Update on next page: Bidder Joey Herrick on the importance of local owners.
Magic Johnson, beloved spots icon in Los Angeles, and his group of investors including former Atlanta Braves president Stan Kasten, essentially wrote a $2 billion check Tuesday evening to buy the Dodgers, pre-empting a fina ... More >>
With owner Frank McCourt's April 30 deadline to sell the team rapidly approaching, and with potential suitors--like alleged con man, and L.A. Weekly cover boy, Josh Macciello--dropping like flies, bidding for the Dodgers is getting serious.
Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen gained a new asset in ... More >>
Here's the known, and rumored, list 15 of exceedingly rich Wall Street one percenters, fabulously wealthy moguls and hardcore baseball lovers who may -- or may not -- have made secret, non-binding $1 billion bids to buy the Dodgers before the January 23, 2012 deadline expired.
1. Tom Barrack, col ... More >>
Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen, who is bidding for the L.A. Dodgers, has at least one thing in common with Frank McCourt: Both have been through an ugly divorce.Cohen divorced his first wife, Patricia, more than 20 years ago. But the two have been locked in a bitter struggle ever since, acco ... More >>
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Tommy Stinson is good bassist and a tremendous fella, but he's best known for being in both the Replacements and Guns and fucking Roses. As he told us, dealing with the outsize egos ... More >>
BY TOM CHRISTIEThe fairs are moving on up: With the Los Angeles Art Show heading downtown to the L.A. Convention Center (Jan. 21-25), both PHOTO LA (Jan. 9-11) and ART LA (Jan. 23-25) are moving into the vacated Barker Hanger at Santa Monica Airport. All three fairs show improvement, and will ... More >>