The current renovations and re-branding of Los Angeles International Airport is delivering frustrating, mixed cues for its art. In its first public arts festival -- "Influx: Art at LAX," running through Dec. 31 -- a few of the newly designed and curated exhibition spaces -- as well as Sarah Elgart's ... More >>
If you haven't been following along with this headline already, here's a quick primer: LAX put $2 billion into building a new international terminal, then they started asking amazing L.A. restaurants to come be a part of the landscape. Lots of great chefs said yes, then there was a black-tie gala, a ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Of course it was captured on video. Plus, LAX police weigh-in. First posted at 2:30 p.m. Kanye West finally unleashed his fists on a photog at LAX today, TMZ is reporting. LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera told us "we do have a battery investigation" happening at the airport this ... More >>
Decades ago deemed as one of the most sinful cities in the U.S., with the mob corrupting the film industry, the cops corrupting the mayor, and the lust for water controlling everything else, L.A. is still a place of temptations where the well-meaning can succumb along with the craven. We know Mayo ... More >>
Days before he hands the city over to Eric Garcetti, outgoing Mayor Villaraigosa thanked everyone for helping to open the renovated Tom Bradley International terminal at LAX before he stepped down. "I'm glad they did it now," said Villaraigosa at a morning press conference Thursday, confident in hi ... More >>
The new Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX was unveiled last night at a black-tie gala, after nearly $2 billion in renovations. There are new boarding gates, more passport agents and fancy new video displays, but most importantly, there's the new "Great Hall" -- an airy shopping and dining ar ... More >>
Updated below. After agonizing about it for much of his life, Supervisor Zev Yaroslavksy has decided not to run for mayor of Los Angeles.Yaroslavksy, who has been in public office since winning a City Council seat at 26, announced his decision this morning on his blog. While I have never been a supp ... More >>
Of six polls released so far on Prop 19, the November ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana for adults 21 and older, three have the yeas winning easily, while three have it losing narrowly. What gives? As usual, if you have a polling conundrum, Nate Silver is your man. And in th ... More >>
According to the L.A. Times, L.A.'s civilian Police Commission today rejected former police chief and current City Councilman Bernard Parks' request to legacy-transfer the William Parker brand from the LAPD's old headquarters to the new one. Admittedly, the idea had sounded a little nutty. In a city ... More >>
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