With the Gannett Co. bid for Los Angeles Times parent tronc Inc. having fallen by the wayside, local eyes have turned to biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, tronc’s second-largest shareholder, as a potential savior for the institution.
There is the compulsion to say to the world, to those who could not come: I am here. We are here. And even if we still cannot understand, we try to remember.
Tony Trutanich Jr. said he wants to maintain the nostalgic maritime décor at his 65-year-old Redondo Beach seafood restaurant, but he recognizes the aging waterfront district around it needs to catch up with the times. That hope took a blow when Redondo Beach voters passed Measure C to block the city’s $400 million waterfront redevelopment plan.
As Arts District property owners look ahead, many are landing fat paychecks from developers keen on razing or redeveloping old warehouses, while lessees are finding themselves forced out.
Donald Trump’s only development in Los Angeles, the Rancho Palos Verdes golf course he purchased in 2002 and poured more than $250 million into fixing up, struggled to live up to revenue expectations amid the 2008 recession and tumult in the golf industry.
In times of tragedy, should we block out social media noise or find a way to interpret it? As a journalist I am grateful for the diversity of opinions a mouse-click away. But I also worry that so many unfiltered voices will muddy the waters of truth and clarity, leaving us more upset and confused. …
Those of us tasked with covering death and tragedy are constantly flipping switches on our emotional reactors. It’s hard. And it’s hard to talk openly and honestly about how we do that. I thank Dallas Morning News reporter Naomi Martin for doing so here, in a piece titled: “I lost any sense of journalistic detachment when …
The new anthology LAtitudes aims to “rip up all the conventional thinking” about Los Angeles, bringing together 19 essays that explore topics such as L.A.’s pop music, ugly buildings, curbside tacos and street names.