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How the Expo Line Got to Santa Monica

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Metro Expo Line to Santa Monica scheduled to open in May, this piece revisits an interview I conducted four years ago, shortly before the opening of the first phase of Expo to Culver City.

Electrolux To Buy GE's Appliances Business For $3.3 Billion

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Sweden's Electrolux (ELUXb.ST) said on Monday it would buy General Electric Co's (GE.N) appliances business for $3.3 billion in cash to do...

Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson Saluted at First Grammy Museum Gala, Architects of Sound: Motown

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

hese men got the whole world dancing, swaying, singing along (and they still do). Mr. Robinson's angelic vibrato may sing words, but in attempts to define it, it defies them! And words cannot convey the beauty and import of this event. But for you, I'll give it a go.

Jackson Family Attorney Considering Appealing AEG Verdict Due to Confusing Jury Instructions

Mari Fagel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Mari Fagel

After a five-month long trial, jurors in the Jackson v. AEG trial concluded that the concert promoter was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson. Now, the attorney who represented the Jackson family in the case says he is considering all options, including appealing the verdict.

Katherine Jackson's Quest for Answers in Suit Against AEG

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

Katherine Jackson testified that her son, Michael Jackson, took care of her every need. Her two day, tearful averment conveyed her shock and disbelie...

Council Prez Begs Angelenos To Be Patient

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 05.27.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- City Council President Herb Wesson on Tuesday cautioned against prematurely abandoning support for professional football in Los Angeles...

8 Ways to Maximize Live Sports and Music Revenues

Peter Csathy | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Peter Csathy

Almost always, the physical world ignores the power of the virtual world (among other things). Based on my experience, here are 8 concrete ways to generate significant new revenues in that physical world.

The Public Should Have an Additional 45 Days to Review AEG's Stadium EIR

Kevin James | Posted 05.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

Residents are only being allowed 45 days -- just over six weeks -- to review what AEG claims to be the most "thorough environmental impact report in history."

PHOTOS: New Renderings Of Farmer's Field

Posted 04.19.2012 | Los Angeles

The latest renderings of the proposed Farmers Field football stadium and changes to the Convention Center and LA Live give us a closer look at what co...

This Billionaire Is Ready To Buy LA A Football Team

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.03.2012 | Los Angeles

Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz is willing to write a check to buy Los Angeles an NFL team and build a downtown football stadium, according to what...

A New Plan for the Convention Center

Kevin James | Posted 05.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

I am calling on our city's hotels, local businesses and concerned citizens to consider my plan and to work with me on creating the most competitive convention center for Los Angeles.

MJ Death Trial: This Is It for Conrad Murray

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices
Tanya Young Williams

After seeing Michael Jackson's handwritten affirmations on his bedroom mirror and reading his children's message to him on a chalkboard in the kitchen, I am moved beyond words. I can no longer just write these articles as one who is not emotionally affected by this trial. I am angry.

Bad Lawsuits Against Public Transit

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Here's an important story that may not have made it onto The Daily Show yet. While it is only a matter of time before Streetsblog Los Angeles has the...

California's High-Speed Rail Mistake

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In an ideal world there would be enough money to build both the high-speed rail and all the regional mass transit California needs. But we don't live in that Emerald City.

The Farmers Field Saga: Hide and CEQA

John Mirisch | Posted 11.11.2011 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

But the question at hand is not whether the Farmers Field project is good; the question is much simpler: should we be granting California Environmental Equality Act exceptions or mitigations for individual projects?

LIVEBLOG: Public Hearing On Potential New NFL Stadium

thecitymaven.com | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

Live Blog: Farmers Field Hearing...

Key Points From The First Draft On The Farmers Field Deal

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton The city of Los Angeles' negotiating team that is working with the Anschutz Entertainment ...

Key Points From The First Draft On The Farmers Field Deal

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton The city of Los Angeles' negotiating team that is working with the Anschutz Entertainment ...

Will The Dodgers Move Downtown?

Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Dodgers have had a tough time lately--maybe a shiny new baseball stadium is just what they need. Over two months ago, sources like ...

AEG's Stadium Ultimatum: Make A Decision By July 31

latimes.com | Sam Farmer | Posted 08.03.2011 | Los Angeles

AEG's Tim Leiweke, spearheading an effort to build an NFL stadium next to Staples Center, said Thursday the project could be scuttled if the city does...

Vikings Meet With Downtown LA Stadium Developers

Minnesota Public Radio | Posted 07.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Well, that didn't take long. Just a day after the Legislature adjourned without a stadium deal for the Vikings, team officials were meeting with re...

10 Recommendations For The Downtown NFL Stadium

Curbed LA | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles

As discussions with AEG about an NFL stadium in Los Angeles continue, we're starting to think this thing actually might happen! (If the NFL wants it t...

The Most Powerful People In Downtown LA

Los Angeles Downtown News and Information | Posted 06.02.2011 | Los Angeles

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Power is often amorphous, something you can recognize more than touch. Anyone who has spent a few years in Downtown Los Angeles...

Taxpayers On The Hook?

Bloomberg | Christopher Palmeri and Andy Fixmer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Billionaire Philip Anschutz's plan to build a football stadium and convention-center addition in downtown Los Angeles offers the city a financial guar...

AEG Picks Gensler To Design Downtown Los Angeles Stadium

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA Times reports that AEG has selected the architectural firm Gensler to design the billion dollar NFL stadium in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA Tim...