The parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed by a train on the set of “Midnight Rider,” have reached a confidential settlement agreement with several of the defendants in their civil lawsuit, including the producers and director Randall Miller, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down two points in Thursday morning trading to 17,684. The S&P 500 was up three points to 2,052. The Nasdaq was up 19 points to 4,694.
President Barack Obama will announce his planned changes to the U.S. immigration system on Friday in Las Vegas. He plans to give temporary legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, shielding them from deportation, sources told the Wall Street Journal.
Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers took their strike to the rail yards Tuesday, demonstrating at yards serviced by Pacer Cartage and Harbor Rail Transport, trucking companies that some drivers claim misclassify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, the Daily News reports.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday appointed two new members to the UC regents board, which helps govern the 10-campus university: Former Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez and Eloy Ortiz Oakley, the superintendent and president of Long Beach City College. The new appointees will be able to vote this week on a controversial plan to raise tuition, the Los Angeles Times reports. But even if they vote against the tuition hike, it may not be enough to stop it.
Expanding a recall that already existed in two states, federal safety regulators on Tuesday called for a nationwide recall of vehicles that contain driver’s-side airbags made by the Japanese supplier Takata, the New York Times reports.
Nielsen next month will begin measuring the viewership of Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming video providers for the first time, according to Nielsen client documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint Brence Culp as acting replacement for Chief Executive William T Fujioka, who retires at the end of the month, the Los Angeles Times report. Culp is currently Fujioka’s chief deputy.
The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor this week unanimously elected its current political director, Rusty Hicks, to succeed Maria Elena Durazo as executive secretary-treasurer of the organization, the Daily News reports.
Two American men stole preserved body parts from a medical museum inside a Bangkok hospital and tried to ship them to Las Vegas, according to Thai police, KTLA reports.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 54 points in Wednesday morning trading to 17,634. The S&P 500 was down 10 points to 2,042. The Nasdaq was down 44 points to 4,659.
While leading a trade delegation in Asia, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a series of agreements to increase coordination between the city and Asian countries, including a measure to streamline the process of getting Chinese patients who need medical care to Los Angeles hospitals, the Daily News reports.
The Los Angeles Times announced Monday that it had named a new deputy publisher: the Internet strategist Nicco Mele.
The Port of Long Beach saw its busiest October in four years, due mainly to a seasonal rise in imports, the Los Angeles Business Journal reports.
Brian Vidor, owner of the shuttered Hump restaurant in Santa Monica, pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges related to serving meat from the endangered Sei whale restaurant, the Los Angeles Times reports.