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  • Where did Metro get the idea not to install locked gates?

    Where did Metro get the idea not to install locked gates?
    To the editor: The Los Angeles County Metro opened its rail network with an "honor" system of fare collection, and many Blue and Expo line stations have no turnstiles. I have used subways in Chicago, New York, Beijing and Europe, and the people there...
  • BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans

    BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans
    Though soccer and the World Cup have dominated the global sports conversation heading into the weekend, basketball enjoyed a surge of interest at the second annual BET Experience. At the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game, fans were afforded a view of a...
  • Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center

    Lady Gaga looks for raves at Staples Center
    Lady Gaga needed to get Staples Center to start dancing on Monday night. "For all of you who don’t know about 'Artpop'," she said, alluding to her most recent album and its lumbering tour title, "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball," "grab a glowstick or get...
  • BET Experience 2014: Awards show prep, Future get the party started

    BET Experience 2014: Awards show prep, Future get the party started
    Before tens of thousands of attendees flooded the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday afternoon for two days of free concerts and endless celebrity-spotting as part of the 2014 BET Experience at L.A. Live, rehearsals were underway for the awards...
  • Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch

     Preparations for BET Experience event reach fever pitch
    Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival. Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
  • Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final

    Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament. Stalder won the boys' 18...
  • BET Experience 2014: Free offerings, OutKast, the Roots draw fans

    BET Experience 2014: Free offerings, OutKast, the Roots draw fans
    Depending on what you wanted to spend, the three-day BET Experience at L.A. Live meant live music from urban chart-toppers, copious celebrity shoulder rubbing or entry into a highly rated awards show. Expectations for this year's festival were high...
  • 'Genius Talks' and international acts offer fans ranging perspectives

    'Genius Talks' and international acts offer fans ranging perspectives
    Sunday afternoon of the 2014 BET Experience offered stimulating opportunities for fans to encounter normally inaccessible perspectives. "Genius Talks" was forefront of this. Held in the Concourse Hall of the L.A. Convention Center, popular public...
  • Maxwell is ready for his comeback — finally

    Maxwell is ready for his comeback — finally
    Before a word is even said, Maxwell already knows the first thing everyone wants to ask him. "When is the album coming," he says with a laugh. "It's a good question, because it means people care," he says, speaking by phone from his Las Vegas hotel...
  • For the record

    Military deaths: The Military Deaths column in the June 29 California section listed an incorrect military branch for the four service members killed in Afghanistan. Thomas Z. Spitzer, David H. Stewart, Brandon J. Garabrant and Adam E. Wolff served in the...
  • Concert Review: Outkast, A$AP Rocky and Rick Ross at the BET Experience

    Less than three months ago, Atlanta outfit Outkast played its first full-length show in a decade at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The set - analyzed by thousands in absentia via live stream - was less than universally praised, with...
  • L.A. union trusts' attorney accused of conspiring to fire whistle-blower

    The federal government Monday accused a trust attorney for a Los Angeles cement workers union of retaliating against an employee who helped investigators in a corruption probe of the labor organization's leader. In an amendment to a civil lawsuit, the...