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  • Legal pot: Is Jerry Brown right that we'd be too stoned to succeed?

    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...
  • Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series

    Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series
    The opening of the Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles may have been pushed back to 2015, but its art-focused lecture series, “The Un-Private Collection,” is proceeding full steam ahead. The series, which pairs contemporary artists from the...
  • 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 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 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 —...
  • Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections

    Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections
    Local school districts, state legislators and even a California governor have tried to limit teachers' job protections, among the most generous in the country. Efforts have all failed to rid public schools of ineffective teachers by making it easier to...
  • Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections

    Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections
    Arguments begin Monday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of laws that govern California’s teacher tenure rules, seniority policies and the dismissal process -- an overhaul of which could upend controversial job security for instructors....
  • MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala

    MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala
    It looks as if MOCA’s new director, Philippe Vergne, will be hosting a party this spring, and it’s a big one  – the museum’s 35th anniversary gala.   MOCA announced on Monday that the event, sponsored by Louis Vuitton and...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera

    Eli Broad discusses his $7 million gift to Los Angeles Opera
    Los Angeles Opera is going to be $7 million richer thanks to a new gift from billionaire Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe. The gift, being made through the couple's charitable organization, the Broad Foundation, represents the largest sum they have...