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Playboy Editorial Operations Relocate to Los Angeles

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-14

Playboy magazine will relocate its editorial, art and photo departments from Chicago to Los Angeles in April 2012, ending an almost 60-year occupancy in its Midwest headquarters.

Geoff Miller, Co-Founder of Los Angeles Magazine, Dies at 74

The New York Times – 2011-04-18

Geoff Miller, a longtime editor of Los Angeles magazine, in 1989.

Former Los Angeles County prosecutor challenges God in his new book

L.A. Times – 2011-04-17

Vincent Bugliosi, who wrote 'Helter Skelter' after he put Charles Manson in prison, tackles 'the God question' from his agnostic point of view.As a prosecutor, Vincent Bugliosi put Charles Manson...

Report released on 1970 killing of Los Angeles journalist

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-23

LOS ANGELES -- For many in the Latino community, the 1970 killing of Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar had the look of a political assassination.

'Los Angeles Times' Names New Magazine Publisher

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-25

The Los Angeles Times named Penn Jones publisher of LA, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, which was re-tooled, re-named and switched to monthly publication in September.

Authors of IDW Publishing's Comic Book Bios of Obama and McCain in New York and Los Angeles for Book Signings This Week

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-10-06

WHAT: Authors of "Presidential Material," the eagerly anticipated biographies of Barak Obama/John McCain in comic book form, to sign copies at bookstores in New York City on Wednesday, October 8th,...

New Los Angeles Times Publisher Eddy Hartenstein asserts independence

Los Angeles Times – 2008-08-19

The Southland native says he will have more latitude from Tribune bosses in Chicago. The Los Angeles Times' new publisher, Eddy Hartenstein, said Monday that the newspaper would operate with greater...

Los Angeles Times Announces Hiring of New Publisher

New York Times – 2008-08-17

Eddy W. Hartenstein, a former head of DirecTV, will become publisher of The Los Angeles Times, the newspaper reported.

Los Angeles Times publisher resigns

Baltimore Sun – 2008-07-15

The Los Angeles Times says publisher David Hiller has resigned after 21 months at the helm of Tribune Co.'s largest paper. Hiller was the third publisher to lead the Times since Tribune Co. bought...

Getting a read on the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-19

More than 400 authors are scheduled over the two days at USC. Writers as varied as Anne Rice and Jeff Kinney will hold court.What do Sugar Ray Leonard, Judy Blume, Betty White, T.C. Boyle, Rodney...

Los Angeles Times to discontinue LA, its Sunday magazine

Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-16

The magazine, which came out monthly, will print its final issue June 3.The Los Angeles Times said its Sunday magazine, facing tough challenges, will cease publication.

Los Angeles Times shuts down ‘LA’ magazine, lays off 7 staffers

Poynter. – 2012-05-16

LA Observed | Fishbowl LA | Los Angeles Times A memo from Los Angeles Times President Kathy Thomson broke the news in an email to staffers Tuesday: “…the entire magazine...

Los Angeles Times Shutting Down LA Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2012-05-16

The Los Angeles Times is shutting down its monthly Sunday magazine, LA. The last issue will be June 3rd and the closure comes after attempts to recast the publication through frequency reductions,...

Rupert Murdoch says Los Angeles Times purchase not a sure thing

Los Angeles Times – 2013-01-15

Now that Rupert Murdoch is spinning off News Corp.’s publishing properties into a separate company, media observers have identified the Los Angeles Times as a likely target for acquisition.

'Never Built Los Angeles' is a lavish counter-history

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-01

Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell present a compendium of more than 100 architectural projects that never got off the ground. When, in the 1920s, the pioneering Southern California social critic Louis...

Dodgers owner could be interested in Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune

Reuters – 2013-08-27

Aug 26 (Reuters) - Another sports team owner is eyeing the possibility of becoming a newspaper publisher.

The Forbes 400 Opportunity: Purchase the Los Angeles Times for the People -- and Leave a Lasting Legacy

HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-03

Dear Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Other Billionaires: Congratulations on making the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America. I saw each of you in the October 7, 2013, issue of the...

Woman Gives Birth In Los Angeles-Area Barnes & Noble

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-21

TORRANCE, Calif. -- TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman walked into a Los Angeles-area Barnes & Noble looking for books and came out with a baby instead. Firefighters delivered the newborn Friday...

Los Angeles Library To Offer High School Diplomas

The Huffington Post – 2014-01-09

A Los Angeles library plans to take its role as a place of learning a step farther and will start offering residents the opportunity to get an accredited high school diploma. The Los Angeles Public...

'Los Angeles Review of Books' To Launch New, Enhanced Web Site

Publishers Weekly – 2012-04-02

To coincide with its one-year anniversary on April 18, the Los Angeles Review of Books is re-launching its website in a multimedia platform that will include video, drop-down menus, and new feature...

'Los Angeles Review of Books' Debuts Preview Site

Publishers Weekly – 2011-04-19

In the first step of a two-phase launch, the long-awaited Los Angeles Review of Books has debuted its preview site at lareviewofbooks.org with essays and reviews by Ben Ehrenreich, Geoff Nicholson,...

The Los Angeles Film Festival's Stanley Cup stickiness

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-12

When the Los Angeles Film Festival kicks off Wednesday night with "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic thriller set aboard a train traversing a frozen wasteland, it won't be the only...

Does Los Angeles Get Enough Love in Literary Circles?

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-07-18

Los Angeles might often be dismissed by the bookish as a 'Hollywood Town' but it is home to numerous small presses and a vibrant literary community.

Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times – 2014-08-11

Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Times.

Austin Beutner Named Publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times

Editor & Publisher – 2014-08-12

Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times. Beutner, 54, who served as first deputy mayor of...

Career Beat: Nicco Mele is now associate publisher at The Los Angeles Times

Poynter. – 2014-11-18

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Nicco Mele is now deputy publisher at The Los Angeles Times. He is the co-founder of consulting firm Echo & Co. (The Los...

Spanish-Language Children's Bookstore Opens in Los Angeles

Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-26

La Librería is the first Spanish-language bookstore for children in Los Angeles County, home to 4.9 million Hispanics.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-20

Siri Hustvedt, Claudia Rankine, and Elizabeth Kolbert were among the winners.

Los Angeles Times Issues Correction For John Muir Obituary 100 Years Later

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-22

The Los Angeles Times issued a correction this week for an obituary written in 1914. On April 21, the newspaper added this note to an obituary written for naturalist and author John Muir: The...

Mark Bradford's Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-19

Los Angeles has always served as a source of inspiration to Mark Bradford: the blinking, atomized landscape, the plentiful street signage, the bits of detritus that have a way of finding their way...

Lake Los Angeles woman accused of bludgeoning boyfriend with canned foods

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-19

A Lake Los Angeles woman is expected to be arraigned Friday on charges that she bludgeoned her boyfriend to death with cans of peas, carrots and chicken broth, prosecutors said.

What can you buy in the low $400,000s around Los Angeles?

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

Not every home in Los Angeles County goes for $1 million-plus. Here's a look at a few single-family homes around L.A. that are available in the low $400,000s.

Ann Ziff joins board of Los Angeles Opera

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Ann Ziff, the noted philanthropist and chair of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, is adding another entry to her roster of Los Angeles board positions.

Minimum-wage vote to be delayed by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, the main proponent of raising the minimum wage in county unincorporated areas, said the vote scheduled for Tuesday will be postponed at the request of her...

Two people fatally shot in South Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-28

Two people were fatally shot early Sunday in South Los Angeles, police said.

Airline caterer sues Los Angeles over order to pay a 'living wage'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01

An airline catering company has sued the city of Los Angeles to challenge an order that the company pay a "living wage" to 271 of its employees, dating back to 2010.

Los Angeles Times has added a reporter to cover Black Twitter

Poynter. – 2015-07-06

Los Angeles Times Managing Editor S. Mitra Kalita announced in a memo to staff on Monday that the Times has added a reporter to cover Black Twitter. Dexter Thomas joins us today to cover Black...

U.S. women celebrate World Cup win in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-08

The U.S. women's soccer team celebrated its World Cup victory at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The team arrived in L.A. on Monday a day after its 5-2 World Cup victory over Japan in Vancouver,...

Donald Trump defends his message, even in liberal Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-11

Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to Los Angeles on Friday, unrepentant over his inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants that have drawn national ire and pushback from...

Protesters opposed to ICE in Los Angeles County jails arrested

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-16

Three people were arrested in Duarte on Wednesday after blocking an intersection in a protest over local police agencies' collaboration with federal immigration officials.

Venture capitalist investment staying robust across U.S., in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-16

Despite their concerns that some start-ups are getting more investment than their business plans merit, venture capitalists aren't ready to slam the brakes.

Los Angeles County beaches reopen after lightning causes 2-hour closure

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-19

Los Angeles County beaches were reopened about 10 a.m. Saturday after being shut down for nearly two hours as thunderstorms hit the region.

NFL great Eric Dickerson hopes Rams return to Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-26

Eric Dickerson's bespectacled blue and yellow blur of a presence personified Los Angeles Rams football in the early 1980s, so it makes sense the Pro Football Hall of Fame running back would want to...

South Los Angeles shootings

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-28

Thursday 1 9:40 p.m: 2 boys and a woman were struck by gunfire. Friday 2 2 a.m: A gang member was shot. Saturday 3 4 p.m: A man was shot and killed in a car-to-car shooting. 4 5 p.m: A man was shot...

U.S. Olympic Committee contacts Los Angeles about 2024 Summer Games

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-29

It did not take long for the U.S. Olympic Committee to contact Los Angeles about stepping in as a replacement bidder for the 2024 Summer Games.

La delegación cubana llegó con gran entusiasmo a Los Ángeles

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

En las Olimpiadas Especiales del año 1987, el equipo nacional de Cuba decidió visitar la ciudad de Miami.

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