| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Someone once told Kurt Russell that his acting career "looks like it was handled by a drunk driver."
And Russell's reply?
"I said I can't deny that," he said, laughing.
But the boyishly handsome 63-year-old Russell, whom most baby boomers first...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Ray Adamyk, 52, is president of Spectra Co., a Pomona firm that has played a major role in restoring such prominent historic buildings as the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, the Catalina Casino in Avalon and the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Concert season kickoff in Los Angeles this year boasts a few rare sightings, the most notable of which is New York singer and pianist Billy Joel, who arrives for the first concert of his classics here in years.
Joel's been doing these sorts of shows...
| Mar 10, 2014
Income inequality, persistent poverty and the lack of economic mobility are not only some of the most salient political issues of 2014 but are fundamental challenges that affect the prosperity of the country and the stability of our communities. About 25%...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When Lilibet Snellings moved to Los Angeles at age 22, she quickly became a "slash": a writer/editor/actress/model/waitress/Box Girl. One night every week, Snellings would go to the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood, put on a pair of white boy shorts and a...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:12 PM
No matter your pleasure — luxurious spas, A-list entertainment, penny slots or high-stakes thrills — it’s all yours for the taking at SoCal’s casino resorts.
Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
An indoor oasis of fan palms welcomes...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
You may have watched George Washington ride onto the floor of a packed hotel ballroom astride a white stallion. Or gaped as trapeze artists teetered high overhead in the big top. Or slurped from your friends' drinks until 4 a.m., using a long straw...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The crowd that waited under the neon red glow of the Ace Hotel's "Jesus Saves" sign came to see the experimental rock band Spiritualized. But as they filed into the Theatre at Ace, they became part of a different sort of resurrection.
Nestled in the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Chinese real estate developer Greenland Group revealed plans Friday for a quick start on the first phase of its $1-billion Metropolis Los Angeles project that is expected to redefine the downtown skyline.
Work is set to begin shortly on a high-rise...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:46 AM
If you haven’t escaped to the Central Coast lately, now is the perfect time. Recently refurbished resorts, unexpected adventures and new restaurants are calling your name.
Golden beaches with East Coast-like sand dunes and the cheery Channel...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Los Angeles City Council members opted Tuesday to seek an economic study before moving to enact one of the highest minimum wages in the country — $15.37 for workers at big hotels — a review that opponents hoped would slow or stop the proposal....