LA SERVICESRecent and archived news stories on: Accounting, Advertising, Consulting, Jobs, Food, Insurance, Law, Printing, Public Relations, Security...
Liner partner on work calls at baseball games, workplace prejudice and not keeping baby photos at her desk.
Angela Agrusa is a partner in Los Angeles law firm Liner’s litigation department. Her practice focuses on consumer false-labeling claims and competitor false-advertising challenges, as well as deceptive trade practices and class-action litigation. She is the chair of Liner’s consumer marketing and product labeling practice. Agrusa joined Liner after spending 16 years at Baker & Hostetler. She’s the mother of two teenagers. We spoke with Agrusa about “powering through” the workday as a mother with places to be.
Three local business schools made Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2014 ranking of MBA programs, now in its 14th year.
Local fast food joint Top Round Roast Beef has just one location, but its owners say they’re ready to expand across the country.
Poll: If restaurants raised prices 10 percent across the board to pay for higher minimum wages, would you dine out less?
Every week the Los Angeles Business Journal asks readers their views on a variety of business and economic issues. A running tally is available on the site and later will be published in the Commentary section of our print edition. Our latest poll is available on the bottom right column on our home page.
The machinery-moving company that is perhaps best known for maneuvering the Space Shuttle Endeavour through the streets of Los Angeles two years ago has found a new home.
President Barack Obama plans to announce on Friday that he will designate roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing more federal protection to almost 350,000 acres of land in the Angeles National Forest.
After eight years, Los Angeles County should finally hit a new employment peak next year, according to a forecast to be released this morning from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.
Lemonade Restaurant Group, a cafeteria-style restaurant chain based in West Hollywood, has sweetened a deal with global investment firm KKR of New York.
Work/Life Balance: Greenberg Glusker Partner Andrew Apfelberg on Krav Maga and Standing Calendar Appointments
Andrew Apfelberg, 42, is a partner in the mergers and acquisitions practice of Century City law firm Greenberg Glusker. He has represented the likes of Fiji Water, OPI Products Inc. and Westlake Financial Services in major deals. In 2012, the Association for Corporate Growth elected Apfelberg as president and chairman of its Los Angeles chapter. Despite his demanding career, he also gardens, spends time with his kids and practices Krav Maga, the self-defense system created by the Israeli military. For our new series on mastering work/life balance, we learned how he makes time for it all.
Pasadena’s Tetra Tech Inc. announced Thursday that is has been awarded a five-year, $23.6 million contract with the U.S. Navy. Tetra Tech will conduct field surveys and data analysis in order to predict the environmental consequences of an expansion of the training grounds at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms.
Staffing giant Korn/Ferry International reported fiscal first-quarter profit that was better than analysts expected.
Poll: How important is a degree from an elite school for those who aspire to reach the top of their profession?
Every week the Los Angeles Business Journal asks readers their views on a variety of business and economic issues. A running tally is available on the site and later will be published in the Commentary section of our print edition.
Geraldine Knatz, who served as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles from 2006 until last year, has joined USC’s faculty.
Visitors to Los Angeles paid an average of $162 a night for hotel accommodations during the first six months of 2014, an increase of 6 percent compared to the same period in 2013, according to the biannual Hotels.com Hotel Price Index. The index listed Los Angeles as the fourth most popular travel destination for Americans, up one slot from last year.
The California Public Utilities Commission announced Thursday that it has fined utility giant Southern California Edison $24.5 million for violations involving two 2011 incidents that left three people dead and more than 400,000 without power for as long as eight days.