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The Greek Theatre reopens: Check out the performers scheduled to play the LA venue

After being shut down during what would have been its 90th season in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will officially reopen on Sunday, Aug. 1. While closed, the city-owned venue took the opportunity to restore and seismically retrofit its terrace sections upon the hill and install hundreds of brand-new seats to provide better sightlines, AP Diaz, executive officer of the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks said during a recent interview. The Greek ...
Tags: Music, London, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Smokey Robinson, Long Beach, Monkees, John Legend, North Carolina, Slipknot, Rufus Wainwright, Silver Lake


The Greek Theatre reopening: Check out the performers scheduled to play the LA venue

After being shut down during what would have been its 90th season in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles will officially reopen on Sunday, Aug. 1. While closed, the city-owned venue took the opportunity to restore and seismically retrofit its terrace sections upon the hill and install hundreds of brand-new seats to provide better sightlines, AP Diaz, executive officer of the Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks said during a recent interview. The Greek ...
Tags: Music, London, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Smokey Robinson, Long Beach, Monkees, John Legend, North Carolina, Slipknot, Rufus Wainwright, Silver Lake


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, evangelizes about bitcoin, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine and regular ice baths. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and his payment company Square. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. From fighting armies of bots to quashing rumors about sending his beard hair to ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


Kevin de Leon is third LA Council member targeted for recall

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Councilman Kevin de Leon was served a recall notice Tuesday, making him the third L.A. City Council member to be targeted for a recall from constituents upset with their handling of the city’s homelessness crisis. “They’re basically citing the fact that he’s building the tiny homes project both in Highland Park and presumably in Eagle Rock, and according to them … it’s a ‘crime against humanity,’” de Leon’s communications director Pete Brown told City News Service. The ...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Venice, City Council, Los Angeles City Council, Silver Lake, Leon, Highland Park, Raman, Kevin de Leon


Trial starts for man accused of crime spree including fatal shooting of a motorist in Panorama City

LOS ANGELES — A man on trial for allegedly being involved in a violent crime spree in which a motorist was shot to death in Panorama City and a wrong-way freeway crash that left a woman and her three children injured was tied to the crimes through GPS evidence from a car he regularly drove, a prosecutor told jurors Monday. Deputy District Attorney John McKinney told the downtown Los Angeles jury in his opening statement that Artyom Gasparyan’s alleged months-long crime spree came to an end on Ja...
Tags: News, Office, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, Long Beach, Homicide, Oklahoma, Lapd, Silver Lake, Northridge, Anaheim, Los Angeles County, McKinney


ServiceMax promises accelerating growth as key to $1.4B SPAC deal

ServiceMax, a company that builds software for the field-service industry, announced yesterday that it will go public via a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. The transaction comes after ServiceMax was sold to GE for $915 million in 2016, before being spun out in late 2018. The company most recently raised $80 million from Salesforce Ventures, a key partner. Broadly, ServiceMax’s business has a history of modest growth and cash consumption. ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Cloud, Enterprise, Ge, Tech, Oracle, Silver Lake, Salesforce Ventures, SPAC, Microsoft SAP, Silver Lake Partners, Field Service, ServiceMax, SPACs, EC News Analysis


Metro adding bus service to Sylmar/San Fernando Metrolink Station, Hollywood Burbank Airport

LOS ANGLES — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced changes to bus routes in the San Fernando Valley and the launch of Metro Micro on Silver Lake Boulevard in Silver Lake as part of its NextGen Bus Plan to improve service. Starting Monday, Metro will have an additional branch of Line 236, called Line 235, on weekdays in Granada Hills, San Fernando and Sylmar to service Line 236’s former route north of Rinaldi Street along Balboa Boulevard, Foothill Boulevard and G...
Tags: Google, Transportation, News, California News, Sport, Soccer, Silver Lake, Glendale Community College, Metro, Highland Park, Burbank, Sun Valley, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Fernando Valley, Occidental College


Petition approved for recall of LA Councilman Mike Bonin; Nithya Raman recall already underway

LOS ANGELES — A petition for the recall of Los Angeles Councilman Mike Bonin was approved for circulation, the City Clerk announced Tuesday. Bonin was served with a recall notice on June 15, which made him the second council member to be the target of a recall effort in less than a week, along with Councilwoman Nithya Raman. The draft petition for Raman’s recall was approved by the City Clerk on Friday. Petitioners against Bonin, who represents Westside neighborhoods including Venice, and Raman,...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Recall, Soccer, Venice, City Council, Local News, Los Angeles City Council, Silver Lake, Raman, Bonin, LA City Council


LA’s hottest fried chicken sandwich honors Chef Mei Lin’s Chinese roots

Asian-American representation comes in many forms, but Chef Mei Lin’s Szechuan hot chicken is unequivocally the tastiest. At Daybird, her fast-casual spot in Silver Lake, she pays homage to her Chinese heritage – taking fried chicken to new heights with the same assiduity exercised at her elegant Arts District restaurant, Nightshade. For Lin, an increasingly prolific Asian-American voice in the industry, food is a gateway to discovering and appreciating new cultures, which feels more important n...
Tags: Food, La, China, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nashville, Orange County, Kfc, Silver Lake, Foodies, Sichuan, Southern California, Chinese Food, Martin


You can share tweets directly to Instagram Stories now

It’s a little thing, but one worth savoring. If you’re tired of your Instagram feed mostly being a chaotic mashup of screencapped tweets and reshared TikToks, well, those things probably aren’t going away but one is about to look a lot better. Twitter just added the capability to share a tweet directly to Instagram Stories, letting you port your clever cross-platform moments over properly. You can’t tap the tweets to hop back to Twitter, but they look nice now. Unfortunately for Android users, i...
Tags: Social, TC, Twitter, Instagram, Tweet, Tech, Software, Jack Dorsey, Operating Systems, Silver Lake, Dorsey, Instagram Stories, Twitter Elliott


Splunk surges 14% after the software company announces a $1 billion investment from Silver Lake

Doug Merritt, the CEO of Splunk, tells Insider about partnering with Microsoft and navigating a tough transition to cloud. Splunk Splunk stock leaped 14% after the company announced a $1 billion investment from Silver Lake. The cash infusion will be plowed back into the business and used to fund a $1 billion share buyback. Splunk has been undergoing a long-term pivot from software license sales to recurring revenue cloud services. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Markets, Private Equity, Silver Lake, Splunk, Data Analytics, Doug Merritt, Kenneth Hao, MI Exclusive, Ethan Wu, Hao Splunk


Splunk Receives $1 Billion Investment From Silver Lake

(Reuters) - Splunk Inc said on Tuesday that it had received $1 billion in investment from private-equity firm Silver Lake, triggering an 8% jump in...
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LA City Councilman Mike Bonin served recall notice

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin was served with a recall notice on Tuesday, June 15, making him the second progressive council member to be the target of a recall effort in less than a week. “This recall campaign is an extravagant waste of taxpayer money, a thinly disguised attempt to derail my efforts to provide real solutions to our homelessness crisis, and the latest in a series of recall attempts to silence strong progressive voices,” Bonin said in a statement released Tuesday afterno...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, Hollywood, News, Supreme Court, Putin, Government, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Geneva


What a controversial drug approval could mean for future Alzheimer's treatments

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and this week in healthcare news:A controversial Alzheimer's drug approval poses some big challenges for the future of the field;We chronicled the history of Noom, which raised $540 million from top investors after spending a decade trying to crack the weight-loss app business;Amazon and Walmart face off on discounting prescriptions.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Tips, comments? Email me at [email protected]
Tags: Amazon, Newsletter, Trends, Walmart, Alzheimer's Disease, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Morgan Stanley, Silver Lake, Pharmacy, Shelby, Megan, Allison, Gabby, Biogen


LA considers adding Neutra Reunion House to list of historic monuments

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday will consider adding the Dion Neutra/Reunion House, designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra, to the city’s list of Historic-Cultural Monuments. The hillside home, at 2440 Neutra Place in Silver Lake, was built in 1951 as a speculative home. It was named the “Reunion House,” as it was envisioned to be a house where grandparents would live and family reunions would happen, according to the cultural monument nomination form. Neutra woul...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, Politics, News, Congress, La, Germany, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, History, Vienna, Soccer, Venice, City Council, Richard


The 8 best Airbnbs in LA, including beachy bungalows, Spanish-style homes, and modern Hollywood condos

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb It may be known for entertainment, but L.A. is also rich in natural beauty and cultural diversity. From the Getty Museum to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, L.A. has a wide range of top attractions. We found the best L.A. Airbnbs, with top reviews, amenities, and accessible price points. Los Angeles is best known as the entertainment capital of the world, but there's much more to the sprawling cit...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Washington, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Glendale, Beverly Hills, Airbnb, Venice, Pasadena, Beverly Hills Hotel, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Sherman, Malibu, Silver Lake


The Actors Fund braces for pandemic’s ‘long tail of recovery’

A week into the pandemic shutdowns, the Actors Fund cast its virtual “safety net” onto the web. The national nonprofit provides for the welfare of entertainment professionals, including those who work in front and behind the scenes in film, television, theater, opera, dance, music and radio. It offers social services and financial assistance, mental health and career counseling, and health care services. As western regional executive director Keith McNutt puts it, “We do not believe in starving ...
Tags: Business, Jobs, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Economy, Netflix, Soccer, United States, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Houston, Seattle, Silver Lake, McNutt, Barnum, Pacific Islanders


Everything You Need to Know About ‘Reminiscence’: Hugh Jackman, Director Lisa Joy, and More Pull Back the Curtain on Their Sci-fi Noir

Since its premiere, HBO’s Westworld inspired its audience to become internet detectives, lighting up Reddit boards and social media with theories as they tried to solve the mysteries co-creator Lisa Joy helped concoct. Joy knows that viewers will want to get ahead of a mystery any time one is at the heart of a story. In her first feature film, the science fiction mystery film Reminiscence, hints about the plot can be found in the movie’s score, which is composed by Westworld‘s Ramin Djawadi. Th...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, Footage Reaction, HBO Max, Interviews, Warner Brothers, Hugh-Jackman, Lisa Joy, Rebecca Ferguson, Reminiscence


Discovery Company Relativity Acquires Text IQ, Whose AI IDs Sensitive Data

At a time when corporations face increasing risk for the sensitive data they collect and control, their ability to identify and protect that data is critical. Enabling that is the focus of Text IQ, which uses AI to find and protect sensitive enterprise data for privacy, legal and compliance purposes. Now, Text IQ has been acquired by the global e-discovery and compliance technology company Relativity, where Text IQ’s products will be integrated with Relativity’s and some of Text IQ’s core capabi...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Relativity, Silver Lake, Mike Gamson


Digital Health Startup Noom Raises $540 Million in Silver Lake-Led Funding Round

(Reuters) - Digital health platform Noom said on Tuesday it had raised $540 million in a funding round led by buyout firm Silver Lake.The company...
Tags: Silver Lake, Reuters Digital, Noom, Digital Health Startup Noom, Silver Lake Led Funding Round


Weight-loss platform Noom bulks up on $540 million in new funding

Since the pandemic began last year, nearly 61% of adults in the United States gained weight, with the average adult surveyed gaining 15 pounds, according to a report from the American Psychological Association. Likely as a result of that rise in girths, Noom witnessed a surge of demand for its weight-loss app, generating $400 million in revenues in 2020 — almost twice the $237 million it made the year before. Following on the heels of a banner year, and to fuel expansion into new categories and ...
Tags: Health, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Apps, Funding, Tech, Bloomberg, Weight Loss, United States, New Zealand, Samsung Ventures, Silver Lake, Sequoia, Jeong, Stacy Brown Philpot, Adam Karol


Ski Utah’s Favorite Brunch Spots

As your standard millennial female ski blogger, it’ll shock literally no one that I love brunch. Give me an extra-spicy bloody mary, a fancy eggs benedict and a side of bacon and I’m in. So now that we’re all settling into Utah’s mud season, and I’m cruising up to for afternoon laps instead of hustling for first chair, you can often find me on the weekends trying to persuade anyone and everyone to join me for an 11 a.m breakfast. Whether you’re in Park City, Salt Lake City or Ogden, there are ...
Tags: Utah, Sport, Skiing, Shanghai, Salt Lake City, Silver Lake, Alta, Ogden, Provo, Courtney, Stein Eriksen Lodge, Stein, Heber Valley, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Ogden Valley


This LA-based murder mystery novel reels in real-life music legends and Sunset Strip locations

In 1979, Howard Paar’s life changed forever when heard “Gangsters,” the then-new single by the British ska band The Specials. Paar – a London punk who’d relocated to Los Angeles in the late ’70s – writes about music and more in his latest novel, “Top Rankin’: A Punk/Ska Noir Novel,” published this month by L.A.-based independent publisher Rare Bird Books. The author will be doing a free virtual event moderated by novelist and journalist Denise Hamilton on Monday, June 28 through BookSoup.com. “I...
Tags: Books, Music, London, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Silver Lake, Joe, Southern California, Lemmy Kilmister, Don, Christina, Sunset Strip


NZ Rugby seeks meeting with Forsyth Barr to discuss IPO proposal, despite reservations

New Zealand Rugby has invited Forsyth Barr to discuss its proposal for a public flotation of part of its commercial revenues, after US private equity giant Silver Lake waived its right to block talks.However the union has sent David... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, David, Silver Lake, New Zealand Rugby, NZ Rugby, Forsyth Barr


Man Shot Near Silver Lake After Becoming Aggressive

Police say a man walking his dog near Silver Lake in Everett was fatally shot by a bystander after acting aggressively toward people on the sidewalk.
Tags: Silver Lake, Everett


Waymo to lose its CFO and head of automotive partnerships

Waymo’s chief financial officer Ger Dwyer and its head of automotive partnerships and corporate development Adam Frost — two longtime executives at the autonomous vehicle company — are leaving this month, departures that comes amid some executive shuffling following CEO John Krafcik’s exit earlier this year. Dwyer and Frost’s departure was shared internally this week, according to multiple sources. Waymo has confirmed to TechCrunch that Dwyer and Frost are leaving. “We’re grateful to Ger and Ada...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, California, France, Tech, Austin, Automotive, Ford, House, Fca, AutoNation, Autonomous Vehicles, Oxford University, Nissan, Frost


Mubadala Keeping Pace With KKR as $29 Billion Deployed Last Year - Bloomberg

Mubadala Keeping Pace With KKR as $29 Billion Deployed Last Year - Bloomberg Mubadala Investment Co. joined global investors like KKR & Co. in pouncing on opportunities presented by the pandemic, embarking on a record dealmaking spree while many of its peers among sovereign wealth funds hunkered down.In a year that saw the worst oil-price crash in a generation, Mubadala delivered a record income for the Abu Dhabi government as it doubled down on a bet that sectors like technology and consumer ...
Tags: Travel, New York, India, Bloomberg, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, KKR, Kuwait, Uae, Silver Lake, Gulf, State, Reliance Industries Ltd, KKR Co, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Al Mubarak


Mubadala Had Record Investments as Focus Shifts Away From Energy - Bloomberg

Mubadala Had Record Investments as Focus Shifts Away From Energy - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund invested a record amount of money during last year’s global crisis as its focus increasingly shifts into high-growth sectors such as technology and health-care.Mubadala Investment Co. said new investments amounted to 108 billion dirhams ($29.4 billion) in areas such as technology, life sciences and consumer goods, according to its 2020 results published on Thursday. Its...
Tags: Travel, Russia, Kuwait, Uae, Silver Lake, Gulf, Reliance Industries Ltd, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Mubadala Investment Co, India France China


UPDATE 1- #AbuDhabi's Mubadala posts record annual income and investment | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Abu Dhabi's Mubadala posts record annual income and investment | Reuters Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala’s total income rose nearly 36% to a record high last year, driven by growth in its public equities portfolio and funds, while it accelerated investment during the COVID-19 pandemic.“We navigated our portfolio through the dramatic macroeconomic decline of early 2020 and decided to accelerate the pace of our capital deployment, ending the year with record profit and growth,” CEO Kh...
Tags: Travel, Abu Dhabi, Silver Lake, Reuters, Reliance Industries, Jio, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, OMV, Reuters Abu Dhabi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Abudhabi, Mubadala Investment Co, CVC Citadel, Apax Partners Mubarak


Man charged in fatal Trader Joe’s shooting found competent to stand trial

A man accused of engaging in a gunfight with police that resulted in the death of an assistant manager at a Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake in 2018 was found competent Monday, May 3, to stand trial. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench set a pretrial hearing for July 22. Gene Evin Atkins, 31, has pleaded both not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering Melyda “Mely” Maricela Corado. He also faces 50 other counts, including attempted murder, attempted murder of a peac...
Tags: News, Office, Sport, Soccer, Atkins, Lapd, Silver Lake, Joe, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Superior Court, South Los Angeles, George Gascon, Corado, Trader Joe, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB