| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The debate on whether Los Angeles hotel workers should be paid at least $15.37 an hour opened last week with some less-than-expected allies for a "living wage" and some questions from City Council members about whether the proposal goes too far, or not...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:05 AM
California voters — thankfully — will probably not have to decide in November whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Backers of the Control, Regulate and Tax Marijuana Act, which had the most funding and organized support of...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:42 AM
A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance:
“Did you think I’d...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Pharrell Williams and Vivi Nevo sporting the same Vivienne Westwood Mountain hat. Socialite Joy Venturini Bianchi in a wonderfully wild Tom Ford zebra gown with a bristly mane. And designer Jeremy Scott playing the haute Chippendale dancer in a Moschino...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Walt Disney's name is on Los Angeles' world-famous concert hall, but it was a far less-known Disney who came from behind the scenes to ensure that architect Frank Gehry's vision for the building stayed intact.
Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's eldest...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday.
The annual report...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Frank Gehry and Related Cos. have kissed and made up. Now we'll see if city and county officials bless the reconciliation.
After soliciting plans from other architects in recent months, Related has put Gehry back in charge of the design team for a $650-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt Disney and a philanthropist who bucked powers-that-be in Los Angeles to keep architect Frank Gehry on the job during a crucial phase of planning the city’s new concert hall, has died. She was 79.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It's an unusually quiet fall morning outside Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art. A lone office worker scurries past in skirt and tennis shoes, heels peeking out of her purse; otherwise, the street is nearly deserted of cars and only sunlight...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Here’s Eli and Edythe Broad’s advice to budding, young art collectors: take your time, do the research, don’t rush to buy.
“You got to invest time, it’s not just about money,” Eli Broad said this week at a talk for...