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Philip Anschutz

Coachella's Owner Under Fire For Alleged Ties To Anti-LGBTQ Groups

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.05.2017 | Queer Voices

The excitement surrounding Coachella reached fever pitch this week when it was announced that Beyoncé would headline both nights of the annual music ...

The Dalai Lama And Lady Gaga Joined Forces To Talk About This Essential Human Value

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion

We bet you've never seen a meeting of the minds quite like this one. The Dalai Lama, Lady Gaga, and the billionaire business tycoon Philip Anschutz sh...

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.

Paul Blumenthal

Top Billionaire Campaign Donors Favor Republicans In 2014 | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The wealthiest Americans are playing a larger role in politics these days, thanks to campaign finance laws loosened by the Supreme Court...

Conservative Newspapers Don't Make Money

Terry Krepel | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

History shows that if conservative papers weren't subsidized by deep-pocketed owners, they would fail in a free market. By contrast, at least until the current paradigm shift from print to online, newspapers dismissed as "liberal" had generally been thriving -- many of them under publicly owned companies.

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...

PHOTOS: Colorado's Billionaires

Posted 05.05.2013 | Denver

Colorado has seven billionaires on Forbes Magazine's annual Billionaire list this year. The state's richest man according to the magazine is Charl...

Confirmed: Richest Man In LA Wants To Buy AEG

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2012 | Los Angeles

By Ronald Grover and Nadia Damouni Los Angeles/New York Sept 24 (Reuters) - Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong is putting to...

'I'm The Mayor. I Knew. I'm The Mayor, & I Knew ... I'm The Mayor & I Knew.'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Just as Angelenos seemed to be calming down about Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)'s controversial construction of an NFL stadium downtown, the ente...

FAQ on the Controversial Film Won't Back Down: What Parents Need to Know

Leonie Haimson | Posted 10.13.2012 | Education
Leonie Haimson

I'm hearing there's a lot of controversy about the movie Won't Back Down. Why? Many people believe the film promotes the privatization of public educ...

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...

PHOTOS: The Six Richest People In Colo., According To Forbes

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

Forbes has been making lists of the world's richest people for more than 25 years. On this latest list, "The World's Billionaries," Forbes has ran...

PHOTOS: Coloradans Who Made The 400 Billionaires List

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

For the first time in the list's nearly 30 year history, all 400 people listed on the Forbes 400 list are billionaires making a cumulative sum about e...

Contrary to Gladwell, NBA Owners Do Get to Have Their Cake and Eat It, Too

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

Owners in all of the major sports have shown an unwavering desire to make as much money as possible precisely by taking advantage of the fact that sports are not ordinary businesses.

In the Chemo Room: A Guinea Pig

Robert Schwab | Posted 10.01.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Never did I imagine I would be walking through the Phil Anschutz-funded doors of the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora volunteering to be a guinea pig for cancer research. But that's what I did.

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...

Education 'Reformer' May Have Been Caught Cheating

Wade Norris | Posted 05.30.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

A 'reformer' who was on a rising path in Washington political circles has near-to-impossible turnaround scores in schools to bolster her resume.

LA Bound?: Rumors Abound That Staples Center Owner Has Taken A Stake In The San Diego Chargers

The Informer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Laker legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live! early Wednesday that he's teamed up with the Anschutz Entertainment Group to bring...

Phillip Anschutz Gets 'Biggest Payday Of His Life'

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Philip Anschutz has reason to shout. His holding company has just sold its oil and gas fields in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania and the Bakken Sh... is World's Largest 'News' Organization...67,000 Writers Under Contract in the U.S. -- Inks Content Deal with Reuters

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

While not a conventional news organization, Denver-based may be the world's largest by the sheer size of its writing stable and the amoun...

The True Heroes of Narnia

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Both the Narnia stories and the attempts to bring them to the big screen have their share of villains. They also have heroes. The story of the journey to the big screen will always have at least two heroes in Douglas Gresham and Philip Anschutz.

Waiting for "Superman" Is a Home Run Documentary

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

By fairly depicting public education as the country's biggest competitive disadvantage, Davis Guggenheim has made the most important American documentary in years.

PHOTOS: The Wealthiest Coloradans On Forbes's 'Richest People' List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forbes unveiled its annual ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans this week, and the list is peppered with communications, sports, and cheese barons ...

Changing Politics as Usual: Why We Need Andrew Romanoff, the Grassroots Choice

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Obama supporters are being told that they should support the "president's choice" for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, and that it is good that Bennet collects huge sums of corporate money.

What Did Senator Bennet Know and What Was His Involvement?

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

If you are tired of candidates bankrolled by special interests and play-to-pay politics, consider supporting the grassroots and people powered candidate in this primary, Andrew Romanoff.