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  • MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building

    MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building
    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...
  • Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing

    Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing
    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'...
  • Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball

    Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball
    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...
  • Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.

    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-...
  • Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board

    Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board
    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...
  • Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee

     Frank Gehry's Grand vision to go before project committee
    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-...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown keeps collecting campaign donations

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign account continues to swell with new donations, even though he hasn’t officially said whether he’ll run for reelection next year. A new report filed with the state by his campaign committee...
  • MOCA's 'Room to Live' exhibition frames the story of museum's growth

     MOCA's 'Room to Live' exhibition frames the story of museum's growth
    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...
  • The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

    The feisty legacy of L.A. school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte was for the last several years on the losing side of the Los Angeles Unified school board. Her strong alliance with United Teachers Los Angeles and her dislike of most charter schools and of various reform efforts were at...
  • Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte

     Elect, don't appoint, to replace Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Unified school board has barely had time to mourn the loss of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte; now it must decide how best to fill her seat. LaMotte, a school board member since 2003, died last week at an education conference in San Diego....
  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...