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L.A. Times Names New Editor-in-Chief, President

Lewis D’Vorkin has been named editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times and Mickie Rosen has been named president of Los Angeles Times Media Group, the company announced Monday.

Social Reality’s Stock Price Jumps 70 Percent After Initial Coin Offering Announcement

Social Reality’s stock price spiked more than 70 percent to close at $4.90 a share Tuesday after the marketing software developer announced an initial coin offering.

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Tetra Tech Inc. Scores $85 Million EPA Contract

Pasadena engineering firm Tetra Tech Inc. has won an $85 million contract from the Environmental Protection Agency to assess abandoned uranium mines in the Navajo Nation in the Southwest, the company announced Wednesday.

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Molina Healthcare Appoints New Chief Executive

Molina Healthcare Inc. named Joseph M. Zubretsky chief executive Tuesday after a summer that included a layoff announcement and c-suite shakeup.

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SEC Qualifies Fatburger’s $24 Million Initial Public Offering

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has given the go-ahead to the $24 million initial public offering planned by Fatburger’s parent company, paving the way for the company to begin trading on the Nasdaq later this month.

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LAX, Long Beach Airport Passenger Traffic Surged in August

Passenger traffic at Los Angeles International Airport and Long Beach Airport soared last month, with LAX up 4.4 percent and Long Beach up 16 percent, compared to August of last year, according to figures released this week by the airports.

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Keck Foundation Donates $20 Million for Chapman University Science Building

The W.M. Keck Foundation donated $20 million to Chapman University for a new center for science and engineering, its largest and most expensive building on campus, the institutions announced Thursday.

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Report: L.A. Freeways Claim Five of Top 10 Traffic Jam Spots in Nation

Two L.A. freeways – the 101 and the 405 – claimed five of the top 10 traffic jam locations in the nation in a study released Tuesday on traffic hotspots in 25 major cities by transportation analytics firm Inrix.

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Greenberg Gross Adds Former Federal Prosecutor as Partner

Greenberg Gross of downtown added as partner Becky James, a former chief of criminal appeals in the Los Angeles U.S. Attorney’s Office, the firm said Wednesday.

Cal State Dominguez Hills President Willie Hagan to Retire

Cal State Dominguez Hills President Willie Hagan announced Tuesday during convocation ceremonies that he will retire at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.

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Colburn School Receives $1 Million Bequest from Iona Benson

The Colburn School has received a $1 million bequest from the estate of Iona Benson, a longtime volunteer, donor and former board member of the performing arts institution, located in downtown Los Angeles.

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Delta to Add Flights from LAX to Paris, Amsterdam

Delta Air Lines announced Monday it will launch nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Amsterdam and Paris beginning in June, connecting Angelenos to Delta’s two largest partner hubs in Europe.

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Airport Seeks Lift From Ridesharing

Long Beach facility adds fees to help offset loss of revenue from decline in parked cars.

Rideshare fees will take off at Long Beach Airport to help offset dip in parking revenue.

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Snack Maker Gets Taste of Life With Amazon

This Bar Saves Lives picked by titan e-tailer for program to spur Marketplace sales.

This bar might soon save more lives.

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Dole Food Dropping Strawberries Before Going Public; Considering Private Sale

As Dole Food Co. prepares to go public again, it has decided to make the transition without one of its local crops – berries.

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When Hollywood Calls the Cops

Producers of crime content collar actual police for use as consultants.

Some cop shows shoot for authenticity by using real police as advisers.

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