Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Aug. 1 nominated prominent attorney, lobbyist and businesswoman Cynthia McClain-Hill to the board of Water and Power Commissioners.
In another sign of L.A.’s continuing real estate boom, the total assessed value of real estate in Los Angeles County rose 6.6 percent this year to a record $1.57 trillion, according to an announcement late on July 27 from Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang.
Hawthorne-based OSI Systems Inc. signed a new five-year contract with United States Customs and Border Protection valued at up to $140 million, the company announced June 26.
Pasadena engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech, Inc. announced July 23 that the U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded the company an $85 million contract to support enhanced energy security in Ukraine.
Business, civic delegation will visit four nations over 10 days
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is leading a business and civic delegation on a 10-day trade mission to Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and China starting July 23, Garcetti’s office announced on July 20.
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles announced July 17 that it awarded a record $100 million in grants to more than 2,600 nonprofit organizations last year.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on July 17 voted to place a parcel tax on the November ballot to raise a projected $300 million a year to reduce runoff of polluted stormwater.
The local inflation rate dipped to 4 percent year-over-year in June as gas and food prices slipped slightly in recent weeks, according to federal data released July 12.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a nearly $6 million youth employment program expected to match tens of thousands of young people with summer and year-round jobs.
Los Angeles prosecutors announced on July 2 they had reached a $550,000 settlement with Silver Lake Medical Center in Westlake, the second health care agency in a week to reach a financial agreement after accusations of illegal patient dumping.
Beginning July 1, all janitorial service providers and contractors are required to register with the state of California on an annual basis. Failure to do so will result in fines, the state’s labor commissioner’s office said.
Tetra Tech Inc. announced June 28 that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers selected it for a $60 million, five-year, multiple-award contract for engineering and design services throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The City of Huntington Park’s application process for its medical marijuana business permits violated constitutional rights by unlawfully restricting applicants petitioning city council members about their applications, a federal judge has ruled.
Southern California Edison on June 26 submitted a proposal to state regulators to spend $760 million in ratepayer funds to build more charging stations for passenger electric vehicles.
Los Angeles has missed the final cut for a U.S. Army procurement center headquarters, according to a media report.