The Clippers could not close out the Memphis Grizzlies and will go to a game six of their NBA playoff series on Friday at Staples Center.
Studio City braces for the arrival of President Obama. DN
Once again there's controversy over a clique of LA sheriff's deputies and a tattoo that may celebrate shootings. LAT
The Los Angeles-area zip codes that contribute the most to political campaigns, and those that donate the least. Neon Tommy
Time Warner Cable Sports unveiled launch plans for two new regional sports networks scheduled to debut October 1. Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes "will deliver the region’s most comprehensive sports information, complementing a year-round schedule of more than 120 live sports events as the new exclusive local homes of the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks." Via release
Sara Nelson, the former books editor for Oprah’s “O” magazine and previous editor-in-chief of Publishers Weekly, is joining Amazon.com Books as editorial director. PaidContent
Getty Images announced the redesigned The Curve: Technology and Telecommunications, "a multimedia research report on visual trends shaped by the democratization of technology and the rise of social media." Via release
Magic Johnson has the power to veto any development Frank McCourt might propose for the Dodger Stadium parking lots, according to a provision in an agreement between McCourt and the new owners of the Dodgers, Bill Shaikin reports. LAT
The Lakers, Kings and Clippers all being in the playoffs is a boon to downtown area restaurants. DN
Sheriff's detectives want to question Christopher A. Benton, the son of Pepperdine University president Andrew K. Benton, in connection with the death of a Malibu woman of a possible heroin overdose almost two weeks ago. LAT
Occidental College announced that head football coach Dale Widolff has been terminated "in the wake of a NCAA investigation into alleged recruiting violations."
Vidal Sassoon, the celebrity hairstylist who launched the age of the signature hair salon, revolutionized women's hair styling and popularized the hand-held blow dryer, died at his Mulholland Drive home at age 84. He had leukemia. LAT, AP
This year's Los Angeles' Citywide Historic Preservation Overlay Zone conference will be held Saturday, May 19th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre International, the former Chateau Elysee in Hollywood.