| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to launch a two-day push for more online classes at California's public universities....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The University of California took the first tentative steps on Tuesday toward finding a successor to UC system President Mark G. Yudof. A special committee of UC regents conferred privately by telephone from their locations in Los Angeles, Riverside and.....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:24 PM
With state voters approving Gov. Brown’s tax measure to help education, leaders of the University of California system pledged Wednesday to stand by their past promises not to raise tuition for the current school year. “There’s no...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:53 AM
California's education world cheered the passage of Proposition 30, which spared massive budget cuts and tuition increases. The ballot measure won with 54% of California voters — nearly 60% in L.A. County. For public school districts, the measure'...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:35 AM
LOS ANGELES -- With the passage of Proposition 30, college students will be spared another round of tuition increases and younger students will avoid a shorter school year, results that were met with much jubilation Wednesday.
For public school...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Jun 14, 2011
When disagreements between some of Hollywood's most powerful people began to roil plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie several years ago, some in the entertainment industry were advising filmmakers to walk away.
But Laura Ziskin, the franchise's...
| Jun 12, 2011
Before she could present Jane Fonda with the UCLA Longevity Center's Icon Award, Jennifer Lopez had to pause midway in her recitation of Fonda's lofty achievements — actress, fitness guru, author and activist for environmental, human rights, health,...
| Dec 12, 2010
The Hollywood Reporter announced its annual list of the entertainment industry's top female power players Tuesday over breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel. No. 1? Anne Sweeney, president of Disney/ABC Television.
"I love the smell of estrogen in the...
| Oct 17, 2010
The Oct. 7 "Celebración," the Los Angeles Philharmonic opening night gala, attracted 800 guests to what looked like a high-tech supper club on Grand Avenue. Judging from the crowd packing the dance floor, guests could have danced all night — when...
| Nov 7, 2010
It was James Cameron's turn to present an award at the Fulfillment Fund's annual gala Nov. 1. The recipient? Jim Gianopulos, co-chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment, whose friendship Cameron called, "one of the great treasures in my life."
| Oct 3, 2010
Attracting more than 1,000 people and raising nearly $5 million, the Sept. 25 "Unmasking" of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought together some of L.A.'s most prominent faces from finance,...