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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.

L.A. “Crushes” Tourism Records in 2016 With 47 Million Visitors

Universal Studios Hollywood is L.A.’s most popular tourist destination. So it seems only fitting that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city and entertainment officials chose Universal as the site for today’s announcement of 2016 as a record year for Los Angeles tourism.

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George Lucas Selects Los Angeles for Museum of Narrative Art

Los Angeles has won the battle to become home to filmmaker George Lucas’s $1 billion art museum.

DreamWorks Animation to Hire New CEO

DreamWorks Animation is getting a new chief. Chris DeFaria, president of animation and technical innovation at Warner Bros. Pictures, is expected to be named DreamWorks chief executive, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

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LA 2024 Summer Olympics Would Generate $11 Billion in Local Economic Impact

If the 2024 Summer Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, it would generate $11 billion in local economic impact, according to a study released Monday by the LA 2024 Olympic Organizing Committee.

Netflix Nabs New Space in Hollywood

Netflix Inc. just put another spotlight on its Hollywood real estate romance. The video streaming company has signed a deal for the full five floors at Cue office building, bringing its total Hollywood footprint to more than 500,000 square feet.

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Golden Globes Turns Up Shine at Beverly Hilton

On Roll in Hollywood

Beverly Hilton rolls out the red carpet, a mountain of food, and an army of employees to serve the Golden Globes.

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Magazine Serves Dining Venture

Former food editors now hope to make cut with Silver Lake’s Botanica.

Former food editors are using an online magazine to make headlines for their restaurant venture.

Terminated Growth Exec Returns Fire at Snapchat

INTERNET: Ex-employee alleges company misled him on app user metrics.

Fired executive claims Snap misstated growth to present better image for IPO.

Mobile Ad Firm Mobile Majority Moves on Location Intelligence

ACQUISITION: Both sides trumpet deal as means to improve service to clients.

The ad industry is still seeing a number of mergers and acquisitions with many of the bigger players gobbling up smaller firms.

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Slice of History Fuels Food Fest

Forty eateries to cook up tribute to Pasadena as home of cheeseburger.

Culinary event looks to beef up Pasadena’s claim as the birthplace of the cheeseburger.

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San Diego Chargers Agree to Orange County Office Lease

Although the San Diego Chargers have not yet pulled the plug on their hometown, the team is making plans for a possible move to Los Angeles.

Fortress Investment Group Sells Revolution Studios

Fortress Investment Group of Century City is selling Santa Monica-based Revolution Studios Distribution Co. two years after it acquired the production studio for a reported $250 million.

Virtual Reality Developer Survios Raises $50 Million

Virtual reality video game producer Survios announced on Tuesday that it has raised $50 million in capital over two rounds this year from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Lux Capital, and other investors.