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(credit: Donna Lombardo)

Structural Engineers Call For Retrofitting Older LA Buildings

Hundreds of structural engineers gathered Monday to address the risks posed by earthquakes to some of the oldest buildings in the city of Los Angeles.

10/20/2014

freeway skyscrapers

LA Modifies Fire Code Requirement For All Skyscrapers To Be Topped With Helipad

Officials say the move will allow for more iconic architecture in the city’s skyline while implementing cutting-edge fire-life safety measures and systems in modern high-rise buildings.

09/29/2014

Former Mayor James Hahn was among several speakers at the dedication of City Hall East. (Photo courtesy LA Mayor's Office / Twitter)

City Hall East Renamed For Ex-Mayor Hahn

An expansion of the original Los Angeles City Hall was officially renamed Thursday for a former mayor with a well-known political heritage.

09/04/2014

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Sunset Strip House of Blues Getting Wrecking Ball For Mixed-Use High-Rise

The world-famous House of Blues is destined for the wrecking ball and several new high-end hotels are coming up and down the glitzy stretch of roadway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

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LA County Fire Says Report Of West Hollywood Building Collapse Was Unfounded

Los Angeles County Fire officials Thursday were responding to a report of an apartment building collapse in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2014

(Photo courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP )

AEG To Consolidate Offices In Historic Downtown LA Building

City officials and Southland business leaders Tuesday joined AEG executives to announce the company’s expansion and new investments in Los Angeles.

07/08/2014

A prototype of the Earth One home. (credit: CalEarth.org)

Home Sweet Dome: How You Can Build Your Own House For A Fraction Of The Normal Cost

Earth One houses have all the modern amenities — plumbing, electricity, energy efficient heating and cooling.

05/11/2014

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Fire Causes $2M In Damages To Anaheim Construction Site

Firefighters Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire at an apartment construction site in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

Attorneys for tenants at a commercial building located at 5700 South Hoover say only three showers served over three dozen residents. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

Tenants Forced To Vacate South LA Building Say City Ignored Complaints

Dozens of residents under orders to vacate a building in South Los Angeles that has been deemed unsafe were granted a two-week extension Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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4 Injured After SUV Slams Into Downey Electronics Store

Four people were injured Wednesday following the crash of an SUV into a building in Downey.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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Car Pulled From Inside Building After Crash In Fairfax District

The incident occurred on the 7700 block of Melrose Avenue, across the street from Fairfax High School. No injuries have been reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Driver Found Dead Inside Vehicle That Crashed Into Building In Unincorporated Willowbrook

A motorist was found dead inside a car that crashed into a building in the unincorporated Willowbrook area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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Elderly Man Accidentally Drives Car Into OC Medical Office

A doctor and a female patient were injured Tuesday after an elderly man accidentally drove his vehicle into an Orange County medical building.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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Car Shears Hydrant, Crashes Into Building In Westlake District

A car sheared a hydrant and crashed into a building in the Westlake District Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

The 73,000-square-foot Green Hollow Square shopping center would have included retail, restaurant and office space in the heart of Brentwood. (Photo courtesy GreenHollowSquare.com)

Brentwood Bookstore Spared After Developer Scraps Shopping Center Plans

A Brentwood building recognized as a historical and cultural monument by the city of Los Angeles has been spared of the wrecking ball – for now.

11/14/2013

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