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Tesoro Corp. has completed the purchase of BP Plc’s Carson refinery and Arco service station assets in a deal valued at $2.4 billion.
FRUITS: Resnicks, Sun Pacific to take orange feud to food aisle.
Former mandarin orange partners look to show more marketing juice in the supermarket aisle.
COMMENTARY: Industry leaders must address poor, dangerous working conditions that arise from pressure to cut costs.
Bruce Dobb and Frances Harder back the clothing industry’s Ethical Fashion movement.
AeroVironment Inc. said in a regulatory filing that it had implemented a workforce reduction, but did not specify how many people had been laid off.
Florida investment firm BKF Capital Group Inc. has informed Qualstar Corp. that it will put up seven board candidates in another effort to control the Simi Valley data tape storage company.
Northrop Grumman Corp. has extended an agreement to provide two Global Hawk unmanned aircraft for science missions conducted by NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center.
Shares of Dole Food Co. Inc. fell nearly 6 percent on Tuesday after the fresh vegetable and fruit company dropped a share buy-back plan and will instead use the money to modernize its shipping fleet.
Shares of Capstone Turbine Corp. hit a 52-week high on Tuesday after the Chatsworth company announced that it had received a large microturbine order for a big Manhattan real estate development.
Stefan Moser, founder of Santa Monica prosthetic company Swiss Balance Inc., died after succumbing to heat during an off-road adventure trip in the Mojave Desert last month. He was 54.
Atmosphere is changing around SpaceX as it looks to become a steady rocket launcher.
SECURITY: OSI shares dip after announcement of possible contract woes.
Analysts still see OSI as a safe bet despite U.S. officials’ concerns over the company’s body scanners.
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Mattel Inc. on Wednesday announced it will move 100 positions at its Fisher-Price division from New York to the toymaker’s El Segundo headquarters in coming months.
Beverly Hill’s Roll Global LLC, the California agricultural empire led by the billionaire couple Stewart and Lynda Resnick, has sold the “Cuties” trademark for its seedless mandarin oranges.
Shares of OSI Systems Inc. fell Monday after the company said its Rapiscan security unit expects to receive a debarment notice from the Department of Homeland Security related to its airport scanner software.