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  • New Wilshire Grand concrete foundation in place after record pouring

    New Wilshire Grand concrete foundation in place after record pouring
    The concrete has been poured. That was the word from an enormous hole in the ground in downtown Los Angeles, where crews were cleaning up after a marathon, overnight session building a record-breaking foundation for a future high-rise building. Dubbed...
  • Festivities planned for New Wilshire Grand's 20-hour concrete pour

    Festivities planned for New Wilshire Grand's 20-hour concrete pour
    What is being billed as the world’s largest continuous concrete pour will kick off Saturday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles with a parade featuring concrete trucks, members of the USC marching band, mayor Eric Garcetti and other elected officials....
  • Nancy Holt dies at 75; her art interacts with the land and sky

    Artist Nancy Holt's best-known work, "Sun Tunnels," is outdoors, huge and open to the public — but only a relatively small number of people have seen it in person. It sits on 40 acres of land she bought in a desolate part of the Great Basin Desert...
  • They'll be pouring it on at New Wilshire Grand site

    They'll be pouring it on at New Wilshire Grand site
    The latest addition to the Los Angeles skyline — the New Wilshire Grand, the tallest structure to be built west of the Mississippi — takes a major step forward Saturday when more than 2,000 truckloads of concrete are driven through downtown...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's earthquake building safety survey

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's earthquake building safety survey
    Join Los Angeles Times staff writers Rong-Gong Lin II and Doug Smith for a discussion at 12:30 p.m. Friday on the latest news in Southern California's effort to prevent damage and the loss of life should there be a major earthquake. Santa Monica...
  • At the Gallery of Amazing Things, Rimpley's believe it or not

    At the Gallery of Amazing Things, Rimpley's believe it or not
    Inside the Dania Beach warehouse called Gallery of Amazing Things, the art on display does much to reflect the name of its home: 10-foot-tall chandeliers studded with porcelain butterflies, limestone fossils, World War II-era naval binoculars and even the...
  • Santa Monica targets quake safety

    Santa Monica targets quake safety
    Santa Monica will become the first city in California to inspect concrete, steel and wood-frame buildings and require seismic retrofitting for those deemed vulnerable during a major earthquake. The city will spend more than $100,000 over the next year...
  • New opportunity is a chance to further her skills

    New opportunity is a chance to further her skills
    Who: Tracy Muller, 40, of Deerfield Beach, recently joined QEP Co. Inc. in Boca Raton as a product manager. QEP, founded in 1979, is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a comprehensive line of hardwood flooring, flooring installation tools,...
  • Property of the Week: Bridge Hampton Crossing

    Property of the Week: Bridge Hampton Crossing
    When visitors come to the home of Arben Brahaj, M.D., in the Bridge Hampton Crossing community in Farmington, the compliments flow as easily as the home's layout and design. Everyone says good things, Brahaj says. What they like about the house is how...
  • Modern home in Venice has a touch of old

    Modern home in Venice has a touch of old
    Reclaimed wood siding provides a visual contrast to the sleek modern finishes at this open-plan house in Venice. The living room, kitchen and dining room open to a side yard with a swimming pool, a spa and a fire pit. Location: 635 Milwood Ave.,...
  • Film Review: 'The Lego Movie'

    The typical Lego minifigure stands just 4cm tall, though of course, the popular construction toys hold a much bigger place than that in children's imaginations. "The Lego Movie" understands how fans interact with the brand and answers with a mile-a-minute...