A moment of silence for another local wine retailer. Steve Wallace has sold Wally's Wine and Spirits. Once a small outpost in West L.A., since it opened nearly forty five years ago the Wally's name has become synonymous for quality, be it the wine and spirits collection or its fundraisers. Plenty o ... More >>
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer. As both a Bruin and a Laker, he is a pillar of Los Angeles basketball. On Friday, Nov. 16, he will have his jersey number retired, and a statue of him will be unveiled outside Staples Center. That's fine and all, but we wanted to talk to him ... More >>
L.A.'s new, stadium dreams are another step closer to reality despite a move to sell by the developer that caught many by surprise. The City Council unanimously approved the stadium plans today.
In the midst of $1.5 billion plans to build Farmers Field next to its LA Live entertainment complex and ... More >>
USA Today columnist Mike Lopresti wonders aloud why Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is not among those local sports heroes honored with statues outside Staples Center. Magic Johnson, Wayne Gretzky, Oscar De La Hoya and Chick Hearn are there. But no Kareem. Lopresti writes: " ... When the famous Lakers-Ce ... More >>
UCLALegendary former UCLA basketball coach died of natural causes at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center Friday at 6:45 p.m., the university announced. He was 99. He passed as students on campus were preparing to undertake a Friday night rally in his honor.
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â€‹When art collector Richard L. Weisman's housekeeper showed up for work at his Angelo Drive home in the hills near Benedict Canyon, she knew something was missing from the dining room -- 11 Andy Warhols to be exact. She didn't stick around to count what had been taken, though, and fearing the thie ... More >>
Top of His Class: Lew Alcindor towers above fellow UCLA graduates, a year before joining the Milwaukee Bucks, where the future L.A. Laker would become better known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.LA Herald-Examiner/LAPL
A Basket CasePhiladelphia 76er Julius "Dr. J" Erving is led to a rocking chair as L.A. Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar officiates over Erving's retirement party at the Forum. Afterward, the Lakers beat the Sixers 111-85.(Photo: Herald-Examiner/LAPL Photo Archive)
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AC/DC at the Forum, Monday, December 8Text By Falling James, photos by Timothy NorrisThe once-fabulous Forum has clearly seen better days. Its curving, dark-gray walls look barren without the bright yellow Lakers championship banners and the retired numbers o ... More >>