While there are two other cities in the bidding war for the Olympics in 2024 other than Los Angeles and Paris, they both are leading candidates in the race of 4 cities for the bid, including Rome and Budapest. On February 17, 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) received the four Candidature Files from Los […]
Will Los Angeles Get the Olympic Bid Again in 2024? Or Paris?
Dov Charney, Former American Apparel CEO, Sues Standard General LP
The ongoing saga of the fate of American Apparel continues, this time with former CEO Dov Charney suing Standard General LP, controllers of the brand, of false claims that he was fired based on an independent investigation by an outside law firm. According to Charney, it’s a “sham.” According to the complaint filed at the […]
Dov Carney, Founder of American Apparel, Is Fired
Former CEO and founder of American Apparel, Dov Charney has officially been fired by the Board of Directors as of Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The board said he was terminated “for cause in accordance with the terms of his employment agreement.” Paula Schneider will take over as CEO in January 5, 2015. We’re pleased that […]
American Apparel Saga Update: Dov Charney Gains Stocks, Standard General In Greater Control
Former CEO and founder of American Apparel, Dov Charney has new strategies towards getting his brand back after being ousted by his board on June 18, 2014. First, just 2 weeks after getting pushed out, Charney borrowed $20 million from Standard General to move his ownership from 27% to 43%. At the time, Randy Katz, […]
Taka Higashino Takes Gold in Moto X Freestyle, Bucky Lasek Makes History with Gold in Skateboard Vert, and Vickie Golden Makes Herstory with Bronze in Moto Whip, Among Other Highlights from the Last X Games in Los Angeles
Photos by Tom Wallace More highlights from the 11th and final X Games in Los Angeles August 1-4, 2013 launched with all eyes on Japanese motocross phenom, Taka Higashino in Moto X Freestyle. For a record 3rd time, Higashino’s unique approach included a Kiss of Death backflip and a Rock Solid backflip in a pair […]
Last X Games in Los Angeles Ends with Strong Finishes in Women’s Street Skateboarding
The final ESPN X Games took over downtown Los Angeles August 1-4, 2013 in a bittersweet celebration as the X Games will move onto Austin, TX, in the summer of 2014. More than 19,000 fans came out to check out the events and activities which blanketed the L.A. Live event deck, Staples Center, and out […]
LA vs. War -9.11 Commemorative Exhibitions by Street Artists Took Place Across the Country Last Weekend and Here’s One of Our Versions
Asking the question: After 10 years of the Global War on Terror, where do we now stand as a nation? Top street artists answered.
Skateboarding Big Air Off 80-Foot Perches Stokes Fans at X Games 17 -Bob Burnquist Lands the Gold
One of the most exciting events at the X Games, Big Air skateboarding came with its fair share of thrills and chills and top skaters, including newcomer, 14-year-old Mitchie Brusco, threw massive tricks.
Street Art Round-up: JR to Receive TED Prize; Wooster Collective X Kickstarter; Banksy in LA, Doesn’t Win an Oscar
Notoriety of street artists is reaching new heights as more are seen as Rebels of Change (in a good way) and creative inspiration is finding new sources of DIY funding and acceptance.
Skateboarding Hall of Fame 2nd Annual Event to Induct Top Iconic Skaters, Including Stacy Peralta and First Female Patti McGee
While the line-up is surely going to attract attention, these images of Patti McGee on the cover of Life and Skateboarder Magazines take the cake.