After approving a $30 million contract with Apple, the LA Unified School District is poised to provide every student with an iPad. The decision comes after a 6-0 vote by the Board of Education, the Los Angeles Times reports. The device "received the highest scoring by the students and the...
Howard Blume and Teresa Watanabe, reporting for The Los Angeles Times: A Microsoft representative urged the board to try more than one product and not to rely on one platform. Doing so could cut off he district from future price reductions and innovations, said Robyn Hines, senior director of state government affairs for Microsoft. Read that again. Show More Summary
According to the Los Angeles Times, actor James Gandolfini has died at the age of 51 of a suspected heart attack. Gandolfini was born in 1961 and was best known for his role as mafia boss Tony Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos. Deadline has more of the story. Actor James Gandolfini, who played [...]
My post MDF "hangover" is finally over, just in time for a rather sparse summer concert season to begin in Los Angeles. First up is the headlining trek of Melechesh with Vreid and Lightning Swords Of Death in support. I skipped the openers.You...Show More Summary
How can design help make guns uncool for teenagers? Students and faculty at Art Center College of Design, internationally recognized for its cutting-edge social impact design department, Designmatters, worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District to create a powerful new multimedia resource for middle school classrooms called Where’s Daryl?. Show More Summary
Hofmeister is the latest former entertainment editor and reporter at the Los Angeles Times to try her hand at crisis PR with Sitrick And Company. She was at the LAT for 17 years, first as a business reporter covering media and Hollywood. She later became editor of the Business section, then the assistant managing editor overseeing coverage of entertainment.
The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to a $30 million deal with Apple to put iPads into the hands of every student at 47 schools over the next two years, according to the LA Times. The iPad deal is a pilot program: theShow More Summary
The veteran newspaper editor and reporter is following Jim Bates and the late Mark Saylor from the Los Angeles Times to the Century City offices of Sitrick And Company. “Like many of my new partners who came from journalism, I didn’t...Show More Summary
Now that Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are no longer going to be getting together, it's time for the Boston Celtics to see if they can pick up the pieces and allow the gravel-voiced head coach to return to the sidelines of the TD Garden. Show More Summary
SELLER: Arnie KleinLOCATION: Los Angeles, CAPRICE: $4,250,000SIZE: 11,341 square feet, 8 bedrooms, 5 bathroomsYOUR MAMAS NOTES: Poor, poor Dr. Arnie Klein. Once upon a time he was the Beverly Hills-based dermatologist, the so-calledShow More Summary
Los Angeles Times reporter Jasmine Elist interviewed the author known as "Marie Calloway." (That is a pen name; if you don't know her, you could start here.) The Times published the interview as a Q&A on Monday. Calloway's response?Show More Summary
19 June 2013 Due to time constraints, I must write this as an unedited stream of consciousness. My apologies for the roughness. Michael Hastings was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles. The single car accident happened at about 0425. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified School District is redirecting US$30 million of its budget to provide roughly 35,000 iPads to 47 district schools, the Los Angeles Times reports. Because the devices will come pre-loaded with educational software, the price per unit clocks in at a hefty $678. Show More Summary
Odds are that the ultraliberal, Occupy movement-supporting crowd in Portland, Oregon, which includes its mayor, who told the Los Angeles Times in late 2011 that "I support a lot of what the movement stands for, as a political leader"...Show More Summary
Odds are that the ultraliberal, Occupy movement-supporting crowd in Portland, Oregon, which includes its mayor, who told the Los Angeles Times in late 2011 that "I support a lot of what the movement stands for, as a political leader" -- are already trying to figure out how to stop what... -
Time Warner Cable raised a lot of eyebrows when it paid $3B for TV rights to the Los Angeles Lakers for the next 20 years and then a record $8B for LA Dodgers rights for the next 25 years — when the Dodgers deal is launched in 2014, the cable company will have four new networks for all the content. Show More Summary
Whether by sun or searchlights, everything seems brighter in West Hollywood. Though they do their best to play it cool behind their designer sunglasses, the lesbians in this legendary Los Angeles gayborhood spend just as much time scoping...Show More Summary
Retired superstar midfielder David Beckham reportedly had a chance to play a different kind of football—as a kicker in the United States' National Football League—during his time with the MLS ' Los Angeles Galaxy. Chris Bucktin of the...Show More Summary
Clayton Kershaw is not happy with the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to The Los Angeles Times, Kershaw was displeased that contract discussions were leaked to the media, saying it's now a distraction. "I think the reason we've been able to continue discussions for this long is that it's not been talked about," Kershaw said. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One-eyed green monster Mike Wazowski and his giant blue, furry friend James P. "Sully" Sullivan go back in time as "scaring" students in "Monsters University," as Walt Disney Co.'s Pixar Animation Studios pins its hopes for a bl...