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Big Score for Park

Special Report: Business of Sports LAFC’s stadium will join a growing field of attractions at Exposition Park.

Clippers Behind New NBA ‘Statement’ Jerseys

The National Basketball Association’s newest alternate uniform designs – unveiled this month in the lead-up to the 2017-18 season – originated in Los Angeles.

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GenPop, Public House Create Finishing Fund for Sundance Hopefuls

Two L.A. production companies are joining forces to provide funding for filmmakers who are running out of cash to complete their entries for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Amblin Partners’ CEO Steps Down, Spielberg Steps In

Amblin Partners Chief Executive Michael Wright is stepping down and company Chairman Steven Spielberg will assume the role, Amblin announced Tuesday.

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Mitú Adds Former Nickelodeon President as Chief Executive

Former Nickelodeon President Herb Scannell is taking over as Mitú’s chief executive.

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Broad Museum Adds New Board Members

Downtown’s Broad museum has appointed four new members to its board of directors.

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Xiamen Airlines to Bring New China Route to LAX

China Xiamen Airlines is expected to announce once-a-week nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and the northern Chinese port city of Qingdao in December.

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Los Angeles Magazine Names New Publisher

Los Angeles Magazine has named media veteran Josef Vann as its new publisher.

Farm Grows Big Giver

How money manager went from chicken manure to patron of arts

The charitable mind-set of TCW Group’s Marc Stern took root during his childhood on a New Jersey farm.

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When Hollywood Calls the Cops

Producers of crime content collar actual police for use as consultants.

Some cop shows shoot for authenticity by using real police as advisers.

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L.A. Awarded 2028 Summer Olympic Games

It’s official: Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games, marking the third time the city plays Olympic host.

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United Talent Agency Acquires Greater Talent Network

Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency has acquired for an undisclosed sum New York’s Greater Talent Network speakers bureau in a move to stake its claim as the market leader in live speaking engagements.

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Phelps Agency Founder Joe Phelps Stepping Down as CEO

Phelps marketing agency founder Joe Phelps is stepping down as chief executive, moving to the chairman’s seat after 36 years at the helm.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Investor Folds in Mags

High Times owner Oreva Capital broadens stable with LGBTQ-focused Here.

There’s an upstart media mogul in Los Angeles.

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Clippers Unveil ‘Star Courtside’ Seats at $4,070 a Game

The Los Angeles Clippers announced Thursday they are selling eight “Star Courtside” seats at a reported $4,070 per game, or $175,000 for the season.

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Oreva Capital Acquires Here Publishing Inc.

Santa Monica’s Oreva Capital Corp. has funded a management buyout of Here Publishing Inc., owner of media brands catering to the LGBT community, including The Advocate and Out publications.

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