| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
One of my 2013 resolutions is to visit several restaurants that I’ve never eaten at before. So many cities and counties now are offering “restaurant week” promotions that dining at new places will be easier on my wallet.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:13 PM
All nine members of the Legislature's black caucus are urging state officials to scrap parts of a deal that would allow USC to run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The lawmakers, who said they support the idea of USC managing the Coliseum, where the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The financially strapped Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission has failed to pay $500,000 in rent to the state of California.
The board of the California Science Center, which owns the land where the Coliseum sits, has asked the state attorney...
| Dec 23, 2012
Vibrations of change will soon be rumbling an arena near you.
Next weekend, two electronic dance music acts whose music you're not likely to hear on the radio will entertain thousands of young people at Hampton Coliseum.
Pretty Lights, the stage...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Saturday night's Bassnectar-Pretty Lights electronic-music dance party was powered by astoundingly intense, rafter-rattling low frequencies, high-tech beams of colored light and hordes of smiling, neon-clad young people.
Were chemicals producing those...
| Mar 8, 2013
The first time I met Paul Durica, he was Ben Reitman.
This was a few summers ago at the annual Bughouse Square Debates, held by the Newberry Library in the small Washington Square Park across the street and celebrating the bygone era when that park...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The 2013 Hampton Jazz Festival will bring popular favorites Gladys Knight, George Benson and Jill Scott back to Hampton Coliseum while elevating local acts Forte and Karla Crump onto the main stage.
"We were able to offer some slots to hometown...
| Mar 21, 2013
The top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum refused to answer questions Wednesday after his lawyer objected to the presence of Los Angeles Times reporters at a deposition in an open-government lawsuit against the stadium's overseers.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The Hampton Reggae Fest will return for a second edition, staff at Hampton Coliseum announced today.
The all-evening, indoor concert and gathering will take place 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m.
"This festival is created as a family event to...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Steve Soboroff, the wealthy developer and civic leader, says the state should reject a proposed deal that would give USC a long-term lease of parking lots used by three public museums neighboring the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.