Sen. Dianne Feinstein's opposition on behalf of neighbors posed too great an obstacle and the FBI will look for another location to build its new L.A.-area headquarters. The feds had wanted to expand at Wilshire and the 405 freeway.
More by Kevin Roderick:Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
Recent Physical Los Angeles stories on LA Observed:Observing the L.A. River
Woman vs. Fritz Coleman *
Trying to like L.A. Live
LA Observed on KCRW
Save the Dutton's building?
Previous story: Half-million page views for Christine
Next story: What happened at 'Will & Grace' trial *
New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter
On the Media Page
Go to Media
LA Biz Observed
Go to LA Biz Observed
Arts and culture
Go to Arts and culture
Sign up for daily email from LA Observed