| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 4, 2011
He was the founder and chairman of the board of Calabasas-based ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., the nation's largest landscape services company, whose projects have included the gardens at the Getty Center and the rooftop community garden at Walt Disney...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:05 PM
What a mess. What a complete mess. It’s orchestrated by Frank McCourt, so the shock factor is nil, but still.
You wonder how any human being can be so completely clueless, but then we’ve been watching this sorry excuse for an owner for way...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Magic Johnson wants to buy the Dodgers, putting one of Los Angeles' most beloved sports figures in pursuit of the city's cherished baseball team.
Johnson announced his bid in an interview Friday with Times columnist Bill Plaschke.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:22 PM
No. 14 Dodgers: 17th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Giants.
How about that Frank McCourt? Who knew he secretly was growing his wealth when he and his ex-wife Jamie were running the Dodgers into the ground?
McCourt might have battled...
| Jan 16, 2012
I can't say for sure whether Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will run for mayor in 2013. I don't even know with certainty whether he's already made up his mind and is just stringing the rest of us along. What I can tell you without any...