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  • UCLA Hammer Museum embraces free admission, and it has company

     UCLA Hammer Museum embraces free admission, and it has company
    If a trend requires three of something, then free admission at prominent Los Angeles-area art museums is trembling on the brink of becoming a trend. Museum-wise, few could be better. At the annual gala of the UCLA Hammer Museum on Saturday night,...
  • Weekend closures planned for Sepulveda Pass on 405 Freeway

    Weekend closures planned for Sepulveda Pass on 405 Freeway
    The 405 Freeway at the Sepulveda Pass will be briefly closed over the weekend while construction crews pour concrete and pave two major bridges spanning the major thoroughfare. Crews will begin closing lanes on the southbound 405 Freeway from Valley...
  • Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award

    Getty establishes the J. Paul Getty Founder's Award
    On Monday night, the Getty will present its inaugural J. Paul Getty Founder’s Award to Harold Williams and Nancy Englander, who have helped lead the J. Paul Getty Trust -- and envision its future -- since 1981. The award will be given out annually...
  • Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art

    Review: The Getty's 'Canterbury' a potent mark of medieval art
    As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive. Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
  • Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass

    Southbound 405 Freeway to be closed overnight in Sepulveda Pass
    The southbound 405 Freeway from the 101 Freeway to Getty Center Drive in the Sepulveda Pass will close Saturday night for construction. Lane closures will begin at 11 p.m., officials said. All lanes will be blocked by 2 a.m. Sunday. Lanes are...
  • Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash

    Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash
    A fatal collision between a motorcyclist and another vehicle in West Los Angeles backed up morning commuter traffic up and down a long stretch of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass. The incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. when authorities got a...
  • Part of 405 Freeway in Sepulveda Pass to close tonight for bridge work

    Part of 405 Freeway in Sepulveda Pass to close tonight for bridge work
    A portion of the northbound 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass will be closed Saturday night for work on the Mulholland Bridge, authorities said. Beginning at 11 p.m., all northbound lanes will close from Getty Center Drive to Greenleaf Street/Ventura...
  • Ada Louise Huxtable dies at 91; renowned architecture critic

    Ada Louise Huxtable dies at 91; renowned architecture critic
    Ada Louise Huxtable, the architecture critic who in two decades of writing for the New York Times became a powerful force in shaping New York City and was better known than many of the architects she was covering and certainly more feared, has died. She...
  • Man Dies While Trailing Justin Bieber's Ferrari

    Man Dies While Trailing Justin Bieber's Ferrari
    A photographer was hit by a car and killed Tuesday after taking shots of Justin Bieber's white Ferrari while it was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, authorities said. Police are interviewing the motorist who hit the 29-year-old man but no...
  • Elon Musk really, really hates traffic jams

    Elon Musk really, really hates traffic jams
    Apparently, billionaire Elon Musk is channeling John F. Kennedy, who famously intoned, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” Musk, who wasn’t even born when Kennedy gave his inaugural...
  • Southern California freeways are a number, not a name

    Southern California freeways are a number, not a name
    Reader Ron King of Camarillo doesn’t like how The Times refers to local freeways. A recent example, from Saturday’s paper: The Getty fire started in high brush on the east side of the 405 Freeway near Getty Center Drive during the...
  • 100 gifts for under $100

    100 gifts for under $100
    There's art to the gift of giving. Some folks have mastered it; others not so much. It starts with a good eye and an understanding of your own budget. Worried that you might not have what it takes? Not to fret, we're making things easy this season. From...