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  • L.A. Mixes Grit With Glitz in Downtown Revamp: Cities

    Near streets so gritty they were used as the backdrop for a shootout in the next “Fast & Furious” movie, million-dollar condos and $38 racks of lamb beckon the urban pioneers of Los Angeles.

  • Frieze Woos Billionaires With $375 Sleepovers, Pricey Art

    Inside the Frieze Art Fair on New York’s Randall’s Island, there’s a hotel with two beds so guests can sleep among the artworks for as much as $375 a night.

  • Clippers Face Crisis Management as Sponsors Flee After Remarks

    The National Basketball Association must focus on its relationships with sponsors as it investigates comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, according to a crisis manager.

  • Gehry-Designed Project Seen Bringing NYC Vibe to L.A.

    Billionaire Stephen Ross’s Related Cos. new project in the sleepy end of downtown Los Angeles is designed to invigorate Grand Avenue the way its Time Warner Center helped energize New York’s Columbus Circle.

  • Americans `Fat, Dumb, Happy,' Eli Broad Says

    Complacency about education has put U.S. workers at a disadvantage competing in a global marketplace, said Eli Broad , the Los Angeles philanthropist who has crusaded for a decade to improve student achievement.

  • Broad Builds L.A. Museum to Draw Tourists as Region Loses Jobs

    Billionaire Eli Broad , who has made revitalizing downtown Los Angeles his mission for more than a decade, aims to attract more tourists with a $130 million museum as the city struggles with job losses and a corporate exodus.

  • Billionaires Join Celebrities at Armory Show on Art Surge

    Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac sold $2.4 million of blue-chip art halfway through the exclusive opening of the Armory Show this week in New York, as the city’s biggest event of its kind got off to a busy start.

  • Kravis, Loeb Hit Art Show as $2 Million Painting Sells

    A $2 million painting by Ellsworth Kelly and five light holograms by James Turrell, priced at $100,000 apiece, were among the first artworks snapped up by collectors at the opening of the Art Show in Manhattan.

  • California Teacher Tenure Seen Doing Permanent Damage

    California laws allowing highly ineffective teachers to keep their jobs impair students for life and should be thrown out, a lawyer told a judge at the end of a two-month trial over whether tenure protections violate a constitutional right to an education.

  • The World’s 200 Richest People

    Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.

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