| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
If practice is what gets you to Carnegie Hall, as the saying goes, what gets you to the Music Center has always been a car.
The performing arts complex, which will turn 50 next month, sits atop Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles like a late-modern,...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Teachers unions defended their ground in California this week — and bucked national trends — by helping to reelect a state schools chief in a race with broad implications for education policy and politics.
With union backing, Tom Torlakson...
| 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...
| 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...