| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:30 AM
The personal or private museum, built to hold the blue-chip paintings of a wealthy collector, is more of an American phenomenon than a European one.
In Los Angeles alone we have the examples of the Getty, the Huntington and the Hammer to look to, with...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Architecture is not just slow. It's a hurry-up-and-wait profession at its core, chancy and contingent, as vulnerable to the cold feet of clients as the whims of capital markets. During the Great Recession, as financing dried up and confidence cracked, the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A few minutes after sitting down to talk with Renzo Piano in his large, airy Paris studio Tuesday, I asked the architect about the progress of the film museum he is designing for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wilshire Boulevard....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:07 PM
In the race to be the state’s schools chief, candidates Tom Torlakson and Marshall Tuck have roughly the same amount -- well under $1 million -- going into the election's final weeks, according to campaign reports filed with the state.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has raised nearly twice as much money -- a little more than $1 million -- than former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the Nov. 4 election campaign to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Enough with the yuppies — this new Bunker Hill apartment building is for grown-ups.
It's not that Related Cos. is trying to scare off young professionals who are flocking to downtown Los Angeles. It's just that it seems as if every other developer...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A countdown clock in Orange County's school headquarters is marking the final hours until the district learns whether it has won the Broad Prize, the nation's top honor for urban school districts.
"Let this be a time for our entire community to get...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Leading a Labor Day rally at a park in South Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed on Monday creating a minimum wage in Los Angeles that would reach $13.25 after three years.
Garcetti was backed by billionaire businessman Eli Broad, County...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday launched an ambitious campaign to impose a $13.25-an-hour minimum wage requirement for all workers in Los Angeles by 2017, calling it the "largest anti-poverty program in the city's history."
The most far-reaching...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti marked Labor Day on Monday by proposing a minimum wage increase for workers in LA, to $13.25 an hour by 2017. The city would join a host of municipalities nationwide that have taken matters into their own hands in the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over three years, followed by annual boosts keyed to inflation, according to business representatives and City Hall officials.
The action is...