March 8, 1988
Australian Jeff Fenech overcame a broken right hand to stop Victor Callejas of Puerto Rico in the 10th round and win the vacant World Boxing Council featherweight title at Sydney, Australia.
February 13, 2008
I really enjoyed Linda Burum's article on Little Saigon's revitalized dining scene ["Saigon Savoir Faire," Feb. 6]. Although I'm a U.S. expat in Sydney, Australia, with no lack of great Vietnamese options, I'm excited to follow in Linda's footsteps when I return to L.A. Thanks again for a fantastic article. Ean Carr Sydney, Australia
February 14, 2014 |
Chinese real estate developer Greenland Group revealed plans Friday for a quick start on the first phase of its $1-billion Metropolis Los Angeles project that is expected to redefine the downtown skyline. Work is set to begin shortly on a high-rise hotel and a residential skyscraper on what is now a vast parking lot along the 110 Freeway north of Staples Center and LA Live. The buildings should be open by 2016. "Greenland USA is pleased to join the downtown Los Angeles community and to make one of the largest investments in downtown in recent history," Chief Executive Ifei Chang said in a statement.
September 5, 2013 |
"Adore" is a twisted sexual drama about misguided affections between older women and younger men, which wouldn't be all that outrageous if not for the dicey details, so let's get right to it. Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, two of Hollywood's most beautiful and most accomplished women, play mothers who sleep with each other's sons. The sons are of age, with college on the horizon. The boys, not the mothers, are the seducers. It's all very civilized, but still ... They really are still boys.