| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Images of a $350-million sports and entertainment arena planned for the Las Vegas Strip were unveiled Tuesday by developers AEG and MGM Resorts International.
Construction of the previously announced 20,000-seat arena is expected to begin in April,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Kanye West will take time off from fatherhood to bring his 23-city "The Yeezus Tour" to Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena on Nov. 29, with Kendrick Lamar the strong opening act.
The AEG Live tour is his first set of live dates since his 2011 Watch...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Michael Jackson’s estate and Lloyd’s of London have settled their lawsuit in which the insurer claimed it shouldn't have to pay $17.5 million on a tour cancellation policy after the singer died in June 2009.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Media and entertainment industry attorney Donald Engel died Wednesday in Redwood City, Calif. following a long battle with leukemia. He was 84 years old.
Engel's famous clients include Olivia Newton John and Donna Summer, for whom he won major victories,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Award winning motion picture and television producer Paul Pompian, best known for films including "The Watcher," "Swimming Upstream," "Waste Land," Truman Capote's "Children on Their Birthdays," "Resurrection," "The Stepford Children," "Time Served,"...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Los Angeles has been awarded the 2016 men’s and women’s U.S. Olympic marathon trials, a prestigious event that could boost the city’s efforts to bring the Summer Games back here in 2024.
The U.S. Olympic Team Trials—Marathon will...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Tai Babilonia was just 8 in 1968 when her skating coach suggested she grab the hand of an athletic 10-year-old named Randy Gardner and take a few turns around the Culver City Ice Arena.
The team went on to become five-time U.S. pair champions and 1979...