Aug 11, 2015

Los Angeles proposes $4.1 billion budget for 2024 Olympic bid

If the city of Los Angeles becomes the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympics after Boston recently dropped out of contention, the organizers’ proposed budget for the Summer Games would be $4.1 billion plus a $400 million contingency, a senior adviser to Mayor Eric ...

Boston ends candidacy for 2024 Olympics; USOC left with LA

Jul 28, 2015

Boston ends candidacy for 2024 Olympics; USOC left with LA

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the city and the U.S. Olympic Committee severed ties after a board teleconference Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision ...

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

Jul 20, 2015

Man, 21, said drowned in pool of LA home owned by Demi Moore

A 21-year-old man accidentally drowned in the backyard pool of a Los Angeles home owned by actress Demi Moore on Sunday morning, coroner’s officials said. Los Angeles police responded to the home in west Los Angeles after a 911 call at about 5:15 a.m., ...

Japanese-American arts group seeking funds to upgrade LA theater

May 20, 2015

Japanese-American arts group seeking funds to upgrade LA theater

A Los Angeles-based Japanese arts group called Wednesday for business and government to support their efforts to revitalize a local theater that has staged performances for the Japanese community in the United States for decades. During a visit to The Japan Times office in ...