By Sarah Bennett and Erika Bolden When we went looking for all-day happy hours, geographic diversity was a priority. But striking patterns emerged -- namely, the bars most likely to discount booze beyond the typical late-afternoon hours were located mostly in 9-5 work destinations. In fact, from Sa ... More >>
It was called smart growth, but the lofts/condos are worth far less than their mortgages
Have room for more pizza? Delphine chef Sascha Lyon is bringing his Mediterranean-style cooking to downtown's Financial District next month with the opening of Sotelo Trattoria and Pizza Bar, which will take over the former Zucca space on Figueroa.
With their powers combined, "cars and bikes, occupiers and unions, community orgs and organic communities" will be descending upon the downtown L.A. financial district from all sides this May Day. May 1 is a traditional day of action for labor unions, so Occupy Los Angeles (and their fellow bankste ... More >>
Who dies in Los Angeles, and why, when the earth quakes on the San Andreas Fault?
Occupy Los AngelesSome people are banking on a good luck day as the strange date 11-11-11 hits tomorrow. Folks are even reportedly flocking to Las Vegas for quickie marriages. In L.A. they'll be protesting in the streets again. Following Wednesday's citywide actions against banks -- from a s ... More >>
Nanette GonzalezOccupy denim shorts.Updated at the bottom: Arrests in Westwood and now the occupation of a Bank of America downtown. First posted at 12:09 p.m. Following Bank Transfer Day, a movement that started here in L.A., local college students will march on banks today to protest high ... More >>
Alexis TejadaL.A. has played second fiddle to Occupy Wall Street, where the American movement started, and Occupy Oakland, where it has exploded. But on Saturday the spotlight could finally be on us. That's because National Bank Transfer Day, which has roots here, will be highlighted by the ... More >>
Los Angeles TimesCity Council President Eric Garcetti shows his support.Just now, the L.A. City Council unanimously approved a joint resolution to officially "support" the Occupy L.A. demonstration and "demand accountability and results from the banks we invest taxpayer dollars in." (Full tex ... More >>
Proposal for a new-and-improved Wilshire Grand HotelWhile Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa dismantles libraries across the city, City Councilwoman Jan Perry of the downtown district thinks there's still enough money to give a few billionaires a tax exemption on their massive hotel proje ... More >>