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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Downtown News 25 Wilshire Grand Continued from page 1 The Seoul-based Korean Air, a subsidiary of the shipping magnate Hanjin, still plans to begin tearing down the 1952 hotel this summer and break ground on the new development next year, Martin said. The approved plans called for a 560-room hotel with about 100 residential units that would open in 2016. The timing of the 60-story, 1.5 million-square-foot office tower has always been dependent on the office market’s recovery. The old rendering for the $ 1 billion plan to replace the Wilshire Grand hotel. With Thomas Properties out as developer of the project, While specifications for the single tower are still under study, Martin said it would be closer in height to the approved phase two office building. The entitlements would allow for a building 1,250 tall or 75-80 stories. If Korean Air builds the tower as tall as its approvals allow, it would surpass U. S. Bank Tower as the tallest building west of the Mississipp...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 26 Downtown News balconies in the afternoon, one hears little Condos street noise. The property, however, doesn’t look like something from the suburbs. The brick edifice is painted dark beige. There is a garage entrance in the middle of the structure fronting Second Street. Old train platforms where goods were loaded on to rail cars from the sugar beet days have been transformed into small ground-floor patios. Inside, the bottom level glass doors are framed by wood borders and include floor-to-ceiling windows. Continued from page 1 Numerous projects were tabled as lending markets froze. Barn Lofts was one of them, and Borman lost control of the development when his construction lender tumbled into turmoil. Although many projects never recovered, the Arts District development did. Last spring, Canyon Johnson Urban Funds took over the project, allowing it to reach the finish line. The firm hired Borman and late last year, the 38-condo effort hit the market. It has been ...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Downtown News 27 Upgrades for Arts District Projects million One Santa Fe. The mixed-use development is slated to bring more than 400 apartments to the area in 2014. The four-story American Hotel is comprised primarily of single room occupancy apartments with two shared bathrooms per floor. The building gained notoriety in 2010 when fugitive Brian Alexik was found hiding there in an apartment that his girlfriend rented. New Look for an Old Building, and Higher Rents a Few Blocks Away 1 '^ The apartments range from about 200-400 square feet and rent for $ 450-$ 700. Leases last six months to a year, Ring said. There are no current plans to put bathrooms in individual ILJL.L' units. The building once housed the punk rock dive Al’s Bar, though that ground floor space now holds a combination theater and yoga studio. The building is also home to a small market and a bakery. m 1 ▼ iiii H ■ The ground floor brick wall is covered with murals, graffiti, stickers and posters. T...

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 28 Downtown News A French Ballet Based on the Fairy Tale A ballet of Snow White features costumes designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. It runs March 23-25 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Lands Downtown by Ryan E. Smith T his isn’t the Snow White you’re expecting. The most obvious hint is the costume the title character wears in the production of the fairy tale that will be performed March 23-25 by Ballet Preljocaj at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. “This is so different and so very contemporary in its approach,” Niles said.“ They’re not en pointe in toe shoes. They’re not wearing the stiff traditional tutus that every- The 90-minute piece with no intermission is set to the music of Gustav Mahler’s symphonies, something Niles noted has been an increasing trend in recent decades in both the United States and Europe. The choreographers, she said, draw on the passion and the emotion of the one knows.” In terms of costume design, it’s hard to get more contemporary than Gaultie...

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Downtown News 29 Idiot Bop Punk Rock Musical Slams Into the Ahmanson by Jeff favre the lyrics a book is an exaggeration. More precisely, it’s a few 60-second monologues and some simple and obvious scenarios. contributing writer T he curtain rises to reveal a cold, black stage accented with metal scaffolding. The industrial world is peopled with a live band and some late teens dressed in carefully selected grunge. They stand ready to shout that the world doesn’t understand The protagonists are pals Johnny ( Van Hughes), Will ( Jake Epstein) and Tunny ( Leslie McDonel). Their days typify misspent youth. They drink beer, hang out at the convenience store and give people the finger. Not surprisingly, life around the 7-Eleven quickly gets dull, and they decide to head for the big city. their rage. It’s not Rent , the angst-anthem of the ’ 90s, but American Idiot , the punk rock, jukebox musical of the current generation. AIDS is no longer a feature, although heroin remains...

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

30 Downtown News March 19, 2012 LISTINGS EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS Indie Cinema Series Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main St., ( 424) 835-0144 or downtownindependent. com April 1, 7 p. m.: The Indie Cinema Series film festival showcases top new filmmakers in 2012. Show up for drinks, Hollywood mingling and some of the most innovative short-form entertainment in town. Admission is $ 5.00. Tuesday, March 20 Jim Newton at Aloud Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. Fifth St., ( 213) 228-7500 or lfla. org. 7 p. m.: Author and L. A. Times journalist Jim Newton discusses his book on Ike, Eisenhower: The White House Years . He’ll speak at the library with A. Scott Berg. Wednesday, March 21 Anthony Vidler at SCI-Arc SCI-Arc, 960 E. Third St., ( 213) 613-2200 or sciarc. edu. 7 p. m.: Anthony Vidler confronts the crisis of modernism. Who knew right angles could stir such controversy? Thursday, March 22 The Man in the Empty Boat at Aloud Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. F...

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Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Downtown News 31 ed issues when you can write extremely melancholy songs about them and tour the country rehashing your inner torment every night? Great question for tonight’s artist: Perfume Genius. be on hand to help mitigate that residual post St. Paddy’s headache. March 20: Dude, where’s my jazz? The Makers have it and they’re holding it ransom at the cost of March 23, 8 p. m.: Ex-Indigo Girl Amy Ray trots her band out for an evening that will have you reminiscing about the days of Lilith Fair. your sobriety. March 21: Artwork Jamal and the Acid Blues Band are here to remind you that live music is great and schedule A drugs are illegal! The Smell March 24, 9 p. m.: It’s going to be a low-key evening when Release the Sunbird takes the stage. March 25, 12 p. m.: Somewhere between the grungy annals of noise and the Abbey of Thelema is the celebration of all things strange and groovy called L. A. Psych Fest. A half dozen bands including Lumerians, Dahga Bloom and Mast...

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Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

32 Downtown News March 19, 2012 Continued from previous page ( 213) 250-9995 or bobbakermarionettes. com. March 20-23, 10: 30 a. m. and March 24-25, 2: 30 p. m.:“ Fiesta” is a south of the border marionette extravaganza featuring everything from skating sombreros to dancing cacti. It was first presented at the theater in 1964 and the production still resonates today for the pre-school set. The Morning After Show Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly, ( 800) 838-3006 or bootlegtheater. org. March 22-24, 8 p. m.: Can resurrection of purpose triumph over a terminal case of boho destitution? Find out in The Morning After Show , a libidinous sing-along written and performed by Ayana Hampton. Waiting For Godot Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., ( 213) 6282772 or centertheatregroup. org. March 20-23, 8 p. m.; March 24, 2: 30 and 8 p. m.; March 25, 1 and 6: 30 p. m.: Originally written in French, Samuel Beckett’s seminal work Waiting for Godot is widely recognized as the most significant English ...

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Page 33 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

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Page 34 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 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. ATTEND COLLEGE Online from Home. * Medical, * Business, * Criminal Justice, * Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-210-5162 www. CenturaOnline. com ( Cal-SCAN) Home Improvement WE CUSTOMIZE and Organize Your Home For Less! Home Closets, Pantries, Home Offices and More! Now 35% Off! ...

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Page 35 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

March 19, 2012 Downtown News 35 less you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. mada telefónica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted puede usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y más información en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California ( www. sucorte. ca. gov), en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede más cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentación, pida al secretario de la corte que le dé un formulario de exención de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su sueldo, dinero, y bienes sin más advertencia. attorney is ( El nombre, la dirección y el número de teléfono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado es): MATTHEW SIROLLY ( SBN 239984), THE WAGE JUSTICE CENTE...

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Page 36 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 19 March 2012

36 Downtown News March 19, 2012 2012 We Got Games A Changing of the Guards in Los Angeles Basketball Los Angeles Lakers ( 213) 742-7100 or nba. com/ clippers. March 24, noon: The Clippers have struggled since the AllStar break, but they’re hoping to get a scoring punch with L. A. native and USC alum Nick Young, who was acquired at the trade deadline last week. Young, who must be ecstatic to ditch the woeful Wizards, joins his new team on a three-game, back-to-back-to-back road trip in Indiana ( March 20), Oklahoma City ( March 21) and New Orleans ( March 22). Young and the Clips come home to host the Grizzlies on Saturday. Staples Center, 1111 S. Figueroa St., ( 213) 742-7100 or nba. com/ lakers. March 23 and 25, 7: 30 p. m.: How sad it is, Derek Fisher. The savvy veteran with the sky-high rainbow jumper, the quiet tenacity ( remember that forearm shiver he delivered to Luis Scola in the 2009 playoffs?) and the late-game clutch reliability ( the instantly famous .4 second game-winne...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

Trouble in Paradise More beer, Eli Broad’s museum advances, 2 and other happenings Around Town. 5 How snacks, a toy elephant and a cell phone store get a child through a Clippers game. 12 Artwork Lost, Artwork Found Muralist Kent Twitchell Channels the Past With New Creations k r y. Urban Scrawl on the Wal-Mart controversy. ■Si Your chance to buy a $ 9.3 million condo. - <5* i^r V T* New future for an old building. photo by Gary Leonard Kent Twitchell in front of the unfinished“ Free Ballot,” one of three murals he is working on for the renovation of Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. The artworks will replace“ lost” murals created by Helen Lundeberg in 1942. by Richard Guzmán presidential election. Instead, they are homages to that past that, in a few months, will be revealed to Downtowners. At the same time, the works will mark a return to the community for an artist who six years ago endured a wellpublicized setback. own father, will make up one of three murals that Twitchell wa...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 March 26, 2012 2 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD Police Investigate Stabbing Lake’s Lamill Coffee, Hollywood’s Loteria Grill and Juicy Lucy, a burger establishment. Also coming are Oleego, a Korean barbeque restaurant, Indian establishment Indus and gourmet sandwich joint Choppe Choppe.“ We planned this unique dining experience to reflect the heart and soul of Downtown — fresh, creative and eclectic,” said Edward Hogan , Brookfield’s national director of retail leasing, in a statement. The renovated retail center on the southwest corner of Seventh and Figueroa streets is slated to open in October. The new restaurants will fill the first of up to 18 spots available for eateries in the dining area. D etectives are looking for a man wanted in connection with a March 19 stabbing in the Historic Core. The victim is in stable condition. Police believe two men followed a man into the bathroom shared by Rocket Pizza and Urban Noodle and stabbed him multi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 4 Downtown News EDITORIALS Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis The Best for S?feClkS- uflLlWTuS —rr£7-r~ AT 05GE Of fERR\To£V, SCARES cOTOF SOPtRStoRUS Andy Bales I t’s hard not to feel a range of emotions for Rev. Andy Bales. There’s fear. There’s awe. There’s tremendous respect and tremendous worry on his behalf. t|gc I e I I • , I , 4 » T~f cv ' r • c s- * Most of all, there’s hope that he can overcome the hurdles that are in his path. IvMMURT ' J I ' Los Angeles Downtown News last week reported on the unenviable challenges confronting Bales. The 53-year-old CEO of the Union Rescue Mission is in need of a kidney transplant, though that’s only part of it. His rare blood type, O negative, means there is a limited pool of donors. Making matters worse, he has a serious heart condition, and until he undergoes heart surgery, he won’t be able to get on the list for a kidney transplant. I 1 1 VM f . x i t ' , 1 *■' " I y.i H ' SLmA ' «gt <**•> * ** i I J t i •...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 Downtown News 5 Kids, Clippers, Snacks and an Elephant mate how appealing the souvenirs are; and you have no idea exactly what will capture their attention. Vivian’s favorite part of her first Clippers game was the cheerleaders who, she said,“ dance real hard.” George twice wanted to visit the cell phone store on the lower concourse of the arena. Navigating a Staples Center Game With Little Ones by Jon RegaRdie Once inside MOCA, I told Vivian to let me know if she was interested in something, that I’d lift her up so she could see it closely. It was a great idea for the splattered Jackson Pollock paintings. It didn’t work so well when we entered the room with a black-and-white photo of a junky shooting up. Of course that’s what she pointed at. stay for the whole thing, and only partly because she gets an ice cream cone. She knows who Griffin is and, after yelling“ De-FENSE! De-FENSE!” always asks,“ Did I help the Clippers that time?” There’s another important thing I’v...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 6 Downtown News WHAT’S WHAT’S FOR SALE A Sky-High Penthouse Sets a Sales Listing Record by Ryan Vaillancourt buyers generally encounter with Central City condos ( the price-per-square-foot generally decreases with larger units). The HOA dues are an additional $ 3,207 per month. I n the column“ What’s for Sale,” Los Angeles Downtown News looks at everything from condos to multi-family buildings to vacant lots now on the market. We hope that regular snapshots of individual properties will make for a wide-ranging survey of the overall state of Downtown real estate. staff writer The Ritz’s only other penthouse, which at 5,798 square feet is slightly smaller than unit 51F, recently sold for $ 8.55 million. A 3,436-square-foot three-bedroom condo on the 50th floor fetched $ 5.22 million. Buyers at the Ritz, however, are not likely considering other Downtown comps. They’ll probably measure it against units in luxury high-rises in Hollywood, on the Westside, or even in Manhat...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 Downtown News 7 A Room at the Clark iSklUfMl 11' liJU|llliri 1 Ml i !-• i 1 • 1 ' • J , - . . : m m e = V E <=* t= - ™ ~ • •. -4 -3 1 -v,, P'tsmm bob m ma a 3 a * * a - IIIIQI ill 113 BSS * itSl^ T Long-Vacant Hill Street Property Could Open as a Hotel Within Six Months % by RichaRd Guzmán West Coast property for the company, which was founded in 2010 by Ed Scheets and Ben Pundole. city editoR T he Hotel Clark, a centrally located but long-empty structure, could open within six months. King and Grove officials have yet to confirm their involvement with the Clark, but according to the hotel operator’s website, last year the Chetrit Group partnered with King & Grove to“ dramatically and positively expand the brand.” mi ■IMHMIIUimiMT, .■■"MIHIIWWMum'—' If B BUB 1BH ««* « Elizabeth Peterson, a representative of New York-based building owner the Chetrit Group, said she anticipates the property opening as a hotel by September. Although she would not d...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 26 March 2012

March 26, 2012 8 Downtown News permit, which should come“ any day now,” Restivo said. Wal-Mart The issuance of building permits is one of the things that would be prohibited by the new ordinance. Continued from page 1 The motion describes the“ Formula Retail Nicki Ung, executive director of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, said the ordinance could ban nearly all chain stores from Chinatown, including Trader Joe’s, Starbucks and Fresh and Easy, since they all meet the criteria of Formula Retail Uses. Uses” as businesses that contain two or more features from a defined list of specifications. The features that could be cited include a standardized façade, signage, décor, color scheme, merchandise and even a trademark. The ordinance also contains an“ Urgency Clause” that would make it effective after it is adopted by the council. Traditionally, an item passed by the council doesn’t become law until it is signed by the mayor. “I think it’s pretty clear that it’s targeting...

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