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USC President C.L. Max Nikias to step down

By Matt Hamilton, Paul Pringle, Harriet Ryan, Steve Lopez USC President C.L. Max Nikias, whose tenure was marked by a significant boost in the university’s prestige and fundraising prowess but tarnished by a series of damaging scandals, is stepping down from his post, the university’s Board of Trustees announced Friday. The move comes after more…

LACMA closed Friday while police investigate threat

By Carlos Lozano The Los Angeles County Museum of Art was closed Friday while police investigate a threat to the Wilshire Boulevard campus, officials said. “A threat has been called into LACMA and LAPD is on campus and investigating,” the museum tweeted at 11:45 p.m. “In the abundance of caution we have decided… [READ MORE…