Delta Air Lines announced Oct. 19 that it will launch daily nonstop service between Ontario International Airport and Atlanta in April, marking the third carrier with transcontinental flights from the Inland Empire airport.
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The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners on Oct. 18 approved a $2 billion, 28-year contract to a consortium of 11 companies to design, build and operate a consolidated car rental facility near Los Angeles International Airport.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.6 percent in September even as the county recorded sizable job gains in the education sector, according to state figures released Oct. 19.
USC has reached a $215 million class-action settlement with hundreds of students who had filed a lawsuit alleging they had been sexually abused by a former campus gynecologist.
California State University Los Angeles has been awarded a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase data accessibility and promote civic engagement among students and underserved communities in the city of Los Angeles, the university announced Oct. 18.
Manufacturing software maker FactoryFour, which recently opened a new Culver City office, received a $5 million round of funding led by Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm August Capital, with participation from Refactor Capital.
The state stem cell agency on Oct. 18 awarded $11 million to Los Angeles research hospitals and universities to study regenerative treatments for disease.
Glendale-based Produce Pay Inc., a company that provides short-term financing for farmers raised a $14 million Series B round.
Los Angeles-based Intrepid Investment Bankers, a regional middle market investment banking firm involved in providing merger and acquisition and capital raising services, was acquired by San Francisco-based MUFG Union Bank, the two companies announced.
Playa Vista-based Xprize Foundation Inc. on Oct. 18 named technology entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari is its new chief executive.
Los Angeles digital radio platform Dash Radio Inc. has raised $4.9 million in equity securities, according to an Oct. 18 Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
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Tastemade, a Santa Monica-based digital video company raised $35 million in a Series E round, the company announced Oct. 17.
The Los Angeles city economy boomed last year, registering more than 2 percent job growth over the previous year, a 25 percent jump in the valuation of building permits and a 7.5 percent increase in business gross receipts taxes, according to a report released Oct. 17 from Beacon Economics.
State regulators announced Oct. 16 that they have fined Southern California Edison $8 million for alleged safety violations uncovered after a 2015 fallen powerline incident in the Mojave Desert community Twentynine Palms.
David Korins, the designer of Broadway hit “Hamilton” will be the USC Shoah Foundation’s creative director on several of the foundation projects and exhibits, Korins said in an interview Oct. 17.
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UCLA will lead a study conducted by four Los Angeles health care systems on how to improve patient-centered care thanks to a $3.7 million federal grant.
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