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L.A. Restaurants Could Be the Victims of Fish Fraud

Something fishy might be going on in the sushi supply chain. The 26 L.A. restaurants that a recent UCLA study found had incorrectly identified almost half of their sushi could be the victims of fish fraud rather than the perpetrators, according to one of the report’s authors.

Mixed-Use Complex Makes Hotel Room

Greenland Group will open doors to downtown development with boutique Indigo’s March debut.

Greenland Group looks to open doors downtown with the opening of boutique hotel Indigo.

Airport Plans Up in Air?

AVIATION: JetBlue’s losing bid for international flights may mean Long Beach cuts.

JetBlue Airways fails to land clearance for international flights at Long Beach Airport.

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Big Fan of China

City of L.A. got jump on tourism efforts in 2006 with overseas office

City of L.A.’s outreach strategy drew record number of Chinese visitors last year.

Oscars Race Helps Frame Competition at Box Office

FILM: Nominations boost ad spending as producers vie for Hollywood’s golden guy.

Oscar nominations often provide a bigger box-office bang for advertising buck than an actual win.

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Trump’s TPP Move Could Impact Long Beach Exports

President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership could affect the Port of Long Beach’s ability to reduce its trade imbalance, Interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy said Wednesday.

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L.A. City Council Authorizes Signing of Host City Contract for 2024 Summer Olympics

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize the signing of the host city contract with the International Olympic Committee should the city win the bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

L.A. Football Club Signs Delta, Aeromexico as Official Airlines

Los Angeles Football Club has signed Delta Air Lines and its partner Aeromexico as the official airlines for the new Major League Soccer club, LAFC announced Monday.

Voice Media Group Puts LA Weekly Up for Sale

Los Angeles’ feisty alternative weekly, the LA Weekly is up for sale, owner Voice Media Group has announced. Voice Media Group (VMG) owns several publications across the country, including Phoenix New Times, Houston Press, and Miami New Times, among others.

Mitú to Create Latino Content for MLB

Latino media company mitú has signed a content deal with Major League Baseball to promote baseball to young Latino audiences.

2016 “Busiest Year in Recent Memory” for On-Location Filming in L.A.

Location, location, location: FilmL.A. Inc. reports encouraging news that on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2016, making last year “the busiest year in recent memory” for local filming, with nearly 40,000 days of shooting in area locations.

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Licenser Turns to TV Vet to Channel Revenue

Genius Brands International enlists kids’ TV veteran to help produce more revenue.

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Artists, Buyers Will Hang Together at Exhibition

ART: Annual fair positions some purchasers to frame acquisitions as investment

Exhibitors at the upcoming Art Los Angeles Contemporary picture a busy season.

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LAX Moves on $6 Billion Plan to Ease Transit In, Out of Airport

Getting Lift

LAX looks to get moving on transit improvements as the way is cleared for project bidding.

Chargers Seal Deal on Move to Los Angeles

After numerous failed attempts to land a new stadium in their longtime San Diego home, the Chargers have decided to flee the coop and move to Los Angeles.