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Eli Broad

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  • The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again

    The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again
    If there's one great truth about the National Football League, it's that its hunger for schemes to manipulate politicians and fans into filling its owners' pockets is limitless. Now there's a new entree on its plate: The owner of the St. Louis Rams...
  • John Waters and Jeff Koons, the new odd couple

    John Waters and Jeff Koons, the new odd couple
    Art talks typically don’t draw stadium concert-like crowds. On Monday night, however, almost 2,000 people crowded into downtown L.A.’s Orpheum Theatre to hear filmmaker-actor-artist John Waters interview contemporary artist Jeff Koons. The...
  • Bid to hike L.A. minimum wage gets pair of powerful backers

    Bid to hike L.A. minimum wage gets pair of powerful backers
    The debate on whether Los Angeles hotel workers should be paid at least $15.37 an hour opened last week with some less-than-expected allies for a "living wage" and some questions from City Council members about whether the proposal goes too far, or not...
  • Legal pot: Is Jerry Brown right that we'd be too stoned to succeed?

    California voters — thankfully — will probably not have to decide in November whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Backers of the Control, Regulate and Tax Marijuana Act, which had the most funding and organized support of...
  • Broad Museum reveals plans for landscaped plaza, restaurant

    Broad Museum reveals plans for landscaped plaza, restaurant
    The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday. They will unveil designs for a new plaza adjacent to the museum by architects Diller, Scofidio...
  • Broad museum restaurant taps French Laundry alum Timothy Hollingsworth

    Broad museum restaurant taps French Laundry alum Timothy Hollingsworth
    When the Broad contemporary art museum opens downtown next year, it will house not only nearly 2,000 pieces of art from the 1950s to the present, but a restaurant helmed by former French Laundry chef Timothy Hollingsworth that will be a cornerstone of a...
  • MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building

    MoMA reaffirms controversial plan to raze Folk Art building
    The Museum of Modern Art, chasing new square footage less than a decade after its last major expansion opened to the public, has confirmed controversial plans to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, its neighbor on West 53rd Street in...
  • Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing

    Redesigned Grand Avenue project wins L.A. County supervisors' blessing
    Los Angeles County supervisors gave their blessing Tuesday to a reimagined design for a proposed mix of high-end apartments, businesses and public space across from Walt Disney Concert Hall. The $750-million plan to redevelop that portion of downtown'...
  • Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series

    Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series
    The opening of the Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles may have been pushed back to 2015, but its art-focused lecture series, “The Un-Private Collection,” is proceeding full steam ahead. The series, which pairs contemporary artists from the...
  • Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball

    Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Ghada Irani honored at UNICEF Ball
    The event: Matt Damon and producer Jerry Weintraub teamed up Tuesday to emcee the 2014 UNICEF Ball, so often going off script in their lively, largely impromptu dialogue that at one point Damon turned to Weintraub and, referencing Sunday's Golden Globes...
  • Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board

    Special election could tip balance on L.A. school board
    A June special election to replace former Los Angeles school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has the potential to alter the political power dynamic and the overall direction of the nation's second-largest school district. LaMotte, who died in...
  • Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections

    Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections
    Local school districts, state legislators and even a California governor have tried to limit teachers' job protections, among the most generous in the country. Efforts have all failed to rid public schools of ineffective teachers by making it easier to...