| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Popular Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung is growing increasingly upscale, with plans to open its fourth U.S. location at swanky Glendale shopping center the Americana at Brand.
In September, the eatery will bring its foodie favorite soup dumplings...
| Apr 25, 2013
Nordstrom — the high-end retailer that has come to life on a prominent corner of the Americana at Brand — will open on Sept. 20, officials announced Wednesday.
Americana officials also announced that two big-draw restaurants will open in the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Billionaire shopping mall developer Rick Caruso is staying out of the L.A. mayoral race, he said in a statement released Thursday....
| Nov 12, 2012
An essential element of a successful political campaign, whether for U.S. president or mayor of Los Angeles, is that it identifies a path to victory. Candidates have to differentiate themselves from competitors and appeal to constituencies sympathetic...
| Feb 17, 2013
Topshop, the global fashion juggernaut with more than 400 stores operating in 38 countries, has arrived on the West Coast at long last, opening a new store at the Grove in Los Angeles last Thursday.
At 25,000 square feet with nearly 40-foot ceilings,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Shopping mall developer Rick Caruso is bowing out of the Los Angeles mayoral race.
The former city commissioner and developer behind the Grove and the Americana at Brand shopping centers says he will continue to focus his energy...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 12. A renovated weather station was unveiled on a cloudy day in the San Fernando Valley.
Pierce College's station will help scientists predict climate change, reports the L.A. Times.
It looks like...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Will the mayor of the Grove run for mayor of Los Angeles?
With the deadline for entering next year's contest to replace Antonio Villaraigosa only weeks away, billionaire mall developer Rick Caruso is closing in on a decision.
The shopping center mogul...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:20 PM
A funny thing happened to me the other day as I was driving down one of the streets in my neighborhood. I spied a neighbor hosing down her gutter and thought I'd provide some commentary regarding her activity.
I figured it was my duty, and might even...
| Feb 10, 2011
The head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission on Wednesday withdrew his support for bringing a giant rave back to the stadium after The Times disclosed that an administrator for the agency worked at the same time for the producer of the...
| Feb 25, 2011
A giant rave that became caught up in a conflict-of-interest scandal even as it faced criticism that it bred drug abuse will not return this summer to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, officials said Thursday.
Insomniac Inc., producer of the Electric...
| Apr 4, 2012
Staggered by a financial scandal that unfolded on their watch, the public officials who run the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum are preparing to turn over control of the taxpayer-owned stadium to USC under a lease that would deliver it into private hands...