| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Los Angeles landlord and developer CIM Group has completed its elaborate makeover of the Lady Luck, a once-popular Las Vegas hotel and casino that opened in 1964 and closed in 2006.
After an estimated $100-million renovation, the complex at 3rd Street...
| Sep 25, 2013
Steve Soboroff has rounded the bases in L.A. government, from the Harbor Commission to rec and parks, even a run for mayor. He's "Uncle Steve," the booster who practically drove the Endeavour space shuttle to its new home, a businessman who drove the...
| Nov 6, 2013
Downtown L.A. — it's not a punchline anymore; it's a destination. It's vital in a way it hasn't been since the 1940s, and hip in a way it never was to begin with. Carol Schatz, president and CEO of the Central City Assn. of Los Angeles, has pushed...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Britney Spears has just started luring younger crowds to her recently launched Las Vegas spectacle inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. But the pop star is about to gain some new neighbors at a smaller venue nearby.
The Jacksons have inked a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Seasoned concert-goers who walk into the resurrected Forum in Inglewood after it opens Wednesday with the first of six Eagles concerts may be struck as much by what's missing as by what's been added to the 46-year-old former sports palace.
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The city-owned Los Angeles Convention Center entered a new era Tuesday when the private company hired to run the facility named its new general manager.
Anschutz Entertainment Group, which won a contract to run the center in October, named Brad...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Los Angeles has been awarded the 2016 men's and women's Olympic marathon trials, a prestigious event that fits the city's hope of bringing the Summer Games back in 2024.
The U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Marathon will be held Feb. 13, 2016, and will...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The second owner of a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $324 million has come forward to claim his prize, lottery officials announced Friday.
Steve Tran of Northern California is the owner of one of two winning tickets for last month's $648-million...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Friends and former classmates of a college student from Orange County gunned down at a San Francisco light-rail station are planning a vigil in his honor Sunday.
Justin Valdez, 20, was attending San Francisco State University after graduating from...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67.
A representative for Duke said the performer died Monday night in Los...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A few words to those unforgiving fans who didn't disguise their disgust when Rob Blake became the Kings' assistant general manager because they consider him a traitor for leaving as a player in 2001 and again in 2008:
It's time to bury the hatchet....