| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A moderate aftershock rattled northern Baja California Friday, days after the area was struck by a deadly magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Easter Sunday.
The magnitude-5.1 aftershock struck 36 miles south of Mexicali at 4:05 p.m. Friday. No...
| Aug 29, 2010
Your Labor Day getaway may be just around the corner. Or near the next subway stop.
Holiday weekends are great for grabbing a room at a fancy local hotel that you thought you could never afford or wandering an area that you've always been curious about....
| Nov 26, 2008
| 7:34 PM
Gerald Schoenfeld, the longtime head of the powerful Shubert Organization who helped bring numerous works to Broadway, including "A Chorus Line," "Amadeus" and "Cats," has died. He was 84.
Schoenfeld died of a heart attack early Tuesday at his...
| Jul 2, 2007
A little bit of St. Bart's lands in Orange County with the opening of Calypso's breezy boutique. Designer Christiane Celle began selling her cover-ups and sweet dresses in a tiny shop on the island in 1993. Now her line of summer...
| May 6, 2007
SO long, skinny. After years of navel-grazing low-rises, followed by the totally unforgiving stick-straight silhouette, there's a new shape in denim: the trouser jean.
Designers such as Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana and premium denim labels Raven...
| Nov 7, 2008
Gary Simmons is adept at traversing intersections of art and popular culture in ways that pry open otherwise overlooked meanings. His five new paintings and four drawings at the Margo Leavin Gallery continue this long-standing practice. They also deftly...
| Jun 1, 2009
If nothing else, the debate over the fate of the Century Plaza hotel is a reminder that there is no preservation controversy quite like a preservation controversy in Los Angeles.
In most American cities, examples of postwar modernism like the Century...
| Sep 12, 2008
The Annenberg Foundation, a philanthropic powerhouse that supports nonprofit institutions, is planning to launch an exhibition space for photography in Century City. Conceived as a cultural center with broad public appeal, the Annenberg Space for...
| Mar 1, 2009
If any section of Los Angeles knows how to confound the political establishment, it's the City Council's 5th District, a string of affluent Westside neighborhoods that has been electing newcomers and outsiders for decades.
In 1953, voters picked 22-year-...
| Jan 31, 2008
Local transportation officials have come up with a list of about a dozen potential subway routes on the Westside, with most of the corridors following either Wilshire Boulevard or Santa Monica Boulevard -- or both.
All of the routes, along with other...
| Jul 9, 2008
Save money -- eat out.
It might sound counterintuitive, and it flies in the face of advice tossed out by penny-pinching "experts" -- but they don't know what we know: where to find the best dining deals in town.
Who says it's cheaper to eat in? We...