LA TRAVEL LEISURE

Spanish-Language Broadcasters Signal Focus Shift

TV: Univision, Telemundo go with modern, edgy fare to draw younger U.S. Latinos.

Univision and Telemundo program modern, edgy fare to boost their stations with U.S. millennials.

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Judge Dismisses Pulitzer Winner’s Lawsuit Against Los Angeles Times

A judge Wednesday dismissed Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jeff Gottlieb’s employment discrimination lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times, according to the newspaper’s attorney.

Little Tokyo DoubleTree Sold for $115 Million

The 434-room DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown’s Little Tokyo has been sold for $115 million, or $264,562 a room, according to industry tracker CoStar Group Inc.

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Grammy Awards Return to Staples Center in 2019

The Grammy Awards are coming back to Los Angeles in 2019 after next year’s ceremony in New York, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday.

LAX Passenger Traffic Jumps 5.6 Percent in May to 7.2 Million

Los Angeles International Airport’s passenger traffic surged 5.6 percent in May, despite the largest series of airline terminal relocations in U.S. history.

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L.A. City Council Approves Construction of Lucas Museum at Exposition Park

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the construction of the $1 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park.

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LAX’s Growth Rate Takes Off

AVIATION: Airport leader in origin-destination travel

LAX hit a record high of 80.9 million passengers in 2016 as traffic continues to rise.

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Inglewood OKs Arena Talks

SPORTS: Clippers owner Steve Ballmer eyes new venue for team by 2024.

Inglewood council signs off on a proposed arena to house the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Inglewood Poised to Approve Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with L.A. Clippers for New Arena

The Inglewood City Council is set to vote tomorrow to approve an exclusive negotiation agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers for an NBA arena in the city.

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IOC Set to Award 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee on Friday announced its intent to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles, all but guaranteeing Los Angeles will host the Games in 11 years.

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Entertainment Takes Lead Role in CEO Pay

COMPENSATION: Disney’s Robert Iger at top despite dip.

The entertainment sector made a big production out of exec pay last year, with Disney’s Robert Iger and Activision’s Robert Kotick leading the CEO list.

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'World of Dance’ Moves to L.A. Beat

World of Dance steps up its profile with an NBC program that unites a range of L.A. talent.

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Studios Get More Real Casting Disabled Actors

ENTERTAINMENT: Rise in streamed content plays part in increased opportunities.

Disabled actors see their Hollywood role expand as productions pursue authenticity.

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Surf Air Acquires Texas Rival Rise

Santa Monica’s Surf Air has acquired rival subscription-based airline Rise of Dallas, according to a statement posted to the local firm’s website.

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Breitbart Ad Revenue Drops More Than 90 Percent

Brentwood-based Breitbart News Network has witnessed a more than 90 percent drop in advertising sales revenue in the last three months, fueled by its alt-right agenda and support for President Donald Trump, according to DigiDay.