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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.
TV: DirecTV looks to add DogTV to lineup in order to collar canine viewers.
Satellite provider DirecTV looks to collar a real niche audience with its pooch-aimed DogTV channel.
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.
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. said Thursday it has bought the Troll Doll brand from Denmark’s Dam family and plans to expand the franchise.
Walt Disney Co. has begun a new round of layoffs as part of the Burbank entertainment giant’s latest attempt to cut costs.
Downtown Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art said Wednesday that its board has elected new trustees, including two well-known Los Angeles businessmen, Stanley P. Gold and Bruce Karatz.
Old school hip-hop station KDAY (93.5) of Redondo Beach and Inland Empire sister station KDEY (93.5) have been sold to investors who might switch KDAY to a Chinese-language format.
American Airlines announced that it is expanding its service at Los Angeles International Airport this year with nine new destinations.
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.
ENTERTAINMENT: Laugh Factory sees online platform as next stage in club chain’s expansion.
Laugh Factory isn’t joking about its plans for an online network for comedy content.
Michelle Lee Flores believes employees need guidance on use of social media.
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.
YouTube channels team up to score bigger ad rates
YouTube content creators team up with the hope of channeling higher ad rates.
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.
L.A. production company Participant Media announced its plans on Wednesday to launch a new cable channel called Pivot.