| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 100-year-old Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County knows how to make an entrance.
On Saturday night, following a black-tie dinner to celebrate its centennial, the museum lifted the curtain on its brand-new entrance, the Otis Booth Pavilion....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win passage of a measure to sever ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance.
Under the supervisors'...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
L.A. added two new million-dollar-a-year executives to the ranks of its top-paid arts leaders during 2011, although two existing members of the seven-person club had to get by with less than they'd made in 2010.
Increases for Music Center President...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Michael D. Antonovich will make another attempt to cut a troubled foster care contractor with a history of misused money and child abuse.
Under the supervisors' proposal, the county board has once again...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy has sparked outrage from his family and prompted questions from county officials, as documents showed the boy's mother -- charged with murder in his death -- was previously investigated six times for abuse...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Nothing in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's repertoire calls for 135-ton trains. The orchestra aims to keep it that way when Metro light rail cars start rumbling through a subway tunnel near Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Experts who know the hall's...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The presiding judge of L.A. County's Juvenile Court and the head of a court-appointed law firm representing foster children have called on Los Angeles county supervisors to sever the county’s contract with Teens Happy Homes.
Starr Heimov, who...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to eliminate or reduce filming fees at their newly opened downtown Grand Park to entice Hollywood to use the site more.
Movie productions currently have to spend $20,000 per block...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors reported no action after a closed-door meeting to consider terminating the county's decades-long relationship with Teens Happy Homes, a private foster care provider that officials say repeatedly misused funds and placed...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) made it official Thursday. She will be a candidate for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Kuehl, who served as chair of the Senate...
| May 11, 2012
State authorities are investigating whether the head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum illegally sought a job with USC even as he was responsible for protecting taxpayers in talks to surrender control of the stadium to the university.
The probe is...