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Eli Broad

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  • Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?

    Broad museum plaza is welcome, but who will own it?
    The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of postwar and contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday. They will officially unveil plans for a new plaza adjacent to the Broad —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections

    Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections
    Arguments begin Monday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of laws that govern California’s teacher tenure rules, seniority policies and the dismissal process -- an overhaul of which could upend controversial job security for instructors....
  • MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala

    MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala
    It looks as if MOCA’s new director, Philippe Vergne, will be hosting a party this spring, and it’s a big one  – the museum’s 35th anniversary gala.   MOCA announced on Monday that the event, sponsored by Louis Vuitton and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown keeps collecting campaign donations

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown’s campaign account continues to swell with new donations, even though he hasn’t officially said whether he’ll run for reelection next year. A new report filed with the state by his campaign committee...
  • The shame of secret political donors

    Thanks to the tenacity of the Fair Political Practices Commission, the names are now dribbling out of the campaign donors who secretly supported an anti-union measure and opposed a desperately needed tax increase on last year's California ballot. As one...