| Feb 8, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Billionaire Eli Broad has suspended a coveted, $1-million prize to honor the best urban school systems out of concern that they are failing to improve quickly enough. And, associates say, he's no longer certain that he wants to reward traditional school...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:00 AM
This newspaper's latest scoop about St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke's plans to build a stadium in Inglewood would be considered groundbreaking football news but for two key missing ingredients.
A shovel and a football.
For nearly each of the 20...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The Broad museum will open Sept. 20 as the downtown showcase for Eli and Edythe Broad's contemporary art collection, the founding couple announced Thursday. As promised, admission will be free.
But it'll cost $10 to get a one-day sneak preview Feb. 15....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:38 PM
Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:06 PM
A Los Angeles city panel that considered several outside companies before picking one to analyze two proposals to raise the minimum wage was divided on which firm had the best bid, according to documents released Tuesday.
City officials released the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Former Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy has accepted a consulting job as “superintendent in residence” for a training and coaching program funded by local philanthropist Eli Broad.
Deasy, 54, resigned under pressure last October after...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:43 PM
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday announced new guidelines to improve the preparation of the nation's teaching ranks that will require states to rate the performance of training programs and shift federal funding to those that receive...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 12:02 AM
The race to be California's schools chief is typically sleepy: Incumbents have little power but usually waltz to reelection.
This year's contest, however, is one of the tightest and costliest on the statewide ballot, the reflection of an emerging...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Eli Broad's new contemporary art museum that is currently rising in downtown Los Angeles will now open some time in fall 2015, organizers said on Tuesday.
The museum has experienced delays since construction began in 2012, and an expected 2014 opening...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Broad museum has taken a step closer to announcing when it will open, staking out fall 2015 but stopping short of a specific date.
The expected 2014 debut of the Broad, currently rising in downtown Los Angeles, was scratched earlier this year...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:35 AM
In the most expensive political race in California, incumbent Tom Torlakson held the lead late Tuesday night over Marshall Tuck in the contest for state superintendent of public instruction.
Shortly before midnight, Torlakson cautiously predicted...