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LA Wants To Give Priority Security To People Who Ride Public Transit. That’s Silly.

Los Angeles is is considering letting people who take public transit to the airport have priority security. This isn’t PreCheck or CLEAR, just priority line access for the regular security queue, and follows a program at Boston Logan for people who take a shuttle bus or ferry to the airport. Priority security isn’t actually free, in other words it isn’t costless. “When everybody’s priority, nobody is.” Grant everyone priority and they’re behind everyone else who is also priority that got there f...
Tags: Travel, Airports, La, Los Angeles, Grant, Airport Security, Public Transportation, Lax, Boston Logan

Preview Offset’s Acting Debut On NCIS: LA

Like his spouse and fellow rap star Cardi B, Offset is getting into the acting game. The Migos member will appear on this Sunday's episode of NCIS: Los Angeles. In his debut role, he'll portray an undercover CIA agent who Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J's characters seek out for help rescuing a special agent. More »
Tags: Video, Music, La, Los Angeles, Cia, LL Cool J, NCIS, Chris O Donnell, Offset, NCIS: Los Angeles, Cardi B Offset

Coyotes Weekly: Bad Losses Beginning to Add Up

There are just 16 games remaining in the 2019-20 regular season for the Arizona Coyotes, and the team finds themselves in a perilous position when it comes to ending a seven-year postseason appearance drought and qualifying for the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. The ‘Yotes have won just five times over the last 43 days, and are 5-9-3 in 17 games across that span. The club has scored two goals or fewer in 11 of those 17 games, and lit the lamp more than three times in a game just once. Obviousl...
Tags: Column, Florida, Usa, La, Sport, West, Glendale, Arizona, Kings, Nashville, San Jose, Vancouver, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, St Louis

NBA fines Timberwolves $25K for resting guard Russell

The Minnesota Timberwolves were fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday for violating the league's policy on resting players for benching guard D'Angelo Russell at Denver on Sunday. The 24-year-old guard, who came to the T-Wolves from Golden State in a trade deal for Andrew Wiggins on February 6, was considered a healthy player under the NBA's player resting policy. Russell, in his fifth NBA campaign after being selected with the second pick of the 2015 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles L...
Tags: News, La, Brooklyn, Nba, Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver, Los Angeles Lakers, Andrew Wiggins, Golden State, Angelo Russell, Russell

Groundbreaking for Destination Crenshaw will set new era in motion for LA neighborhood

By Marianne Love, Correspondent As Black History Month winds to a close, a multi-million-dollar project celebrating the 200-plus years of activism in Los Angeles will lift off on Saturday, Feb. 29, with the groundbreaking of a 1.3-mile open-air museum along Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles. The project, Destination Crenshaw, will consist of 100 art pieces in four distinct areas. There are 11 proposed pocket parks¸ community gathering spaces and more than 1,000 trees to be planted between ...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Washington, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Development, Soccer, Westfield, Local News, Bermuda, Metro, Nipsey Hussle, Mississippi River, Perkins

LA council candidate under fire for teaching at school that banned gays

College professor & LA City Council candidate Loraine Lundquist has come under fire by her campaign rival for teaching at a college that did not allow queer students, the Los Angeles Times reports. The charges come from Lundquist’s campaign rival, City Councilman John Lee, who has accused her of enforcing discriminatory practices. “Lundquist made a conscious decision as an adult to teach at and cash a paycheck from a school with a discriminatory policy,” the Lee campaign alleged in a statement....
Tags: Feature, Politics, La, Lifestyle, Los Angeles Times, Ad Friendly, Lee, John Lee, LA City Council, Lundquist, Loraine Lundquist, Lorraine Lundquist, Ludquist, Alma Matter Principa College, Principa, Principa College Last

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg revealed that she gave up a surprise proposal in order to be able to plan her engagement with her fiancé (FB)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg got engaged to Tom Bernthal, founder and CEO of the consulting firm Kelton, earlier this year. They were introduced to each other by the brother of Sandberg's late husband, and started dating in the spring. She described their decision to forgo a "fairy tale romance" in favor of planning their engagement together on the Byers Market podcast. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is engaged to Tom Bernthal, CEO and founder...
Tags: Facebook, La, Trends, New Mexico, Sheryl Sandberg, Sandberg, Facebook COO, Dave Goldberg, DYLAN BYERS, Bernthal, Kelton, Byers Market, Tom Bernthal, Goldberg Bernthal

Ex-TSA agent pleads not guilty to falsely imprisoning woman at LAX

A former Transportation Security Administration screening agent pleaded not guilty on Thursday, Feb. 27 to a false imprisonment charge involving a woman who had been traveling through Los Angeles International Airport last year. Johnathon Lomeli, 22, is charged with a felony count of false imprisonment by fraud or deceit. In a declaration filed in support of an arrest warrant, Carlos Llamas with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force wrote that Lomeli told the woman —who had lost her identificatio...
Tags: Business, News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Tsa, Local News, Transportation Security Administration, Lax, Los Angeles International Airport, California Department of Justice, Xavier Becerra, LA Trump

Lori Loughlin’s attorneys say evidence clears actress and others in college admissions scandal

LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband allege that newly filed papers could clear their clients and other parents fighting federal charges in Boston related to the college admissions scandal, according to court documents obtained Thursday. In a motion filed Wednesday, lawyers for the “Full House” actress and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, said that the couple believed the $500,000 they allegedly paid to scheme mastermind William “Rick...
Tags: Crime, News, La, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Higher Education, Usc, Northern California, Felicity Huffman, Durst, Huffman, Newport Beach, Loughlin

Natural Leather High Top Sneaker

Made in collaboration with LA-based sculptor Bradley Duncan, Koio’s newest sneaker release comes in an all-natural leather hue accompanied by leather laces, a translucent outsole, and a sculptural adornment on the tongue. “His refined expressions demonstrate the enormous strength of both minimalist tradition and time-honored craftsmanship,” the brand explains of Duncan’s work in relation to the sneaker’s overall appearance. The lines formed here are clean …
Tags: Art, Design, Leather, La, Shoes, Sculpture, Artists, Limited Edition, Sneakers, Collaborations, Duncan, Koio, Bradley Duncan, Bradley Duncan Koio

Google Cloud’s newest data center opens in Salt Lake City

Google Cloud announced today that its new data center in Salt Lake City has opened, making it the 22nd such center the company has opened to date. This Salt Lake City data center marks the third in the western region joining LA and Dallas, Oregon with the goal of providing lower latency compute power across the region. “We’re committed to building the most secure, high-performance and scalable public cloud, and we continue to make critical infrastructure investments that deliver our cloud servic...
Tags: Google, Amazon, TC, Cloud, Utah, Enterprise, Microsoft, California, La, Tech, Paypal, Aws, Data Centers, Salt Lake City, Alphabet, Google Cloud Platform

Private equity firms have spent nearly $21 billion over the last 3 years buying startups. Here are the 10 biggest deals. (CHWY)

Private equity firms have become major players in the startup market. Last year, 20% of all startups that had a successful exit — meaning they either went public or were acquired — were bought in a private equity-related deal. Startups still see lots more money from IPOs and corporate acquisitions than from private equity deals, but PE firms are spending increasing amounts. The top 10 biggest private equity purchases of startups are listed below. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The vast...
Tags: New York, La, Softbank, Digital, San Francisco, Trends, Healthcare, Casper, Blackstone, Denver, Bain Capital, Petsmart, SAN JOSE Calif, Louisville Kentucky, Tampa Fla, PitchBook

Good News: The Goodee Pop-Up Shop at the Whitney

Not long ago I met Canadian brothers Byron and Dexter Peart at the Whitney Museum in NYC for tea and to check out their Goodee Pop-Up Shop, which has been open since last November and is slated to stay put until early spring. I first became aware of Byron and Dexter through their luxury leather goods brand WANT Les Essentiels, which they founded in 2007; it quickly attracted a devoted following among style-conscious but understated urbanites. The brothers have that rare X-factor when it comes to...
Tags: Accessories, Books, NYC, La, Africa, EFI, Colombia, United Nations, Portugal, Vancouver, Burkina Faso, Montreal, Whitney, Byron, Dexter, Whitney Museum

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 27-March 5

  Suzi Kades’ “Skater-Gator” is part of her solo show “pArts” through April 6 at the Town Center Art Space at Westfield Valencia Town Center. (Photo courtesy of Suzi Kades)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   San Fernando Valley Audubon Society: Guest speaker Bill Mandel, senior volunteer in the Aves Division at the Los Angeles Zoo, discusses the “Condor Project” and its suc...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

Southern California heat could break records Thursday

LOS ANGELES — This week’s hot spell will reach a climax Thursday, with highs in several Southern California communities nearing or reaching record territory. “We might get close,” National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Bruno said when asked about record highs. The candidates, he said, include LAX, downtown LA, Burbank and Long Beach. “We’re getting close,” added meteorologist Miguel Miller at the NWS office in San Diego, where Orange County conditions are forecast. “High pressure and offsho...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, La, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Santiago, San Diego, Long Beach, Local News, Orange County, Nws

Los Angeles Comic Aims To Make It On The Korean Comedy Circuit

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Danny Cho, a stand-up comic born and raised in LA who has achieved moderate success in American comedy. He's moving to Seoul to try to make it as a Korean-language comic.
Tags: News, La, Npr, Seoul, Rachel Martin, Korean Comedy Circuit, Danny Cho

After glitch-marred opening day, L.A. County’s new Vote Centers are getting some foot traffic

Those new L.A. County Vote Centers may have started with some stumbles that forced poll workers to turn some people away on opening day, but officials say voters are gradually finding their way to the new one-stop hubs, ushering in a new era of early balloting. Related links Game-changing LA County voting centers open, but some voters turned away amid early glitches All-new Election Day(s): The way LA County votes gets mammoth shakeup From Union Station to Fairplex, check out these fun pla...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Congress, California, La, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Local News, State, Los Angeles County, Sánchez, CSUN, LA County, Sherman Oaks

In Panorama City, quake-jolted ‘eyesore’ rises anew as residential tower

When she first laid eyes on the 13-story Panorama Tower along Van Nuys Boulevard, Panorama City resident Cheryl Compton thought it “looked like a bomb had gone off.” The windows were broken, trash and rubble were strewn nearby and graffiti covered the mid-century style former office building. In the quarter-century since the Panorama Tower was rocked by the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, the building had sat empty, despite scattered proposals — including a short-lived idea to house a police station...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Kaiser Permanente, La, NFL, Los Angeles, General Motors, Sport, Aldi, Soccer, Chargers, Starbucks, Westfield, City Council, Southern California, Metro

Tiffany Tsao's Playlist for Her Novel "The Majesties"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Tiffany Tsao's novel The Majesties is a haunting literary page turner I couldn't put down. Publishers Weekly wrote of the book: "Tsao cannily pulls back the gilded surface from a w...
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Indonesia, La, Singapore, Los Angeles, Sufjan Stevens, David, Melbourne, Britney Spears, University Of California Berkeley, Berkeley, Lou Reed, UC Berkeley, Nina Simone, Jakarta

Sherman Oaks pharmacy owners sentenced to 12 years each in fraud scheme

By FRED SHUSTER, City News Service Two Los Angeles pharmacy owners were sentenced to a dozen years behind bars on Wednesday, Feb. 26 for operating a multimillion-dollar health care fraud and money laundering scheme to bill Medicare for medications that were never provided and to launder the illicit proceeds. Aleksandr Suris, 51, and Maxim Sverdlov, 45, both of Sherman Oaks, were also held jointly responsible for more than $11.8 million in restitution, payable primarily to Medicare, and ordered t...
Tags: La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Cigna, Medicare, Perry, Winnetka, Durst, Sherman Oaks, City News Service, Otero, U S District Judge, Two Los Angeles, James Otero, FRED SHUSTER

Presidential hopefuls pledge trillions of dollars, millions of homes to boost affordability

The long-running gap between California and nation home “affordability.” (Source: California Association of Realtors) Housing has long been an afterthought on the national political stage, but as skyrocketing housing costs and staggering homelessness have struck cities in California and across the country, the Democratic presidential contenders are finding the issue harder to ignore. Many of the 2020 White House hopefuls have rolled out sweeping and expensive plans to deal with the problem, w...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, California, Housing, La, White House, New York City, California News, Sport, Joe Biden, Palo Alto, Homelessness, Soccer, Levy, Warren

LA’s REDCAT Hires A New Director

Joao Ribas has recently worked as an independent curator and writer. In 2019 he was the commissioner and curator for the Pavilion of Portugal at the Venice Biennale and curator of a photography exhibition at the National Gallery of Kosovo. In 2018 Ribas was the director of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, La, People, Portugal, Kosovo, Venice Biennale, REDCAT, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Ribas, João Ribas

Los Angeles – Hank Willis Thomas: “An All Colored Cast” at Kayne Griffin Corcoran Through March 7th, 2020

Hank Willis Thomas, “People just like to look at me” (Spectrum IX) (variation without flash) (2019), via Kayne Griffin Corcoran Currently on at LA heavyweight Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Hank Willis Thomas marks his first solo exhibition with the space with An All Colored Cast, an exploration of color theory, popular culture, the development of Pop Art, Color Field painting, Minimalism, and […]
Tags: Art, La, Los Angeles, Show, Art News, Featured Post, Hank Willis Thomas, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Hank Willis Thomas People, Kayne Griffin Corcoran Hank Willis Thomas

Ariel Winter Just Traded Her Black Hair For This Spring's Biggest Trend: Burnt Orange

Ariel Winter may have just forecasted the biggest Spring hair color trend for 2020: burnt orange. The Modern Family star debuted the orange-red color in LA, shortly after wrapping 11 seasons of the show. "With Modern Family's long run ending, Ariel is finally free to have the hair color she wants," said Tabitha Dueñas, the Nine Zero One master stylist responsible for Winter's dramatic change. "She wanted to strip out the black and go back to her strawberry golden blonde look we had done previous...
Tags: La, Beauty, Little Mermaid, Ariel, Celebrity Hairstyles, Duenas, Ariel Winter, Hair Color, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Hair, Beauty Trends, Hair Trends, Tabitha Dueñas, Celebrity Hairstyle Changes

NeueHouse Bradbury Opens in One of Downtown LA’s Architectural Icons

An ornate, historic building welcomes the forward-thinking collaborative workspace At the corner of Broadway and 2nd Street, in Los Angeles’ historic theater district, the Bradbury Building endures as an epicenter for architecture enthusiasts and film buffs. Opened in 1893, its expansive Victorian atrium—with marble stairs, open cage elevators, elaborate iron railings and plentiful natural light—continues to draw visitors and elicit gasps. It’s so beautiful that Hollywood …
Tags: Design, La, Los Angeles, Architecture, Broadway, Offices, Workspaces, DTLA, Bradbury Building, Coworking, NeueHouse, NeueHouse Bradbury Opens

Homeless housing facility opens in Venice

A temporary-housing shelter providing 100 beds for homeless adults and 54 beds for youth opened Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Venice area. “The homeless and housing crisis is a citywide challenge that requires citywide solutions,” Mayor Eric Garcetti said during an opening ceremony for the Pacific Sunset A Bridge Home facility. “Today’s opening is a reminder that people across Los Angeles are saying ‘yes’ to delivering the housing, healing and hope our unhoused neighbors need and deserve.” The Pacific...
Tags: Business, News, La, Los Angeles, City, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Venice, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Tarzana, San Pedro Wilmington, Bonin, North Hollywood, Mike Bonin

Judge upholds $8.1 million award to deputy who protested traffic stops

By BILL HETHERMAN, City News Service A judge upheld an $8.1 million jury award for a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who said he was subjected to harassing conduct and retaliation for questioning the accuracy of his trainers’ police reports and their reasons for making some traffic stops, on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Susan Bryant-Deason denied motions by lawyers for the county for a new trial or a judgment notwithstanding the verdict. Part of the defense’s argument i...
Tags: News, La, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, Los Angeles Superior Court, Rodriguez, LA County, Nakamura, City News Service, Monterey Park, Murakami, Lee Baca

City Council gives SpaceX final clearance for Port of LA expansion

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 26 approved lease terms for SpaceX to establish an aerospace research, design and manufacturing site on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles. “I fully support the opportunity for SpaceX to move into the Port of Los Angeles where it will build its next generation of rockets that will go to Mars,” said Councilman Joe Buscaino, who represents the San Pedro and port area. “Having SpaceX at the L.A. Waterfront in San Pedro will complete an economic ...
Tags: Spacex, Texas, La, America, Sport, Soccer, Port Of Los Angeles, Mars, City Council, Los Angeles City Council, San Pedro, Gene Seroka, Joe Buscaino, Lee Williams, AltaSea, Harbor Commission

Private equity has become a big player in the startup market. Here are the 10 biggest startup acquisitions PE firms have made in the last 3 years. (CHWY)

Private equity firms have become major players in the startup market. Last year, 20% of all startups that had a successful exit — meaning they either went public or were acquired — were bought in a private equity-related deal. Startups still see lots more money from IPOs and corporate acquisitions than from private equity deals, but PE firms are spending increasing amounts. The top 10 biggest private equity purchases of startups are listed below. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The vast...
Tags: New York, La, Softbank, Digital, San Francisco, Trends, Healthcare, Casper, Blackstone, Denver, Bain Capital, Petsmart, SAN JOSE Calif, Louisville Kentucky, Tampa Fla, PitchBook

LA votes to keep tourist buses off some streets

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to give the city’s Department of Transportation the authority to limit which streets tour bus companies can use on their routes. Councilman David Ryu, whose district includes the Hollywood Hills, proposed the action, which was approved with no discussion. Residents of hillside neighborhoods in the vicinity of the Hollywood sign and Hollywood Reservoir have spoken at council committee meetings of their frustration with tour buses that cause...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, La, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tourism, Local News, Department Of Transportation, Los Angeles City Council, Tinseltown, Hollywood Hills, Brian Gallagher, Ryu