| Sep 1, 2013
Re "Tower foes sue city, developer," Aug. 29
Several times a week I drive through the Cahuenga Pass toward Hollywood. Twice a week I take the shuttle bus to the Hollywood Bowl, and as we approach the 101 offramp at Cahuenga, I point out the Capitol...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Opponents of the Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the developer and the city, seeking to overturn the city’s approval of 39- and 35-story towers.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
| Jul 17, 2013
I had this assignment to do a small building in Hollywood. It was my first job to start from scratch, totally mine. I was 24.
You may have heard of the building. It's the Capitol Records building, and no, it does not intentionally look like a stack of...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Historic hip-hop imprint Priority Records has been given a new lease on life, this time as a producer-centric electronic music and progressive urban music label. A joint venture of Insurgency Music and Capitol Music Group, the refurbished label will be...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Record company executive
Al Coury, 78, a longtime record company executive who helped propel the "Saturday Night Fever" and "Grease" soundtracks to the top of the pop charts in the 1970s as chief of the RSO record label, died Thursday in...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
This is exactly how it’s supposed to work: the Funky Buddha Brewery opens along the FEC tracks in Oakland Park in June, its made-right-in-the-other-room craft beers and food-truck friends attracting the bearded and the pierced, the musical and the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A lawyer for opponents of a controversial Hollywood skyscraper project criticized the developer and city officials for not disclosing important facts about an earthquake fault that may be directly underneath the site.
The Millennium Hollywood project...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:14 PM
The developers of a Hollywood skyscraper project said Friday they have agreed to dig a trench on the property to help determine whether an earthquake fault runs under it.
Officials at New York-based Millennium Partners said that they do not believe...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday that he would rely on scientists to determine whether the city should issue permits to build two Hollywood skyscrapers on what could be an active earthquake fault running directly beneath the Vine Street...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Los Angeles City Council has approved a plan that would radically alter the Hollywood skyline despite warnings from state officials about the project's proximity to a major earthquake fault line.
The 13-0 vote Wednesday in favor of the Hollywood...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Los Angeles officials have asked the developer of a controversial Hollywood skyscraper project to conduct a new round of seismic tests to determine whether the project's towers could be at risk in an earthquake. At the same time, state officials are...