Volunteers help count the homeless population in Santa Monica (courtesy City of Santa Monica)

Hundreds Of Volunteers Needed For Homeless Count In Santa Monica

An estimated 200 volunteers are needed to help Santa Monica get an accurate count of its homeless population.

CBS Los Angeles–01/25/2012


‘Taxpayers Were Duped’: Audit Finds Fraud, ‘Lavish’ Spending At HACLA

The findings of a CBS2 investigation earlier this month originally prompted the city controller to order a thorough financial audit of the department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/13/2011

Unlike the Occupy Van Nuys event, Occupy LA continues to grow. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

City Offers ‘Occupy LA’ Protesters Freebies To Leave City Hall

The city is offering “Occupy LA” protesters freebies in an attempt to get them to move from the lawn of City Hall.

CBS Los Angeles–11/22/2011

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LA Home Prices Sink; Obama To Sidestep Congress On Housing Recovery

The White House may be close to giving more help to struggling homeowners in Southern California and across the nation.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/25/2011

Jack Gilsepi and Jim Van Zanten of South Bay Brokers with Maggie McKay (CBS)

KFWB On Your Corner: South Bay Housing Market

If you’re looking to buy a home in the beach cities, you’re going to need help.


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Home Sales Dip For 4th Straight Month; 2011 Worst Year Ever?

The drop is triggering a warning from government analysts that 2011 could be the worst year for the industry in half a century.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/23/2011

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DOJ To Probe Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly discriminating against minorities living in subsidized housing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2011

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$80M In Stimulus Cash Left To Rehab Homes, Jump-Start LA Sales

The city was awarded $143 million through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program to spend to fix up and sell properties in the city’s worst real estate markets.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/18/2011

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Renovations Fuel Jump In LA County Property Values

If the latest property assessments are any indication, there could be a glimmer of hope for the Southland’s housing market.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/28/2011

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Foreclosure Rate In Riverside County Highest In California

The latest data translates to 1 in 30 Riverside County households in some stage of foreclosure.


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Economists: Construction Spending To Fuel California Recovery

A new economic survey predicts construction spending in California is on the rebound.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/20/2011

A homeless person covers up on a bus stop bench before dawn October 12, 2007 in downtown Los Angeles. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

City Officials Seek To Renovate Buildings In LA For Homeless Veterans

The Veterans Affairs Department has announced a master plan to transform buildings at a West Los Angeles VA site that are the subject of a lawsuit over housing and other services for the homeless.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2011

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‘The Worst Is Behind Us’? Home Prices Hit Bottom For 2011

New data shows that sales of existing homes fell to 4.8 million in May — their lowest level of the year so far.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/21/2011

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Home Prices Plunge To 9-Year Low; More Declines Expected

A record number of foreclosures are forcing prices down, and they are expected to keep falling through this year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/31/2011

For sale sign. (credit: Getty Images)

Money 101: Housing Market Mojo

Two real estate experts help you to get a better handle on the nuances of the housing market.