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Show Blows Rams’ Horn

TV: HBO series gets up close for homecoming.The NFL’s return to L.A. is the subject of early screen time in HBO documentary series “Hard Knocks.”

By Kristin Marguerite Doidge August 12, 2016 midnight   Share
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Kobe Bryant Now Aims to Score as Investor with $100 Million Fund

Kobe Bryant wants his second act to overshadow his first.

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Banc of California Gets Naming Rights to New L.A. Soccer Stadium

The Los Angeles Football Club’s future 22,000-seat stadium will be called the Banc of California Stadium, according to an agreement between the soccer club and Irvine-based bank announced today.

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A Look Ahead: What’s on the agenda for Los Angeles business in the coming week

TOURISM: Forum to look at welcome opportunities in hospitality with Rams.

Fifty million tourists are expected to pour into Los Angeles in 2020, and the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) wants to help local businesses meet those travelers’ needs.

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Fish Sequel ‘Dory’ Had Right Hook for Summer

FILM: Disney came out on top in season loaded with family, animated offerings.

Fish tale “Finding Dory” helped Disney reel in the summer box-office crown.

Agreement Reached on LAX Improvements

Long-awaited improvements that would include rail access at the aging and congested Los Angeles International Airport may finally be able to move forward.

Baseball Series Engenders Home Base at Studio

Twentieth Century Fox Television’s new series “Pitch” has taken advantage of the California Film Commission’s expanded $65 million tax credit program, but it’s also giving back to the local industry. The show’s team is building out an expanded soundstage at Paramount Studios in Hollywood to create the world of Ginny Baker, the first woman to play Major League Baseball – in the drama series, anyway.

Downtown’s Ace Hotel Hosts Indie Film and Music Fest

Rio de Janeiro isn’t the only city with drama this summer.

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Arm in Arm

MARKETING: Rams’ young stars set to take run at endorsements.

Los Angeles may prove a ripe field of endorsements for the Rams’ superstars.

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NFL’s Big Picture

Film producer and New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch believes Rams, Los Angeles ready to play ball

Oscar-winning producer and New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch talks how the Rams will play in Los Angeles.

Pulitzer Winner Levels Labor Charges at Former L.A. Times Bosses

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jeff Gottlieb sued the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, claiming he resigned from the company due to “intolerable working conditions.”

Delta’s System Failure Triggers Cancellations and Delays

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday it canceled hundreds of flights and delayed thousands of others due to a computer power outage.

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Walt Disney Imagineering Makes Cuts Post-Shanghai Opening

At a company where ‘magic’ reigns supreme, some of Walt Disney Co.’s most valuable employees may have just received pink slips.

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What To Watch This Weekend: 'Suicide Squad' and 'Nine Lives'

A look at the plots of this weekend's big new movie releases from a business perspective.

LACMA Launches New Website to Chronicle Museum Makeover

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) launched a new website on Thursday in an effort to publicly chronicle the upcoming $600 million makeover of the Wilshire Boulevard museum. The launch of BuildingLACMA.com also marked the start of the public review portion of the project, as L.A. County moves forward with a draft Environmental Impact Report preceding construction.