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Eli Broad

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  • Fall marks season of revival for architecture in Los Angeles

     Fall marks season of revival for architecture in Los Angeles
    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...
  • At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround

    At 50, Music Center's 'backward' orientation may see a turnaround
    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,...
  • Renzo Piano defends academy museum plans

    Renzo Piano defends academy museum plans
    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....
  • Outside money flows in state schools superintendent race

    Outside money flows in state schools superintendent  race
    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. But the...
  • Shriver raises $1 million, Kuehl only half that in supervisors race

    Shriver raises $1 million, Kuehl only half that in supervisors race
    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....
  • Developer of new Bunker Hill apartment high-rise woos older residents

    Developer of new Bunker Hill apartment high-rise woos older residents
    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...
  • Schools await top-honor announcement

    Schools await top-honor announcement
    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...
  • L.A. Chamber formally denounces Garcetti plan for $13.25 minimum wage

    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...
  • Onetime ranch of Dick Powell, June Allyson sells at auction

    Onetime ranch of Dick Powell, June Allyson sells at auction
    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...
  • Strained ties cloud future of Deasy, LAUSD

    Strained ties cloud future of Deasy, LAUSD
    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...
  • Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles

    Doug Aitken exhibition debuts at Regen Projects in Los Angeles
    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...