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Malibu trailer park (Charles O'Rear / Wikimedia Commons)

L.A. County Passes Rent Control for Mobile Home Parks

Los Angeles County Supervisors approved a mobile home park rent-control ordinance on Tuesday for unincorporated areas that will limit rental pad inflation to 3 percent a year — the latest sign of high housing costs in L.A.

Holy Fire (David McNew / Getty)

Big Temperature Drop to Help Contain Holy Fire

Firefighters expect big gains toward containing Southern California’s Holy Fire in the coming days, as AccuWeather predicts high temperatures will fall by 19 degrees from earlier this week.

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Newport Beach Bans Electric Scooters After 3 Days

A flock of 50 Bird dockless electric scooters that arrived at the Newport Beach Peninsula last weekend without a permit caused lots of complaints and were promptly banned by the city.

Whiskeytown Lake (Ken Lund / Flickr / CC)

California to Fund Construction of First Reservoir in Four Decades

The California Water Commission was awarded $816 million of Proposition 1 money to begin building the $5.2 billion Sites Reservoir — the state’s first big reservoir since the 1970s. The $7.5 billion Proposition 1: Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement

Electric Scooters (Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty)

Blowback Rising Against Electric Scooter Companies

Blowback is rising against Bird and other companies providing all-electric scooter rentals that are taking over the streets and sidewalks of California’s major metro areas.

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California Wildfire Bill Could Bail Out PG&E

A bill that critics claim could bail out PG&E for its strict liability regarding last year’s wildfire is moving forward in the California legislature.

San Francisco Skyline Painted Ladies (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Report: Bay Area Rises to World’s 19th Largest Economy

The Economic Institute reported this month that the Bay Area would be the 19th-largest economy in the world, if it were a country, after growing at the fifth-fastest rate of any nation since 2014.