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Opinion: How Rodney King helped exonerate O.J. Simpson

The Los Angeles Times 12 Apr 2024
In the aftermath of the King beating and the riots, Los Angeles invested much energy into police reform, an extended process that stretched across years of ballot measures and municipal investments.

The rise and fall of 99 Cents Only

The Los Angeles Times 11 Apr 2024
Just before the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the ... Los Angeles private equity firm Ares Management and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board bought 99 Cents Only in 2011, for $1.6 billion.

Opinion: How tenant unions are finding power in numbers to fight L.A.’s housing crisis

The Los Angeles Times 10 Apr 2024
Many Los Angeles residents struggle to stay in their homes ... Los Angeles has seen similar efforts ... But tenants continue to face challenges, especially in Los Angeles, where several pandemic-era renter protection programs have ended.

Cornel West picks anti-cop BLM activist who called Taylor Swift fandom ‘slightly racist’ as running mate

New York Post 10 Apr 2024
Abdullah, 51, is the co-founder of the Los Angeles BLM chapter and the former chair of the department of Pan-African Studies at California State University ... California State University, Los Angeles.

99 Cents Only was an iconic L.A. business. Inside the fall of the popular chain

The Los Angeles Times 10 Apr 2024
... to kites to hand-painted pottery, paper and housewares products.” After 15 years as a publicly traded company, 99 Cents Only was the subject of a bidding war by two Los Angeles investment firms.

Longshot candidate Cornel West chooses obscure Los Angeles academic for his running mate

Star Gazette 10 Apr 2024
“She has a record of deep commitment and investment in ensuring that poor and working people are at the center of her vision,” West said about Abdullah, who is also a co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles.

Women’s Elite Rugby pro league plans 2025 launch ahead of US World Cups

The Observer 10 Apr 2024
Major League Rugby, now in its seventh season, has seen two champion teams (Los Angeles and New York) collapse, unable to generate sufficient income. But World Rugby has now invested in an MLR team, ...

Letters to the Editor: Demolishing Skid Row housing would be an appalling mistake

The Los Angeles Times 09 Apr 2024
Mark Dyer, Los Angeles The writer is vice president of operations, corporate real estate and housing at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which owns several converted SRO hotels in L.A.

Who’s to challenge Silicon Valley, Shenzhen in AI?

Asiatimes 09 Apr 2024
For such a region to get ahead, it will need to increase its investment in AI-based technology and skills. Research shows that AI assets and capabilities in the US are concentrated in San Francisco, San Jose, New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Seattle.

Investors Call Skydance Deal for Paramount ‘Sub-Optimal’ and Warn of Lawsuits

The Wrap 09 Apr 2024
Lloyd Greif, CEO of the Los Angeles-based investment banking firm Greif & Co., told TheWrap that Paramount’s decision to enter exclusive talks with Skydance is a “head scratcher.”.

Proposed makeover of Television City in Fairfax District is glitzy but smaller

LA Daily News 06 Apr 2024
He added, “Our investment will preserve this iconic studio and transform it into Los Angeles’ first all-electric production facility, create good-paying jobs close to where individuals and ...

Brad Pitt’s alleged physical abuse of Angelina Jolie predates infamous 2016 plane ride, new court ...

The Mercury News 05 Apr 2024
In their motion, Jolie’s lawyers said Pitt could have gone along with an “implied” agreement the couple made in early 2021 for him to buy her shares, the Los Angeles Times reported.

L.A. tests program to send unarmed civilians instead of cops to people in crisis

The Los Angeles Times 05 Apr 2024
Los Angeles officials — eager to ease the city's reliance on police officers for handling nonviolent mental health emergencies — have launched a new pilot program that sends unarmed civilians with training to respond to such calls.

Cal State LA snags grant to upgrade hydrogen station

LA Daily News 04 Apr 2024
Cal State Los Angeles received a $7 million grant from the U.S ... The publicly accessible hydrogen station will service public customers and fleets, including the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.