FROM Bill Nighy
Making It in Mid Life; Insuring Stars After a lifetime as a character actor, Bill Nighy finally got his breakout role as the squid-faced Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels. We talk to the biggest star you wouldn't recognize. Plus, your lead actor has a drinking problem? An appendix the size of a cheese Danish? Fear not. Cast insurance is here. We speak with Nighy, Alan Arkin and others.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.