| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:02 PM
New state geological maps released Wednesday show several major developments planned in Hollywood are much closer to an active earthquake fault than Los Angeles city officials initially said.
The maps chart the course of the Hollywood fault, which...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:42 AM
What does a once-scrappy indie-rock band do after scoring its second No. 1 album? Announce an upcoming tour of some of North America's biggest venues.
That's what Arcade Fire did Thursday, less than a week after the Montreal group's "Reflektor"...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:10 PM
California's state geologist has declared that the Hollywood earthquake fault is active and may run directly underneath a skyscraper project approved by the Los Angeles City Council last week.
The assertion raises new doubts about whether the 1-million-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Eight years ago, real estate developer David Jordon bought the former site of the KFWB radio studios in the heart of Hollywood with plans to build a 16-story residential and office complex.
Los Angeles city officials reviewed his plans and approved...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to pay for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972.
The suit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, contends that...
| 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 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...
| 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...