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Forty eateries to cook up tribute to Pasadena as home of cheeseburger.
Culinary event looks to beef up Pasadena’s claim as the birthplace of the cheeseburger.
An appellate court agreed Tuesday to temporarily halt a trial court’s order stripping control of nine multifamily buildings from Santa Monica developer Neil Shekhter and his NMS Properties Inc. until the judicial panel examines the case more closely.
Some new competitors are coming to the neighborhood of the W Hollywood, but the hotel’s general manager is welcoming them, their restaurants, and shops with open arms.
Hanjin Shipping Co. has signed a contract to sell its stake in the largest terminal at the Port of Long Beach to Mediterranean Shipping Co. A South Korean court announced the sale Tuesday, the Yonhap News Agency and the Wall Street Journal reported.
The parent corporation of the Chinese fast-food chain Panda Express opened the first international branch of sit-down Taiwanese restaurant YakiYan in Hacienda Heights this week.
David Sobie’s company handles in-person dropoffs of returns for e-tailers.
David Sobie looks to give back to e-tailers through his in-person return service.
The effects of the Hanjin shipping line bankruptcy continue to roil the county’s ports as cargo container traffic rose 24 percent last month to record levels at the Port of Los Angeles, but fell 14 percent at the Port of Long Beach, both ports reported Wednesday.
INTERNET: Engaged Online
Floravere looks to retailor the wedding dress business through online sales.
Cadiz Inc., the Los Angeles company that’s trying to build a water storage and conveyance project in the Mojave Desert, announced Tuesday that it has closed a public offering that netted $10.6 million in working capital. Separately, the company announced a refinancing of $43 million in senior debt that extends the maturity date two years until September 2019.
DINING: Cherngs feed growth plan with diverse investments.
Panda Express’ Cherng family has looked beyond Chinese fare to heat up growth prospects.
FOOD: Facility operators look to feast on expansion as businesses get cooking.
A boom in cooking ventures has commercial kitchen operators whipping up expansion plans.
A judge ruled Tuesday to sanction prominent Santa Monica developer Neil Shekhter after an eight-day hearing showed the real estate mogul forged documents, destroyed evidence, and committed perjury in connection to a dispute over a joint apartment complex venture.
Dairy Queen is sweet on Los Angeles. The 76-year-old Minneapolis ice cream maker is planning on opening 50 to 60 stores in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange counties in the next decade. It would be a significant step up from the brand’s 98 locations in California. The L.A. move is part of Dairy Queen’s nationwide push of its quick-service restaurant concept DQ Grill and Chill, which includes new locations and conversions of existing stores. Started in 2002, the restaurant has a menu with burgers and chicken sandwiches that the company hopes can compete with Jack in the Box and Burger King.
CYCLING: Gear Shift
Banker Supply settled on Los Angeles to peddle its more casual and cheaper take on bikes.
USC’s Gould School of Law has launched a new center aimed at training attorneys to navigate an increasingly complex global business economy. The USC Center for Transnational Law and Business is led by director Brian Peck, who previously served as deputy director of international affairs and business development for Gov. Jerry Brown and has worked as a USC adjunct professor for the past seven years. The center will focus on teaching new generations of attorneys how to navigate international trade and compliance policies, and will bring together trade and business law and policy to discover better ways for companies to conduct business across borders, said Peck.