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Column: Should a former Black church in Venice be turned into a mansion for a white family? 5.7.2020 LA Times: Commentary

When publishing magnate Jay Penske bought the First Baptist Church in Venice, he had no idea how upset some locals would be.

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10 million to increase economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses in Chicago and 9 other cities 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The Rockefeller Foundation has launched a new initiative that will invest $10 million in 10 U.S. cities, including Chicago, to promote economic equity for low-wage workers and minority-owned small businesses.
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Developer drops plan to buy Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and add offices, not housing 16.6.2020 LA Times: Business

CIM Group's proposal for a mixture of retail and offices for the complex brought protests about gentrification and a lack of housing.

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Fed-up Woodlawn residents, Obama CBA Coalition members to hold tent city demonstration against ‘the violence of displacement’ 11.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Activists plan to prop up a mass of tents throughout a vacant lot on Thursday as a warning to Mayor Lori Lightfoot about the displacement Woodlawn residents could suffer should the Obama Presidential Center arrive without a community benefits agreement with stronger affordable housing measures.
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Chicano Park 50 years later: Coronavirus delays celebration but historic moment still matters 25.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Chicano Park in San Diego's Barrio Logan, known for its murals, began with student-led occupation. Right-wing extremists object but the site is historic.

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Op-Ed: Sheltering in place with lemons, guavas and a tiny backyard crucifix 17.4.2020 LA Times: Commentary

I've been doing my part to keep an eye on my older neighbors, which helps calm my own feelings of fear and helplessness.

Letters to the Editor: An L.A. Times piece on Highland Park shows how not to write about gentrification 15.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A recent op-ed article decrying gentrification in Highland Park was remarkably tone-deaf and offensive, readers say.

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Op-Ed: Before it was a hipster haven, I called Highland Park home. Oh, how I miss its rough edges 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

With each passing day, Highland Park feels less like a neighborhood and more like a tourist attraction for millennials.

Can Minneapolis invest in its north side without pushing people out of neighborhoods? Upper Harbor is the test 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Upper Harbor Terminal project promises amenities, jobs, and economic growth in a working class part of the city. Many in the ethnically diverse neighborhoods around it worry it will drive them out. Can the project build wealth for current residents without erasing them?
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Endorsement: Mark Ridley-Thomas for City Council. Again 10.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Voters would have a hard time finding another candidate with Mark Ridley-Thomas' experience and knowledge, as well as his list of accomplishments.

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In Silver Lake, a vegan joint tells of how the big fish of gentrification eat the little ones 4.2.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Miranda Megill admits that when she opened a vegan restaurant in 2007, it wasn't without a few pangs of guilt that she may have helped push Silver Lake's famous gentrification along.

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Venice House Hunt: Designer digs or romantic retreat? 31.1.2020 LA Times: Business

For $2.5 million, which would you prefer: a stylish loft-style spot a few blocks from the beach or a Spanish Contemporary home with stellar outdoor spaces?

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Bernie Sanders shaped this small city, and it gave him a moonshot to the national stage 26.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

Burlington shaped Sanders as Sanders shaped Burlington, so much so that it's hard to consider one without the other.

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Editorial: Getting serious about California's housing crisis means moving SB 50 forward 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

This is the time for Gov. Gavin Newsom and other California leaders to show that they're serious about addressing the state's housing crisis.

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Opinion: SB 50 is back. If you care about California's housing crisis, give it a chance this time 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sen. Scott Wiener has attempted to give cities flexibility to address legitimate issues that arise from new housing development. And a deadline to do it.

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Detour’s 5 Pointers takes popular Denver mural artist 100 years into the future 7.11.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Combining fine art and daring musical improv, the exhibition opens Nov. 8 at RedLine
Opinion: Short-term rentals in my Silver Lake neighborhood are causing 'rentrification' 23.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

L.A.'s new law regulating short-term rentals through Airbnb, VRBO and other sites is long overdue

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Column: Chinatown without Chinese grocery stores, and the delicate balance of ethnic communities 23.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Chinatown is about to lose G and G Market as well as Ai Hoa Market, leaving the neighborhood without a full-service Chinese grocery store.

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Denver City Council approves vision for Loretto Heights that could host 2,500 people 17.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver City Council on Monday painted the broad strokes of the future of Loretto Heights.
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Climate Gentrification: Coming to a Community Near You 5.9.2019 Mother Jones
In just the last two years, climate change has brought on an onslaught of disasters: more than 4 feet of rain in south Texas, 90 degree days in Alaska, and record-breaking wildfires that have destroyed homes and upended communities. But now, an unexpected threat from climate change is looming on the horizon: gentrification. “Climate gentrification […]
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