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Dodgers Look to Overtake Lakers as L.A.’s Favorite Sports Team

As if it’s not bad enough for the Lakers that Kobe Bryant has retired—now they have to watch their backs for the boys in blue. The Dodgers are closing in on the Lakers as the most popular professional sports team in town, according to a new report by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for […]

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Support for Olympics in L.A. Keeps Growing, LMU Study Finds

The survey, conducted by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles, found 85 percent of those who responded said they supported the city’s bid for the 2024 summer games – a higher level of support than found in two previous polls over the last two years.

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Forecast L.A. Sees Stronger Economic Growth

Experts and regular people alike are predicting 2015 will be a better year for the Los Angeles economy than 2014, according to this year’s Forecast LA report. The forecast is a partnership between the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University and Beacon Economics, LLC. Researchers at […]