| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Los Angeles officials announced Wednesday the launch of an alternative sentencing program aimed at diverting mentally ill, low-level offenders from jail into treatment, a project they hope will signal a dramatic shift for the county's criminal justice...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Giuseppe Verdi's fallen woman soared at sunset Wednesday on the Santa Monica Pier as the Los Angeles Opera staged its first live digital simulcast, with an estimated 2,500 viewing "La Traviata" on a giant screen by the beach while the action was unfolding...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Throughout his political career, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has been a notable advocate for arts organizations, especially local classical-music groups both large and small. He has spoken at concerts and even tried his hand at guest...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The event: Saturday’s Opera Ball kicked off the L.A. Opera season in lavish art deco style, in keeping with the night’s Roaring 20s version of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, starring...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Los Angeles Opera is almost back.
Not that it has gone anywhere. But after having been one of the country's most progressive companies last decade, it had to put much of its imagination on hold in its past four conventional seasons. There was an...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Supervisorial candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver face off at 7 tonight in a debate at UCLA that will focus on transportation and economic development.
Kuehl, 73, a former state legislator, will exchange views with former Santa Monica mayor and...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In a dark trailer filled with monitors and blinking lights, a crew of nearly 20 technicians has its attention fixed on a performance of Verdi's "La Traviata" unfolding on eight separate screens.
The live video feeds are coming from eight cameras...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver came out swinging and sought to draw policy contrasts Tuesday night in the first major debate of the November runoff campaign to fill a Westside-San Fernando Valley seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors....
| 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 8, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department isn't breaking any laws with its lousy jail pay phone system.
But it isn't doing people any favors either.
It's not news that some of the country's highest pay phone rates can be found behind bars. Earlier...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard.
The new design is meant to address concerns that the...