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Page 33 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 20 February 2012

February 20, 2012 Downtown News 33 We Got Games two matches, both on the road, will be even tougher. After hosting the Blazers, they head to Dirk country to tackle the Mavericks ( Feb. 22), then visit Loud City to try and quiet Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder. All-Star weekend and, continuing the“ pinch me” trope for Clippers fans, the team has two starters in the All-Star game in Chris Paul and Blake Griffin. What Do Anze Kopitar and Los Angeles Kings Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., 1 ( 888) KINGS-LA or kings. nhl. com. Feb. 25, 5 p. m.: At press time the Kings were clinging to a seventh seed in the Western Conference, despite the fact that they hadn’t won consecutive games all month. To hold that spot, and the promise of a playoff birth, Anze Kopitar and the skaters need to take Frank the Tank’s advice ( Old School , anyone?) and go streaking. This week, they play in Phoenix ( Feb. 21) and Colorado ( Feb. 22) before re...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 34 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 20 February 2012

February 20, 2012 34 Downtown News CLASSIFIED plaCe your ad online aT www. ladownTownnews. Com All submissions are subject to federal and California fair housing laws, which make it illegal to indicate in any advertisement any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, familial status, source of income or physical or mental disability. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. REACH CALIFORNIANS With a Classified in Almost Every County! Experience the power of classifieds! Combo~ California Daily and Weekly Networks. One order. One payment. Free Brochures. elizabeth@ cnpa. com or ( 916) 288-6019. ( Cal-SCAN) Business opportunities START NOW! Open Red Hot Dollar, Dollar Plus, Mailbox, Discount Party, Discount Clothing, Teen Sto...

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Page 35 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 20 February 2012

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

Restaurant Buzz A bookshop expands, Broadway theater, 2 and more happenings Around Town. 12 Some of the most wonderful and silliest injuries ever suffered by a young man. 13 Still Shooting at 92 Hollywood Photographer Phil Stern Shows Some of His Greatest Hits At His Downtown Gallery Urban Scrawl on city redistricting. Pretending at the Biltmore Hotel. Another local housing project. photo by Gary Leonard Phil Stern, 92, at his Phil Stern Gallery in the Historic Core. The longtime Hollywood photographer’s celebrity pictures are on display in a new exhibit. He is holding a photo with Clint Eastwood ( third from left) in a meeting. by Richard Guzmán The reference was to more than a dozen nude images hanging in his gallery at Sixth and Los Angeles streets. The reporter informed him that no, instead he was here to write about the next show, which features fully clothed subjects. aspects of filmmaking, everything from stars resting between cuts to directors setting up a scene to actors st...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 2 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD Last Bookstore Set to Expand Greek , will headline a new show coming to the Orpheum Theatre that features the talents of some of his fellow countrymen and women. The play What About Dick? , created by Eric Idle, will be staged at the venue at 842 S. Broadway April 26-29. The period comedy from Idle, best known for being part of the English troupe Monty Python, follows young Dick ( Brand) a philosophy and gynecology student at Oxford. Others in the cast include Eddie Izzard, Tim Curry, Tracey Ullman and Billy Connolly. On his website, Idle describes the play as“ Oscar Wilde on acid, or like ‘ Downton Abbey,’ only even funnier.” The tale begins with the birth of the vibrator, invented by Deepak Obi Ben Kingsley ( Izzard), and goes on to tell the story of the decline of the British Empire and a piano discovered on a beach. Tickets for the four performances are $ 38- $ 103. Information at laorpheum. com I t seemed...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 3 Downtown L. A. Auto Group Close to Work • Close to Home AUDI OF DOWNTOWN L. A. 1900 S. Figueroa St. audidtla. com • 888-583-0981 2012 AUDI A3 2.0T $ 299 plus tax per month for 42 months AUDI A3 for $ 299 a month. $ 350 Security Deposit / $ 299 First Month Payment / $ 695 Acquisition Fee / $ 1999 Down Payment / $ 3343 Due at Signing ( Excludes taxes, title, other options and dealer fees). 42-month closed-end lease, 10,000 miles per year, Excess Mileage is $ 0.25 per mile . Must take delivery by January 31, 2012. Rate based on MSRP $ 30,045 of 2012 Audi A3 2.0T FWD Premium with Manual Transmission, open sky sunroof and Blue Tooth Package Purchase option at lease end for $ 15,392.55. PORSCHE OF DOWNTOWN L. A. Top 10 reasons why you should buy your next vehicle from the Downtown L. A. Auto Group. 1900 S. Figueroa St. porschedowntownla. com • 888-685-5426 VOLKSWAGEN OF DOWNTOWN L. A. 1900 S. Figueroa St. vwdowntownla. com • 888-781-8102 12 34567 89 10 Th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 4 Downtown News EDITORIALS Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis 3 J THE CR0ST5 (a^E-Good \ voRyooi I * # b* Redistricting Solution: Unified City, Divide Downtown For a the person representing the area ( though to be truly effective for Downtown, the two districts should work together). No Ninth District rep could easily behave like former Councilwoman Rita Walters and worry only about South L. A. while giving short shrift to the office hubs of Bunker Hill and the Financial District and the hive of activity around L. A. Live. Similarly, the outspoken and increasingly affluent residents in the Historic Core and the Arts District, and the financially powerful Fashion District, make it nearly impossible for any 14th District office holder to treat these neighborhoods as a satellite community to Boyle Heights. T he painful city redistricting process will continue for several more months. Already numerous City Council members and Angelenos have expressed anger at how maps have bee...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 5 Pretending at the Biltmore Parading Through the Illusions and Secrets Of Downtown’s Storied Hotel by Anne MAMArieruff I t’s no secret that one of this city’s most important products is illusion ies, entertainment, media. Whatever you call it, Angelenos are known for the products of their pretending. I am no exception. cozy couches and chairs. Here the hotel persists in offering the anachronistic ritual of high tea. I have watched several seasons of visitors and business people gather next to tea cozies coupled with pyramids of cucumber sandwiches and clotted cream looking fancy and important. For the last couple of holiday seasons, my husband and I have splurged as a gift to each other and pretended to be the kind of people who“ take their tea in the courtyard,” bringing the extra chocolate-cov-ered strawberries home to our children. mov- One of my favorite sets in the city on which to pretend is the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Built in 1923 and desi...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 February 27, 2012 6 Downtown News 6 Downtown News Banco-ing on a Building Conversion Banco-ing on a Building Conversion Faded Property at Fourth and Spring to Become Apartments Faded Property at Fourth and Spring to Become Apartments by Ryan VaillancouRt by Ryan VaillancouRt Neighborhood Effort. The company developed the Blackstone Lofts at 901 S. Broadway and the Los Altos Apartments on Wilshire Boulevard, a few miles west of Downtown. They are in escrow with seller Jamison Properties and expect to complete the purchase of the Hellman building, better known today as the Banco Popular building, this year. Gross would not be more specific in terms of timing. Neighborhood Effort. The company developed the Blackstone Lofts at 901 S. Broadway and the Los Altos Apartments on Wilshire Boulevard, a few miles west of Downtown. They are in escrow with seller Jamison Properties and expect to complete the purchase of the Hellman building, better known today as the Banco Popul...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 7 The renovation calls for restoring the nine-story building’s original corridor arrangement, which loops around every floor. Many walls were torn down to provide large office spaces for previous tenants, including the CRA, which occupied the property on the northeast corner of the intersection from 1980 to 2010. After the agency left for space on the west side of the 110 Freeway, the building was largely empty. The CRA had occupied six floors, but workers had grown angry over the property’s deterioration and the owner’s alleged unwillingness to make fixes. The building was described in a 2009 agency memo as having“ fallen into disrepair.” building, Gilmore was charged with attracting commercial tenants. He worried it was a dead-end task, largely because the surrounding neighborhood was so blighted. “I was thinking that there was no way we could reposition that building unless somehow the whole neighborhood came up, and then in that context I began to...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 8 Downtown News Return of the Butterflies will also include talks on Alzheimer’s disease and ways to prevent it, as well as urology issues. Good Samaritan Hospital is at 1225 Wilshire Blvd. To register call ( 800) 472-2737 or goodsam. org. Around Town T he always popular Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum is coming back, officials with the Exposition Park institution announced last week. Starting April 8, there will be 53 species of North American butterflies flying around the outdoor pavilion in front of the museum. The creatures will include yellow and black giant swallowtails, multicolored painted ladies and the state butterfly, the California dogface. The flitting will continue through Sept. 3 at 900 Exposition Blvd., ( 213) 763-3466 or nhm. org. Continued from page 2 veterans were placed in permanent supportive housing in 2011. Officials with the effort say its key success last year was in securing the support and cooperation of community organiz...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 9 Lucky Arrival in the Arts District Clothing Company Opens $ 15 Million Headquarters by RichaRd Guzmán The company designs items for men and women and is known for vintage-inspired jeans that have a rugged, worn look. The clothes are sold at more than 170 Lucky Brand retail outlets as well as in other shops and department stores. office for a major jean and clothing manufacturer and I think these are the types of new business that will locate here.” M ore than 200 stylish, denim-clad employees looked on from the parking lot last week as city leaders joined the brass from Lucky Brand jeans at the grand opening ceremony for the company’s new Arts District headquarters. city editoR Although the building is new, it was designed to look as if it has been there for years, said Patrick Wade, the creative director for Lucky Brand who also designed the The new building sits just south of the $ 160 million One Santa Fe, a recently launched project that will br...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 10 Downtown News “We could not find a better place to open our restaurant,” said Kim Luu-Ng, who opened the Central Avenue spot last year with her husband, former Pizzeria Mozza chef-de-cuisine Bryant Ng.“ We want to bring people back to Downtown, create jobs, create a vibrant community, and when people from the Westside come over, we know we’re doing something right.” lowed suit. Michael Ritchie, CTG’s artistic director, said he expects the company that won the prize in Bunker Hill will be around for at least another 45 years. Distinction Another award went to the recurring bike bonanza known as CicLAvia, which closes miles of streets to cars and opens them to bicyclists, skateboarders and all manner of walkers. Organizers have managed to do it three times and the event is slated to roll back through Downtown on April 15. It won for the Civic Center. Continued from page 1 Funds, likened the effort to a dream, one that he said“ came together and could only be reali...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 11 SCENES OF DISTINCTION "V-'-r -i"* ■ 1 A >1jB, ■' .^H Mil' \ y^H ■ I I V fl Photos by Gary Leonard Nearly 400 people showed up at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for the Los Angeles Downtown News ’ 11th annual Downtowners of Distinction awards. Those who celebrated the standout projects in Downtown Los Angeles in 2011 included Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, and City Council members Jan Perry, José Huizar, Dennis Zine and Tom LaBonge. Good Samaritan Hospital’s Women’s Wellness Conference Speaker Disease in Women’s Health Issue: Prevent and Treat Diaz Brinton, Ph. D. Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering and Neurology Foundation Laboratory for Neuroscience Research STAR Science Education Program for Scientific Translation, USC Clinical and Science Institute Saturday, March 3...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 12 Downtown News HEALTH HEALTH My Favorite Injuries Sometimes the Worst Thing About Getting Hurt Is That It Shouldn’t Have Happened in the First Place by Xander davies N obody likes getting injured. By their very nature, injuries are painful. They can take forever to heal. Worse, sometimes the way you get them is flat-out embarrassing. good and, to be honest, I’m strong. I know how to act on an athletic field. this image I’d guess your right knee was in pain. That’s probably coming soon.” One of my strengths is that I’m aware of the inherent risk for injury in sports. I had broken my wrist and multiple fingers playing football and been spiked in the leg by metal cleats on the soccer pitch. Still, except for the part where they throw the ball at the batter, I considered baseball a non-contact sport. Great, something to look forward to. A Not-So Magical Kingdom : In 2003, my English cousins came to visit for the holidays. Flying to California was a big deal for them ...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 February 27, 2012 Downtown News 13 Downtown News 13 RESTAURANTS RESTAURANTS get a 10% discount at the restaurant. They have a pretty good sandwich selection, including the Night Toast. It’s made with roast beef and is served on a pressed French roll. It’s flat and juicy, and is small enough to be smuggled onto the bus. get a 10% discount at the restaurant. They have a pretty good sandwich selection, including the Night Toast. It’s made with roast beef and is served on a pressed French roll. It’s flat and juicy, and is small enough to be smuggled onto the bus. Restaurant Buzz Restaurant Buzz A Food Anniversary, Artistic Meals and Other Dining News A Food Anniversary, Artistic Meals and Other Dining News by Richad Guzmán by Richad Guzmán Downtown’s Seventh Street restaurant row, the establishment with newspapers across its walls has closed. Owner Philip Sanan said it was a matter of the rent being too high and not drawing enough customers. A new Asian restaurant will...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 14 Downtown News CALENDAR Photographs Continued from page 1 movies.” The exhibit spans four decades of work by the respected photographer, who since the 1940s has focused his lens on Hollywood’s elite, shooting figures including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Marlon Brandon. Stern photographed more than 100 sets, capturing images from such films as The Alamo , the 1960 vehicle starring John Wayne, 1962’ s Whatever Happened to Baby Jane , and the 1979 Steven Spielberg war comedy 1941 . He hung out with the celebrities and recorded their private moments before and after the director yelled“ Cut!” Many of the photographs he took became iconic images of the stars. “I haven’t been around Hollywood for decades, but for centuries,” Stern joked. “Spontaneity is what I always looked for and sometimes I was very successful and sometimes I fell on my [ expletive].” A photo of action star Jackie Chan during production of the 1998 film Rush Hour. Chan is known for doing his...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

February 27, 2012 Downtown News 15 In the Swim of Things East West Players Offers a Little-Known True Tale of Sports Perseverance by Jeff favre contributing writer I n the movies, fighter Rocky Balboa trains by hitting sides of frozen beef, the Karate Kid waxes vintage cars, and the title character in The Natural carves his magical baseball bat from a tree struck by lightning. In Lee Tonouchi’s Three Year Swim Club , the coach trains his swimmers in an irrigation ditch with runoff water from the sugar cane crops of Maui. The difference between these four wildly unorthodox methods for forging great athletes is that the last one is actually true. Beginning in 1937, Soichi Sakamoto challenged a group of Hawaiian teens to strive for the 1940 Summer Olympics by having them swim against the strong current of a less-than-sparkling irrigation ditch. Hula dancing is an inventive stand-in for swimming in Three Year Swim Club , a show at the David Henry Hwang Theater in Little Tokyo through Ma...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 27 February 2012

16 Downtown News February 27, 2012 LISTINGS EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS BAR 107 107 W. 4th St., facebook. com/ bar107 or twitter. com/ bar107 Every Monday night is S *** Beer and Jameson Night!!! Including a weekly DJ, a selection of 10 beers at $ 2 each and Jameson shots at $ 4 each from 9 p. m. to 2 a. m. We also have $ 5 well drinks. Come join the only bar in Downtown on Monday where you can bring a $ 10 dollar bill and have a good time. Tuesday, February 28 Eric Klinenberg at Aloud 630 W. Fifth St., ( 213) 765-6800 or lfla. org. 7 p. m.: Why do so many people want to live by themselves? That’s the question sociologist Eric Klinenberg asks in his new tome Going Solo . He’ll talk about the subject with journalist Laurie Winer. Wednesday, February 29 Ricardo de Ostos Lecture at SCI-Arc W. M. Keck Auditorium, 960 E. Third St., ( 213) 6132200 or sciarc. edu. 7 p. m.: The co-founder of the London architecture firm Naja & DeOstos will be discussing something that the PR mater...

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