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  • Compton probes sale of land to group tied to embattled SEIU local

    The Compton city attorney's office is investigating a $1-per-lot sale of government land to a housing corporation that failed to receive the tax-exempt status it sought and is associated with a Los Angeles labor union mired in a spending scandal. The...
  • For veterans, a gift from the sea

    If you had seen Tatiana Reyes in the water at Zuma Beach last week, gliding smoothly toward the shore, you couldn't have guessed she was nearly killed in a crippling explosion while serving in Iraq. She looked like she could have been one of the surfing...
  • PASSINGS: Marvin Minoff, Jack Kissell, Bernard Wynne

    Marvin Minoff Producer on Frost Nixon interviews Marvin Minoff, 78, a film and TV producer whose credits include the movies "Patch Adams" and "Dominick and Eugene" and David Frost's broadcast interviews with former President Nixon, died Nov. 11 at his...
  • Universe Ends!

    There's a hoary old joke about newspaper political correctness in the form of a semi-plausible headline: "World Ends Tomorrow!" Women, minorities hardest hit!" Although the genre it skewers definitely exists (for a classically Californian example from...
  • David Niven Jr. sells Sunset Strip home for $5 million

    David Niven Jr. sells Sunset Strip home for $5 million
    Update: Film and TV producer David Niven Jr. has sold his Sunset Strip-area home for $5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The contemporary Mediterranean, built in 1967, has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms in 6,600 square feet. There are...
  • Huntington and LACMA go shopping for a chair

     
    Can a chair be a ravishingly beautiful, fascinating and revolutionary object as well as a place to sit? That’s what art specialists at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art say......
  • Former William Morris Endeavor TV agent John Ferriter sues firm for $25 million

     
    John Ferriter, the former head of reality television at William Morris Agency and the only board member to vote against its merger with rival Endeavor, has sued the merged agency and its principals -- including top agents Ari Emanuel, Richard......
  • The Morning Fix: NBC and Comcast dance a little closer. The Salahis say they didn't crash White House. `The Blind Side' plays big in flyover country.

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what's left to say about Comcast and NBC. One step closer. General Electric Co. and Vivendi have agreed on a value of just under $6 billion for the French media giant's 20% stake in......
  • Gaga Wisdom: Words from the Lady, Part 4

     
    Pop music critic Ann Powers is sharing tidbits from her recent, revealing interview with the primal force known as Lady Gaga leading up to her three sold-out performances at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live on Monday through Wednesday. Check......
  • SuperAgent Ari -- sound familiar?

     
    Agent Ari Emanuel, the model for the fictional Hollywood agent Ari Gold of HBO's "Entourage," is annoyed that an Irish iPhone developer FactorySix has based its game SuperAgent on him, and told them to cease and desist....
  • The Morning Fix: Dick Ebersol, Peacekeeper! Shot of Bailey for Disney. Gibson's gamble.

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to score tickets to the Jets - Chargers game. As the Conan turns. The soap opera that is NBC continued with new twists and turns Thursday. Conan O'Brien's legal team continues to try......
  • Pals rally for Quentin

     
    As the Oscar derby enters its home stretch, pals of Quentin Tarantino are toasting his success. William Morris Endeavor agent Ari Emanuel threw a glam dinner party at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills on Friday night. Attendees included Charlize Theron, Tim...