Anne Heche Is ‘Not Expected to Survive,’ Representative Says

The actress, 53, has been in a coma since shortly after the car she was in crashed into a Los Angeles home last week, her publicist said in a statement.

#heche-anne, #life-sustaining-support-systems-withdrawal-of, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Five-Year-Old L.A. Times Investigation Becomes the Talk of the Town

A recent book by a reporter from the newspaper has ignited debate about how an explosive article he helped write in 2017 was handled by editors.

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Why the Sixth Street Viaduct in Los Angeles Keeps Closing

The long-awaited Sixth Street Viaduct has proved to be irresistible to pedestrians and neighborhood residents — but also graffiti artists and exhibitionist drivers.

#boyle-heights-los-angeles-calif, #bridges-and-tunnels, #california, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #los-angeles-calif, #sixth-street-viaduct, #viaducts

Time Capsule of ’70s Los Angeles Beaches From Tod Papageorge

The photographer, at age 82, is still making waves, with a show at the Danziger Gallery in Los Angeles that debuts a body of work from his past.

#beaches, #content-type-personal-profile, #danziger-gallery-los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #nineteen-hundred-seventies, #papageorge-tod, #photography

La cercanía Ken Salazar con AMLO preocupa en el gobierno de Biden

Altos funcionarios estadounidenses temen que la relación de Ken Salazar con el presidente de México esté resultando contraproducente y pueda ser un retroceso para los intereses de Washington en la región.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #los-angeles-calif, #mexico, #salazar-ken, #united-states, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

Has Biden’s Top Diplomat in Mexico Gone Too Far, Officials Ask?

Administration officials fear that the U.S. ambassador’s cozy relationship with the Mexican president has backfired, and may be setting back American interests in the region.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #los-angeles-calif, #mexico, #salazar-ken, #united-states, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

How Common Is Pancreatitis After a Colonoscopy? Travis Barker’s Condition, Explained

The musician Travis Barker was hospitalized on Tuesday after reportedly having a colonoscopy. Here’s what to know.

#barker-travis-1975, #colon, #colon-and-colorectal-cancer, #colonoscopy, #los-angeles-calif, #pancreas, #tests-medical

U.C.L.A. and U.S.C. Are Expected to Leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten

The move by two of the Pac-12 Conference’s marquee schools came as the Big Ten closed in on a new television deal.

#big-12-conference, #big-ten-conference, #california, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #los-angeles-calif, #riley-lincoln-1983, #scott-larry-1964, #southeastern-conference

As Dockworkers Near Contract’s End, Many Others Have a Stake

West Coast longshoremen and port operators say they’re determined to reach an agreement, but truckers and retailers relying on cargo are uneasy.

#freight-cargo, #international-longshore-and-warehouse-union, #international-trade-and-world-market, #labor-and-jobs, #long-beach-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #organized-labor, #pacific-maritime-assn, #ports, #ships-and-shipping, #supply-chain, #trucks-and-trucking, #united-states-economy

Looking for a Getaway Near Los Angeles? Try Ojai.

This small, verdant city, nestled in the mountains of California’s Ventura County, has a famous attraction that’s not to be missed. But plenty of other things about Ojai will leave you wanting more.

#los-angeles-calif, #ojai-calif, #pink-moment, #travel-and-vacations

California’s Fight Against Homelessness Has Turned Desperate and Dangerous

A new psychiatric “court” plan for thousands of unhoused people puts their civil and human rights at risk.

#california, #homeless-persons, #internal-sub-only-nl, #los-angeles-calif, #mental-health-and-disorders, #schizophrenia

Dyke Day LA Is a Pride Event All Its Own

Dyke Day LA takes a homespun approach to a month typically packed with corporate-sponsored parties, parades and concerts.

#homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lgbtq-pride-month-us, #los-angeles-calif, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

Horses, A Hot Hollywood Restaurant Where the Food Is Actually the Point

Horses is that rare animal in Los Angeles: a hot reservation with serious cooking behind the scenes.

#aghajanian-will-chef, #grubba-hannah-chef, #ha-brittany-chef, #horses-los-angeles-calif-restaurant, #johnson-liz-chef, #los-angeles-calif, #restaurants

John Waters, an Auteur of Trash, Would Like to Thank the Academy

Curators from the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures rummaged through his Baltimore home to plan an exhibition on Waters and his cult films.

#academy-museum-of-motion-pictures, #content-type-personal-profile, #hairspray-movie, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #museums, #pink-flamingos-movie

Biden to Visit Port of Los Angeles, Casting Inflation as a Global Problem

The visit to the nation’s busiest entry point for goods comes as President Biden struggles to show progress on resolving supply chain issues that are fueling inflation across the country.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #freight-cargo, #inflation-economics, #los-angeles-calif, #port-of-los-angeles-calif, #ports, #ships-and-shipping, #shopping-and-retail, #shortages, #supply-chain, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

San Francisco and Los Angeles Send Democrats and the Nation a Message on Crime

The recall of a progressive prosecutor in San Francisco and the strong showing by a former Republican in the mayor’s race in Los Angeles showed the shifting winds on criminal justice.

#bass-karen-ruth, #boudin-chesa, #brown-willie-l-jr, #california, #caruso-rick-j, #elections, #los-angeles-calif, #midterm-elections-2022, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #san-francisco-calif

Biden to Host Latin American Leaders at Summit in Los Angeles

The president is already the subject of a boycott by some of the region’s most important heads of state, and his agenda is being met with deep skepticism.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #el-salvador, #guatemala, #harris-kamala-d, #honduras, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #latin-america, #los-angeles-calif, #mexico, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government

Rick Caruso’s Law-and-Order Campaign for Los Angeles Mayor

Rick Caruso, a billionaire front-runner in Tuesday’s primary election for Los Angeles mayor, has built his campaign on a law-and-order message.

#bloomberg-michael-r, #california, #caruso-rick-j, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #homeless-persons, #los-angeles-calif

A Judy Baca Moment: ‘My Work Has Been Good for a Long Time’

Hailed for her rich depictions of California history and social struggle, the Chicana artist says the attention, after decades of being overlooked, surprises her.

#art, #baca-judith-f, #california, #content-type-personal-profile, #getty-center, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-museum-of-contemporary-art, #lucas-museum-of-narrative-art, #mellon-foundation, #mexican-americans, #murals

Rick Caruso’s Wild Promises for Los Angeles

In the L.A. race for mayor, Rick Caruso’s aggressive promises would be hard to keep.

#broken-windows, #caruso-rick-j, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #internal-sub-only-nl, #los-angeles-calif, #police-department-los-angeles-calif, #republican-party

Harvey Weinstein’s Sex Crimes Conviction Is Upheld by New York Court

Mr. Weinstein, who is also awaiting trial in Los Angeles, is serving a 23-year sentence. His conviction was among the most notable of the #MeToo movement.

#metoo-movement, #cosby-bill, #los-angeles-calif, #manhattan-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #weinstein-harvey

In Los Angeles, a Tree With Stories to Tell

At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, each champion received a baby oak tree. In Los Angeles one of them is still alive, a witness to a forgotten chapter of Black history. But it is threatened with destruction to make space for luxury apartments.

#civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #los-angeles-calif, #olympic-games-1936

Eric Garcetti’s Path to Ambassadorship Constricts After Senate Report

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s political future is unclear after a Senate report determined that he “more likely than not” knew about sexual harassment accusations against a top aide.

#garcetti-eric-m, #india, #los-angeles-calif, #mayors, #senate, #sexual-harassment

The L.A. Riots Were 30 Years Ago. I’m Still Trying to Understand Them.

In 1992, Héctor Tobar was a young reporter at The Los Angeles Times when the city erupted in violence. What really happened — and what didn’t?

#black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #king-rodney-glen, #long-beach-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Forma Pilates and the Rise of Exclusive, Boutique Fitness Classes

Has inflation hit boutique fitness, or have workouts reached a new level of exclusivity?

#content-type-personal-profile, #content-type-service, #exercise, #forma-pilates, #levi-liana, #los-angeles-calif, #pilates

Is This the Most Expensive Pilates Class?

Has inflation hit boutique fitness, or have workouts reached a new level of exclusivity?

#content-type-personal-profile, #content-type-service, #exercise, #forma-pilates, #levi-liana, #los-angeles-calif, #pilates

Cities Want to Return to Prepandemic Life. One Obstacle: Transit Crime.

Crime rates on trains and buses are up in some of the nation’s biggest cities, one more barrier for downtowns trying to rebound.

#assaults, #atlanta-ga, #buses, #chicago-ill, #chicago-transit-authority, #commuting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #crime-and-criminals, #east-bay-san-francisco-calif, #lightfoot-lori, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-county-metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #philadelphia-pa, #ryan-kevin-k, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #solis-hilda-l, #southeastern-pennsylvania-transportation-authority, #subways, #transit-systems, #urban-areas, #washington-metropolitan-area-transit-authority

Cities Try to Turn the Tide on Police Traffic Stops

Chiefs, prosecutors and lawmakers are rethinking the value, and the harm, of minor traffic stops like the one that ended in a man’s death in Grand Rapids.

#black-people, #law-and-legislation, #los-angeles-calif, #philadelphia-pa, #pittsburgh-pa, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #search-and-seizure, #seattle-wash, #traffic-and-parking-violations

From the U.S. to China: A 3-Month Quarantine Horror Story

A lawyer flew home to China hoping to see his family for the first time since the pandemic began. Instead, he was trapped in three months of quarantine.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #california, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #guangzhou-china, #hospitals, #los-angeles-calif, #lunar-new-year, #quarantines, #shandong-province-china, #shanghai-china, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states

Britney Spears Says She Is Pregnant in Instagram Post

During her successful effort to end her conservatorship, the performer had complained that the team appointed to supervise her had blocked her from having additional children.

#asghari-sam, #los-angeles-calif, #pop-and-rock-music, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #spears-britney

After Upheaval, MOCA Bets on Johanna Burton to Bring Stability

She is the fifth person since 2008 to lead the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, an important institution that has faced a great deal of turmoil.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #art, #biesenbach-klaus, #burton-johanna, #los-angeles-calif, #los-angeles-museum-of-contemporary-art, #museums

One Garment’s Journey Through History

The evolution of the Korean hanbok is a lens into the history of the country, which is now being traced in the series “Pachinko.”

#apple-tv-plus, #art, #asian-americans, #busan-south-korea, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #immigration-and-emigration, #korean-americans, #lee-min-jin, #los-angeles-calif, #minorities, #paik-nam-june, #shopping-and-retail, #south-korea, #textiles

Former New Yorkers Are Networking Through WhatsApp

The chat groups in Los Angeles and Miami have become so popular that now there are waiting lists.

#los-angeles-calif, #miami-fla, #new-york-city, #raleigh-nc, #social-media, #whatsapp-inc

11 Set Up Hundreds of Sham Marriages for Green Card Seekers, U.S. Says

Clients paid fees up to $30,000 as part of the yearslong scheme, an affidavit said. Some applications falsely claimed the clients had been abused by their spouses, prosecutors said.

#boston-mass, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #domestic-violence, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #green-cards-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #los-angeles-calif, #marriages, #massachusetts, #violence-against-women-act-1994, #women-and-girls

Ulysses Jenkins: Journeys of a Video Griot

He changed how artists use video, exposing how the medium reinforced racial stereotypes, then using it as a conduit for global community. At the Hammer Museum, he gets his due.

#art, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #hammer-museum, #jenkins-ulysses-1946, #los-angeles-calif, #museums, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

How the ​​‘Homeless Billionaire’ Became a Philosopher King

Money can buy influence over nearly anything in the world — including in the world of ideas.

#berggruen-institute, #berggruen-nicolas, #content-type-personal-profile, #high-net-worth-individuals, #los-angeles-calif, #philosophy, #singer-peter-1946

Pizzeria Sei Pays Homage to Neapolitan Pizza in Los Angeles

At Pizzeria Sei, Sang Woo Joo uses global wisdom to nudge a rigid style into the future, one pie at a time.

#los-angeles-calif, #pizza, #pizzeria-sei-los-angeles-restaurant, #restaurants

With ‘Nitram,’ Caleb Landry Jones Takes On Another Challenging Role

The actor — whose latest film, the Australian drama “Nitram,” earned him a top prize at Cannes — discusses his distinctive career in challenging roles.

#actors-and-actresses, #australia, #cannes-international-film-festival, #content-type-personal-profile, #davis-judy, #get-out-movie, #jones-caleb-landry-1989, #kurzel-justin, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #nitram-movie

Roxane Gay: Will Smith Was Wrong, but Being Thin-Skinned Is Not

A defense of thin skin.

#academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences, #alopecia-areata, #black-people, #campion-jane, #comedy-and-humor, #hair, #jackson-ketanji-brown-1970, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #rock-chris, #senate-committee-on-the-judiciary, #smith-jada-pinkett, #smith-will, #supreme-court-us, #television, #will-book, #williams-serena, #williams-venus, #women-and-girls

Zelensky, Roots in Show Business, Presses for an Oscar Appearance

The Ukrainian president is looking for support from Hollywood. But his appeal to speak during the Oscars has encountered drama of its own.

#academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences, #kunis-mila, #kyiv-ukraine, #los-angeles-calif, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #zelensky-volodymyr

Whitney Biennial Curators Seek American Art on the Border

As they put the final touches to the influential survey of American art, two curators went on the road to test their hunches, and found value in stepping outside.

#art, #border-barriers, #breslin-david-curator, #cha-theresa-hak-kyung, #immigration-and-emigration, #los-angeles-calif, #martinez-daniel-joseph, #museums, #ramirez-marcos-erre-1961, #tijuana-mexico, #whitney-biennial, #whitney-museum-of-american-art

After Criticism, Academy Museum Will Highlight Hollywood’s Jewish History

The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, which tried to present an inclusive history of film, overlooked the role Jewish immigrants played in creating the industry.

#academy-museum-of-motion-pictures, #academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences, #anti-defamation-league, #anti-semitism, #goldwyn-samuel-1879-1974, #jews-and-judaism, #kramer-bill-museum-executive, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #museums, #saban-haim

Anaïs Nin’s Los Angeles Hideaway Still Keeps Her Secrets

Shrouded by the pines of Silver Lake, the erotic writer’s minimalist, midcentury residence is a lasting monument to her life and legacy.

#architecture, #books-and-literature, #design, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #lawrence-d-h, #los-angeles-calif, #miller-henry, #nin-anais, #restoration-and-renovation, #springdesign2022, #wright-frank-lloyd, #writing-and-writers

Oscars Rewind: The Last Time Jane Campion and Steven Spielberg Went Head-to-Head

The filmmakers are nominated for best director this year, just as they were in 1994. Back then, there wasn’t a clear favorite.

#academy-awards-oscars, #campion-jane, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #schindlers-list-movie, #spielberg-steven, #the-piano-movie, #the-power-of-the-dog-movie, #west-side-story-2021-movie

In Her Last Works, Kaari Upson Explores Vanity and Decay

The artist, who probed the depths of psychic trauma, left behind elusive new portraits that will debut at the Venice Biennale.

#art, #content-type-personal-profile, #hammer-museum, #los-angeles-calif, #sculpture, #spruth-magers-los-angeles-calif-gallery, #upson-kaari-1972, #venice-biennale

Annie Flanders, Founder of Details Magazine, Dies at 82

Her idiosyncratic and fiercely independent magazine chronicled Downtown Manhattan in the 1980s, a combustible mix of art, music and fashion.

#deaths-obituaries, #details-magazine, #fashion-and-apparel, #flanders-annie, #los-angeles-calif, #magazines, #manhattan-nyc, #nineteen-hundred-eighties, #soho-weekly-news

A Plastic Factory Feels the Sting of Rising Energy Prices

Rising energy costs are lifting the prices of key materials and intensifying inflation, compounding supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic.

#containers-and-packaging, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #international-trade-and-world-market, #los-angeles-calif, #politics-and-government, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #supply-chain, #united-states, #united-states-economy

Just How Liberal Is California? The Answer Matters to Democrats Everywhere.

If progressives can’t win here, it will not bode well for their national efforts.

#boudin-chesa, #breed-london, #california, #caruso-rick-j, #democratic-party, #elections-attorneys-general, #elections-district-attorneys, #elections-mayors, #los-angeles-calif, #midterm-elections-2022, #newsom-gavin, #primaries-and-caucuses, #san-francisco-calif, #sanders-bernard, #state-legislatures, #working-families-party

Parents, What Would Make Your Lives Better?

Two years into the pandemic, what still needs fixing?

#child-care, #instagram-inc, #internal-sub-only-nl, #los-angeles-calif, #parenting

Cities and States Are Easing Covid Rules. Should the Arts Follow?

Cultural institutions face tough decisions: Is it safe to drop mask and vaccine requirements, and would doing so be more likely to lure audiences back or keep them away?

#art, #blue-note-jazz-club-manhattan-ny, #center-theater-group, #classical-music, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #culture-arts, #los-angeles-calif, #masks, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #metropolitan-opera, #museums, #nelson-atkins-museum-of-art, #opera, #theater, #vaccination-proof-and-immunization-records