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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday released his final budget as mayor. The $7.7 billion spending plan would close a previously estimated $216 million deficit and proposes creation of an economic development department.
It’s a mighty tall order to accept the height of Millennium Hollywood’s proposed towers, Charles Crumpley writes.
After winning changes to a controversial recycling law, mattress manufacturers and retailers have dropped their opposition and allowed a compromise bill to clear a legislative hurdle on Wednesday.
Federal criminal and civil charges were filed Thursday against former KMPG partner Scott London and his friend who allegedly traded on insider information about KPMG clients that included Herbalife Ltd. and Skechers USA Inc.
The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of “job killer” bills on Monday, targeting 32 measures in the state Legislature it believes will have a negative impact on California’s business climate if they were to become law.
Real Estate: Developers rip proposed retailer limits.
Developers aren’t buying a new Malibu proposal to restrict large chain retailers.
Michelle Lee Flores believes employees need guidance on use of social media.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced Friday that Michael McNeilly’s Sky Tag Inc. has agree to pay $1.2 million in civil penalties to settle a long-standing supergraphic billboard dispute with the city.
The Lancaster City Council has voted to make the city the first in the nation to require solar panels on all new homes in an effort to make the community more carbon neutral.
Dan Schnur, the longtime Republican strategist and political pundit who now runs the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC, has dropped his Republican Party registration.
ENERGY: Extraction levy may leave California in hole.
Cheesecake Factory looks to follow up its Mideast expansion by dishing out licensed locations in Latin America.
Reduction or phase-out of city’s gross receipts tax could determine future of business in Los Angeles.
The future of L.A. commerce could hinge on the handling of the city’s gross receipts levy, according to Larry Palmer.
Arthur F. Rothberg warns that California’s business policies are polishing the Lone Star State’s shine.
TV: Station sees little spending from candidates despite leading ratings.
Spanish-language KMEX would like to channel more of mayoral candidates’ ad spending.
Mercury General Corp.’s insurance unit has filed a lawsuit against state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, challenging his order of an 8 percent rate decrease for the company’s 270,000 homeowner policyholders in the state.