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LAW: Bankrupt Gene W. Choe also faces possible loss of license.
State Bar homes in on attorney whose firm boomed then busted handling foreclosure cases.
Fresh produce service feeds restaurants’ buy-local urges
Dan Chak looks to plant himself as a go-between for produce producers and the increasing number of restaurants looking to buy local.
Internet: Shift’s cloud service allows businesses to network and access apps.
Shift, a Santa Monica firm that makes apps for marketers, is continuing to tweak its formula.
Employees at two Hyatt hotels in Long Beach, the 528-room Hyatt Regency Long Beach and the 138-room Pike Long Beach, said Monday they had voted to be represented by Unite Here Local 11.
Schools must rewrite curriculum to include financial literacy to provide students with crucial skills.
William Coffin calls for rewriting school curriculums to include financial literacy
Two hotels near Los Angeles International Airport are expected this month to pay $4.5 million to settle two class-action lawsuits alleging that the hotels pocketed service charges instead of passing them on to room service, bell and banquet employees.
Billionaire Ron Burkle’s L.A. investment firm Yucaipa Cos. has acquired ownership stakes in two hospitality businesses.
Dole Food Co. Inc. of Westlake Village announced Monday it has closed on the sale of two international businesses as part of a major company restructuring.
Southern California Edison has signed a 20-year deal to buy energy from a solar farm in Kern County.
LENDING: Evergreen can’t even sell off its charter.
Evergreen International Bank checks out after failing to find a buyer for its assets or charter.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced Friday that Michael McNeilly’s Sky Tag Inc. has agree to pay $1.2 million in civil penalties to settle a long-standing supergraphic billboard dispute with the city.
Hotelier now puts focus on management
Setbacks during the recession led hotel developer Avi Brosh to check into property management.
Ex-partners of Johnnie Cochran spar over name, legacy
Former partners fight to use attorney Johnnie Cochran’s name to court clients.
TV: DirecTV goes ‘Rogue’ in hope that new drama draws subscribers.
Satellite broadcaster DirecTV hopes to pull more subscribers into its orbit with original drama “Rogue.”
LAW: Low-key Lewis Brisbois becomes largest firm in L.A.
A focus on insurance defense has helped ensure Lewis Brisbois’ growth into L.A.’s biggest firm by attorney count. (Sidebar: Lower rates lead to job growth. Page 43.)