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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

A New LATC Season Big awards, a new Metrolink boss, and other happenings Around Town. 2 6 A battle over city fees delays the opening of a Historic Core housing project. 15 With AEG for Sale, Questions Swirl Putting L. A. Live Owner on the Block Raises Concerns About Football and the Future of Downtown Urban Scrawl on bridge designs. The man who can talk to cars. £spi* Visions of a South Park park. 10 composite Anschutz Entertainment Group invested billions in the construction of Staples Center, L. A. Live and the Convention Center hotel. Now the properties, along with the rest of the company, are on the market. by Ryan Vaillancourt First off: How is the proposed sale, which the Wall Street Journal reported on Sept. 18, 10 days before the City Council was scheduled to cast a key vote on AEG’s Downtown football dreams, linked to the firm’s strategy to lure an NFL team to Los Angeles? Considering that AEG is a massive international corporation, is it possible that the proposed sale has...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
Source: California Digital Newspaper Collection [UC Riverside]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 2 Downtown News AROUNDTOWN TAKE MY PICTURE GARY LEONARD City Hall Gets Tagged With Graffiti Security number to obtain credit. Farshad Yaghoobi, owner of Guadalajara’s Jewelry at 720 S. Broadway, was booked for receiving stolen property. Police said they traced suspects allegedly involved in a string of house burglaries on the Westside and in the Valley to the stores owned by Yaghoobi and Monje. Secondhand shops and pawn shops are required to obtain a fingerprint and get ID from people selling personal property. Police said in a statement that during their investigation employees of the Broadway businesses were never observed obtaining a fingerprint or checking IDs. Four Downtown businesses associated with Monje and Yaghoobi have been shut down and their business licenses have been cancelled, police said. A n unidentified person or group defaced City Hall last week with anti-government messages, including what appeared to be a crude depiction of an upside-down Amer...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown w Judith Talia, Property Manager Currently driving: 2013 Nissan Altima • Customer Since: 2012 I went to Carson Nissan and met a great salesperson, Irvin Vasquez. He made our ‘‘ our entire family’s experience very easy and without any pressure. He was up front, honest and, most importantly… got us a great deal on our new car and on our trade-in! I would recommend anyone who is looking into buying or leasing a new car to go to Carson Nissan. I can assure that you will not be disappointed with the ’’ great service provided. Downtown L. A. Auto Group Family Owned & Operated Since 1955 W W W . D T L A M O T O R S . C O M Real People, Real Stories I FELIX CHEVROLET 3330 S. Figueroa St. 888-304-7039 felixchevrolet. com AUDI OF DOWNTOWN L. A. 1900 S. Figueroa St. 888-583-0981 audidtla. com NISSAN OF DOWNTOWN L. A. 635 W. Washington Blvd. 888-838-5089 downtownnissan. com VOLKSWAGEN OF DOWNTOWN L. A. 1900 S. Figueroa St. 888-781-8102 vwdowntownla. com D...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 4 Downtown News EDITORIALS Downtown Urban Scrawl by Doug Davis Boomtown AvlQy.ic pofiinis" TflSJUA) I n the past two weeks, Los Angeles Downtown News used the word“ boom” twice in a headline. The Sept. 10 edition featured the cover story“ The Next Apartment Boom,” about the ongoing or imminent construction of at least 10 rental buildings that will create nearly 2,400 housing units. Last week was our Development issue, in which we offered the latest information on 75 Downtown projects. It was titled “Back to the Boom.” fV'WE 'SrRMK-G&tRv iistiL rj r? Now here’s a third use of“ boom” in a headline, though obviously we’ve expanded it. This is not accidental, coincidental or without careful consideration. We think “boomtown” perfectly expresses what is happening right now in Downtown Los Angeles. TBfiFFIC ABATER" | chs,(|otoA«^ h'J/MQMute$h&fv !l| Al r3 Others will disagree, pointing to projects that stalled during the recession of 2007. There’...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 5 The Readers Respond T hese designs are spectacular! I think I like the HNTB bridge best. — Katherine McNenny, Sept. 13, 11: 28 p. m. room. Even at market rate, spaces that small do not demand much rent. In an article announcing the reopening of the Bristol last year, I read that there were two market rate apartments in the building. They were being rented for about $ 40 more than the“ low income housing.” Website Comments on Broadway Theaters, a Sixth Street Bridge Design, Local Crime and More Regarding the story“ As Downtown Crime Spikes, Questions Follow,” by Ryan Vaillancourt, published Sept. 3 — Travis Sky, Aug. 31, 12: 40 a. m. E very week Los Angeles Downtown News gets online comments to the stories we publish. These are some of the most interesting responses. Additional comments are welcome at ladowntownnews. com. Regarding the story“ For Charter Proponents, a School Daze,” about an effort to open a Downtown charter elementary school, by Ric...

Publication Title: La Downtown News
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 6 Downtown News With Fee Dispute Resolved, New Genesis Can Open Affordable Housing Project Was Delayed for Three Months Over $ 436,000 Bill by Ryan VaillancouRt Genesis was on the hook for the local fee, said Rushmore Cervantes, executive officer of the Los Angeles Housing Department. staffwRiteR C ity building officials in June signed off on a new, highly anticipated affordable housing project on Main Street. For the next three months, however, the complex sat locked up and empty at a time when demand for such residences is “It is clear that they are responsible to pay it, but they weren’t aware of it and were not in a position to pay for it,” he said. Permits Coming With the building sitting empty, officials from the Housing Department, Recreation and Parks, the City Attorney’s office and the office of 14th District Councilman José Huizar met multiple times, most recently on Sept. 18, to consider solutions to expedite the New Genesis’ opening. No parties involve...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 7 Putting Words in Cars’ Mouths improving our infrastructure. My God, look what’s happening in China, in Europe, in India. They’re upgrading their cities. They’re becoming economic engines. Granted they have a lot further to go. But the state of the art is happening there. Architect Bill Fain Talks L. A. Urbanism in a New Book of Essays by Ryan Vaillancourt tem. But the thing that I spend most of my time on is riding the bike. I ride my bike every day. I don’t do the trip to work because of meetings and such but I do ride it every morning for a good 45 minutes to an hour. Q : The book is interspersed with iconic L. A. art, including paintings by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney and a still from a Bill Viola video. Why? B ill Fain is one half of the Downtown-based architecture firm Johnson Fain, but the L. A. native thinks more like an urban planner than a form-obsessed staff writer A : Painters and artists somehow convey the intangible qualities of a city...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 8 Downtown News Japanese American WWII veterans and other local stakeholders. JANM In 1992 they opened in a building on First Street in Little Tokyo. Seven years later, the museum came of age when it moved into its current home, a sparkling $ 22 million facility at 369 E. First St. Continued from page 1 red before Kimura arrived. Add to that the demographic shift in the community. As Downtown evolves, more non Japanese-Americans are heading to the area, whether as visitors or residents. Kimura’s task, and the museum’s future, depends on his ability to attract a more diverse and younger audience, both from the surrounding neighborhood and beyond. Kimura, a yonsei, or fourth generation Japanese American, was an unlikely choice. He was president and CEO of the Alaska Humanities Forum before being chosen to replace Akemi Kikumura Yano, who stepped down in July 2011 after 24 years at JANM. She had been president and CEO since 2008. “We’ve been putting together a schedu...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 9 Another revenue stream could come at LAX. Kimura said wares from the JANM gift shop will be available in a new airport store that will also feature items from MOCA, the Getty, the Petersen Automotive Museum and other attractions. “We’re going to be putting together a complete development and fundraising team and she’s going to be the head of it.” of the publication). Okamoto, a close friend of Komai’s, said that while he has personal feelings about the decision, new leaders often bring in their own people. Future hires will include a director of grants and a director of membership. A public relations director has hired to replace Komai, who had been at JANM since 1991 and was often seen as the public face of the institution. The new hires are intended to bring money into the museum. They include Cindy Villaseñor, the new vice president of external relations. She was formerly the development director and vice dean of the School of Cinematic Arts at ...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 11 “The Changeful Plaza,” by Yijia Zhang fi 3 *f+ ** h i ' v.; c Yijia Zhang’s design took inspiration from an element she observed in Lafayette Park in Westlake: a skateboard park. She decided to place one across from Staples Center.“ At Lafayette Park we saw that a lot of people are there to play sports, and a lot of people want to watch other people playing sports,” Zhang said. In her proposed Figueroa Street park, the skateboard plaza would be seasonal. The plaza is sunken, and in rainy weather it would fill with water and reflect the city skyline. In the summer, the water would evaporate to reveal the plaza. L, ' ifM I 6* « Ifc “The Urban Beach,” by Jingni Zhang Most of the concepts included some kind of water feature. The potential wastefulness of such a proposal was not lost on student Jingni Zhang, whose project centers on what she calls an urban beach. A large mass of water that would be replenished by seasonal rain is the centerpiece of her...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 12 Downtown News Lloyd Greif, president and CEO at the Downtown-based mergers and acquisitions specialist Greif & Co., who added that the sale effort could restrict AEG’s flexibility in its ongoing NFL negotiations. AEG Continued from page 1 “Usually when a company is for sale, they don’t make any major steps,” he said.“ A paralysis sets in until the smoke clears. Time is not on AEG’s side in that regard.” Center hotel, and owns several undeveloped properties? In the wake of the company’s confirmation of the reports, which generated a wave of media stories and speculation, city officials have been quick to dismiss any notion that a potential sale would torpedo the $ 1.4 billion plan to build Farmers Field and expand the Convention Center. Terms of the proposed contract between the city and AEG, which involves the company using future stadium revenue to cover the city’s costs of floating bonds to pay for construction, would not change if the firm is sol...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 13 HEALTH Taming the Steps Training for the 75 Flights of US Bank Tower by Ryan VaillancouRt The YMCA arranges for other area highrises, namely 777 Tower ( at 777 S. Figueroa St.) and the 55-floor Wells Fargo Center, to open their stairwells several times per week for training. Somewhere around 100 climbers have attended the practice events that I showed up for, and while it seemed that everyone eventually made it to the top, nobody seemed to be enjoying themselves. staff wRiteR U pon registering for the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA’s Stair Climb for Los Angeles, a charity race up the 75 flights of US Bank Tower, my first thought was: How hard could it be? They’re just stairs. At 777 Tower, we tried our quads out on 50 flights. You go up about 10 steps, land on a platform, turn 180 degrees, then up the next 10 or so steps — that’s one flight. Multiply that times 50 and you’re done. I exercise regularly — a few runs per week, a couple bike rides, daily long ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 14 Downtown News Triple Trouble Downtown, with competitors starting at Figueroa and 11th streets and running north on Grand Avenue. They will turn around at Walt Disney Concert Hall and come back down the street. They will repeat the circuit before finishing at L. A. Live. Swim-Bike-Run Event Concludes In Downtown This Week The top male athletes are expected to complete the race in about 1 hour 45 minutes, with the first women hitting the finish line 10 minutes later. The average overall time is expected to be about three hours. I t may not be the famous Ironman Triathlon, but the Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles still requires someone to be in pretty impressive shape. The event comes to Downtown Los Angeles this week. Although some streets will be closed in the morning, they will reopen to traffic at noon. The Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles is Sunday, Sept. 30. Information at latriathlon. com. The competition features nearly 3,000 athletes from approximately 35 s...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 15 1 Faces Stage on Stage News! Los Angeles Theatre Center Launches Its Annual Fall Festival News Blasts by RichaRd Guzmán runs Friday-Sunday, Sept. 28-30, is intended to bring in a young Downtown city editoR T he brass at the Los Angeles Theatre Center takes the word“ face” in the venue’s annual Face of the World Festival very seriously. After all, the visages that will be presented on the stages of the Historic Core venue this fall represent a panoply of the city and, arguably, audience. The 12-person performance is a hiphop interpretation of the ancient poem Gilgamesh . The poem, which is said to earliest works of literature, tells the story the king of Uruk, and his friendship with was created by the gods to keep Gilgamesh Together they go on adventures and do things like fight monsters and discover the secret of immortality. the planet. In the coming season, the LATC will present a hip-hop dance crew inspired by an ancient text, some MexicanAmer...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 16 Downtown News To Thank and to Feed Downtowners to Honor Police, Firefighters and Others at Public Safety Appreciation Barbecue by RichaRd Guzmán thank you, it just really means a lot,” said Alan Atkins, executive director of the Police Memorial Foundation. T hey’re the first responders when a building is burning or an emergency arises. They’re the first ones to come to your aid after a crime has been committed. city editoR The organization was established in 1972 to help LAPD employees and their families, including officers and civilians, during emergencies. It has aided those who are sick or injured, and the relatives of those who die. This week in Downtown Los Angeles, they’ll be the first ones in line for a barbecue lunch. Not only will the community allow them to stand in front, they’ll come out in force to say thank you. Last year the Foundation handed out about $ 650,000 in financial aid. The organization has dispensed about $ 14 million to people in need...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 17 LISTINGS EVENTS SPONSORED LISTINGS Under the Sheet Music Festival Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., ( 213) 8474970 or laparks. org/ pershingsquare. % Sept. 28, 8 p. m.: Sheffield, England’s vibrant punk scene is the subject of this season ending documentary Made in Sheffield . by Dan Johnson, listings eDitor calendar@ downtownnews. com Monday, SepteMber 24 Salman Rushdie at Aloud Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. Those who man the upscale dining locations at L. A. Live are Fifth St., ( 213) 228-7500 or lfla. org. battening down the hatches for an influx of the rowdy and subversive. On Sunday, Sept. 30, Odd Future , the controversial, media-savvy hop collective is taking over Club Nokia for the homecoming date its Carnival tour. In addition to quality music for a generation raised on YouTube and nursed on Twitter, the event promises“ games, prizes and food hand-picked by Odd Future.” It’s worth a shot to what prime Odd-ity Tyler, The ...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

18 Downtown News September 24, 2012 Continued from previous page rock, L. A. transplants Fallen Riviera are here to please everyone. Sept. 28, 8 p. m.: Post-punk sonic collagist Firewater promises to put on a lively if varied show. Sept. 29, 8 p. m.: The highly sought-after lads in Alt-J have been getting some much deserved attention for their chunky electro-indie sound. Broadway Bar 830 S. Broadway, ( 213) 614-9909 or broadwaybar. la. Sept. 27, 10 p. m.: Yeah, it’s Broader Than Broadway. Casey’s Irish Pub 613 S. Grand Ave., ( 213) 629-2353 or bigcaseys. com. Sept. 28, 10 p. m.: Middle Initials talk the talk and rock the rock. Sept. 29, 10 p. m.: The Janks residency comes to an end this month. Club Nokia Sept. 27, 7: 30 p. m.: Cherished guitar strumming, stool occupying singer Mary Chapin Carpenter will regale L. A. Live with songs of her younger years. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., ( 213) 765-7000 or clubnokia. com. Sept. 28, 8 p. m.: Former System of a Down frontman and now solo rock arti...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

September 24, 2012 Downtown News 19 Sing it with us now: Place the lotion in the basket. Through Oct. 7 features a rotating crop of artisanal beers and a full dinner menu, the bar also sells bottles at retail. Broadway Bar BARS & CLUBS Located next to the Orpheum Theatre in the Platt Building, the Broadway Bar’s blue neon sign beckons patrons inside to its 50-foot circular bar. The casualchic spot is based on Jack Dempsey’s New York bar, with low lighting and a dose of ’ 40s glam. There’s a patio upstairs with nice views, and a jukebox. Caña Rum Bar 714 W. Olympic Blvd., ( 213) 745-7090 or canarumbar. com. 830 S. Broadway, ( 213) 614-9909 or broadwaybar. la. The Association 610 S. Main St., ( 213) 627-7385. Carved out of the area that used to belong to Cole’s, the bar in front, the Association is a dimly-lit, swank little alcove with some serious mixologists behind the bar. Look for a heavy door, a brass knocker, and a long line. Barbara’s at the Brewery 620 Moulton Ave....

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — LA Downtown News — 24 September 2012

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