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USC Board Flap: Roski Chastised Caruso Over Meeting Conduct

USC board member and industrial development tycoon Edward Roski Jr. chastised fellow developer magnate and USC Board of Trustees Chair Rick Caruso for his conduct in running the board meeting in early December at which the board upheld the decision to cut short the contract of Marshall School Dean James Ellis, according to a letter obtained by the Business Journal.

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Silicon Beach Report Jan. 16: SpaceX Moving Some Operations to Texas

Tinder co-founder sued; SpaceX goes back to Brownsville; Niantic nets Axiomatic investment.

SpaceX Moving Starship Test Vehicle Production to Texas

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., based in Hawthorne, will soon move the development and production its Starship test vehicle to its plant in South Texas.

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Women in Construction & Design: Will 2019 be the Year of Broad Digital Disruption in the Construction Industry?

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IoT and Analytics Will Become Firmly Embedded in Day-to-Day Operations

Women in the Construction Industry: Room for Growth

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According to labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey and analyzed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB),

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Women in Construction & Design: Jessica Zeledon

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With over ten years of experience in the construction industry, Jessica Zeledon’s skills in coordination

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Women in Construction & Design: Lia Tatevosian

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Lia Tatevosian is currently Vice President, Operations Manager for Swinerton

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Women in Construction & Design: Michelle Smith-Ballard

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Michelle Ballard ensures Turner is connected to the community by fostering organizational partnerships

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Record Cargo Volume at Port of L.A.

The Port of Los Angeles moved a record number of goods with retailers scrambling to stock their warehouses amid the threat of Chinese tariffs, port officials said Wednesday.

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Women in Construction & Design: Cathy Orquiola

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As Vice President for PCL Construction’s thriving $1 billion Los Angeles district, Cathy Orquiola only knows one mode:

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Women in Construction & Design: Laurie Stone

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Laurie Stone was named associate senior vice president for real estate and asset management for the University of Southern California (USC) in September of 2013.

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Women in Construction & Design: Lisa Sachs

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For over 25 years, Lisa Sachs was a key contributor to the success of two of the largest multi-billion-dollar educational construction management bond programs in California as managing principal of Cumming, an international construction management firm.

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Women in Construction & Design: Heather Nielsen

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“Design, create, build the things we use, live in, and drive on every day,” were the words that a professor at College of the Desert first used to inspire Heather Nielsen to seriously pursue engineering as a profession.

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Women in Construction & Design: Nataline Lomedico

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In 2015, Nataline Lomedico became CEO and president of Giroux Glass, Inc.

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Women in Construction & Design: Mary Larkins

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Mary Larkins, Pankow Builders’ Senior Project Manager, has consistently demonstrated throughout her career a natural ability to lead project teams.

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Women in Construction & Design: Ashley Kelly

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Ashley Kelly is a Senior Project Manager and part of the high-performing team responsible for construction operations on the Long Beach Civic Center

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L.A. Sets New Tourism Record With 50M Visitors

Los Angeles set a new record for tourism in 2018 marking the eighth consecutive year of growth, officials announced Wednesday against the backdrop of L.A. Live.

Hollywood BID Names Kristopher Larson as New Chief

The Hollywood Business Improvement District board has named Kristopher Larson, a business leader from Raleigh, N.C., as chief executive of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance, the nonprofit organization that manages the Hollywood Business Improvement District. He will replace longtime executive director Kerry Morrison, who announced last summer she was stepping down at the end of this month to focus on improving mental health programs in the region.

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Women in Construction & Design: Sheila Kuehl

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Last year, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl has became the new Chair of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors.

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Women in Construction & Design: Helena Jubany

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Helena Jubany is the Managing Principal of the Los Angeles office of NAC Architecture.

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