| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The bid to revive the stately old theaters of downtown L.A. has intersected with hopes for boosting the city’s chronically undernourished scene for major resident dance companies.
L.A. Dance Project, launched in 2012 by star choreographer...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The American Institute of Architects has broken the gender barrier for its highest award, the gold medal. The 2014 medal is going to famed California architect Julia Morgan nearly 57 years after her death in 1957 and more than 100 years after the first...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:58 PM
BEIJING — Chinese property developer Oceanwide Real Estate Group said Friday that it would make its first foray into the U.S. It will spend up to $200 million to buy a sprawling parking lot in downtown Los Angeles across from Staples Center and...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The final flourish of your meal arrives at the table — a rich pudding of chocolate cremeux ("creamy" in French), candied pistachios, a crumble made from ground pistachios, and both dehydrated and frozen mandarin. Its deliciousness almost obscures...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Williams, Ariz., also known as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon, was the last city on Route 66 to be bypassed by the Interstate Highway System. On Oct. 13, 1984, Interstate 40 opened and Route 66 through Williams was forgotten — almost. Over the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A month-long nationwide manhunt for a man accused of murdering three people and burning down their home in Colorado ended Saturday night when he was arrested at a motel in Oklahoma, officials said.
In his mug shot, Harry Carl Mapps, 59, was bloodied,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Promoting its campaign to bring higher wages to Los Angeles workers, the county labor federation released a study Tuesday that says 810,864 Angelenos live with "poverty" wages of less than $15 an hour.
Maria Elena Durazo, chief of the Los Angeles County...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A $140-million apartment and retail complex in Hollywood will get a shot of glamour from Los Angeles nightclub impresario Sam Nazarian.
Nazarian, who also operates a string of trendy hotels and restaurants known for their playful, over-the-top decor,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:15 PM
If you think the best Christmas presents are completely unexpected, you-gotta-be-kidding-me surprises, here's a holiday story you might enjoy.
For proper context, we need to go back to 1975 and the beginning of a long love affair. Hector Delgadillo...
| Jan 5, 2014
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From LAX, Aeroflot, Air New Zealand, Air Canada, American, British, Delta, Lufthansa, Swiss and Virgin Atlantic offer nonstop service to London. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $733, including all taxes and fees.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The old man crouches over a Steinway in the hotel lobby, a lifetime of musical mementos stacked above the keyboard — photographs, news clippings, old albums and CDs for sale.
Joe Vento is a gray-haired showman, a gregarious self-promoter who's...