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BofA Plans To Triple Its Centers For Struggling Homeowners

The Washington Post | Brady Dennis | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

Bank of America announced Thursday that it will create dozens of new service centers to work with distressed homeowners in cities around the country, ...

Metro's Constellation Blvd Station, Donald Trump and the Truth

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It is important to all Angelenos that Metro choose the best location for the Wilshire subway station in Century City. And along comes a campaign of lies and half-truths to hold up the train.

The Military Can Take Care Of Bin Laden -- Let's Take Care Of Homeless Veterans

Joel John Roberts | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

The mantra for homeless veterans in this country should be "The Few and The Proud" again.

The Faithful Shopper: Top Trends for 2011

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.03.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When you visit as many stores as I do (note to accountant -- it's retail research, not shopping), you begin to see patterns and trends emerging, and New York this year is no exception.

7 Survival Secrets For Independent Bookstores

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on May 2, 2011 9:23 AM | Posted 07.02.2011 | Books

At the Los Angeles Festival of Books, some of the best booksellers on the West Coast shared strategies that helped them survive during these challengi...

Best Independent Bookstores In Los Angeles | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

The best independent bookstores reflect and serve their community. They provide a space for ideas and discovery through interesting stock, author eve...

PHOTOS: The Birth Of Street Art?

Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts

In order to remain unaffected by the commercial and academic influences of the time, a new art movement took shape in New York in the 1970s. Art was s...

Before the Dust Settles on the Dodger Trusteeship, Let's Ask Whether We Want Another Rich Man's Plaything or a Community Asset?

Glenn Rothner | Posted 06.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn Rothner

The billionaires and wannabees are already hovering over the Dodgers. Why must we in Los Angeles be relegated to taking a chance on another soap opera, too much debt service, and hidden agendas.

Lakers Rookie Arrested After Game 4 Loss

Posted 06.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Lakers reserve forward Derrick Caracter was arrested early Sunday morning for drunkenly hitting a pregnant waitress at a downtown Internationa...

Bombs, Comics And Sartre: Haiku Reviews

Posted 06.22.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Art Bites: Japan Benefit, Trippy Paintings and Street Art Bites Back

Posted 06.22.2011 | Arts

Art Bites is a new HuffPost Arts series of cool videos, news and events we want you to know about, in brief. This installment covers everything from a...

Theater Review: Elusive Beauty of the Nightingale

Marc Porter Zasada | Posted 06.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Marc Porter Zasada

Nightingale is not quite a romance and not quite a tragedy -- more a mystery of the human heart. Director Dámaso Rodriguez has captured the elusive beauty of this Tennessee Willliams' classic.

A Year Out: Deepwater Horizon Is Obama's Katrina

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Jason Anderson, Aaron Dale Burkeen, Donald Clark, Stephen Curtis, Roy Wyatt Kemp, Karl Kleppinger, Gordon Jones (M-I SWACO), Blair Manuel (M-I SWACO),...

Curtis Stone Addresses His Haters; Plans To Open LA Restaurant

Slashfood | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

YumSugar interviews omnipresent celebrity chef, Top Chef Masters host and America's Next Best Restaurant judge Curtis Stone and finds him "surprisingl...

Will the President Gridlock West LA as Prelude to Earth Day? He Should Read the Gas Station Signs

Jamie Court | Posted 06.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

The email warnings are flying in West Los Angeles about how the President's motorcade will once again gridlock afternoon rush hour. The cause: two mistimed, ill-placed Hollywood fundraisers on opposite sides of the traffic jam known as West LA.

My First Night Homeless: A True Story

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

If you've never been homeless, it's tough to describe that first night sleeping on the street. The fear and disillusionment are almost paralyzing.

PLAN ForYourArt: April 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Blum and Poe is hosting a benefit performance event for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and atomic disaster, featuring a live performance by The Head and the Heart.

More Economic Output "Bang" for Our Investment "Buck"

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

As the country slowly crawls out of the global economic recession, Los Angeles is taking bold steps to invest in infrastructure, create jobs, increase...

Max Adler Looms Large in the Next Few Episodes of Glee

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Despite Adler portraying a bully of frightening proportions, viewers appear to have rallied around the closeted and confused Karofsky and the young actor who portrays him.

Flip Million Dollar Venture Capital Investments Into Homeless Housing

Joel John Roberts | Posted 06.19.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

If a small technology company that only started a year ago can create an enterprise valued at $200 million, why can't we raise $30 billion to take every chronic homeless person off the street?

Legends of the Stahl

Mike Selsky | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Mike Selsky

Shoes and a Slice of MyPi for Several Inner-City Scholars

Josh Burstein | Posted 06.18.2011 | Impact
Josh Burstein

In a perfect world, teenagers like the eight students we brought to TOMS will find internships at the companies we introduce them to, and some day lead new groups of MyPi kids through the halls.

Theater Review: A 'Merchant' for Modern Times

Marc Porter Zasada | Posted 06.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Marc Porter Zasada

If you hurry to the Broad Stage before April 24, you might just catch the best Merchant of your life -- The Merchant of Venice, that is, Shakespeare's tragi-comic masterpiece.

Crowds Turn Out for Celebrity Grand Prix in Long Beach

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

For 37 years residents of Long Beach have started many an April day with the sound of roaring race car engines, helicopters and planes overhead and tens of thousands of people descending on the city for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Beatles Tribute Band Plays the Pantages Theatre

Laura Sturza | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Sturza

While members of the band have also changed over the years, Rain has been paying tribute to the Beatles for 35 years with worldwide tours and a run on Broadway through January 2012.