Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One:  I have rent controlled apartment in the City of Los Angeles.  I inherited one tenant when I purchased the building. This tenant did not have a written rental agreement. At the time, this tenant owned two dogs and now he owns four dogs. This is really getting out of control. Is there something…

Follow the Money – by Zachary Lawrence JD

All the President’s Men is a book and a movie about the Watergate scandal and the downfall of President Nixon. In the movie, there’s a scene with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) meeting his anonymous source, “Deep Throat” (Hal Holbrook), inside a dark parking garage. Woodward needed proof that President Nixon knew of the burglary…

Letter to the Editor…Rent Control Destroys!

Dear Dan: The below letter was sent to Steve Lopez at the Los Angeles Times. Dear Sir: I appreciate that you attempt to be “fair-minded” when you talk about the housing crisis.  I remember, as you suggest, that my son, Jeffrey, reminded me that after viewing the feature film, La La Land, Los Angeles would…