May 17, 2012 The Lakers, the Clippers and the Kings all in the playoffs at the same time this year. That spells big money for the Staples Center and busy times for the people who transform the sports arena from a basketball court to hockey rink.
May 14, 2012 The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: 'Official' Dodgers fan ganja, recreating the world's oldest beer and Dominic Deville, the scary Swiss birthday clown.
May 2, 2012 The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team is officially under new ownership now, ending Frank McCourt's reign. But he's not completely off the payroll yet.
May 2, 2012 At a press conference today, the new owners took a big first step at making amends for what was generally regarded as a disastrous tenure by the much-disliked Frank McCourt.
May 1, 2012 South L.A. resident Everett Courtney reflects on his city's rebirth.
Apr 30, 2012 Twenty years after the riots, a reporter returns.
Apr 26, 2012 Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Apr 26, 2012 Ted Williams memorabilia goes on sale at Fenway Park, a chance to consider why we buy collectibles in the first place.
Apr 20, 2012 Nowadays, stadiums are put into bad parts of town to make them better. A century ago, the area called the "Fens" was bad -- real bad.