| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In his long public life in Los Angeles, including eight years as mayor, few ever accused Richard J. Riordan of being the Great Communicator.
Sincere. Awkward. Generous. Tone deaf. Unbending. Passionate. All of those, yes. But capable of moving people...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Like the four mayors before him, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will embark this weekend on a trade mission to China, South Korea and Japan, with an 80-member delegation of local officials and business leaders.
The mayor says the goal of the 12-day...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The race to succeed liberal lion Henry A. Waxman in Congress produced a crowded, costly primary studded with political stars and high-profile newcomers. Now, it has mellowed into a lopsided, gentlemanly contest between two men with "American Dream"...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and "Funny or Die" co-creator Adam McKay will be among the guests on Thursday for the official debut of "PopPolitics," a weekly one-hour talk show hosted by Variety senior editor Ted Johnson for SiriusXM's POTUS channel...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Ilse Metchek is president of the California Fashion Assn., which puts her in the perfect spot to be the connector and self-described "class historian" for the Southland's fashion and retail industry. Metchek oversees a roster of more than 400...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The scene at Mayor Eric Garcetti's minimum-wage announcement on Labor Day was telling in a way that had little to do with his proposal. Joining him on the podium were the head of Los Angeles' labor federation, the city's preeminent businessman and...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:29 PM
As they did in the primary, business interests have banded together to support candidate Bobby Shriver's bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, new records show.
The Committee to Elect Bobby Shriver Supervisor...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Murdock Plaza, a prominent Westwood office building on Wilshire Boulevard, has been purchased by New York real estate company Tishman Speyer for a reported $125 million.
The brick-clad 17-story building at the intersection of Wilshire and Westwood...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The event: Los Angeles Ballet staged its annual gala on Saturday, honoring philanthropist Lori Milken, actress Jane Seymour and entertainer Paula Abdul. (The latter came in from down under, where she is a judge on “So You Think You Can Dance...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:13 PM
In the latest sign that business interests are coalescing around his candidacy, Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver was endorsed Friday by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan.
Riordan cited Shriver's time on the Santa Monica...