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Wider view of 5 freeway widening project.
It’s billed as “Apple store meets doctor’s office,” its chief executive hails from Google and its newest office opened last week in Westfield’s Century City mall instead of a medical building.
Lovers of Gladstone’s restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades probably still have another couple years to enjoy the seafood spot.
The Dodgers fell to the Houston Astros 5-1 in Game Seven of the World Series at Dodger Stadium.
The South Bay and Long Beach area was the most affordable L.A. County submarket for investment and rent, according to the third-quarter Multifamily Research Market Report from Marcus & Millichap.
Gas prices are not expected to take their traditional fall dip thanks to a bill passed earlier this year increasing the price of gasoline by 12 cents a gallon.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority estimates that about a quarter of drivers using toll lanes on the 10 and 110 freeways are switching their FasTrak transponder to carpool, even when they’re driving by themselves.
Izek Shomof, the prolific downtown Los Angeles developer, has purchased the Airport Park View Hotel at 3900 W. Century Blvd., across the street from the football stadium complex under construction in Inglewood for $18 million.
Los Angeles-based Legend 3D has opened of a 40,000-square-foot facility in Pune, India.
Full of user-created videos, Snapchat has avoided joining other social media companies caught up in the spreading of fake news.
Concourse Media, a Los Angeles entertainment company launched in 2015, has struck a deal with Regal Entertainment Group to distribute Moviebill, an augmented reality version of Playbill for the movie industry, The Hollywood Reporter reports.
Amazon.com said yesterday that 238 cities and regions had put in bids to be the home of its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, CNN reports.
Tencent Holdings Ltd., the Chinese owner of West L.A.’s Riot Games, is attempting to launch its own game in the U.S. for the first time, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Newegg Inc., the City of Industry computer seller, has been sued by four South Korean banks that allege it conspired to defraud them of hundreds of millions of dollars, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Sony Pictures Television has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Texas-based Funimation Productions Ltd., a distributor of Japanese anime content, valuing the company at about $150 million.