| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:06 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Billionaire Philip Anschutz has agreed to finance the building of a Los Angeles football stadium as long as four conditions are fulfilled, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal.
The San Diego Chargers have been mentioned as a...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
It sounds so good.
You trade Magic for McCourt and how can it be a bad deal?
But then you know me, Clayton Kershaw goes eight wonderful innings and all I can think about is Jonathan Broxton warming up. I hear Magic Johnson's name and I'm wondering who...
| Jun 9, 2008
When Santa Monica officials approved the massive Water Garden office complex, they predicted the project would generate thousands of good jobs and revive a once-tired industrial neighborhood.
They also predicted a lot of traffic.
Twenty years later,...
| Jun 27, 2009
With initial autopsy results inconclusive, the investigation into Michael Jackson's death focused Friday on whether the pop icon, who had struggled with painkiller addiction in the past, overdosed on prescription drugs.
"We know he was taking some...
| Jun 26, 2009
Michael Jackson, an incomparable figure in music, dance and culture whose ever-changing face graced the covers of albums that sold more than half a billion copies, died Thursday, shortly after going into cardiac arrest at his rented Holmby Hills mansion....
| Feb 22, 2007
A Los Angeles jury received a primer on Hollywood backstabbing and deceit during testimony Wednesday in a breachof-contract trial between movie mogul Philip Anschutz and best-selling novelist Clive Cussler.
Karen Baldwin, executive producer of the 2005...
| Mar 5, 2007
In Hollywood it pays to have connections, even if you are the son of former Disney Chairman Michael Eisner.
Stories of back-lot feuding, deceitful negotiations and high-strung egos are all part of a drama unfolding in the wood-paneled Los Angeles...
| Oct 15, 2009
| 4:33 AM
State lawmakers today agreed to exempt a downtown Los Angeles nightclub built by billionaire Philip Anschutz from a state ban on liquor ads inside some clubs. The Senate voted 30 to 3 to exempt Club Nokia from a state law......
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry said Monday that entertainment company AEG would not likely help defray the $3.2-million cost for police and other city services during the Michael Jackson memorial until the city attorney resolves his "criminal...
| Dec 18, 2009
He got the bug early, walking precincts in his Los Angeles neighborhood at the age of 14, talking politics with aplomb, prompting adults to marvel and agree: John Pérez was going places.
Now, after his rookie year as a Sacramento lawmaker, Pérez is on...
| Jan 1, 2010
The new year rang in with hundreds of new state laws governing how Californians live and do business.
Starting today, restaurants face strict limits on cooking with artery-clogging trans fats; people wanting plastic surgery in California must get a...
| Mar 1, 2010
Supporters of incoming Assembly Speaker John Pérez say his rapid climb from rank-and-file lawmaker to one of the most powerful offices in the state is due to his intellectual prowess and unwavering commitment to the working poor.
But Pérez, a Democrat...