Deborah Cohan, nervous about undergoing double mastectomy, did what few would be willing to do: get down to Beyonce for a flash mob dance party with her surgical team.
As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure.
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
Los Angeles architectural engineering firm Aecom Technology Corp. -- which has worked on sports stadiums for the Olympics, the World Cup and the NBA -- announced Tuesday that it had acquired Hunt Construction Group, a major stadium builder. The announcement comes two weeks after Aecom announced a $6-billion deal to acquire rival engineering and construction giant URS Corp. of San Francisco, making Aecom the largest publicly traded company in the city of Los Angeles. Hunt Construction Group is headquartered in Indianapolis and Scottsdale, Ariz., and has managed construction of major U.S. sports complexes such as the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Marlins Park in Miami and Nationals...