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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Nourmand & Associates

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Founded 40 years ago by Saeed Nourmand, Nourmand & Associates is one of the last family-owned real estate brokerages in Los Angeles.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: NorthStar Moving Company

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Founded in 1994 by wife and husband team Laura McHolm and Ram Katalan, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving Company has redefined the moving industry.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: New York Food Company, Inc.

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Since its beginning as a small storefront deli in 1979, New York Food Company has evolved to become Southern California’s leading full service catering and special event design firm.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: MAINTEX

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MAINTEX has been Southern California’s leading chemical manufacturer and distributor of facility supplies and cleaning equipment for more than 55 years.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Line 204

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Line 204 is a true family business. Founded by its CEO Alton Butler, its staff also features Sira Butler

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Keslow Camera

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Since 1990, Keslow Camera has been providing camera equipment for motion picture, television and commercial productions throughout North America and around the globe.

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Heyday Begins West Coast Expansion Plan With $8M From Fifth Wall

A skincare chain in New York City with big hopes of disrupting the industry has established its first location in Southern California and plans to spread throughout region with the help of $8 million in funding from an investment group led by Venice-based Fifth Wall Ventures.

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Delta Will Offer Nonstop Flights From Burbank to Atlanta

Delta Air Lines will begin nonstop service between Hollywood Burbank Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport beginning in July.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Greenerways Organic

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Greenerways Organic stems from what Mama Bella told her granddaughter, “Read the labels; if there are chemicals or ingredients you can’t pronounce, don’t buy the product.”

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Golden Star Technology inc.

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GST has been in business since 1985. Alice and JP Wang started the business out of their garage in Norwalk by building white-box computers.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Building Electronic Controls, Inc. (BEC)

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Bec, Inc. is Los Angeles’ premier fire life safety system provider for commercial projects.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Brush Research Manufacturing

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Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM) is a third generation family-owned and family-operated business.

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Influential Family-Owned Businesses in Los Angeles: Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary, LLP

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Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary, LLP (B3SL) puts its own spin on the term “family law,” focusing not on issues such as divorce and estate planning, but rather on insurance and corporate defense.

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Overton Moore Properties Leases Carson Warehouse to Action Gypsum for $5M

Overton Moore Properties has leased a nearly 54,000 square-foot industrial building in Carson to Action Gypsum Supply West in a deal worth $5 million.

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Vertebrae Launches Augmented Reality E-Commerce Platform

Santa Monica-based augmented reality advertising and software provider Vertebrae announced Nov. 12 the launch of its new e-commerce AR platform, Axis.

Silicon Beach Report Nov. 12: Musk, Garcetti Chat Boring Co. Projects

Elon Musk talks sewage and other Boring application with Eric Garcetti; Vertebrae launches AR platform for e-tailers; Wii users will have to look elsewhere for Netflix

Edison Shares Plunge After Utility Announced Grid Incident Occurred Prior to Start of Woolsey Fire

State Regulators Launch Probe into Cause of Woolsey Fire

Shares of Rosemead-based Edison International fell 12 percent on Nov. 12 after its utility subsidiary Southern California Edison announced that a problem with its transmission grid occurred near the point of origin of the massive Woolsey Fire now burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Foothill Glendora to Montclair Rail Line Project Scaled Back as Projected Costs Mount

Two of four bidding teams dropped

The authority tasked with building a 12-mile rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in the East San Gabriel Valley announced Nov. 12 that it was scaling back the project due to rising costs and that two of the four bidding teams have been dropped.

CBRE Sells Courtyard Long Beach Airport Hotel

Downtown L.A. commercial real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. announced Nov. 12 it had sold a 159-room Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Airport hotel for an undisclosed sum.

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Legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan Lee Dies at 95

Massively impactful writer, editor, film executive, producer and publisher Stan Lee died at the age of 95 Nov. 12, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Grove, according to multiple reports.

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