| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce formally came out against Mayor Eric Garcetti's $13.25 an hour minimum wage proposal on Tuesday, saying that boosting the rate would "reduce, not increase the number of jobs" in the city.
Chamber President and...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Amber Hills, the onetime ranch of film stars Dick Powell and June Allyson in Brentwood, has sold for $14.6 million. The buyer, however, paid 10% more for the privilege of purchasing through an auction.
The compound had its own star turn in the late...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The controversy engulfing Los Angeles Unified's $1.3-billion technology project has inflamed long-held tensions between the Board of Education and Supt. John Deasy, who is questioning whether he should step down.
In an interview, Deasy acknowledged that...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at Regen Projects in Los Angeles, one of several...
| Dec 27, 2013
Is it a sin to be rich?
Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs.
If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...
| Dec 29, 2013
Re "It's no sin to be rich," Opinion, Dec. 27
Richard Riordan and Eli Broad are notable for their business acumen and philanthropic efforts, but their idea that we should rely on philanthropy to fulfill many societal needs is problematic.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors gave their blessing Tuesday to a reimagined design for a proposed mix of high-end apartments, businesses and public space across from Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The $750-million plan to redevelop that portion of downtown'...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The event: Matt Damon and producer Jerry Weintraub teamed up Tuesday to emcee the 2014 UNICEF Ball, so often going off script in their lively, largely impromptu dialogue that at one point Damon turned to Weintraub and, referencing Sunday's Golden Globes...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The most surprising thing about "Her," the new Spike Jonze movie, is not that it dares to suggest an otherwise sane person might fall in love with the operating system that runs his computer and his smartphone. Or that middle-aged men look good in high-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:20 PM
A June special election to replace former Los Angeles school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has the potential to alter the political power dynamic and the overall direction of the nation's second-largest school district.
LaMotte, who died in...