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Warner Bros. plans to buy Burbank Studios and occupy new Frank Gehry ‘iceberg’ towers

Warner Bros. plans to buy Burbank Studios and occupy new Frank Gehry ‘iceberg’ towers
  • Warner Bros. plans to buy Burbank Studios and occupy new Frank Gehry ‘iceberg’ towers FWC: Warner Bros. plans to buy Burbank Studios and occupy new Frank Gehry ‘iceberg’ towers

    Warner Bros. has sweeping plans to expand its Burbank headquarters by acquiring a nearby studio complex and moving into two Frank Gehry-designed office towers fashioned to look like icebergs floating alongside the 134 Freeway. The purchase of Burbank Studios and office tower completion are scheduled…

  • T.C. Boyle on the magic of writing: 'I hear a voice and I follow it' FWC: T.C. Boyle on the magic of writing: ‘I hear a voice and I follow it’

    Prolific author T.C. Boyle paid a visit to the Times studio at the Festival of books to discuss his 28th book, “Outside Looking In.” The recently released novel, which plays off his 2003 book “Drop City,” takes place on Harvard’s campus in the early 1960s and follows the “beginnings of LSD.” “[The…

  • Gov. Gavin Newsom pledges to help build up El Salvador to reduce migration FWC: Gov. Gavin Newsom pledges to help build up El Salvador to reduce migration

    During a three-day fact-finding trip, Gov. Gavin Newsom heard the people of El Salvador give many reasons why migrants flee to the United States. Gangs extort small businesses and kill those who dare to cross boundary lines in some El Salvador neighborhoods. Police and military have been accused…

  • YG channels his friend Nipsey Hussle in a rowdy, heart-rending Coachella set FWC: YG channels his friend Nipsey Hussle in a rowdy, heart-rending Coachella set

    There was a shadow behind YG’s back the entire time he played his Coachella debut on Sunday: that of his friend, collaborator and fellow South L.A. North Star, Nipsey Hussle. The two MCs were great friends in life and attempted to show how gang life need not define artists or friendships as they…

  • Bret Easton Ellis on the New Yorker controversy: ‘I got punked’ FWC: Bret Easton Ellis on the New Yorker controversy: ‘I got punked’

    Author Bret Easton Ellis is no stranger to controversy. This month, he told The Times: “You do see me going easier on Trump, though I have nothing in the book to align myself with him or his policies. Trump does not bother me more than what has been going on with the woke left.” Then, last week,…

  • Will the U.S. crash out of NAFTA? FWC: Will the U.S. crash out of NAFTA?

    President Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 trade accord — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement — is in trouble. Trump carries part of the blame; after all, how does Congress ratify a major trade agreement that includes Mexico even as the U.S. president is threatening to completely shut down the border? With…

  • SU BOLSILLO: Al planificar su jubilación no cometa este error con el Seguro Social FWC: SU BOLSILLO: Al planificar su jubilación no cometa este error con el Seguro Social

    Estimada Liz: Tengo 64 años, soy soltera y me diagnosticaron diabetes tipo 2. Sigo trabajando a tiempo completo, pero debido a mi salud, cada vez es más difícil hacerlo. Tengo un 401 (k) de este trabajo. Sólo me pregunto qué tan inteligente sería, considerando mi situación, retirarse ahora y cobrar…

  • It’s the electoral college, stupid. And the Supreme Court. And the filibuster ... FWC: It’s the electoral college, stupid. And the Supreme Court. And the filibuster …

    In 1992, Bill Clinton won the White House focused on a message so elegantly simple the slogan became campaign legend: It’s the economy, stupid. In this presidential race, it’s a lot of things. Abolishing the electoral college. Ending the Senate filibuster. Refashioning the Supreme Court. Paying…

  • Colton Herta's homecoming comes to crashing halt at Grand Prix of Long Beach FWC: Colton Herta’s homecoming comes to crashing halt at Grand Prix of Long Beach

    Colton Herta of Valencia was hoping to make a second big splash in his IndyCar Series rookie year Sunday, but he found the wall instead in the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Last month, Herta won the series’ inaugural race at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, at age 18, becoming the youngest…

  • What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Fix’ on ABC FWC: What’s on TV Monday: ‘The Fix’ on ABC

    SERIES The Neighborhood After a curmudgeonly neighbor who had few fans in the community dies, Gemma and Dave (Beth Behrs, Max Greenfield) step up to host a memorial and Calvin (Cedric the Entertainer) learns something unexpected about himself. 8 p.m. CBS DC’s Legends of Tomorrow When Mona (Ramona…

  • A ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party at Coachella? Fans can dream FWC: A ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party at Coachella? Fans can dream

    Winter is finally here, but not, of course, for those attending the desert festival Coachella on Sunday. The season premiere of “Game of Thones” will have to wait another day. As the final season of the beloved show premiered, the festival raged on with artists including Blood Orange, Lizzo and…

  • Man fatally shot by McDonald's security guard after stabbing customer FWC: Man fatally shot by McDonald’s security guard after stabbing customer

    A man who stabbed a customer at a McDonald’s in Palmdale was fatally shot by a security guard Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. The man crashed his car into a nearby restaurant at around 4 p.m. and disrobed as he fled the scene, according to Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Koerner….