FROM Paco Delgado
'Les Mis' Costume Designer Contributor Ari Karpel talks with costume designer Paco Delgado, who's been nominated for his work on Les Miserables. This is his first Hollywood movie and his first Oscar nomination . As he reflects on this time in his career and on his work on Les Mis he says that a common misconception about his job is that it's about fashion, but he sees his job as being about storytelling. Paco Delgado, wearing his Oscar-nominee cap mentioned in the interview
Building homes near freeways, 'Rick Owens: Furniture' The White House wants to roll back fuel economy standards. Could that mean more air pollutants coming out of car tailpipes -- just as LA is seeing a surge of home construction along freeways? And a fashion world provocateur, Rick Owens, talks about designing furniture inspired by land art and brutalist architecture, and raising existential questions on the runway.
California congressmen clash over Russian meddling Two California congressmen are at the center of the investigation into possible ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Republican Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, is a Central Valley dairy farmer. His Democratic counterpart is Adam Schiff, a Los Angeles former prosecutor.
LA County social workers on trial, and reforms to juvenile justice Four former LA County social workers will go to trial on child abuse and other charges in the death of an 8-year-old boy. Also, two California state senators introduced new legislation that would end incarceration for kids under 12 and ban life sentences without parole for those under 18.