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  • 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-...
  • It isn't a sin to be rich

    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...
  • How to build a better Los Angeles

    How to build a better Los Angeles
    The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown. But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....
  • Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member

    Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member
    There has been great consternation in recent days over the best way to select an interim school board member to complete the term of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died this month. The two of us, both former school board members, believe that LaMotte'...
  • 2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches

    2013 Forbes 400: The rich have now regained all their lost riches
    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...
  • 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...
  • The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again

    The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again
    If there's one great truth about the National Football League, it's that its hunger for schemes to manipulate politicians and fans into filling its owners' pockets is limitless. Now there's a new entree on its plate: The owner of the St. Louis Rams...
  • Broad Museum reveals plans for landscaped plaza, restaurant

    Broad Museum reveals plans for landscaped plaza, restaurant
    The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday. They will unveil designs for a new plaza adjacent to the museum by architects Diller, Scofidio...
  • Broad museum restaurant taps French Laundry alum Timothy Hollingsworth

    Broad museum restaurant taps French Laundry alum Timothy Hollingsworth
    When the Broad contemporary art museum opens downtown next year, it will house not only nearly 2,000 pieces of art from the 1950s to the present, but a restaurant helmed by former French Laundry chef Timothy Hollingsworth that will be a cornerstone of a...
  • Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?

    Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?
    The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of postwar and contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday. They will officially unveil plans for a new plaza adjacent to the Broad —...
  • The shame of secret political donors

    Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot. As one...