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Convention center expansion approved by committee

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Nearly $100 million in public subsidies related to an expansion of the Los Angeles Convention Center and an adjacent JW Marriott at L.A. Live was recommended by a City Council committee Nov. 13. Anschutz Entertainment Group, which operates the convention center and owns L.A. Live, has a finance gap of $119.4 Read More…

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Rapper Snoop Dogg receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services Photo by Kristina Dixon HOLLYWOOD — Rapper Snoop Dogg, a 16-time Grammy nominee, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Nov. 19, four days before the 25th anniversary of the release of his debut album “Doggystyle.” Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, record producer Quincy Jones and the rapper Dr. Dre were Read More…

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Council panels hear proposed sidewalk vending rules

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Several Los Angeles City Council committees held a joint session Oct. 17 to examine proposed sidewalk vending rules in an effort to match them up with a recently signed state bill that decriminalizes sidewalk vending and requires cities that want to control the industry to first create a permit Read More…