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Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday formally announced his opposition to Measure S, the anti-development initiative on the March 7 Los Angeles city ballot.
The city of Los Angeles is planning to donate rent-free space to the recently launched Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
The Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday it has raised more than $1 million from major employers, universities, and civic organizations to fund a new initiative to bring more high-paying jobs to the county.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate is expected to hover around 5 percent this year and next year as the job growth rate slows, according to a forecast issued Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.
SHIPPING: Businesses fear proposal may curb truck trips
Cargo movers fear proposed air regulations could drive down the number of truck trips.
ECONOMY: LAEDC’s team of forecasters put to test by stream of pronouncements.
Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. forecasters try to figure in Donald Trump’s future impact. 4
POLITICS: Eric Garcetti to face 10 challengers; eight of 15 districts up for grabs.
Believe it or not, another election looms for Angelenos on March 7.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday gave final approval to an ordinance decriminalizing street vending and laying out a compromise proposal for regulating vending within the city.
A state appellate court Friday upheld the California Department of Insurance’s decision to deny Mercury Casualty Co.’s 2009 request to raise homeowner insurance premiums.
Set for Take-Off?
Plan to close Santa Monica Airport has some businesses there looking to land a new home.
Immigrants to Los Angeles generate more than one-third of the county’s gross domestic product and account for more than half of the self-employed workers in the county, according to a new study released Wednesday.
GOVERNMENT: Council votes to legalize in response to Trump deportation talk
Fear of deportation crackdown spurs city of L.A.’s vote to legalize street vending.
TRANSIT: Joint venture of Tutor Perini will take Purple Line; Gold calendar laid out.
Metro digs Tutor Perini’s joint venture as the contractor for a $1.4 billion subway extension.
REGULATION: Businesses could face lawsuits over lack of gender-neutral facilities
Law on gender-neutral signage for single-occupant restrooms kicks in March 1.
REAL ESTATE: Opposition, support campaigns ramp up as vote on Measure S nears
With a month to go before Election Day, the rhetoric is heating up on both sides of the campaign over Measure S development restrictions.