| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
International sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has agreed to consolidate its Los Angeles offices by leasing a historic former warehouse near downtown's LA Live.
AEG will move more than 500 employees of its AEG Live and AXS Ticketing divisions...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Five years after Michael Jackson died from an overdose of a powerful anesthetic, his legacy endures among legions of fans, some of whom continue to travel from across the globe to honor the pop legend's memory at his final resting place in Glendale....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival.
Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:13 PM
In four months, the proposal by Anschutz Entertainment Group to build a downtown football stadium will expire if an NFL team is not committed to play at the venue. That's too bad; this page had supported the idea, which seems to be going nowhere. One of...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, the videogame industry's largest convention, could leave Los Angeles. If it does, it would cost the city $40 million a year in revenue.
The Entertainment Software Assn., which owns E3 -- this is the event's 20th...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Cranes dot the skyline in downtown Los Angeles as upscale hotels, hip restaurants and apartments signal a new wave of revitalization.
But if new arrivals want to become homeowners, tough luck. Surging demand, combined with a lull in condo construction,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Back in 1994, I was co-chairman of the "Save the Rams" committee comprised of 150 local businessmen and political figures fighting to keep the franchise from moving to St. Louis.
We succeeded in securing an initial NFL vote at the league meeting to block...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes.
Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival launched 15 years ago, creature comforts included any small slice of shade cast by the odd light pole, the occasional working toilet and maybe somewhere to sit other than the dusty desert floor.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:26 PM
It’s entirely possible that the Forum arena in Inglewood narrowly escaped the wrecking ball only because of a segment on CBS’ newsmagazine “60 Minutes.”
As Madison Square Garden Co. moves forward on its plan to return the Forum...