets are transforming into community and sustainability hotspots.
Amid the statewide drought, a new pilot program hopes to promote the local water supply.
Stay outta Safetyville.
The 65,000-pound Space Shuttle Program relic has come from New Orleans via the Panama Canal.
A new system gives a numerical ranking to every block of the city’s 22,000 miles.
A conversation with Michael Storper, the author of a new book on why San Francisco has outperformed L.A. in recent decades.
The West has broiled with incredible heat, while the East Coast looks forward to more snow.