Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Picture an elevator in this building, one of three that services my condominium — as well as that of Plácido Domingo, who lives a couple floors above me. It’s rather wonderful to know that he lives here when he’s in town because not only do his talents lift the heart, he’s also gorgeous.

Friday, March 23, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Friday, February 10, 2012

On Feb. 8, at about 4 p.m., a 45-year-old man scaled a radio tower on the 700 block of East Temple Street, near the City Personnel Building. Janice Wood, who works in the City Personnel Department, recounts her experience.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Friday, February 03, 2012

Photographer Gary Leonard snapped this shot of workers racing to finish construction of the new 7,000-square-foot Umamicatessen restaurant on the 800 block of South Broadway.

Friday, January 20, 2012
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Monday, October 17, 2011

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Two years ago, Carmen Trutanich pulled an upset when he beat heavily favored and heavily funded Jack Weiss in the race for Los Angeles City Attorney. Now the question of what comes next is burning brightly, though Trutanich either isn't giving hints, or really has not …

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Monday, October 03, 2011
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Is 12th District Councilman Mitch Englander a political visionary who will ultimately change the way the city does business and treats its constituents? Or is he a naïve newcomer just foolish enough to believe that a man with a plan and a whole lotta chutzpah can alter…

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The Downtown Center Business Improvement District collects taxes from property owners in the core of Downtown, and uses that assessment revenue to pay for "Clean and Safe" initiatives. Part of that money also goes into marketing campaigns to attract investment/patronage to Downtown. They mad…

Monday, August 08, 2011
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

CBS radio affiliate KFWB 980 recently dedicated a whole day of programming to Downtown. It's part of a new experiment they're trying called "On Your Corner." The first installment was in Long Beach. I talked Downtown nightlife with host Michael Shappee. We talked about a lot of places, but h…