L.A.'s got a lot of buildings coated with black glass bleck -- like the horrendous eyesore at Sony Pictures Plaza in Culver City, the Olympia Medical Plaza near San Vicente and Olympic and this newly reopened BBCN bank (formerly the Nara bank, which merged last fall with Center Bank to create BBCN) ... More >>
If you're a Monday morning quarterback who talks back to the television during the Oscars telecast (What were they thinking!?), then researchers at USC might just have a relief valve for you.
USC's California Annenberg Innovation Lab is pairing up with IBM and the Los Angeles Times for a groundbrea ... More >>
It's time to jam.Traffic in L.A. is about as fun as a trip to the dentist's office, and yes, we usually rank at the top when it comes to American metropolises with the worst "gridlock."
But on a global scale, we're actually a walk in the park. At least according to IBM's latest "Global Commu ... More >>
A.J. Duffy's tiny pocket is fullParanoid leaders at United Teachers Los Angeles seek anti-reform teachers to run for Los Angeles Unified School Board. That's right. They grimly resist after losing public confidence following the brilliant L.A. Times test score expose of 6,000 teachers. The Ti ... More >>
Terry Richardson for Purple MagazineDoes this pose look familiar? (full NSFW picture below)Sean Lennon has been collaborating with girlfriend Charlotte Kemp Muhl on a set of "surrealistic psychedelic pop songs," which they will be unveiling under the collective project name Ghost of a Saber T ... More >>
Big surprise. According to a recent study by IBM, Los Angeles ranks the worst in "commuter pain" among American cities. On an international scale, however-- it could be worse.
The survey interviewed 8,192 motorists in 20 cities on six continents. Beijing ranks number one in commuter pain, f ... More >>
E. Lynn Harris, a onetime corporate executive who turned to fiction to explain the lives of closeted black professionals like himself, collapsed last night at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills. He died shortly afterward, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to Associated Press. Harris, ... More >>
Ten Things We Learned At Web 2.0 Expo (Including How to Monetize Twitter)
10. That the computer company SAP is not pronounced "sap" and apparently it is the "IBM of Germany." So if you see someone with "SAP" on their badge, you get the picture... (one person excused our ignorance as being specific ... More >>