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  • Suicide Musings Turn to $600 Million in L.A. Investments

    At 84, Los Angeles developer Jerry Snyder has $600 million of projects under construction or planned, including two apartment towers in the city’s Koreatown area and three office buildings.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art Airs Merger With MOCA

    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the city’s struggling Museum of Contemporary Art are exploring merger plans, quelling speculation that Eli Broad would step in and take over MOCA.

  • Kilroy Plans $300 Million Mixed-Use Campus for Hollywood

    Kilroy Realty Corp., an owner of commercial real estate along the U.S. West Coast, said it plans to develop a $300 million office-and-apartment project in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles after acquiring land from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

  • Elaine Wynn Is Said to Be the Buyer of $142 Million Bacon

    Elaine P. Wynn, ex-wife of casino mogul Stephen A. Wynn, was the buyer of the Francis Bacon triptych that fetched $142.4 million last year to become the most expensive artwork at auction, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • A Pistachio Farmer, Pom Wonderful, and the FTC

    On an unexpectedly rainy October day in Los Angeles, Stewart Resnick looks out the window of a third-floor conference room and shrugs. It's midway through California's biggest-ever pistachio harvest and the rain is yet another reminder, should anyone need it, of how important water is to his business. He helps himself to a half a vegetable wrap and a bottle of Fiji Water—one of the four big consumer brands Resnick owns—and takes his place at the head of the table, where senior executives of his private company, Roll International, have gathered to discuss how to sell 300 million pounds of pistachios.

  • Billionaire Living Out of Tote Bag Amasses Fortune to Give Away

    Nicolas Berggruen can’t sit still.

  • Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art Stays Independent

    The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles abandoned efforts to merge with another institution and will instead look to increase its endowment.

  • Pomegranate Magnates Invest in ‘An Acre of Art’ in Los Angeles

    Stewart and Lynda Resnick own a bushel of businesses including Fiji bottled water, POM Wonderful pomegranate juice and Teleflora flower delivery. Now they have a building named after them at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art .

  • Artists Race Mortality With Eternal Monuments in American Desert

    If you want to behold the heavens -- not some fleeting glance skyward but the march of celestial bodies across the centuries -- you have to follow a two-lane blacktop across a parched New Mexico valley and then wind up the side of a precipitous mesa, where ruts and rocks caress the underbelly of your 4x4.

  • Corpbanca Said to Hire Goldman, Bofa to Sell Stake in Bank

    Billionaire Alvaro Saieh hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. to sell a controlling stake in Corpbanca, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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