| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Now that sports and entertainment giant AEG has dropped plans to build a downtown stadium for an NFL team, tourism leaders say the city can focus on expanding and modernizing the Los Angeles Convention Center to attract bigger, more profitable gatherings....
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:16 PM
The Los Angeles parks department may be getting into the concert business.
The Board of Recreation and Parks Commissioners voted Wednesday to toss out two multimillion-dollar proposals by major entertainment companies to run the city-owned Greek Theatre...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Last month, Carson Mayor Jim Dear took a call from a top executive at sports and entertainment giant AEG.
Ted Fikre, the company's vice chairman, wanted to talk about the stadium that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build in the South...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 10:03 PM
Finally there's a way to see Luc Robitaille when he's not in motion, rare for a man who always seems to be conducting a business meeting, embracing fans or rooting for the team that chose him in the ninth round of the 1984 draft despite warnings his...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Sports and entertainment giant AEG will make a $500-million expansion to its Marriott complex at L.A. Live as the demand for hotel rooms rises in downtown Los Angeles.
AEG will add 755 rooms to the popular J.W. Marriott in a new high-rise connected to...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:15 PM
In a bold move to undercut an NFL stadium at Hollywood Park, the sports and entertainment firm AEG commissioned a study by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that found the Inglewood project would be a tempting target for terrorists and...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:45 PM
For decades, the expanse of empty acreage hugging the 405 Freeway in Carson had been eyed as an ideal location for a shopping mall, homes, a hotel, some combination of those three — or even an NFL stadium.
But there was always one overriding...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:20 PM
After two decades without a football team, Los Angeles County now has a handful of competing stadium proposals designed to woo the National Football League back to town. On Tuesday night, the Inglewood City Council may approve one of those projects...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:52 PM
The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are partnering to build a 68,000-seat stadium in Carson, the latest twist in 20 years of maneuvers to return the NFL to the Los Angeles area.
The news came six weeks after St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 7:23 PM
As it waits for a City Council vote on new rules for electronic billboards, outdoor advertising company Clear Channel Outdoor has become a major backer of the campaign to change L.A.'s election dates.
The company recently gave $25,000 to the campaign...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:15 PM
In the latest turn in the saga over who will run the Greek Theatre, L.A. City Atty. Mike Feuer cautioned city lawmakers that they lack the power to immediately overturn a city commission's selection of an operator for the venue.
In a confidential...