| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Christie's is officially joining the stampede of fine-art companies seeking big money in China. The venerated British auction house will hold its first art sale in mainland China on Thursday, signaling its intention to become a major player among the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Cross Texas off the list of states that oppose the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Texas was one of seven states that had joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the District of Columbia in filing a suit to block the airlines from...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday that he plans to halt the merger of two major agencies that the city was looking to consolidate in an effort to streamline approval of real estate projects.
At a meeting with The Times editorial board,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The mayors of six cities and a county with major airline hubs are lobbying the U.S. Justice Department to drop its opposition to a merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
The mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Philadelphia; Dallas; Fort Worth; Phoenix;...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways may be resolved without a court battle.
The two sides have agreed to meet with a mediator at the suggestion of the judge who was set to hear the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Charlize Theron’s production company is getting further into the reality TV game.
Denver & Delilah, which produced Theron films including “Monster” and “Young Adult,” has teamed with reality mainstay Bunim/Murray...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Negotiations are underway for the sale of a prime 6.3-acre slab of empty land in downtown Los Angeles near the Staples Center and the L.A. Live entertainment complex.
A Shanghai-based real estate company called Greenland Holdings Group announced late...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Back in January 2011, I predicted that the Federal Communications Commission's approval of the Comcast-NBC merger would be a disaster for the consumer.
Allowing the merger of a major cable operator with a major network would undermine the public...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The gig: After a long career as one of the country's most influential real estate accountants, Stan Ross is teaching and mentoring college students as chairman of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.
Humble beginnings: Ross was born in 1936 in the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said.
Baer, who heads the Justice...