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What is Soon-Shiong’s Next Step in Fight For Tronc?

The high-stakes chess match for control of tronc Inc., Chicago parent of the Los Angeles Times, reached a fever pitch this week as biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong upped his stake with a series of stock acquisitions that appeared to be part of a move for control of the company.

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Oaktree Sells Stake in tronc Back to Company

Oaktree Capital Management, the third-largest shareholder in Los Angeles Times’ parent tronc Inc., is selling its holdings back to tronc in a $56 million deal, according to documents filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Creative Appeal Draws Buyer to Culver City

Developer Bow West Capital is set to buy a 28-year-old warehouse in Culver City for more than $10 million with plans to convert the 17,490-square-foot property into a creative office.

Anda Realty Picks Up $15M Pasadena Office

Anda Realty has purchased a downtown Pasadena office building for $15 million, or $273 a square foot, in an area it knows very well: the corner across the street from its headquarters.

Soylent Nabs Downtown Arts District Office Lease

Rosa Foods Inc., maker of the Soylent meal replacement drink, just boosted the nascent office market in downtown’s Arts District, signing a large lease just under $4 a square foot monthly, according to a source familiar with the deal.

Co-Working Company Pulls Out of Row DTLA

Real Office Centers has pulled out of its 15-year lease for 27,000 square feet at Atlas Capital Group’s Row DTLA in downtown’s Industrial District, said Ron McElroy, the co-working company’s chief executive.

Meal Replacement Company Bites on Downtown

LEASE: Rosa Foods grows presence in area with deal for office space in Arts District.

Rosa Foods Inc., maker of the Soylent meal replacement drink, just boosted the nascent office market in downtown’s Arts District, signing a large lease just under $4 a square foot monthly, according to a source familiar with the deal.

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Waterfront’s Future Adrift After Redondo Beach Voters Reject $400 Million Project

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Redondo Beach voters throw cold water on a $400 million facelift for the city’s aging pier.

Amazon May Be Looking to Book Space in L.A.

Amazon.com Inc. announced plans last week to open its 10th bookstore in its hometown of Seattle. Los Angeles could be next.

Hotelier Jeff Klein Set to Buy Sunset Tower Hotel

West Hollywood’s Sunset Tower Hotel is slated to sell to a long-time stakeholder after going on the market last month. Hotelier Jeff Klein, who owns just under a quarter of the Sunset Strip property, is in escrow to buy the remaining stake for about $75 million, according to sources familiar with the deal. That would make the building’s full value $95 million, or $1.2 million a room.

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