CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 2008 |
At the private New Roads School in Santa Monica, 20 families decided not to re-enroll in the fall because of financial nervousness. At Loyola High School near downtown, 40 families have come forward since the beginning of the school year seeking financial aid to help cover tuition costs, even as the school's endowment -- heavily invested in equities -- has taken a battering in the financial market.
March 11, 2011
'Battle: Los Angeles' MPAA rating: PG-13 for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language Running time: 1 hour, 56 minutes Playing: In general release
March 22, 2009 |
5605 Shenandoah Ave., Los Angeles 90056 Size: This 3,565-square-foot home in the Ladera Heights area has four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms. The 1959 two-story house sits on a roughly 9,600-square-foot lot. Agent description: The home has granite kitchen countertops, ceramic and wood floors, a wet bar and an aluminum steel roof.
April 25, 2012 |
Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman docu-play "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" is among the most durable artworks to emerge from the ashes of L.A.'s 1992 riots. Based on hours of interviews with about 300 people, the prismatic show was a tour de force in which Smith originally played more than 40 different characters, including then-Police Chief Daryl Gates, truck driver Reginald Denny, a former L.A. gang member and a Korean woman. "Twilight's" shifting points of view created moving and insightful multiple perspectives on one of the worst urban disasters in U.S. history.
March 22, 2012
Los Angeles International Flamenco Festival Where : Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach When : 8 p.m. Sat.; 7 p.m. Sun. Price : $35-$125 Info : (800) 595-4849; http://www.laflamencofestival.com Forever Flamenco Where : Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. When : 8 p.m. Sun. Price : $40 Info : (323) 663-1525; http://fountaintheatre.com/perform.html#Flamenco 'Kumpanía : Flamenco Los Angeles' Info : http://kumpaniamovie.com
February 6, 2011
Location: 2510 Chislehurst Place, Los Angeles 90027 Asking price: $2,295,000 Previously sold for: $2.55 million in 2005 Size: Four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 3,284 square feet Lot size: 9,020 square feet (0.21 of an acre) Additional features: Spa with rock waterfall, terraced backyard with trellis and pebbled walking paths, stone fountain, powder room, Viking kitchen appliances, two-car garage, security system with video entry Around the neighborhood: Last year 126 single-family homes sold in the 90027 ZIP Code at a median price of $940,000, according to MDA DataQuick.
June 2, 2011
Track brewery progress Beachwood BBQ & Brewing 210 E. 3rd St., Long Beach, http://www.beachwoodbbq.com El Segundo Brewing Co. 140 Main St., El Segundo, on Facebook. Henson Brewing on Facebook. Kinetic Brewing Co. 735 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, http://www.kineticbrewing.com Ohana Brewing Co. 1756 E. 23rd St., Los Angeles, http://ohanabrew.wordpress.com Pilot Brewhouse Stay tuned. Pipe Dream Brewing http://www.lonelightstudios.com/brewerypromo.html
December 5, 2013 |
Twenty-three years ago, for barely 24 hours, Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles. It was 1990, and he had been a free man for only a handful of months, but he had been a symbol for years -- of endurance, of the black-and-white apartheid battle in South Africa. He was not yet a Nobel Peace Prize co-winner, not yet the president of the new post-apartheid South Africa. But in his 10 days in the United States, he was welcomed at the White House by President George H.W. Bush. Vice President Dan Quayle called him “a symbol of freedom.” A joint session of Congress gave him 15 standing ovations in a 33-minute speech.