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London private equity firm Permira has a $200 million investment LegalZoom.com Inc., making it the largest shareholder of the Glendale legal services company.
Inglewood event rental and services provider Classic Party Rentals Inc. has said it signed an agreement to sell most of its business to a newly established entity owned by the company’s lenders.
EXPANSION: Airpush adds Google vet Matt Shaw to newly opened Venice office.
Mobile advertising platform Airpush Inc. continues its growth with the opening of its Venice headquarters and the hiring of former Google Inc. exec Matt Shaw.
FOOD: Middleman says he was boxed out by Trader Joe’s.
Broker of peanut butter-filled pretzels claims he’s left holding bags after Trader Joe’s conspired with supplier.
PR: Howard Bragman guided Michael Sam’s coming out.
When Michael Sam sat down with ESPN and the New York Times to announce that he was gay, the Missouri football star and NFL draft prospect certainly got attention.
Cheesecake Factory Inc. posted rising fourth quarter profit on Wednesday but said extreme winter weather cut into its same-store sales. Shares of ReachLocal Inc. dropped nearly 15 percent following the announcement of widening losses in the quarter.
Pasadena’s Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has expanded its presence in Houston and the energy market with the acquisition of oil and gas pipeline specialist Eagleton Engineering.
ENERGY: Former oil exec tries to make case to recover billions.
U.S. courts may be powerless to help oil magnate Tiangang Sun recover billions he claims he is owed by China.
California Lutheran University is opening an off-campus business incubator this summer in Westlake Village as part of an expansion of its School of Management, the college announced on Thursday.
Food: Krispy Kreme’s area franchisee plans to open 20 shops in next seven years.
Krispy Kreme plans to go hole hog in Southern California with 20 new stores.
Law: Exit of Marshall Grossman seen as as blow to Bingham.
One of the biggest trial lawyers in Los Angeles has a new home.
OP-ED: Two Views
Reiko Roberts and Michael Saltsman check in with opposing points on a city of L.A. proposal to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers to $15 an hour. - Pro
OP-ED: Two Views
Two Views: Reiko Roberts and Michael Saltsman check in with opposing points on a city of L.A. proposal to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers to $15 an hour. - Con
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. on Tuesday announced that its longtime Southern California franchisee plans to develop 20 new doughnut shops in the region in the next seven years.
Law: Creditors of jailed lawyer Justin Lee file as feds probe.
Clients claiming they were defrauded by lawyer Justin Lee, now in jail and awaiting trial in South Korea, have asked for a trustee to take over his assets.