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Redbury Hotel Grand Opening in Hollywood

The Daily Truffle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

Tonight's grand opening ceremony for The Redbury Hotel is the culmination of an interesting journey for 1717 Vine Street. Just a few years ago, this ...

Why It Matters (Gov 2.0)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Alan W. Silberberg

The other day I had an awesome opportunity to moderate a panel at Los Angeles City Hall. As part of the Social Media Week Los Angeles, we were having ...

Opportunity to Grow Greener Businesses (With a Discount)

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

The way Tom Ridgeway, VP of Patagonia's Environmental Programs, describes Patagonia's approach to products, it seems like the store has an "eco oath" much like a doctor's hippocratic oath ("First do no harm").

Silver Lake Walks for Silver Lake Walking Man

Micki Krimmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Micki Krimmel

I joined about 400 of my fellow Angelenos today to walk seven miles in honor of the famed "Silver Lake Walking Man," Dr. Marc Abrams, who passed away this week.

The Sound of Service: It's Time to Bring MusicianCorps to LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

I attended a briefing this past week that still has me glowing with inspiration. It was a reminder of the miraculous potential of service and the raw power of music.

LA's Winners Of The Week, June 25

Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A weekly roundup of LA's winners. For the losers, click HERE Eric Garcetti: This week, the LA Times named Garcetti a likely successor to Eli Broad ...

LA City Could Come Out Of Budget Crisis $100 Million Ahead

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As the result of an unexpected spike in tax revenue and a loss of 2,400 workers to early retirement (not to mention a few dozen layoffs), the city of ...

L.A. D.A. Fried by Hit Video

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

Los Angeles County District Attorney and candidate for California Attorney General was roasted with this Don Ringe video at the annual American Dia...

Garcetti Endorses Kamala Harris For Attorney General

LAist | Zach Behrens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In the race for California's Attorney General, one of L.A.'s top politicians has chosen to support San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris. "Dis...

LA Closes Homeboy Industries, Saves the Kittens

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tanya Jo Miller

Now I love kittens as much as the next guy, but with gangs being such a problem in LA, I do wonder where our priorities are.

A New Route to a Better LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Lately it does seem as though LA has turned a corner in the quest to leave behind its car-obsessed past.

The LA Compact: A Dollop of Hope for Our Schools

Charles Kerchner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Kerchner

Get Los Angeles Unified, the mayor, unions, and universities together to help schools get better? Yeah, we've heard that story before. But this time it might be different.

Los Angeles: Private Property, Public Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

Once again, Los Angeles mixes the concept of public and private. And art loses.

Eric Garcetti's 'All My Children' Debut!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Just in time for awards season comes Eric Garcetti's daytime television debut on "All My Children" in the role of "Councilman Garcetti". The appearanc...

LA City Council Does Nothing To Ease Fiscal Crisis; Did Mayor Save The Day?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

The sad truth is that it will no doubt take a potent combination of both layoffs and new sources of revenue to begin to bring the city back from the brink.

Forget the iPad -- Why Can't Apple Save Los Angeles?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

No money to pay teachers? Don't worry. There's an app for that! Can't afford to hire more LAPD cops? No prob -- there's an app for that, too!

LA Budget: 'Full-Blown Emergency'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Los Angeles officials continue preparations to eliminate as many as 1,000 city positions to bridge a nearly $200-million budget gap, Mayor Antonio ...

Los Angeles DNA Testing Debate Should Focus on Getting the Job Done

Lindsey Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lindsey Horvath

The City of Los Angeles can still make meet its pledge to eliminate its sexual violence evidence kit backlog by this June if it takes smart, aggressive action to keep DNA testing on track.

City Breaks Its Promise to Victims of Rape

Sarah Tofte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Tofte

In a stunning reversal, city officials announced last week that they had decided behind closed doors that they would not hire new crime lab staff to test every rape kit.

Don't Throw This Email Away

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Olmsted

While not on everyone's political agenda these days, Hollywood's trash problem is still a mess to be reckoned with. Mark Olmsted poses some solutions for the city's lack of cleanliness.

Clinton's President's Day Green Roundtable

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

Green was definitely the color of the Clinton President's Day Round Table. This was a meeting unlike any other.

Greening Hollywood: Staples Goes Solar

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

According to an economic study released last week, California's green policies will create as many as 403,000 jobs in the next 12 years and household incomes will increase by $48 billion.

ObamaRama in Century City on Election Night

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

By 8:15 p.m. fire marshals were already on the scene -- the celebration venue had reached its 10,000 person capacity.