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  • Council votes to seek private Convention Center manager

     
    L.A. City Council members voted to invite private operators to submit bids to run the downtown Convention Center, handing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa a major victory....
  • L.A. Votes: Candidates woo voters, slam rivals and raise money

     
    With less than two weeks to go before Election Day in Los Angeles, candidates for mayor, City Council and city attorney are working overtime to sway undecided voters, ding their opponents and raise funds. Mayoral candidate Jan Perry is making......
  • Spago, Rivera among L.A.'s best in wine

    Spago, Rivera among L.A.'s best in wine
    Here are six restaurants that I think have exceptionally interesting wine programs. Spago: One of the few restaurants in the country that can boast a full complement of great Austrian wines, especially Rieslings and GrĂ¼ner Veltliners from the Wachau....
  • Campanile closing? The dining scene loses a standard-setter

    Campanile closing? The dining scene loses a standard-setter
    The restaurant business is remarkably volatile, and anyone who has spent much time around it is used to seeing his or her favorites sputter out of business after good long runs. You grow up going to Angeli, you have your first date there, you become a...
  • Critic's Choice: Carpaccio as a blank canvas

    Critic's Choice: Carpaccio as a blank canvas
    According to my "Grande Enciclopedia Illustrata della Gastronomia," carpaccio is the "celebrated preparation based on raw beef sliced as finely as prosciutto di Parma and variously garnished," and was invented by Giuseppe Cipriani at Harry's Bar in...
  • Counter Intelligence: Le Ka's a bit of this and that, for the beautiful people

    Counter Intelligence: Le Ka's a bit of this and that, for the beautiful people
    Le Ka is one of those difficult places to figure out, not because the cooking isn't good — it is, very — but because in the narrative of Le Ka, food seems like such a secondary thing. To get to the restaurant, you leave your car with a valet...
  • Counter Intelligence: The just-right cooking at Bestia

    Counter Intelligence: The just-right cooking at Bestia
    If you want to understand Bestia, you should probably take a look at the cassoeula, a version of a traditional cabbage stew popular in Milan. At Alfredo de Gran San Bernardo, the Milanese businessmen's restaurant where I first tried the dish,...
  • Santa Barbara board criticized for abstaining in Chick-fil-A vote

     
    Santa Barbara City Council members are calling for the resignations of some appointed members of an architectural review board who cited political reasons when declining to vote on minor changes to an incoming Chick-fil-A restaurant....
  • Unprecedented action aimed at weakening MS-13 street gang

     
    Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 on Thursday won the distinction of being the first street gang designated by the federal government as a “transnational criminal organization." Local law enforcement officials cheered what they saw as the unprecedented federal...
  • Federal officials want to starve MS-13 gang of its money

     
    Federal authorities named Mara Salvatrucha MS-13, the ruthless Latin American gang born three decades ago on the streets of Los Angeles, a “transnational criminal organization” on Thursday, making it the first street gang to join the list. The...
  • MS-13 street gang's finances targeted by feds; reaction mixed

     
    The new federal crackdown on the notorious Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 street gang is being cheered by some local officials, though others worry about some of the side effects. The designation gives the U.S. Treasury Department the power to.....