November 18, 2009
A list of shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center : Bon Jovi, March 4 (now) Gibson Amphitheatre : KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas with AFI and Muse, Dec. 12-13 (Sat.) Angel Stadium: U2, June 7 (Fri.) Walt Disney Concert Hall: Dirty Projectors with the L.A. Philharmonic, Feb. 27 (now) Long Beach Arena: Slayer and Megadeth, Jan. 22 (Sat.) Honda Center: Bon Jovi, Feb. 26 (now) Downtown Palace Theatre: Julian Casablancas, Nov. 20 and 27 (now)
March 12, 2013 |
The just-expelled Better Business Bureau of the Southland has no plans to end its mission of fighting for southern California consumers. The former Los Angeles affiliate of Council of Better Business Bureaus has renamed itself the Business Consumer Alliance and is going on the offensive after being booted from the council Tuesday over allegations that it strong-armed businesses into paying cash for inflated ratings. As a result, the new group can no longer use the BBB name or logo.
November 28, 2010
Where to see big bands: Baked Potato, 3787 Cahuenga Blvd., Studio City, (818) 980-1615, http://www.thebakedpotato.com CatalinaBar and Grill, 6725 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, (323) 466-2210, http://www.catalinajazzclub.com Charlie O's Jazz Club, 13725 Victory Blvd., Valley Glen, (818) 994-3058, http://www.charlieos.com Crowne Plaza's The Brasserie Lounge, 5985 W. Century Blvd. Los Angeles, on Thursdays, (310) 642-7500, http://www.crownplaza.com Jazz Bakery Moveable Feast, roving locations, (310)
November 10, 2012 |
Indoor trampoline parks are springing into action throughout Southern California, along with leaping games of dodge ball, highflying basketball and rigorous calisthenics. Just ask Akory Coates, who lived out his basketball dreams for an hour recently at a Sky Zone trampoline park in Torrance. He jumped, he twirled in the air, his fingertips grazed the rim and he made four baskets. Not an easy feat for a 9-year-old, but a series of trampolines beneath his feet gave him all the lift he needed.
November 25, 2013 |
The top 25 high school basketball teams in the Southland: 1. MATER DEI. Arizona-bound Stanley Johnson is best player in California.¿ 2. ETIWANDA. Point guard Jordan McLaughlin has already proved he can beat Monarchs.¿ 3. ST. JOHN BOSCO. The trio of Tyler Dorsey, Daniel Hamilton and Vance Jackson will be tough to stop.¿ 4. LOYOLA. If 7-footer Thomas Welsh continues his development, beware of Cubs in March.¿ 5. CORONA CENTENNIAL. Point guard Sedrick Barefield and 6-5 Deontae North lead Huskies.¿ 6. COMPTON.
June 13, 2012 |
The Southland's move-up market showed some signs of life as the region's median home price improved for the second consecutive month in May, new data show. The median home price rose 5.4% in May from the same month last year to hit $295,000, real estate research firm DataQuick reported Wednesday. That was a 1.7% improvement over the prior month. Sales throughout the Southland also improved, up 20.6% from May 2011 and 15.1% from April to hit 22,192. Helping boost the median was a narrower share of foreclosures selling as part of the market for previously owned homes.