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Mission Control

Devorah Lieberman • University of La Verne

Breaking glass ceiling

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Snyder on Apartment Market: Better Than Good

Miracle Mile development under construction, expected to come online in 2020

More apartments on the way on Wilshire Boulevard, complements of Jerry Snyder.

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Neuroscience Institute Opens New SaMo Center

Pacific Brain Health Center to help patients with dementia, other ailments

Patients suffering with brain disorders and diseases get their own center in Santa Monica.

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Apple Co-Founder Joins L.A. Crypto Summit

Wozniak will address blockchain enthusiasts at October convention

Cryptocurrency summit features Apple Inc.’s other founder – Steve Wozniak.

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Deal & Dealmakers: City National Adds Exactuals

Fintech Acquisition part of long-term strategy, expansion in L.A. market

City National Bank continues growth with Exactuals acquisition.

Closing Times

How a team of local movers hauled the L.A. Times from downtown to El Segundo

The stories and stats behind the L.A. Times’ move from downtown to El Segundo.

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Kennedy-Wilson Taps Ricks as President

New position for Beverly Hills-based investor

Kennedy-Wilson creates new president role for a 28-year company veteran.

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Of Hope & Hanmi; Garcetti’s Good Manner

The recent ruckus over a homeless shelter in Koreatown got loud enough amid the summer heat to mute rumblings of a possible deal between Bank of Hope and Hanmi Bank, which would amount to a whole new era for the neighborhood and the Korean-American community in general.

ROKiT Brand Aims to Rock Stub Hub With Chargers

ADVERTISING: Culver City-based outfit adds business line, sponsors field

ROKiT Brands gets Chargers’ field naming rights.

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Affordability Index Drops Again for L.A.

REAL ESTATE: Tight market, interest rates a factor

L.A. housing affordability drops, according to realtors’ association.

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Biggest Dealers Set Sales Pace

AUTOS: Increase in units sold tops broader markets

The market for L.A. County’s auto dealers in 2017.

Fallas Plans to Get Back Up

RETAIL: Everything but e-commerce hit discount chain

How National Stores plans to rescue itself from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the challenging retail climate.

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Eagle Crest on Move in Mojave

ENERGY: Feds give key OK; license hurdle ahead

Eagle Crest Energy’s business model depends on whether it can build a hydropower energy storage plant near Joshua Tree National Park.

Golden Oldies

Veteran agent, erstwhile stars find business model amid nostalgia

Where have all the older performers gone? Agents are forming a cottage industry supplying them to venues across the globe.

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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 16: Tech Investor Sues AT&T Claiming ‘SIM Swap’ Scam

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin sues AT&T over “SIM swap” scam; Cargomatic raises $35M in series B round; Boeing acquires El Segundo-based satellite and flight-plan maker.

L.A. Airport Board Approves Lease Agreements for Consolidated Car Rental Facility

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners on Aug. 16 approved lease agreements of up to 25 years with seven major car rental companies operating near Los Angeles International Airport to move into a consolidated car rental facility east of the airport when it is slated to open in 2023.

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Cargomatic Raises $35 Million Series B Round

Long Beach-based Cargomatic Inc., an online platform that helps connect shippers and truckers for cargo delivery, closed a $35 million Series B round, the company announced Aug. 16.

L.A. Chargers Ink Advertising, Partial Naming Rights Deal With Culver City Company

The National Football League’s Los Angeles Chargers announced Aug. 16 an extensive partnership with ROK Brands that includes renaming the StubHub Center as ROKiT Field at StubHub Center for days the Chargers play.

Boeing Acquires El Segundo’s Millennium Space Systems

Boeing Co. has agreed to acquire Millennium Space Systems Inc., an El Segundo-based small flight system developer and satellite manufacturer.

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The Most Influential Wealth Managers In Los Angeles: JAMES BERLINER

Custom Content by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Jim Berliner co-founded Westmount Asset Management in 1990, and since then has served as the firm’s President and Chief Investment Officer.

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