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Solar Umbrellas Take Charge at Coffee Chain

ENERGY: Deal plugs Zon’s power invention at shops.Zon hopes to help cover customers’ power needs with its device-charging solar umbrellas.

By Caroline Anderson February 17, 2017 midnight   $$ Share
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Will Air Plan Box In Cargo?

SHIPPING: Businesses fear proposal may curb truck trips

Cargo movers fear proposed air regulations could drive down the number of truck trips.

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Port of L.A Reports Busiest January in History

The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest January ever this year, beating the record-holding January 2016 with the number of cargo containers increasing 17.4 percent, officials said Tuesday.

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Hyperloop Firm Arrives

TRANSPORTATION: Exec at center of recent lawsuit launches new tube venture.

Hyperloop One founder doubles down on the technology with his new venture, Arrivo.

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Port of Long Beach Cargo Surged in January

Reversing a slide at the end of last year, cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach rose sharply in January, up 6 percent from December and up 8 percent from a year ago, port officials reported Thursday.

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Mattel Submits HQ Expansion Plan, But Doesn't Plan to Build Yet

Although Mattel Inc. has a proposal before the city of El Segundo to significantly expand its 12.5-acre headquarters, a company spokesman said the project isn't actually going to be built, at least not yet.

Debt Load Weighs Down True Religion’s Future

APPAREL: Jeans Stretched

Debt-laden jeans maker True Religion has struggled to stay in fashion with consumers.

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Big Cargo Move

Long Beach port hopes Middle Terminal stacks up with megaships.

Port of Long Beach expects big gains from its megaship-servicing Middle Terminal.

Utility’s Venture to Drive Buzz for Electric Power

ENERGY: SoCal Edison to spend $570 million to charge medium, heavy vehicles.

Electric utility to weigh in with charging stations for medium and heavy vehicles.

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Hydropower Project Would Give Ground for OK

ENERGY: Eagle Crest’s land offer could improve desert venture’s prospects

Eagle Crest seeks to gain ground on its storage project by giving land to the National Park Service.

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Trump’s TPP Move Could Impact Long Beach Exports

President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership could affect the Port of Long Beach’s ability to reduce its trade imbalance, Interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy said Wednesday.

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American Apparel Begins Laying Off Employees

Following its sale last week to a Canadian clothing manufacturer, American Apparel began laying off about 2,400 employees in Southern California, Reuters reported Monday. The majority were at the company’s downtown headquarters.

Faraday Future Claims Electric Car Has More Than 64,000 Reservations

Faraday Future said that 64,124 reservations were placed for its FF 91 electric SUV within 36 hours of the vehicle’s unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Pot Consultant Builds on Buzz

Glendale cannabis consultancy Siva Enterprises has seen business light up after passage of Proposition 64.

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Bicycle Vendors Hope to Harness Electric Buzz

TRANSPORTATION: Bike shops position once niche items to power up sales.

Local dealers are gearing up to ride an increased interest in electric bikes