With the Donald Sterling situation continuing to spin out of control, new NBA commissioner Adam Silver has scheduled a morning press conference at which he's expected to announce the league's initial action against the Clippers owner. Mayor Eric Garcetti has shifted his schedule to hold a presser right after.
Occidental College professor Peter Dreier asks, aptly, why was the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP planning to give Donald Sterling its Lifetime Achievement Award on May 15? How could the group not know about Sterling's past of racist comments?
After Sterling's latest racist comments sweep the media, President Obama and Mayor Garcetti comment, Magic Johnson said he will never attend another Clippers game, and the Clippers themselves played and lost.
The New York Times data team used Facebook data to map the baseball team preferences of the country, focusing on those borders between fans loyal to one team or another. Kind of fascinating, despite the lame name.
Former national correspondent will double the allotment of Times staff to the Valley. Wonder if this move is Register related? Meanwhile, in Orange County the Register partners with a local startup newsroom.
The races to replace Waxman and Yaroslavsky, sidewalk money goes unspent, Garcetti and Jay Z to announce DTLA festival, sheriff's use of force rules, and no subway entrance at 2nd and Spring because Tribune has development plans. Plus more.
The editorial in the first issue of the new Los Angeles print newspaper, out today, says the Register's opinion page "aims to infuse a new perspective into the political and public policy debate in our community and lead the charge for a new generation of liberty-minded, free-market intellectuals."
The Boston Globe wins in breaking news for its coverage of the Boson Marathon bombings. The New York Times wins in both photography categories. There are no local winners, but several LA Times finalists.
Los Angeles Magazine contributor Jesse Katz spent five months sorting out the story of how Puig was taken to Mexico and held by smugglers, and the deal that committed 20 percent of his future earnings to a small-time Miami crook.
The LA Register debuts Wednesday: staff of 40, available in 5,500 stores and newsracks. Still waiting for evidence that it will make a ripple in the LA news cycle, let alone thrive as a business. Meanwhile, things don't look so great at the Times again.
Longtime media watcher Rem Rieder talks to Aaron Kushner about next week's launch of the Los Angeles Register and observes that starting up a new newspaper on the turf of an existing paper (or papers) was a bold statement in the best of times. The LA Register lands on Wednesday.
Before Mayor Eric Garcetti could give his first state of the city address this afternoon, the LA 2020 Commission appointed by Council President Herb Wesson stole his thunder a bit by announcing yesterday the civic group's ideas to improve LA. But that's OK, because everybody sounds underwhelmed.
A gunman opened fire inside the West Bureau station on Venice Boulevard and shot at least one officer. The wounded officer was reportedly wearing a ballistic vest that may have stopped some of the seven rounds.
The iconic LA architect built his own midcentury masterpiece on North Tigertail Road. Krisel and the architectural preservation community were horrified to discover late last week that the home was being torn down.
The Associated Press says that an Afghan police commander opened fire with an AK-47 Friday on two AP journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon.
More Chile and La Habra quake news. Westside subway gets judge's OK. City Hall's tax plan to pay for sidewalks and streets. Hertzberg endorses Shriver. Meningitis warnings for men who have sex with men. Owen Gleiberman out at EW plus moves at the LAT. And more, inside.
The long-closed Robinsons store beside the Beverly Hilton near the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards is being razed (but apparently not today) to make way for a big new development called 9900 Wilshire. This mid-century modern Robinsons had a lot of fans.
Donna Perlmutter closes out 2015 with productions downtown and on the Westside.
After 53 years, Sun Valley's Aadlen Brothers and U-Pick Parts cleans out. Photos
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