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The L.A. City Attorney’s Office has reached a $13.5 million settlement with U.S. Bank to resolve allegations that the bank allowed hundreds of foreclosed properties in Los Angeles to fall into disrepair, officials announced Thursday.
L.A. City Councilman David Ryu filed a motion Wednesday requesting that the Los Angeles Department of Transportation examine the effects of having an “autonomous transit city” and suggest steps needed to ensure the city is driverless by 2035.
Legal weed could test companies’ hiring policies
Legalized recreational weed could put employers’ drug policies to the test.
Nine cities in Los Angeles County have been named as finalists for the most business-friendly award to be handed out this fall by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.
Medical marijuana dispensary owners submitted more than 100,000 signatures Monday in their bid to place a measure on the Los Angeles city ballot in March to give the 135 dispensaries in operation before a 2007 moratorium priority in bidding for dispensary licenses.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday named the city’s first-ever oil administrator to regulate the safety of oil operations within the city.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate inched up to 4.9 percent in August even as employer payrolls grew, state figures released Friday showed.
FINANCE: Congress mulls pulling plug on visas tied to foreigners’ investments.
A controversial federal program that rewards foreign investors with visas in exchange for investments in economically depressed areas is set to expire at the end of the month if Congress doesn’t intervene.
L.A. city officials launched a program Wednesday to guarantee all high school graduates within the Los Angeles Unified School District at least one free year of tuition-free community college education.
Just hours after agreeing to pay $4 million in penalties for the massive Aliso Canyon gas leak, SoCal Gas’ parent company announced the utility’s chief executive is being replaced as part of a major corporate shakeup.
More LA employers say they plan to add workers during the fourth quarter, but more also plan to reduce payrolls in the third quarter, according to a survey to be released Tuesday from Manpower Inc.
Measure offers two streams: state fund for law enforcement as well as additional local business levies
Some local cities are looking to potential pot taxes to blunt lingering budget deficits.
Brand, livability help land Los Angeles at No. 13; top performer remains London.
Study of globe’s top business cities puts Los Angeles on the map at No. 13 out of 30.
POLITICS: Measures seen as ‘job killers’ include wage hike, farm overtime.
Business groups had a hit-and-miss session in laying to rest state “job killer” bills.
CONSULTING: Pete Wilson splits Morgan Lewis for Browne George Ross gig.
Former California Gov. Pete Wilson is setting up a consulting practice at Century City law firm Browne George Ross, leaving downtown’s Morgan Lewis & Bockius shortly after coming onboard during that firm’s takeover of now-defunct Bingham McCutcheon.