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Making L.A. Work

ECONOMY: Icons talk industries, culture.

Patrick Soon-Shiong, Peter Lowy, Tyra Banks, Eli Broad, and Michael Milken spoke at the Business Journal’s inaugural Icons event.

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Cava Group Inc. Expands Mediterranean Restaurants, Food Wholesaling, in Los Angeles

Cava Group Inc., a young Mediterranean food company, is in the midst of an aggressive expansion in Los Angeles after raising a $30 million C series round in March.

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Classic Game Shows Still Making Play for Viewers

TV: Deals for ‘Jeopardy,’ ‘Wheel of Fortune’ to keep programs on through 2020.

Newly renewed “Jeopardy” and “Wheel of Fortune” still deliver big audiences for their producer.

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Restaurateurs Look to Get Cooking in Venice Deal

Many Angelenos see Lincoln Boulevard in Venice as a road to the airport – one lined with a hodgepodge of small businesses ranging from auto repair shops to liquor stores.

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L.A. Tourism Hits Hospitality High

Visitors spent record amount last year, but local officials wary of Trump’s impact on travel.

TOURISM: L.A. County welcomed record numbers in 2016, but officials are bracing for travel-ban fallout.

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Developer Plans 228 Homes in Inglewood Near Rams Stadium

Harridge Development Group is swooping into Inglewood with a plan to build 228 townhomes on an 18-acre site just a mile from the Los Angeles Rams’ planned $2.6 billion stadium.

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Jay Z Signs $200 Million Touring Pact With Live Nation

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Live Nation have announced an exclusive 10-year touring partnership, continuing the rapper’s longstanding partnership with the world’s biggest live-entertainment company.

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Former Fox Exec Vinciquerra Replaces Lynton as Sony Pictures CEO

Following months of speculation about who might replace Michael Lynton as Sony Pictures Entertainment's chief executive, veteran media executive Tony Vinciquerra will assume the post, Sony announced Thursday.

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Ebony Magazine Moving Headquarters to Los Angeles

Chicago-based Ebony magazine is moving its primary operations to Los Angeles, according to reports.

Stan Lee’s Pow! Entertainment Snared by Hong Kong Firm for $11.5 Million

Hong Kong’s Camsing International Holding Ltd. proposed Friday to acquire Stan Lee’s Pow! Entertainment Inc. for $11.5 million.

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Pricey Interview Service Hopes to Speak to Execs

VIDEO: Hollywood-style production big selling point for Path Content Group.

Path Content Group frames its recorded interviews as Hollywood-level productions.

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Los Angeles Times Parent Tronc Reports 1Q Revenue Losses

Tronc Inc., parent company of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, released its first quarter earnings report Thursday, which detailed revenue losses in several categories compared to 2016.

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No WGA Strike: Hollywood Writers, Producers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The Writers Guilds of America West and East, and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have reached a tentative agreement on terms for a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, averting a possible repeat of the 2007-2008 strike that lasted 100 days and cost the local economy more than $2 billion.

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Hulu, NBCUniversal Partner in Livestreaming Service Deal

Santa Monica’s Hulu and NBC Universal have reached a new distribution agreement that will bring NBC and Telemundo-owned stations, as well as NBCUniversal, to Hulu’s new livestreaming service, the companies announced today.

Museum Aims to Come Alive With Cadaver Show

NONPROFIT: Center hopes new ‘Body Worlds’ exhibit can live up to run in 2004.

California Science Center seeks lively attendance with the return of “Body Worlds” cadavers.

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