| May 24, 2014
| 5:11 PM
With Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown expected to romp to reelection this year against little-known rivals, many donors who gave Republican candidates more than $37 million in the last gubernatorial contest are now keeping their hands in their pockets.
| May 27, 2014
| 7:56 PM
As the June 3 primary election draws near, business interests, labor groups, environmentalists and wealthy individuals have poured more than $20 million into television and radio commercials, mail ads and other campaign aid for their preferred...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Two Andy Warhol works of art -- including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe -- sold Tuesday for more than $100 million combined at a Christie's New York auction, a sale of postwar and contemporary art that brought in a hefty total of $744.9 million.
| May 17, 2014
Bruce Reed, the president of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation who formerly served in the Obama administration and will focus on education, told Patt Morrison: "My general experience with political elected bodies is that the odds of them being...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The leader of one of the nation’s top arts high schools has accepted a position in charge of arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive officer at the Duke...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A relative newcomer to the city education scene has dominated fundraising and spending in the race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education.
Through May 17, Alex Johnson, the senior education aide to county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A curious press release came from the campaign for Tom Torlakson for state superintendent of public instruction. Torlakson is the incumbent, running against a strong reform candidate, Marshall Tuck, who so far has been endorsed by this paper as well as...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Broad Foundation's education initiatives began 15 years ago, but the organization is just now getting its first president, and his surname isn't Broad. Bruce Reed is tasked with minding the foundation's investments and its work on K-12 reform, which...