| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers are not on the market just yet, but the prospect has the city, and the monied people who like to own Big Things, buzzing about who might become the next boss of one of pro basketball's most star-crossed, and now promising,...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A lot of boldface names seem to be interested in the Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal.
It's unclear how serious some of the potential suitors are. But the team has attracted attention from both Hollywood celebrities and...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to acquiring the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion, according to published reports.
Sources tell Variety that Ballmer parked himself at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills during the past week while he...
| May 17, 2014
| 6:51 PM
From the moment the NBA banned Donald Sterling for life, the big names and their big wallets jostled for position to buy the Clippers. Magic Johnson was in. Oprah Winfrey was in, with fellow billionaires Larry Ellison and David Geffen. Patrick Soon-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Billionaire Philip Anschutz said Thursday he has decided not to sell AEG, the entertainment giant that controls the Staples Center, LA Live and the Los Angeles Kings.
Anschutz said he plans to resume a more active role in the company. He announced in...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:49 PM
AEG founder Philip Anschutz said in an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Times that he pulled his sports and entertainment conglomerate off the market after having a change of heart and deciding to become actively "reengaged" in managing the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For the last 18 years, Jakks Pacific Inc. has been a player in the ultra-competitive Southern California toy-making business, up against the likes of giant Mattel Inc. in El Segundo and others.
But Jakks' roster of toys — including the Smurfs,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Five years after the financial crisis, the mega-rich have regained all the wealth they lost during the recession, setting a new record value for combined net worth, according to Forbes' 400 richest Americans list released Monday.
The annual report...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:57 PM
After months of controversy, the owner of St. John's Health Center said it plans to sell the landmark Santa Monica hospital to Catholic chain Providence Health & Services.
The hospital has been at the center of an intense competition that featured...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:29 PM
Major league owners are expected to approve the three remaining Dodgers bidders on Tuesday, enabling Frank McCourt to start an auction for the team on Wednesday.
By the time the auction is over -- late Wednesday, perhaps, or later this week -- the...