| Jun 19, 2013
It has become almost routine for community groups to rise up in protest whenever a big developer proposes a project likely to make their city neighborhoods unrecognizable.
But what's happening with the giant Millennium Hollywood project is much more...
| 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,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in October of 2003, it became an instant Los Angeles landmark, right up there with the Griffith Park Observatory, the Capitol Records building and the Hollywood sign.
An undulating mass of...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:10 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Wednesday that would radically alter the Hollywood skyline despite warnings from state officials that the project site may lie on a major earthquake fault line.
The 13-0 vote in favor of the Hollywood...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Ever since YouTube brought music videos into the privacy of your home or well-locked office, an easy way for artists to get attention is to include some artful nudity in their videos. It's been standard practice for groups on the experimental fringes...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:22 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
The developer of a controversial skyscraper project in the heart of Hollywood agreed Tuesday to trim the height of two residential towers by 25%, and the proposal was approved by a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Longtime Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh sent a strong hint he’s working with Mick Jagger and Ringo Starr, among others, on some new music when he posted a Facebook photo of the three and other musicians with the caption: “Cooking up something here...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
When pop producer Nadir "RedOne" Khayat made Jennifer Lopez the first new signing for his 2101 Records imprint (or as he calls it, "my little baby label") weeks after signing a partnership deal with UMG's Capitol Records Group, it represented the...