Screenshot of email promising to deliver requested documents by "the end of the day, Friday, March 29."

Hey Councilmember Eunisses Hernandez, Your Pants Are On Fire

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Misadventures in CPRA Requests

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Screenshot of video clip showing the 7 heavily vandalized bungalow units at 5212 Melrose.

Why is Hugo Soto-Martinez Allowing Demolition of 7 RSO bungalow court units at 5212 Melrose With NO Replacement Project?

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Revolting email from the Venice Chamber of Commerce, bragging about securing an alcohol license and Conditional Use Permit despite the Waldorf/Venice V being RSO housing

Rules For Thee, But Not For Me: How the Waldorf Was Lost

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Side view of the former Waldorf Hotel, an early 20th century white building, with a fire escape. Venice Beach is in the background.

ACTION ALERT: Save the Waldorf's 36 RSO Units!

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Image of 1432-1434 South Beverly Drive, a two-story Spanish duplex surrounded by mature landscaping.

Civic Corruption and a Doomed Duplex

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Picture of framed, but not completed, 5-story tower flanked by two smaller buildings.

Why You Can't Trust Developers

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Screenshot of the warrant issued for Shray Goel's arrest in California, charging him with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Image uploaded to Scribd by Allie Conti.

The Scam and the Indictment

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Stires Staircase Bungalow Court, ten small bungalows in two rows facing a narrow courtyard, with severely pruned mature trees and a wide lawn. Image courtesy of Silver Lake Heritage.

Have No Faith: The City Doesn't Give a #$%! About RSO Renters

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Screenshot showing considerable vandalism on the roof of the empty and unsecured Wilshire Professional Building

Wasting Away on Wilshire Boulevard

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Screenshot of LA Public Press' headline for article on renoviction

The Horrors of Renoviction

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Two Homes Empty Since 2017

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The 1928 Jardinette Apartments, taken by Wikimedia user Junkyardsparkle

WTF Is Happening to the Jardinette Apartments?

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Screenshot from property listing boasting that tenants were Ellis Act evicted more than 5 years ago. Sickening, isn't it?

Ellis Act Stories, Chapter 2: Three Buildings on Sunset Boulevard

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Google Street View image of 8809 Sunland Boulevard, a small Midcentury Modern doctor's office. When the picture was taken in 2021, it had been repurposed as a marijuana dispensary.

The Blighted Medical Building

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Picture shows a distressed small house in a dead yard with a chain link fence, a mature tree, and multiple trash bins.

There's an Empty House Rotting on a Venice Canal

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