What is Prop B on November's Ballot? Take One.
LA Weekly has taken a deep look into the local Proposition B, "an extremely obscure measure on the Nov. 4 ballot [that] would wipe out the two-story height restrictions on poverty housing in Los Angeles, legally allowing tall towers containing low-income housing once again," writes Jill Stewart who explains that "the measure [...] would also wipe out the Los Angeles voter-approved cap allowing no more than 52,500 of these low-rent units, in carefully controlled dollops of 30 units or less per building, citywide." She goes on to call the popular and usually untouchable LA City Council President Eric Garcetti an "avid density hawk" who has engaged in "breathtaking spin" regarding the measure. So that's one side of it, at least. More to come.