Bill Burkeâ€‹Remember Bill Burke, the guy who offered to buy the Dodgers last week with $1.2 billion of China's money? Something about that didn't smell quite right, so last week we tracked down his wife's financial disclosure statement from 2003. Turns out, the Burkes are worth no more than $6.8 mi ... More >>
Supervisor Mike Antonovich has rolled up his gray-flannelled trousers to wade deep into the culture wars. Specifically, according to the L.A. Daily News, he wants the crucifix put back in the County Seal, now that the steel cross has been restored to the roof of the San Gabriel Mission, following it ... More >>
Town Without Pity -- And HospitalsEveryone knows South L.A. has problems -- even its civic moniker had to be changed from "South Central L.A." a few years ago, so synonymous had those words become with crime and poverty. A new study by the Community Health Councils, however, shows just how bad thing ... More >>
Theater News: The Mark Taper Forum's $30 Million Face Lift; Galatea aims for Fringe NYC festival; Company of Angeles former president Paul Brennan dies.
On Tuesday morning, Center Theatre Group rolled out its $30 million re-design of the Mark Taper Forum, that has been dark for t ... More >>