Connie Bruck

New Yorker

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This week's New Yorker magazine is getting special attention in Southern California for an article called, " The Man Who Owns LA ."  It's about the Anschutz Entertainment Group, or…

Does Philip Anschutz Own LA?

This week's New Yorker magazine is getting special attention in Southern California for an article called, " The Man Who Owns LA ."  It's about the Anschutz Entertainment Group, or…

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Sam Zell,  likely next owner of the  LA Times , bikes with  “Zell’s Angeles”  and the  Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi .

Sam Zell

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Tamar Galatzan  and  Richard Vladovic  both got big campaign money from Mayor Villaraigosa, and both won seats on the LA Unified School Board in yesterday’s final elections.

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